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News: Payments Applications
30/01/2014 American Credit Cards Improving Security With EMV, At Last
30/01/2014 Rabobank sets NFC mobile wallet launch date
27/01/2014 Report forecasts slow year for mobile payments
27/01/2014 Payment Data Breaches Highlight Need for U.S. Card Issuers
24/01/2014 Kyivstar and Alfa-Bank launch NFC payments in the Ukraine
23/01/2014 EMVCo Expands Scope To Develop Tokenisation Specifications
23/01/2014 “Smart” banking cards catching on everywhere but U.S.
17/01/2014 Smart cards will combat fraud, but U.S. waits
16/01/2014 Five UK banks to launch Zapp NFC and QR payments
14/01/2014 PayLife reports stong uptake of payment cards
13/01/2014 1Oak launches Sequoia m-payments service
31/12/2013 "Smart card" technology could protect shoppers from hackers
30/12/2013 HNB unveils NFC-enabled card
19/12/2013 La Caixa partners with Telefónica, Vodafone, Orange and Visa for Europe’s largest NFC payments service
12/12/2013 CommBank, MasterCard and Samsung Collaborate to Deliver Future of Mobile Payments to Customers
10/12/2013 Industry Leaders to Share Insights on EMV, Mobile and Transit Payments at Smart Card Alliance 2014 Payments Summit
10/12/2013 Research reveals poor uptake and awareness of NFC payments
09/12/2013 China Telecom to Roll Out SIM-based NFC; Merchants Bank Announces Launch of Payment on Samsung Embedded Chips
09/12/2013 Merchant360 offers plug-in that lets retailers deliver coupons to any NFC phone
04/12/2013 Universal Credit Drives Growth for credEcardplus
03/12/2013 Oberthur and mBank partner to offer mobile branchless banking in emerging markets
02/12/2013 Smart card payment terminals find way to emerging markets
26/11/2013 Mobey Forum Calls for Banks to Gen Up as MPOS Market Grows Claws
26/11/2013 Researchers use shopping cart to put mobile, NFC payment theft on wheels
25/11/2013 FIME India Supports Ezetap in Achieving EMV Compliance
25/11/2013 Telecom Italia and Visa Europe to roll out NFC payments in Italy
25/11/2013 Vodafone to launch NFC mobile wallet across Europe
22/11/2013 OTI's NFC Payment Readers Receive ISIS Certification
14/11/2013 OTI Deploys NFC Payment Solutions to a Consortium of Banks in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao
08/11/2013 Giesecke & Devrient confirmed as partner for Payment Solutions with UniCredit across multiple countries