Residents across East London can now make mobile payments at small businesses with a local currency launched by Tel-Aviv-based digital wallet provider Colu which makes use of blockchain technology... More
The number of UK consumers aged over 60 using contactless payments has risen by 116% in the last 12 months, research from Barclaycard reveals... More
UK consumers can make a £2 donation to Cancer Research UK by tapping their contactless card against small portable readers being launched in London, Glasgow, Liverpool and Leeds as part of today’s World Cancer Day fundraising campaign... More
The value of payments made using a Barclaycard contactless card increased by 164% in 2015 compared to the year before, the UK card issuer has revealed, while the average transaction value increased by 26% to £8.65 (US$12.40)... More
The number of contactless transactions in the UK has risen 150% in the last six months, with the average transaction now valued at £7.24, payments processor Worldpay has revealed... More
British singer-songwriter Gabrielle Aplin will be the first artist to receive a boost from new NFC and QR-enabled touchpoints displayed at leading music venues across the UK... More
The retailer’s online department store Very.co.uk has taken over a shop front in the busy Liverpool One shopping centre to promote three fashion collections that have been specifically tailored to meet the needs of local shoppers — based on the online browsing and purchasing behaviour of customers in the Liverpool area. More
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