Posts Tagged ‘Visa’

MWC 2015: Making life faster for brands and consumers alike


Posted on 26th Feb 2015 by in Mobile

We look at how mobile technologies – and NFC in particular – are helping both brands and consumers to achieve the agility they require.

Who to follow at Mobile World Congress 2015


Posted on 26th Feb 2015 by in Mobile

We’ve hand-picked the best people to follow online for MWC 2015 news, interesting blogs and keynote presentations.

Will Apple Pay set the payments world alight?


Posted on 13th Nov 2014 by in Financial Services

Apple Pay has the potential to accelerate mobile payments but it needs to go beyond payment convenience in building a compelling proposition for retailers.

Money20/20 Day 2, live from the show floor: 3 top trends in payments security


Posted on 5th Nov 2014 by in Financial Services

Money20/20 continues to light up Las Vegas this week as payment experts gather for the industry’s new premier event. Mobile payments and transaction security continue to dominate the discussions here at Money20/20 along with emerging technologies like biometrics, big data, and wearable gadgets. As we listen to talks from players across the space – Visa, […]

Launch of mobile payments for London transport system marks NFC tipping point


Posted on 29th Sep 2014 by in Mobile

Transport for London’s new contactless payment system marks the tipping point for wide-spread mobile payments adoption.

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


Posted on 22nd Apr 2014 by in Financial Services

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 […]

Making mobile payments the norm


Posted on 11th Apr 2014 by in Mobile

What is considered ‘normal’? Is it something that has been around for a long time; like saying hello, please or thank you, or like exchanging gifts in the holidays? Is it something that is trusted and widely accepted? When it comes to payments, we believe it’s the latter. Something doesn’t have to be ‘old’ to […]

Stuck at the airport again? Introducing the secure solution to speed up immigration


Posted on 25th Mar 2014 by in Corporate

We’ve all been there; you’ve touched down at the airport after a long flight, picked up your bags eager to get on with your journey, only to join the back of a lengthy line for passport control. It’s frustrating for flyers and inefficient for staff. Technology is at the forefront of solving this problem, and […]

EMV Payment Security Hits US National Spotlight


Posted on 29th Jan 2014 by in Corporate

EMV payment technology has finally gotten its big break in the US in the way of national news coverage. After several recent high-profile payment card data breaches, more Americans have started to ask whether it’s time for the US to abandon magnetic stripe payment technology in favor of more secure EMV. Yes, it’s time. For more […]

From citizen to customer with eGovernment


Posted on 23rd Oct 2013 by in Corporate

A study from Booz and Company a few years ago claimed that electronic government capabilities are a crucial part of a nation’s technological development and that although countries in the Middle East region had started to implement e-government, there was still some way to go. Several years on we can see many of these electronic […]