Norwich Points to reward shoppers for mobile payments

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By Rian Boden • nfcworld.com • Published 7 September 2015, 14:36 • Last updated 7 September 2015, 14:36 RETAIL REWARDS: Shoppers in Norwich can now earn points when using their phone to pay...
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Australian parliament calls for contactless opt-in

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News in brief An Australian parliamentary committee is recommending that financial institutions give customers the option to disable contactless payment features. “The committee recommends that financial institutions create an ‘opt...
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Android Pay to launch mid-September?

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News in brief An internal memo leaked from Verizon Wireless reveals that the carrier believes Google is set to launch Android Pay on September 16, Phandroid reports . Filed by...
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39% of US consumers use mobile banking monthly

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News in brief Two in five US consumers (39%) and nearly half of mobile device owners (45%) use a mobile device to manage their bank account at least once a...
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GoToTags raises $300,000

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News in brief US-based Internet of Things (IoT) specialist GoToTags has raised US$300,000 in funding from Mucker Capital to expand its sales and marketing operations. “GoToTags has now enabled millions...
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TriMet to roll out NFC ticket payments

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News in brief Canadian commuters in the greater Portland-Vancouver area will soon be able to pay for their journeys using Apple Pay and other NFC mobile wallet services, contactless cards...
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Lloyds Bank close to adding Apple Pay support

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News in brief Lloyds Bank is close to launching support for Apple Pay in the UK after being a notable absence from the list of supporting banks when the mobile...
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Analysis: Gemalto’s Samsung Pay Deal Likely Small; Vendor’s MFS Unit Continues to Struggle after Softcard Collapse

NFC Times Exclusive – Gemalto’s deal to supply TSM technology for Samsung Pay when the mobile-payments service launches in Europe, which Gemalto announced today, might net some favorable coverage for the...
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HCE webinar: one week to go

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News in brief Join NFC World and SimplyTapp on September 10 for a unique opportunity to put your questions on HCE, tokenization, Apple Pay, Android Pay and more to host...
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Samsung’s NFC smart suit to hit IFA 2015 catwalk

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By Rian Boden • nfcworld.com • Published 3 September 2015, 14:56 • Last updated 3 September 2015, 14:59 SUITS YOU: Smart Suit 4.0 will appear alongside On Bag at IFA 2015...
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White paper addresses seven key NFC security questions

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By Mike Clark • nfcworld.com • Published 3 September 2015, 14:55 • Last updated 3 September 2015, 14:55 A 34-page white paper that addresses key security questions relating to cloud-based...
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TSB offers contactless cashback incentive

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News in brief UK bank  TSB  is rewarding customers with 5% cashback on the first £100 (US$152) spent from a Classic Plus account each month using a contactless debit card....
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Engineers trial wireless communication via human body

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By Rian Boden • nfcworld.com • Published 3 September 2015, 13:36 • Last updated 3 September 2015, 13:54 BODY TALK: Jiwoong Park demonstrates UoC’s human body communication technology Electrical engineers at...
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MyECheck offers QR mobile payments

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News in brief Electronic check technology provider MyECheck has launched a mobile payments service that will let consumers make payments by scanning QR codes. “Businesses can accept eMobile easily —...
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First Internet Bank enables Eyeprint ID

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News in brief US-based First Internet Bank is letting customers log in to their mobile banking app by scanning their eye, using Eyeprint ID technology , rather than entering a...
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US bank CEOs fear Apple competition

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News in brief Almost half of US bank CEOs and directors worry about potential competition from Apple, with 63% saying they don’t think their bank is ready to offer Apple...
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Nintendo unveils New Nintendo 3DS with NFC

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News in brief Nintendo’s New Nintendo 3DS system will launch in the US on September 25, including “a wider range of controls, face-tracking 3D and built-in NFC functionality that allows...
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Gulf Bank brings contactless POS with NFC

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News in brief Gulf Bank has become the first bank in Kuwait to launch contactless POS terminals capable of accepting NFC payments, following a partnership with electronic banking services company...
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Trustonic Says Funding for Joint Venture Increasing Despite Divestiture by G&D

NFC Times Exclusive – Mobile security company Trustonic says its two remaining owners are increasing funding for the joint venture, and it plans to get into new markets, as the...
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SIM-Based NFC Payments Pioneer CaixaBank Launches New App Supporting HCE

NFC Times Exclusive Insight – CaixaBank, Spain’s large savings bank and one of the most important early adopters globally among financial institutions of SIM-based NFC payments, has introduced a mobile-payments app...
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