Customers of Australia’s CommBank can now add MasterCard and American Express credit cards to the bank’s Tap & Pay NFC mobile wallet. Since launching Tap & Pay for Android in March this year more than 300,000 cards have been set up on the CommBank app and 1m transactions have been processed, the bank says... More
Google Wallet will be pre-installed on all Android phones supplied by Softcard partners AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless from “later this year”, Ariel Bardin, Google’s vice president of payments, has announced... More
Bangalore-based iKaaz is to expand its NFC payments platform to Kenya... More
Customers of Commonwealth Bank of Australia with a Samsung Galaxy S4 can make payments using a secure element embedded in their mobile phone today, and banks in Turkey, Russia and the Ukraine are due to begin offering the solution in the first quarter of 2014. More
Google has introduced support for Host Card Emulation in Android 4.4 KitKat, enabling any Android NFC device to be used for mobile payments and other secure applications — without needing access to a secure element... More
Commonwealth Bank of Australia has announced a series of upgrades to its mobile banking and payments service, including plans to offer NFC payments using secure elements embedded in “certain phones” and NFC stickers that can be used to make payments by customers with a standard mobile phone... More
Mobile payment provider iKaaz, founded by former Nokia Money employees, has launched an NFC reader that converts a mobile phone into a mobile POS device... More
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