Ask the Expert: HCE pioneer Doug Yeager — See it now on NFC World

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By Mike Clark • nfcworld.com • Published 11 September 2015, 13:42 • Last updated 11 September 2015, 13:42 NFC World’s ‘Ask the Expert: HCE pioneer Doug Yeager’ webinar is now...
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Lloyds and Halifax prep Apple Pay launch

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News in brief Customers of UK banks Lloyds Bank and Halifax are reporting that they have successfully added their cards to Apple Pay . “We’re currently in the process of...
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Google launches Android Pay in the US

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By Rian Boden • nfcworld.com • Published 10 September 2015, 16:44 • Last updated 10 September 2015, 16:59 PAY HERE: Google’s HCE- and NFC-based mobile payment system has launched in...
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Google repositions Wallet app

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By Mike Clark • nfcworld.com • Published 10 September 2015, 14:23 • Last updated 10 September 2015, 14:40 Google has relaunched and repositioned its tap-and-pay Google Wallet app as a...
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Discover to support Apple Pay from September 16

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News in brief Discover will begin supporting Apple Pay from September 16 and the company will award cash back to cardholders in the US who use their Discover cards through...
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HID Global white paper provides a guide to NFC use cases that go beyond payments

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By Mike Clark • nfcworld.com • Published 10 September 2015, 13:45 • Last updated 10 September 2015, 13:45 A 12-page white paper that provides an introduction to NFC technology, its...
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MasterCard Tokenization Launch Matches Visa’s, as Both Schemes Make Play for Mobile Transactions

NFC Times Exclusive Insight – MasterCard Worldwide Tuesday announced its hub-like commercial tokenization program, Digital Enablement Express, a widely expected move that matches a similar service that rival Visa introduced in...
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Put your questions to HCE pioneer Doug Yeager tomorrow

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News in brief Close to 300 people have registered to attend tomorrow’s NFC World webinar with host card emulation (HCE) pioneer and SimplyTapp CEO Doug Yeager. Doug will be taking...
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Marriott Hotels to accept Alipay

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News in brief Visitors to hotel chain Marriott International will soon be able to pay for their hotel stays, food and drink purchases as well as for meeting and event bookings...
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Vodafone Turkey expands NFC mobile wallet

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News in brief Vodafone Turkey has partnered with Visa Europe to let its users link a Visa card to its Vodafone Cep Cüzdan NFC mobile wallet. “Previously, customers have had...
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18% of US Visa cards contain EMV chip

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News in brief Almost one fifth (18%) of the 720m Visa-branded credit, debit and prepaid cards in the US included an EMV chip and some 295,000 merchant locations were enabled...
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Samsung Pay averages 25,000 new users daily

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News in brief Samsung Pay is averaging 25,000 new users and more than US$620,000 in transactions per day since its launch in Korea last month . “Samsung EVP Injong Rhee...
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Suretap reports 180,000 NFC wallet users

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News in brief Some 180,000 Canadians have now installed the Suretap NFC mobile wallet and the average value per transaction has increased 22% month over month since its launch in...
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Google and Samsung sign up to MasterCard Digital Enablement Express

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By Rian Boden • nfcworld.com • Published 9 September 2015, 12:35 • Last updated 9 September 2015, 12:35 EXPRESS DELIVERY: Google and Samsung have joined MasterCard’s new DEE program Google and...
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White paper highlights actions European card issuers can take to succeed with mobile payments

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By Mike Clark • nfcworld.com • Published 8 September 2015, 16:39 • Last updated 8 September 2015, 16:39 A 14-page white paper highlighting the key actions European card issuers can...
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European contactless payments up 170%

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News in brief Contactless transactions grew by almost 170% year-on-year in Q2 2015 across Europe and consumers already using contactless tapped 20% more often, research from MasterCard reveals. “Contactless spend...
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Woori Bank adds Samsung Pay to ATMs

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News in brief South Korea’s Woori Bank has begun accepting Samsung Pay. “ Nautilus Hyosung , a banking techology firm, said Samsung Pay will be accepted at some 1,000 ATMs...
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200m NFC mobile wallets in 2016

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News in brief The number of NFC mobile wallets is expected to reach 200m by the end of 2016, up more than 100% from the end of 2014, research from...
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UK black cabs to get Bluetooth beacons

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News in brief Commuters in taxi cabs across the UK cities of London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham will soon receive context-relevant messages as they travel. A total of 4,000...
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Manchester to get mobile ticketing and contactless payments

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News in brief Commuters across the UK city of Manchester will soon be able to buy Metrolink tickets using a Get Me There mobile app and make contactless payments for...
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