05/02/2012: Trading Standards Institute, Federal Reserve Board, European Central Bank

May is Scam Awareness Month The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) has launched its Scam Awareness Month to stop the surge in criminals scamming people out of their saving. From fake lottery wins in the post to Microsoft and Anti Virus support on the phones, Prince X trying to get his millions out of the country via email and […]

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05/01/2012: EnStream, Logica, Automatic Data Processing (ADP), ALINE Card

EnStream to launch a mobile wallet service in Canada EnStream, a joint venture between Canada-based mobile carriers Rogers, Bell and Telus is set to launch a mobile wallet service by the end of 2012, online media outlet engadget.com reports. According to the source, the new service is set to allow consumers to make mobile payments by […]

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04/30/2012: PayByPhone, Visa Europe, V.me, Cocosa, Realex Payments

PayByPhone rolls out NFC-enabled mobile payment option for Ottawa’s parking spaces Canada-based provider of systems for parking and urban mobility payments PayByPhone has deployed its mobile payment for parking technology in the city of Ottawa. PayByPhone parking allows drivers to pay for and extend their parking time using a mobile app, online, or by calling […]

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04/30/2012: Nestlé, MEF, Madwire Media, PayLeap

Nestlé, Transactis extend electronic billing partnership US-based food and beverage company Nestlé has extended its partnership with email billing technology company Transactis to implement the latter’s BillerIQ service into its Nestlé Water division. Nestlé USA has been working with Transactis since 2010. Under the agreement, customers who could not receive invoices via EDI are set […]

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04/27/2012: O2, Pay.On, WorldRemit

O2 launches mobile wallet service in the UK UK-based mobile communication provider O2 has launched a mobile wallet service dubbed O2 Wallet for UK consumers, online media outlet techworld.com reports. According to the source, the O2 Wallet allows consumers to transfer money across networks, carry out purchases and conduct price comparisons by scanning product barcodes in […]

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04/26/2012: PayNearMe, Apriva, CardSmith, NorseCorp

PayNearMe Introduces First Mobile ‘Cash’ Payment System “Since its inception, PayNearMe has offered the most effective mechanisms for companies to serve cash consumers, including the un- and underbanked,” said PayNearMe CEO Danny Shader. “By adding a fully mobile payment option to our platform, we’re not only providing businesses with the ability to better serve their […]

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04/25/2012: WorldPay, Digital River World Payments, PlaySpan, UltimatePay

WorldPay: The global rise in ‘always-on’ shoppers driving e-commerce Global e-shoppers spend on average 22% (UK average: 25%) of their annual outgoings on goods and services online, shop for 5 hours a month (UK average: 6), watch TV whilst shopping online (global: 46%, UK: 51%) and make the majority of their purchases at 20:40 (UK: […]

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04/24/2012: America Movil, Banamex, Asda, Visa Europe, Atom Technologies

America Movil, Banamex, Banco Inbursa select Gemalto for Transfer m-payment service in Mexico The joint venture between Latin American telecommunications services provider America Movil, Citibank’s Mexican unit Banamex and financial services provider Banco Inbursa has selected Dutch digital security company Gemalto as the technology provider for Transfer mobile payment service in Mexico. Transfer is the […]

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09/23/2012: TXU Energy, Trunkbow, China Unicom, Dynamics

TXU Energy adds new payment locations TXU Energy, a retail electricity provider, has added 384 Walmart stores to its network of almost 4,000 authorized payment locations throughout Texas. As a result, TXU Energy customers will be able to pay their bill in person, online, via debit card or using a mobile device. Locations can be […]

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04/20/2012: MasterCard, Zebra Technologies, Hybrid Paytech, Bank Freedom, FIS

MasterCard launches mobile payments service in South Africa MasterCard has entered an agreement with South African mobile payments and financial services provider Oltio to launch a mobile payments service dubbed MasterCard Mobile in South Africa, online media outlet bizcommunity.com reports. According to the source, the service is set to enable MasterCard and Maestro cardholders to use […]

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