MasterCard announced MasterPass

POSTED BY on Feb 26 under QR Codes

It looks like Visa is not the only credit card company to make an announcement during the MWC, as MasterCard has also revealed some mobile payments news. MasterCard is revealing its MasterPass mobile payments service which allows users to scan barcodes of products they want to buy. MasterPass is not a standalone app, instead its [...]

RAIL payment system for restaurants will be launched by March

POSTED BY on Feb 8 under Mobile & Web News

The creators of RAIL payment system for restaurants Viableware has put the final touches on their mobile wallet platform that is involving some of the top players in the mobile payments industry. The list of the partners will be announced in the next few weeks, but for now the company revealed that its system will [...]

Visa Angry Birds prepaid card from Kaiku

POSTED BY on Nov 13 under Mobile & Web News

Our financial life is about go turn upside down with the announcement of the Visa Prepaid Angry Birds Kaiku card. The card will be available from early 2013 and will be the latest in the Kaiku range of personal finance, which also include the black and silver Visa debit card. When a gaming franchise, such [...]

Wendy’s with a QR Code campaign

POSTED BY on Sep 24 under QR Codes

To help drive awareness of Wendy’s sweepstakes promotion, the company has placed QR Codes on their packaging. The codes are placed on the french fries’ cartons and are a part of a campaign running nationwide to promote the new Dip&Squeeze Heinz ketchup packets. Wendy’s is the world’s third largest hamburger company with over 6,000 franchise [...]

Atos announced an NFC mobile wallet

POSTED BY on Sep 21 under Mobile & Web News

Atos Worldwide has announced its new MasterCard and Visa NFC mobile wallet. Implementing the latest MasterCard, SIM Alliance, AFSCM and Visa specifications the wallet will include cloud and NFC payments and transaction services and will be available to card providers around the world. The platform will include a Mobile Gateway that will enable direct integration [...]

Google is dropping the Google Prepaid Card

POSTED BY on Sep 12 under Mobile & Web News

Google has revealed that from the 17th of October their Prepaid Card on Google Wallet will no longer exist. Google added that since the company is now supporting all credit and debit cards form MasterCard, Discover, American Express and Visa, the Wallet does not need a prepaid card to make transactions. From 17th of September, [...]

The Czech Republic adopts NFC payments

POSTED BY on Aug 27 under Mobile & Web News

The mobile and NFC payments are continuing to witness new campaigns in Europe. Owners of Samsung Galaxy S III in the Czech Republic will now be able to exchange their SIM cards for a new NFC enabled SIM card. The service is provided by Komerční Banka, Samsung, Visa Europe and Telefonica Czech Republic. The new [...]

Banamex Mexico to roll out NFC payments platform

POSTED BY on Aug 20 under Mobile & Web News

Banamex Bank Mexico is beginning to roll out a contactless payment project, which will include over 10,000 contactless POS terminals and about a million credit and debit cards that will be deployed by the end of 2012 in Mexico City. Mexico’s second largest bank is rolling out POS terminals to 2,000 merchants and providing over [...]

Giesecke & Devrient to supply German athletes with contactless Visa cards

POSTED BY on Jun 12 under Mobile & Web News

G&D (Giesecke & Devrient) made an announcement claiming that will supply the German athletes with Visa cards for contact and contactless payments. The provider of the Payback Top-Class Sports Visa will be Landesbank Baden-Württemberg. The Olympians will be able to use the card wherever Visa’s PayWave is accepted for contactless payments. The card will also [...]