Newcomer Dinube offers NFC-based alternative to payment cards

Mobile payment debutant Dinube is offering users an alternative to credit and debit card payments, and retailers a way out of the transaction fees levied by the likes of Visa Europe and MasterCard. The newcomer launched stealthily earlier this year …

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First Data hopes Clover Mini will prove lucky

Leading US payments processor First Data launched the Clover Mini, a seven-inch payment terminal designed to accept a variety of payment types, including old-school swiping, chip and PIN transactions and tap-and-go, NFC-based purchases. Among its features, the tablet includes a …

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Visa builds on its tokenisation efforts

Visa’s Digital Enablement Programme (VDEP) has built on the company’s existing work in tokenisation and adds a turnkey, toll-free commercial framework that is accessible to its financial clients and tech partners. The new initiative got somewhat lost in the hoopla …

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Google unveils updated payments push

Google unveiled Android Pay, stating that the new payment service is “bringing together mobile carriers, payment networks, banks and retailers to deliver you choice and flexibility”. “We believe the same partnership model that fuelled Android’s growth from a single device …

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