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    Isis to go live in September?

    August 29th, 2012

    US NFC venture Isis is on course to go live in September, narrowly managing to meet its planned launch date of “this summer”, according to Bloomberg, which says that Verifone CEO Doug Bergeron revealed the timing in an… More

    VeriFone sets out its plan for Point

    January 4th, 2012

    VeriFone has completed its €600m acquisition of Point International, northern Europe’s largest provider of payment and gateway services and solutions for retailers and a supplier to PayPal’s NFC trial in Stockholm. Point provides point-of-sale technology… More

    NFC POS demand growing

    December 19th, 2011

    POS terminal supplier Verifone has entered “a must-have phase for chip-and-PIN almost everywhere around the globe,” CEO Douglas Bergeron told analysts during its fourth quarter earnings call, Bank Technology News reports. “I think we are reaching a point where more and more people are saying they don’t know what the future is for sure, but they know near field communication is going to be part of it and they don’t want to be flat-footed when that day arrives,” said Bergeron.

    VeriFone buys Point in move to managed services

    November 15th, 2011

    VeriFone has acquired electronic payments specialist Point International from Nordic Capital for €600m (US$812m) as the POS terminal maker accelerates its transition to a managed services revenue model. Stockholm-based Point provides a range of services… More

    Top Google, Square, Visa and Verifone executives to go on stage with Isis today

    July 19th, 2011

    The ‘Mobile Payments Smackdown’ session at the Fortune Brainstorm Tech event today is set to be the venue for the first live discussion of the NFC deals signed by the major US payments networks with… More

    Verifone to include NFC in all new POS terminals

    March 3rd, 2011

    “The retail point of sale represents a point of convergence for smartphone-initiated payments, social networking and electronic couponing, but it won’t happen if retailers are expected, on faith, to absorb the costs of making it work,” says CEO Douglas G Bergeron. More

    NFC news in brief • 29 Nov 2010

    November 29th, 2010

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: PingPing adds Coca-Cola • Indian banks offer mobile payments • GSMA investigates embedded SIMs • VeriFone buys Hypercom • Brands test Google Goggles • 500m to use mobile medical apps by 2015 • CPI hits 100M contactless cards • and more… More

    VeriFone buys stake in RF SIM supplier

    VeriFone buys stake in RF SIM supplier

    February 11th, 2010

    VeriFone Holdings has announced that it is co-lead investor in a reverse merger financing for Trunkbow International Holdings Ltd, a Chinese mobile payments and value-added service applications company specialising in 2.4GHz (RF SIM) NFC solutions…. More