NFC Forum publishes peer-to-peer communications specification

The new SNEP specification employs the same NDEF commands used in tag reading and writing applications, allowing information stored on an NFC tag to be read by a phone and then passed on to other NFC phones or exchanged with a wide range of other types of NFC-enabled device.

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Cachet Financial, FirstView, and Chexar Networks Announce New Mobile Deposit with Immediate Funds Availability

Chexar and Cachet integration enables FirstView cardholders to deposit any check onto their prepaid card directly from smartphones without funding delays or risk of returned items.

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PaySimple closes $16 million funding round

PaySimple, the leading provider of accounts receivable automation solutions for small businesses, today announced that it has closed a $16M financing ......
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Hoeft Wessel taps CreditCall for NFC ticketing

As of October Hoeft & Wessel will provide NFC (Near Field Communication) enabled contactless payment functionality across its ITSO ticketing ......
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Reliance Bank deploys Fiserv WireXchange

Fiserv (NASDAQ: FISV), the leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced today that Reliance Bank, based in ......
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Government of Canada Moves to Enhance Privacy of Individuals During Commercial Transactions

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept.

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SIA Central Europe partners Tonbeller in Hungary

SIA Central Europe, the Hungarian subsidiary of SIA (European leader in financial services and payments systems), has teamed up with Tonbeller to ......
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CR80 Podcast: Blackboard Transact president says mobile is future of campus ID

David Marr BlackboardMobile devices are poised to become the ID credential of the future. In a recent video interview, Blackboard Transact president David Marr shared his views on mobile platforms in higher ed and the impacts on campus card offices. CR80News’ Chris Corum discussed the topic with Marr in this podcast.

He describes the mobile device as “the...

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Making P2P Connections Easier: NFC Forum Publishes New Standard

Making P2P Connections Easier: NFC Forum Publishes New Standard

The NFC Forum has published a new specification to standardize the way two NFC phones or other devices exchange messages in peer-to-peer mode.

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Earthport reports contract win

Earthport (AIM: EPO), the global payments provider, today announced a contract with an international bank to offer enhanced cross-border payment ......
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Breakaway Achieves PA-DSS Certification

Coalfire Systems has certified BRS Vision 5.0 POS solution as being compliant with PA-DSS Version 1.2.1.

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Samsung: More NFC Devices to Come, Led by Galaxy S II

Samsung: More NFC Devices to Come, Led by Galaxy S II

Samsung Electronics predicts the release of the NFC version of its flagship Galaxy S II next month will boost the popularity of the technology in various markets, said Hankil Yoon, vice president for product strategy in Samsung's mobile communications division.

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SEPA Direct Debit gives corporates cash management boost - community blog from Ernesto Incani

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Collis gets Interac qualification

Collis announces today that Interac Association has qualified Collis Terminal Functional Test Tool for Dual Interface (DI)....
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The double gold for financial institutions... - community blog from Mitch Armstrong

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Innovation meets old fashioned banking at EFMA - community blog from Paul Love

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Payments Gateway and MagTek Partner to Launch New Point-to-Point Encryption Payment Solution

Point-to-point encryption solution helps merchants comply with PCI Security Standards while maximizing security for sensitive payment data.

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Isis Phone Announcement is Latest Shot in Brewing Wallet War

The announcement yesterday by the Isis telco joint venture that six major phone makers “will introduce NFC-enabled mobile devices that implement Isis’ NFC and technology standards,” shouldn’t be taken as an endorsement by the phone makers.

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Sprint developer conference to focus on NFC

US mobile network operator Sprint's Open Solutions Conference in Santa Clara, California from 2-4 November is to focus on the potential of NFC. The Google Wallet partner will be giving the first 1,500 registered attendees...

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Standard Register to bring NFC to hospitals

The medical communications specialist, which counts 62% of US hospitals among its clients, is working with Poken to provide new ways for hospitals to improve the way they communicate with patients.

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