MasterCard Delivers Android Pay to Cardholders in the U.S.

Millions of MasterCard cardholders will soon have even more ways to make safe and convenient mobile payments. Google announced that they are beginning to roll out Android Pay in the U.S., enabling seamless and secure contactless payments at millions of locations across the country where MasterCard contactless payments are accepted. Over the next few days,

MasterCard Reveals Strong Growth of Contactless Payments

MasterCard Reveals strong growth of contactless payments in Europe driven by convenience, mass transit and mobile payments. Whether at major retailers, grocery stores or parking , using vending machines or taking mass transit and taxis, Europeans love tapping to pay for their everyday purchase. In the last quarter of 2014, tap transactions in Europe grew

CCV Uses Identiv Labs to Deliver Contactless Payment Solution

Identiv, Inc., a global security technology company that provides trusted identity solutions for premises, information, and everyday items,announced that CCV Deutschland, a German provider of electronic payment products and electronic payment processing, has partnered with Identiv Labs to develop a complete solution for unattended contactless payments. The global payment market is undergoing historic change with

TfL Leads The Way As Contactless Payments Launch On London Transport

From September 16, millions of customers will have easier and more convenient journeys as Transport for London (TfL) introduces contactless payments on Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground and National Rail services that accept Oyster. Contactless MasterCard debit, credit or pre-paid cards can be used to make quick, easy and secure payments for everyday purchases of

Annual Digital Payments to Reach $4.7 Trillion by 2019, Juniper Research Finds

A new report from Juniper Research has found that the annual transaction value of online, mobile and contactless payments will reach $4.7 trillion by 2019, up from just over $2.5 trillion this year. The report – Digital Payment Strategies: Online, Mobile & Contactless 2014-2019 – observed that the largest net increase in spend would occur

Westpac Predicts Surge in Contactless Payments

Evolving customer preferences and new digital technologies are driving material changes in payments according to Westpac’s Chief Product Officer, David Lindberg. Contactless debit cards have already been embraced by Australians with 60 per cent of all scheme debit card transactions in Australia now made using contactless technology1. This trend will be further boosted by the

Ingenico Delivers its 5 Millionth Contactless Payment Terminal

With the delivery of its 5 millionth contactless payment terminal, Ingenico ,a provider of payment solutions, confirms its leading position in the deployment of contactless technology. The Ingenico group has been a pioneer in the development of this technology since the first certification of one of its terminals with Mastercard in 2004. Since then, Ingenico

MasterCard and Commonwealth Bank Accelerate Mobile Payments Adoption

MasterCard has announced it will enable Commonwealth Bank of Australia MasterCard cardholders to securely load and store payment account credentials on select flagship NFC-enabled Samsung devices, enabling fast and secure contactless payments. Commonwealth Bank of Australia is the first bank globally to collaborate with MasterCard and Samsung to offer this service to its customers, using

Visa and GALERIA Kaufhof Start Contactless Payments

Visa and V PAY contactless payments are now possible in all German department stores of GALERIA Kaufhof including the Sportarena stores and DINEA restaurants. 3500 new contactless terminals have been installed. This enables customers to pay even more conveniently and faster in the 125 Kaufhof department stores and its subsidiaries in Germany. GALERIA Kaufhof thereby

Orange and Visa Europe Join Forces to Launch Orange Cash

Visa Europe and Orange have announced a strategic partnership that reflects the companies’ shared ambition to accelerate awareness and everyday usage of mobile contactless payment in France. The initial step to deliver widespread availability of the innovative payments will be the launch of Orange Cash. The first prepaid product of its type to be launched