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News: Payments Applications
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
30/01/2009 2008 Global Digital Economy - M-Commerce, E-Commerce & E-Payments
30/01/2009 Gemalto Teams Up with Venezuelan Bankcard Market Leaders to Accelerate EMV Migration
29/01/2009 Industrial Commercial Bank of China selects Aconite for smart card issuance
28/01/2009 Mocapay introduces SMS gift and loyalty system, plans move to NFC
28/01/2009 Visa Europe to invest EUR 10 million to equip retailers with payWave terminals
27/01/2009 Pay by Phone Takes On New Meaning
26/01/2009 Global Recession: Why Banks Must Deploy Aggressive e-Commerce Technologies
26/01/2009 ProPay integrates ProtectPay services with MicroSecure card reader
26/01/2009 U.S. roadblocks to cellphone as credit card
23/01/2009 Buy your bus tickets using your phone
21/01/2009 Canadian payments market geared for growth even through troubled economic times
21/01/2009 Exploring chip & PIN options for Nigerian financial market
21/01/2009 Xiring's Turnover for the 4th quarter of 2008 increased of +35% at €9.4 million
21/01/2009 MasterCard and French retailer Carrefour launch contactless card
21/01/2009 Obama supports credit card reform
21/01/2009 Visa Europe expects deal with EU on card fees soon
20/01/2009 Gulf Bank issues chip-enabled debit cards in conjunction with MasterCard
20/01/2009 State Bank of Patiala launhes Smart card