Oxigen Wallet loyalty program partnership

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News in brief Indian mobile wallet provider Oxigen Wallet has partnered with loyalty program provider PayBack to allow customers to earn PayBack points and redeem them as cash, to make...
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Half of Brits expect to replace cash with new technologies

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By Rian Boden • nfcworld.com • Published 28 August 2015, 14:05 • Last updated 28 August 2015, 14:25 More than a quarter of UK consumers (27%) think they will be...
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Wienerschnitzel launches mobile payment and loyalty app

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By Rian Boden • nfcworld.com • Published 28 August 2015, 13:50 • Last updated 28 August 2015, 14:27 US fast food restaurant chain Wienerschnitzel has launched a loyalty based mobile...
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CaixaBank launches HCE mobile payments app

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By Rian Boden • nfcworld.com • Published 28 August 2015, 13:36 • Last updated 28 August 2015, 13:36 CAIXABANK PAY: Service could be used by 70% of bank’s mobile banking customers...
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PayAnywhere reader supports Apple Pay

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News in brief Credit card processor North American Bancard has introduced a new version of its PayAnywhere mobile credit card reader, which accepts Apple Pay, contactless NFC payments and magnetic stripe credit...
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Shutdown of Softcard Costs Major Technology Supplier Gemalto Millions

NFC Times Exclusive Insight – France-based Gemalto estimates it is losing around €30 million (US$33.8 million) in revenue per quarter from the closing of the Softcard mobile-payments service in the...
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SumUp raises €10m in funding

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NXP
News in brief European mPOS company SumUp has announced €10m (US$11.2m) in funding from investors including BBVA Ventures and Groupon , taking the company’s funding total to €50m. SumUp plans...
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Google invites for Project Soli tests

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News in brief Google is notifying developers of an impending Project Soli Alpha DevKit and is asking those notified to fill out an application for the chance to receive one,...
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Cyber Group and Sensoro roll out beacons across Greater China

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Carta Worldwide
News in brief Chinese chain store operator Cyber Group has launched a joint venture with beacon platform provider Sensoro to roll out Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons across Japan and...
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$14.9bn biometrics market by 2024

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News in brief The worldwide biometrics technology market will grow from US$2bn in 2015 to $14.9bn by 2024, research firm Tractica predicts. “During that period, Tractica forecasts that cumulative revenue...
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Samsung Pay opens US beta test

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News in brief Samsung has begun inviting those eligible to take part in a Samsung Pay beta test in the US ahead of the mobile payment service’s launch next month...
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UK contactless spending up 150% in last 12 months

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By Rian Boden • nfcworld.com • Published 27 August 2015, 14:04 • Last updated 27 August 2015, 14:04 The amount that UK consumers are spending using contactless has risen 150%...
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Coin unveils EMV-ready Coin 2.0 with NFC

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By Rian Boden • nfcworld.com • Published 27 August 2015, 13:19 • Last updated 27 August 2015, 13:19 NEXT GENERATION: Coin 2.0 allows users to store cards and make contactless...
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MCX adds offers and discounts to CurrentC mobile wallet

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By Rian Boden • nfcworld.com • Published 27 August 2015, 12:40 • Last updated 27 August 2015, 12:40 US retailer-led consortium MCX has announced a partnership with promotions management and...
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Google says Android Pay is coming ‘soon’

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News in brief Google has broken its silence following speculation its Android Pay mobile payments platform was to be launched on August 26 by confirming it will be available soon. “Looking...
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620m biometric app downloads by 2020

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News in brief More than 620m mobile banking apps that support biometrics for customer authentication and transaction verification will be downloaded by 2020, research from Goode Intelligence predicts. “Additionally, almost...
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Gemalto and Mahindra Comviva scoop awards

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News in brief PARTNER NEWS: Digital security specialist Gemalto and mobile financial services provider Mahindra Comviva have both picked up prizes in this year’s Juniper Research Future Digital Awards ....
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Elle launches BLE beacon offers across the US

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By Rian Boden • nfcworld.com • Published 25 August 2015, 15:00 • Last updated 25 August 2015, 15:08 APP-Y BIRTHDAY: ‘Shop Now! With Elle’ platform promotes magazine’s 30th anniversary Women’s...
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SimplyTapp picks up contactless payments award

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PARTNER NEWS: HCE specialist SimplyTapp has been awarded Best Contactless Payments Solution of the Year at the 2015 Future Digital Awards , organised by UK-based firm Juniper Research. “We’re honored...
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‘Top priority’ for electronic and mobile payments

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News in brief Fully converting payments to electronic, expanding card programs and adopting mobile/digital payments was the top priority for clients at the recent Bank of America Merrill Lynch Conference...
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