FIME, Keysight Technologies Announce World’s First Test Tool to Achieve Complete EMV L1 Qualification

FIME and Keysight Technologies, Inc. announced that the EMVCo global technical body has formally qualified the Keysight and FIME test tool for EMV Level 1 certification of terminals, cards and mobile devices. Fully qualified coverage is now uniquely supported with the Keysight T1141A Test Set. Developers can use just one test system to accelerate comprehensive

Precise BioMatch Mobile Integrated in New Chinese Smartphone

Precise Biometrics’ product for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices, Precise BioMatch Mobile, has through cooperation with Fingerprint Cards (FPC) been integrated in a new Chinese smartphone. The integration will generate license revenue starting from the third quarter 2015. The value of license revenue is based on the number of sensors FPC delivers to the mobile

Parche Launches App, Eliminates Cash and Cold from Valet Parking in Chicago

Parche, a Chicago-based startup that provides a cashless, on-demand valet parking experience on mobile devices,officially launched – ending the days of waiting in valet lines in the freezing Chicago winter and dashing to the ATM for cash to pay attendants. Parche’s free mobile app allows consumers to seamlessly pay and tip for valet parking, and is Simplifying the Way Nigerians Buy Phones

A new online ad site that allows individuals to buy mobile devices has been launched in Nigeria. Dubbed, the platform allows buyers and sellers to meet and transact business. In an interview with HumanIPO, Yemi Olulana, founder of the startup said the goal is to simplify the way Nigerians buy phones. “ is an

Blackhawk Network Continues New Mobile Wallet Capabilities with Google Wallet

Blackhawk Network, Inc., a leading prepaid and payments network, announced an integration with Google Wallet that allows customers the opportunity to better manage and spend their gift cards through the ease of their mobile devices. Blackhawk Network provides expanded capabilities including verifying the gift card is active and checking its balance. With these capabilities integrated

75% of US Consumers Plan to Use Mobile for Holiday Shopping this Year

Three-quarters of US consumers are using their mobile devices to plan their holiday shopping this year, with in-store price comparisons – or “showrooming” – and mobile coupons as the primary reasons for shoppers to reach for their mobile device, according to a new report. New research from mobile advertising specialist MobPartner reveals that 75 per