Topics: contactless MasterCard Contactless Payments Tripled In Europe Last Year April 08, 2014European adoption of MasterCard contactless payments is growing and could be setting the stage for mobile payments adoption there. EMV: A Game Changer for the USA September 20, 2013The standard brings personal security benefits to cardholders, but EMV can also be a game changer for payment service providers.
NFC Payments Expand in Canada August 13, 2013Monitise and Desjardins partner on a new mobile payment solution. Isis Poised For National Rollout Later This Year August 01, 2013The mobile wallet provider has already been piloted in select markets.
EMV Implementation: Who Is Ready? April 09, 2013With EMV deadlines approaching, merchants, acquirers, issuers and consumers are all going to be affected as new merchant terminals and messaging protocols must be developed and customers need to be educated about what EMV will mean for them. Visa Announces EMV Migration Path for Debit Cards and ATM's February 04, 2013The card company said that it will offer an unbranded AID with some of its EMV technology and set deadlines for ATM acquirers to accept EMV. New Mobile Payments Platform for EMV Cards November 09, 2012VeriFone's SAIL EMV payments platform offers a solution that plugs into tablets and smartphones for accepting chip-and-pin payments. Issuers Should Make Infrastructure Migration to EMV and NFC Simultaneously, White Paper Argues October 05, 2012A new white paper by Frost & Sullivan outlines the importance of preparing for next generation payments solutions like NFC as issuers and acquirers make the shift to EMV. New Product Tests MasterCard Products for EMV and Contactless Integration September 05, 2012Testing tool helps MasterCard issuers ensure that they are compliant with MasterCard's latest requirements concerning EMV and contactless chip integration. Australian Bank Launches Android Mobile Contactless Payment App August 07, 2012Australian Bank Westpac has partnered with MasterCard to launch a pilot app for mobile payments. Wells Fargo Introduces New EMV Card for Consumers August 03, 2012Wells Fargo started issuing a new credit card equipped with both magnetic stripe and EMV technology, aimed at customers who travel internationally. Barclaycard Announces New U.S. Mobile Payment Head May 23, 2011Dekkers Davidson joins Barclaycard's U.S. division to further efforts in mobile contactless payments. New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority Seeks Proposals for New Contactless Fare Payment System April 25, 2011New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority seeks proposals for new contactless fare payment system; will hold presentation and invitation to comment on its Concept of Operations for vendor community on May 10, 2011. What, Exactly, Is A Mobile Payment? April 15, 2011While competing interests and emerging technologies have us waiting to replace our wallets with our phones, let's define terms. The NFC-Based Mobile Wallet Isn't Science Fiction... Yet March 30, 2011The technology for NFC-enabled mobile wallets is there. But competing interests and the inability to make progress on mobile phone is turning the idea into myth. Mobile World Congress: Verifone Announces New NFC Solutions February 14, 2011The electronic payments provider announces a nationwide contactless mobile rollout in Turkey, along with a new global NFC solution. Rumors Swirl Around Apple's Next iPhone and NFC January 25, 2011Whether or not Bloomberg is correct in saying Apple will include NFC in its next iPhone, the idea makes sense. Starbucks Card Mobile App Could be Tipping Point Toward Mobile Payments Adoption January 19, 2011Drew Sievers, whose company mFoundry powers Starbucks' solution, sees app-based payments as a rallying cry toward future mobile and NFC payments growth. Isis Sees Mobile Payments Succeeding Through Partnership November 23, 2010Formed through the partnership of three of the four largest mobile phone operators in the United States, the recently-announced Isis payment network could be the first successful attempt at getting domestic cell phone customers to ditch plastic and start p U.S. Bank To Test Visa payWave Contactless Payments November 16, 2010Bank will issue contactless payment microSD chips that fit into smartphone devices and allow mobile payments.