Posts Tagged ‘mobile payments’

Facebook offers mobile payments – ‘Like’

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Posted on 22nd Apr 2014 by in Corporate

You can’t not step outside and see how mobile usage is affecting mainstream and consumer behavior – from toddlers playing with iPads to people walking into lampposts as they fail to look up from their device when out and about. Given the tremendous increase in mobile usage in recent years, it’s hardly surprising that expectations […]

Do you “speak” EMV? Six terms you need to know to get ready for EMV payments

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Posted on 22nd Apr 2014 by in

A whole new language is coming with EMV credit cards. Did you know that an EMV credit card isn’t used by swiping it?  “Swiping” will someday be a term of the past (along with the mag-stripe relics that swiping supports).  Credit cards with an EMV chip are “dipped”, “waved”, or “tapped.”  Not to worry, it’s […]

Questions from Rafe Blandford, All About Windows Phone

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Posted on 27th Feb 2014 by in Telecom

In the latest of our responses to prominent mobile bloggers and influencers, I’ve taken a look at a question from All About Windows Phone’s Rafe Blandford. Rafe asked: Mobile beacons (Bluetooth based) look set to get a lot of interest in the retail environment in 2014? What sort or innovations do you expect to see […]

The Ultimate Mobile Wallet is More than Payments

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Posted on 19th Dec 2013 by in Telecom

Like most people, when I think of mobile wallets, I think of making a payment transaction: a quick, convenient, contactless payment transaction where I don’t ever have to pull out my card. But that’s the just the tip of the iceberg of what mobile wallets can do. The push for mobile wallets is driven by […]

Mobile Payment Innovations Add Speed and Convenience to Black Friday Shopping

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Posted on 26th Nov 2013 by in Corporate

Stores in the U.S. may see as many as 308 million shoppers looking for a deal on Black Friday this year. Most stores offer big-ticket items for drastically reduced prices, making the gift of giving more affordable. This year new, shoppers will find deals and new ways to pay through mobile wallets that could brighten […]

Explore your future digital and mobile lifestyle with Gemalto at GITEX to win iPad minis

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Posted on 7th Oct 2013 by in M2m

Gemalto is back at GITEX with a whole new set of digital security innovations designed to bring trust and convenience to the digital world. From electronic ID cards, NFC mobile wallets to contactless transit tickets, we will be demo-ing the power of software platforms and hosted services that will shape the way your digital lifestyle […]

Want to Hear Gemalto Speak at SXSW? We Need Your Vote!

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Posted on 30th Aug 2013 by in Corporate

SXSWi has become the place to preview the technology of tomorrow today and Gemalto wants to be a part of this! Last year our very own Asad Ali presented on Smart Cities and Connected Objects and this year we need your help to not only have Asad present again, but to help other bright minds […]

The truth about EMV in the US: Is it coming or not?

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Posted on 25th Jun 2013 by in Enterprise

If you are a frequent reader of this blog, then you know that EMV is coming to the US.  But for many of the individuals and organizations impacted by the change to the US payments infrastructure – like consumers, card issuers, processors and merchants – EMV is a new technology. As with any technology shift, […]

Mobile Wallet or Bust!

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Posted on 5th Jun 2013 by in Telecom

A one-of-a-kind challenge is coming to the U.S. next week! Starting next Monday (June 10th), we’ve tasked two tech-savvy individuals from Austin and Salt Lake City to pay for most of their daily needs using just their mobile phone.  In one corner we have Austin blogger, Josh Kerr (‘uber entrepreneur’) and in the other, from […]

Securing mobile banking for the ‘unbanked’

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Posted on 4th Jun 2013 by in Corporate

On this blog we often write about NFC technology, mobile payments and the latest technologies using smartphones and digital security to empower our everyday lives. A lot of the time, these innovations and technological advances relate to more developed regions, whether North America, Europe, the Middle East or Asian countries such as South Korea and […]