Wirecard pitches platform to retailers

German firm Wirecard launched a mobile checkout development platform targeted at European retailers. The platform enables retailers to make their own app more attractive to end-users by integrating open- and closed-loop contactless payments, P2P gifting, offers and merchant loyalty. Closed-loop …

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Wirecard supports Apple Wallet

Customers of German tech firm Wirecard, including operators, banks and retailers, will be able to use Apple Wallet when the successor to Passbook becomes available with iOS 9 this autumn in Europe. The wallet will provide support for bonus, loyalty …

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Payment wearable with a difference set for showcase

A new wearable device by German vendor Wirecard enables users to make a payment by holding the wristband against NFC-based payment terminals. What distinguishes the Smart Band from other such products is that it uses host card emulation (HCE) technology. …

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