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News: Payments Applications
26/02/2009 Convenience will drive UK adoption of mobile and contactless payments
25/02/2009 Mobile payments 'could be safer than credit cards'
23/02/2009 Visa and MasterCard interested in offering debit cards in Canada
23/02/2009 Visa Works with GSMA to Extend Access to Secure Mobile Financial Services Globally
23/02/2009 Wireless mobile payment
13/02/2009 Brits still not that into contactless payments
13/02/2009 Study shows U.K. adoption of contactless, mobile payments is consumer driven
11/02/2009 Contactless Payments and Mobile Commerce the Next Big Thing?
11/02/2009 InterSwitch introduces Africa’s first chip and PIN ca
11/02/2009 Smart Transaction Systems Selects Hypercom Mobile Network to Extend Reach
11/02/2009 sQuid eMoney contactless payments launch on Ingenico devices
11/02/2009 Thai Bank Trials Mobile Payments with NFC-Enabled Mobile Phones
10/02/2009 Accor Services and MasterCard Europe Create a Leading Joint Venture in the European Prepaid Market
10/02/2009 Net 1 UEPS Shrugs Off Negative Sentiment
10/02/2009 The $9 Million Electronic Robbery at RBS WorldPay
09/02/2009 PNB Launches Global Credit Card
09/02/2009 Postilion wins contract for Arab National Bank smart card issuance program
06/02/2009 Canadian Tire Deploys Postilion Solution to Enable EMV Chip Program
06/02/2009 MasterCard reported double-digit growth in 2008 in Europe
05/02/2009 Are Payments and Fraud Management A Strategy?
05/02/2009 H&R Block Bank Selects MasterCard for Debit Brand Exclusivity
05/02/2009 Visa Reports Profit Rose 35% With Increased Use of Cards
04/02/2009 Carrefour France to launch NFC m-payments trials by December 2009
04/02/2009 NFC is more than just payments
04/02/2009 OnCard posts 13 per cent rise in profit
03/02/2009 ABI Research Launches New "Mobile Money" Research Service
03/02/2009 Visa equips Canadian Second Cup stores with payWave terminals
02/02/2009 Ghana: Mobile Banking Catching Up With Ghanaians
02/02/2009 The Rise of Prepaid Credit Cards
02/02/2009 Tuxedo launches the UK’s first corporate MasterCard® prepaid card