HTC lists devices supporting Android Pay

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News in brief Handset maker HTC has released a list of its Android Pay supporting devices following the mobile payment service’s launch across the US earlier this month. A standalone...
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Six in ten US consumers yet to receive an EMV card

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News in brief Close to six in ten US consumers (59%) have not yet got an EMV card and only 32% of those who have are aware that the US is...
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Pizza Hut installs Bluetooth beacons at 1,471 locations in China

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By Rian Boden • nfcworld.com • Published 22 September 2015, 14:19 • Last updated 22 September 2015, 14:19 FREE AND EASY: Pizza Hut in China is beaming prizes and offers to...
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Henry Holland uses NFC rings to let London Fashion Week VIPs buy direct from the catwalk

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By Rian Boden • nfcworld.com • Published 22 September 2015, 13:17 • Last updated 22 September 2015, 13:35 FASHION FORWARD: Henry Holland’s designs incorporating NFC payment receiver tags VIP guests attending fashion...
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Webinar today: How to develop a mobile payments roadmap

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News in brief Join NFC World and Gemalto at 3pm BST today to find out how issuers and processors can draw up a mobile payments strategy that combines a winning...
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Apple Moves Closer to Apple Pay Launch in China, Though No Date Yet Revealed

NFC Times Exclusive Insight –  Apple has been quietly taking more steps toward a launch of Apple Pay in China, registering a local company in Shanghai and hiring at least two...
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Caps on Contactless Transactions to be Thing of the Past for European Consumers

NFC Times Exclusive Insight – With contactless card payment growing more popular in Europe and high-profile NFC mobile-payments services such as Apple Pay starting to gain a foothold there, payment...
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China Construction Bank Launches NFC Payments Using Host Card Emulation, Following ICBC

NFC Times Exclusive Insight – At least one more of China’s big four banks, and perhaps two, have reportedly introduced mobile payments with host card emulation, following Industrial and Commercial Bank...
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Mozido Tops Gemalto to Win Taiwanese HCE and Tokenization Contract

NFC Times Exclusive – A joint venture of Taiwanese banks and banking groups has chosen U.S.-based Mozido to supply it with host card emulation, tokenization and wallet technology, a surprise...
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With Slow NFC SIM Take-Up and Apple Pay Looming, Banking Group Expedites HCE and Tokenization Platform

NFC Times Exclusive Insight – With SIM-based NFC not taking off in Taiwan and Apple Pay’s eventual arrival on the island considered inevitable, a consortium of Taiwanese banks is expediting...
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One in four US merchants will be EMV-ready by October deadline

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News in brief Only 27% of US merchants will be EMV-ready by the October liability shift, representing a seven percentage point decline from a 34% estimation in March, research from...
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Tascent raises $18.5m for mobile iris ID

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News in brief Biometric identity solutions provider Tascent has announced a US$18.5m Series A funding round to build out its biometric technology platform. “The Series A round enables Tascent to...
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USA Technologies: Nearly 300,000 Vending Machines Accept NFC; Apple Pay, Android Pay Drive Demand

NFC Times Exclusive Insight – U.S.-based unattended retail payments company USA Technologies had nearly 300,000 NFC-enabled cashless payment terminals connected to its network as of the end of the 2015...
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Axis Bank launches mobile wallet that uses sound for in-store payments

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By Rian Boden • nfcworld.com • Published 21 September 2015, 10:30 • Last updated 21 September 2015, 11:15 India’s Axis Bank has launched Lime , a mobile wallet that combines...
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Apple Pay nears China launch?

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News in brief Apple has reportedly set up a new company called Apple Technology Services (Shanghai) to bring Apple Pay to China. The company “will launch new major commercial activities...
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Macy’s adopts PayPal in-store mobile payments

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News in brief US department store chain Macy’s will enable PayPal as a payment option for in-store, online and mobile purchases by the end of September 2015. “In-store customers can...
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Best Buy begins support for Apple Pay and Android Pay

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News in brief US retail chain Best Buy has begun rolling out its planned support for Apple Pay as well as Android Pay. “A new YouTube video and Reddit thread...
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iPad Mini 4 includes NXP NFC chip




A teardown conducted by iFixit shows that Apple has included an NXP 65V10 NFC controller chip in its new iPad Mini 4 tablet. The same chip was included in the...
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Japanese coffee chain lets customers charge purchases to their mobile phone bill

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By Rian Boden • nfcworld.com • Published 18 September 2015, 12:50 • Last updated 18 September 2015, 12:50 COFFEE MATES: Ueshima customers can now use their mobile to top up their...
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Future Group to launch mobile wallet in India




Indian retail conglomerate Future Group is in the process of launching its own mobile wallet, CEO Kishore Biyani has revealed. “In the next two years, we will have more than...
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