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EDITORIAL: Contactless comes of age on the Tube

Contactless Intelligence Weekly News Review Editorial – Week 39 2014:

As expected, the market ripples associated with Apple Pay have yet to die down. With the shipping of the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus starting last Friday, it is not surprising that the hope is going to give way to practical usage and hype to practicality. 1,172 more words


Europees Hof van Justitie beperkt transactiekosten kaartbetalingen

Het Europese Hof van Justitie heeft een beslissing van de Europese Commissie uit 2007 bekrachtigd die de zogenaamde multilaterale transactiekosten die Mastercard toepast, onwettig verklaart. Die kosten schaden volgens het Hof de vrije mededinging en ze zijn niet in het belang van de consument. 177 more words


Apple finally embraces the world of NFC

As was fully expected (although the details were kept under wraps) yesterday Apple unveiled its anticipated next-generation iPhone, iPhone 6, which was – as also expected – accompanied by a bigger model (iPhone 6 Plus) But that was not all: it also offered us the Apple Watch, and a new payment service it hopes will replace the wallet (Apple Pay), utilizing NFC support added with the new iPhones. 1,096 more words


Visa let's you race Bolt to the train (and take a picture in the process...)

London, Tuesday 16th September, marks the day that millions of commuters set to begin their contactless journeys on the Tube. To mark the occasion, Visa Europe have crafted an immersive 3D art installation at Waterloo station.  232 more words