Mercator Advisory Group Releases Eighth Annual Prepaid Card Forecast: 2011 - 2014

Several prepaid segments to feel the impact of market saturation in the next four years Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 02, 2011

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Telefónica Announces Trusted Service Manager Contract

Telefónica Announces Trusted Service Manager Contract

Spain-based Telefónica said it has chosen Germany-based Giesecke & Devrient as its trusted service manager as it gears up to introduce NFC services in Europe “over the next few months.”

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mFoundry to add NFC to mobile banking

Six hundred US financial institutions that use mFoundry's mobile banking platform will be able to add NFC payments to their apps, following a deal signed between the technology provider and payments network MasterCard.

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Sallie Mae rolls out fee free ATMs on campuses nationwide

Sallie Mae is rolling out fee free ATMs on select campuses which enable student checking account customers to withdraw cash surcharge-free using their Sallie Mae Debit MasterCard.

Together with retail ATM owner Cardtronics, Sallie Mae plans to launch and give students access to more than 35,000 Allpoint Network ATMs nationwide. Use of the new...

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Telefonica to launch NFC in Europe in ‘the next few months’

The telecoms giant, which runs the Movistar network in Spain and Latin America as well as O2 in Europe and Vivo in Brazil, has announced it will use a central trusted service management solution provided by Giesecke & Devrient to roll out NFC services in Europe next year.

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HID Global and Sony Announce NFC-Enabled Contactless Smart Card Reader Platform for Global Laptop and Mobile Device Market



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Companies Demonstrated Jointly Developed Solution at CARTES & IDentification 2011
HID Global and Sony Corporation announced a jointly developed contactless smart card reader platform that embeds secure access control capabilities and Near Field Communication (NFC) functionality into laptops and other mobile devices. The platform holds a secure...
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Etisalat Afghanistan launches mobile money service

Telepin Software, a leading provider of mobile money transaction platforms, today announced that Etisalat Afghanistan has commercially launched ......
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ACS launches NFC reader with LCD display, USB interface

Advanced Card Systems has launched a USB-connected NFC reader equipped with a two-line LCD screen. The ACR1222L VisualVantage can read ISO 14443 Type A and B cards, Mifare, FeliCa, 4 NFC Forum tag types and...

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Citi NFC lead jumps to LivingSocial

Dickson Chu, the high profile head of digital networks at Google Wallet financial services partner Citi, has left the banking group to head up a new merchant solutions division at local deals provider LivingSocial. In...

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Jordan begins move to NFC

MasterCard and several Jordanian banks are working on an NFC mobile payments system. "The future is for using mobiles as debit or credit cards," Basel Eltell, VP and regional manager at MasterCard Worldwide, has told...

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Dutch banks, mobile operators reaffirm commitment to Sixpack mobile NFC payments initiative

(The Paypers) The Dutch consortium of major banks and MNOs which in 2010 signed a letter of intent to jointly introduce mobile payments at the checkout in the Netherlands have taken their initiative one step further....
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GlobalCollect witnesses 96.7% growth in US transaction volume on Thanksgiving

(The Paypers) Netherlands-based payment services provider GlobalCollect has witnessed an increase of 96.7 percent in its daily transaction volume in the US during the 2011 Thanksgiving holiday....
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North Carolina: Retail banks complete migration from Wachovia to Wells Fargo

(The Paypers) Wells Fargo, a US financial services provider, has completed the transition of Wachovia retail banking operations in North Carolina....
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ThreatSTOP launches ThreatCHECK tool to combat online fraud

(The Paypers) ThreatSTOP, the developer of ThreatSTOP Botnet Defense Cloud, a cloud service which protects networks against botnets and malware via IP Reputation, has launched the ThreatCHECK, a tool which will enable internet users to prevent online fraud attacks and stolen logins and credit cards during the holiday shopping season....
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Xsolla teams up with SafetyPay to monetise online gaming and social networking platforms

(The Paypers) Xsolla, a global virtual currency reseller, has entered a partnership with SafetyPay, a US-based online payment systems developer, to provide payment processing services for online gaming, MMO ( massively multiplayer online), social, mobile and casual games....
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First Data integrates with Cantaloupe Systems for purchases via Google Wallet

(The Paypers) Wireless and vending services provider Cantaloupe Systems has joined forces with First Data, a US electronic commerce and payment processing company, to implement near-field communication (NFC) reader technology in US vending machines....
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My Community Credit Union selects MoneyDesktop for online banking

(The Paypers) My Community Credit Union has chosen MoneyDesktop, a US-based provider of financial management services for credit unions, to provide its customers with the latter’s PFM services....
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Western Union expands prepaid platform in the UK

(The Paypers) Global payment services company Western Union has expanded its prepaid card platform in the UK by introducing the Western Union MasterCard Gift Card and the Western Union GoCash Service. The new platform enables consumers to share money with friends and family anytime of the year....
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PCI-PAL partners SecureTrading to enhance call centre payment security

(The Paypers) PCI-PAL, a contact centre solution, has entered into a partnership with SecureTrading, the UK’s online payment processor, to allow call centre agents to take card payments via the latter’s PCI-DSS Level 1 infrastructure....
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Dutch banks and telcos push NFC m-payments back to 2013

Dutch banks and telcos have firmed up their commitment to introduce contactless mobile payments but expect to introduce services in 2013, a year ......
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