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August 19, 2013

Biometrics can revolutionise mobile payment security, say analysts Frost & Sullivan

London, UK – Payments carried out via mobile devices have significantly increased in recent years. During a ‘card not present’ process, a personal account number (PAN), expiration date, and card validation code (CVC) are not enough to secure a transaction. Biometrics that provide high levels of security and an intuitive customer experience might be the solution for secure mobile [...]

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August 6, 2013

OTI appoints Shlomi Eytan as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Rosh Pina, Israel – On Track Innovations Ltd (OTI), a global leader in contactless transactions and near-field communication, has appointed Shlomi Eytan to the new position of Chief Sales and Marketing Officer.

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August 1, 2013

Orange and Total deal to distribute Orange Money at Total stations in Africa and the Middle-East

Paris, France – Orange and Total have signed a partnership giving Orange customers’ access to Orange Money services at all Total service stations in the 13 African and Middle-Eastern countries where the two groups are present and Orange Money is available.

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July 24, 2013

Cryptomathic enables secure issuing of payment applications to MasterCard and Visa mobile wallets

Aarhus, Denmark – Responding to increasing demand for mobile payments, e-security expert Cryptomathic has upgraded its EMV flagship issuing solution, CardInk, to enable customers to issue payment applications to smartphones and other mobile devices. The upgrade sees CardInk supporting MasterCard Mobile PayPass™ and Visa Mobile requirements.

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July 15, 2013

Orange launches the first offer for mobile-to-mobile money transfers between three African countries

Paris, France, Orange has announced the launch of a quick and easy international money transfer service at a competitive price called “Orange Money International Transfer”. The offer is available between Mali, Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire.

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July 4, 2013

M2M does social networks, and much more

(BLOG): July 4, 2013 — A new study from ABI Research indicates that “… there’s an intriguing intersection developing around social networks and M2M services. At this stage the activity is nascent.”  However, one company, WaveNconnect seems to be ahead of the game, says Bob Emmerson.

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March 14, 2013

INSIDE Secure claims to have 'reinvented' the NFC tag

INSIDE Secure has introduced a new near field communication (NFC) tag that is said to create “virtually limitless possibilities” for interaction between NFC mobile devices like smartphones and a broad range of medical, communications, entertainment and other electronic devices

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March 11, 2013

TELUS selects Gemalto SIM to enable secure NFC mobile payments

Gemalto, a leader in digital security, announced that Canadian telecommunications carrier TELUS will use Gemalto’s UpTeq NFC SIM cards to enable consumers to securely store a variety of credentials on their SIM for use with their mobile phones

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March 5, 2013

SIA uses Gemalto’s TSM platform to link service providers and speed up NFC rollout in Italy

Gemalto, a leader in digital security, and SIA, an international payments processor for banks, corporate and Public Administration bodies, are joining forces to support rapid deployment of NFC services throughout Italy

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January 25, 2013

Bell ID software to be used in RIM’s mobile payments solution

Bell ID, a Netherlands based provider of smart chip management products, has announced that its Token Manager Software is being used by Research In Motion (RIM) in its Secure Element Manager (SEM) solution for near field communication (NFC) mobile payments.




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