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News: Payments Applications
16/12/2008 Slow shift to EMV opens door to skimmers
15/12/2008 E-money services register continued growth in Japan - study
12/12/2008 Near-Field Payment Seen Viable by '13
12/12/2008 Visa steps up Australia chip and PIN migration
11/12/2008 Inside and American Banknote Brazil Deliver Visa Approved Contactless Payment Cards
11/12/2008 MasterCard(R) Teams with Southwest Airlines and Starwood Hotels
11/12/2008 Security Bank MasterCard announces promos
11/12/2008 Visa to phase out signatures
08/12/2008 Giesecke & Devrient develops mobile security card with contactless functionality
05/12/2008 Cryptocard is launching a combined 2FA and a payment card
04/12/2008 French operators, retailers create contactless payment working group
03/12/2008 FNDS3000 Corp. Announces MasterCard Certification in South Africa
03/12/2008 Webloyalty Achieve Compliance with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards
02/12/2008 NFC stands for Not For Consumption as banks and telcos haggle over terms
01/12/2008 Ho Ho No for Visa and MasterCard
01/12/2008 NXP facilitates the use of MIFARE in mobile NFC devices
28/11/2008 Dutch bank ING has partnered MasterCard to launch m-payment service
28/11/2008 LEGIC continues its expansion on the Spanish market
28/11/2008 Millionth contactless card issued
28/11/2008 Protect other payment cards, such as Bank Cards, from exploits.
28/11/2008 Retailers are offered multifunction product from Smart Technology Solutions
27/11/2008 Hypercom Provides Payment Terminals for Successful Contactless-Enabled Mobile Phone Payment Trial in Australia
26/11/2008 HID Global Multi ISO reader powers Thyron’s PayPass® Certified Mobile Terminal
26/11/2008 Hypercom Provides Payment Terminals for Successful Contactless-Enabled Mobile Phone Payment Trial in Australia
24/11/2008 LG, Nokia, Motorola and Sumsung: New payment phones with NFC
21/11/2008 Smart Payment Solutions Partners with SofterWare and Delivers Strategic Payment Services
20/11/2008 The MasterCard Mobile Partner Program Helps Drive Growth of Worldwide Mobile Payments
19/11/2008 GSM Association Banks On RFID Technology To Boost Handsets
19/11/2008 Hypercom Optimum M4200 Mobile Payment Terminals Receive Interac Association Device Certification for Use in Canada
18/11/2008 Aconite and Jware Technologies team on EMV card offering