Mobile payments – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Wed, 12 Dec 2018 13:38:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png Mobile payments – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Guess unveils fashion watches with contactless payment bands https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/11/358750/guess-unveils-fashion-watches-with-contactless-payment-bands/ Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:21:30 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58750 Fashion brand Guess has launched a new collection of six watches that include a Barclaycard bPay contactless payment chip embedded in the watch strap. The new Contactless collection includes six watches, three aimed at men and three at women, and is currently available in the UK with prices ranging from £119 to £219 (US$149 to […]

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The world’s biggest electronics store uses NFC tags to let shoppers self-checkout on their mobile phones https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/11/358739/worlds-biggest-electronics-store-uses-nfc-tags-to-let-shoppers-self-checkout-on-their-mobile-phones/ Tue, 11 Dec 2018 15:53:25 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58739 MediaMarktSaturn, Europe’s largest consumer electronics retailer, is piloting a mobile self-checkout service that lets customers add products to their shopping basket by tapping the NFC tag included in the digital price tags of more than 100,000 products on sale at its Hamburg city centre store. “Lengthy queues at the checkout cost customers time and retailers […]

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Singtel adds Apple Pay to Dash mobile wallet https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/11/358743/singtel-adds-apple-pay-to-dash-mobile-wallet/ Tue, 11 Dec 2018 15:49:33 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58743 “Singtel is expanding the payment capabilities of its all-in-one mobile payments app, Dash, to include international mobile payments. Dash customers are now able to use their Visa Virtual Account on the Dash app at millions of online retailers worldwide and merchant points that accept Visa contactless payments. In addition, customers can also use Dash on […]

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Tesco to roll out high value contactless transactions https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/11/358740/tesco-to-roll-out-high-value-contactless-transactions/ Tue, 11 Dec 2018 15:46:10 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58740 “The supermarket giant has said on social media: ‘We are currently in the process of trialling high value contactless payment with Apple Pay in a few of our stores and will be looking to extend this offer to the rest of our stores estate over the coming year.”

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Google Pay goes live in France https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/11/358725/google-pay-goes-live-in-france/ Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:35:27 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58725 Google Pay is now live in France, with support for Boon, Boursarama Banque debit and credit cards, Edenred Ticket Restaurant cards, Lydia prepaid Mastercards, N26 Mastercard debit cards and Revolut Mastercards. With the launch in France, Google Pay is now available in 28 countries: Americas: Brazil, Canada, Chile and the United States. Asia Pacific: Australia, […]

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EU antitrust chief ‘could review’ Apple Pay https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/11/358727/eu-antitrust-chief-could-review-apple-pay/ Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:24:41 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58727 “EU regulators looked into Apple’s mobile payment service and found it was not market-dominant but they could review it again if they receive formal complaints, Europe’s antitrust chief said on Monday… Critics say that an NFC chip embedded in the Apple iPhone means that Apple Pay is automatically selected when an iPhone user pays for […]

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Apple Pay goes live in Germany https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/11/358716/apple-pay-goes-live-in-germany/ Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:08:40 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58716 Apple Pay is now live in Germany for customers of Deutsche Bank, Hanseatic Bank, HypoVereinsbank/UniCredit, Fidor Bank, Comdirect, N26 and Bunq. The service is also available to customers of O2 Banking, Ticket Restaurant Edenred and VimPay plus Boon and American Express cardholders. Both Visa and Mastercard credit and debit cards are supported. Google Pay has […]

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NXP sets out its vision for the future of NFC payments https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/10/358696/nxp-sets-out-vision-for-the-future-of-nfc-payments/ Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:26:55 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58696 PARTNER NEWS: Combining convenience with security is the key to unlocking the next wave of NFC payments innovations, Sebastien Clamagirand, general manager of NXP’s payment and identification business, has told NFC World in an interview at the Trustech show in Cannes. The chip maker unveiled an array of next-generation payments solutions at the show, including […]

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Brunei’s largest bank to use Rambus’ Token Service Provider platform to secure mobile payment transactions https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/06/358684/bruneis-largest-bank-to-use-rambus-token-service-provider-platform-to-secure-mobile-payment-transactions/ Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:08:41 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58684 PARTNER NEWS: Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD), the largest bank in Brunei, is to use Rambus’ Token Service Provider platform to add security to its HCE mobile payments service. “The Rambus TSP solution helps secure the BIBD Nexgen mobile banking app, allowing customers to digitize their cards and send payments without revealing any sensitive payment […]

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Costa lets customers make payments with their coffee cups https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/04/358666/costa-payments-coffee-cups/ Tue, 04 Dec 2018 14:38:27 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58666 The UK’s largest coffee shop chain has teamed up with Barclaycard to put a contactless payment chip in a reusable drinks cup, allowing customers to pay up to £30 anywhere contactless cards are accepted with just a tap of their cup. The Costa Coffee Clever Cup, available now from the chain’s 2,300 UK outlets for […]

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