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EU concludes Apple's antitrust investigation

News | Payments General | 12 Jul 2024

The European Commission has announced its plans to approve Apple’s allegiance to provide its tap-and-go tech mobile payments system to third parties.  

regulation, Tap-to-Pay, NFC, contactless payments, digital payments

Leveraging tap-to-pay technology for safe contactless payments

Voice of the Industry | Mobile Payments | 08 Jul 2024

Gabriel Lucas, Director at Redbridge Debt and Treasury Advisory, tackles the future of tap-to-pay payments and their multiple uses for streamlining digitalisation, enhanced security, and financial inclusion.


Tap-to-Pay, SoftPOS, POS, mPOS, payment processing, contactless payments, payment processor, digital payments, digitalisation, payments orchestration, PSP, merchant, financial inclusion, NFC, payment gateway, Acquirer, ecommerce, digital wallet, mobile payments, tokenization, e-wallet, COVID-19

MuchBetter launches contactless payment ring in Italy

News | Payments General | 26 Jun 2024

MuchBetter, a provider of wearable payments technology, has unveiled a new initiative with the launch of a free contactless ceramic payments ring in Italy.

product launch, payments , e-wallet, contactless payments, NFC

2C2P, MineSec to launch a card & QR payment app on Android in Singapore

News | Payments General | 26 Jun 2024

Global payments platform 2C2P has partnered with SoftPOS solution provider MineSec to launch a card & QR payment app on Android in Singapore.

product launch, QR code, digital wallet, NFC, POS, SoftPOS

Booksy launches Tap to Pay On iPhone

News | Mobile Payments | 16 May 2024

Global booking platform for beauty services Booksy has enabled Tap to Pay On iPhone for its users, augmenting in-person transactions by turning smartphones into POS terminals.

payments , contactless payments, NFC, product upgrade, POS

Navigating Australia's payment challenges: consumer preferences, trends, and regulatory changes

Interviews | Payments General | 13 May 2024

Lance Blockley, Managing Director of The Initiatives Group, joined us for a discussion about the payment challenges currently faced by Australians.

payments , BNPL, digital wallet, POS, credit card, debit card, real-time payments, account-to-account payment, NFC, regulation, merchants

Viva.com and SUNMI forge strategic partnership

News | Payments General | 25 Apr 2024

Viva.com, an European bank facilitating merchant payments has partnered with SUNMI, a player in the global hardware technology ecosystem.

partnership, digitalisation, NFC, POS

The Digital Markets Act (DMA) in Europe is expected to change everything for face-to-face payments

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 27 Feb 2024

Mark Beresford, Director at Edgar, Dunn & Company (EDC), discusses the changes in the payments industry resulted from the adoption of the DMA in Europe, exploring the main benefits for both consumers and merchants.


European Commission, European Payments Council, regulation, payments , payment gateway, compliance, loyalty programme, transactions , merchant, NFC, credit card, debit card, e-wallet, mobile payments, mobile money, marketplace, online payments, contactless payments, digital payments, PCI compliance, PCI DSS, EMVCo

Crédit Agricole du Maroc partners Entrust

News | Payments General | 22 Feb 2024

Crédit Agricole du Maroc has partnered with Entrust, a provider of secure digital solutions, to enhance the digital payment experience for its customers.

virtual card, NFC, online banking, cloud services

Regula launches Regula NFC TestKit service

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 25 Jan 2024

Latvia-based developer of forensic devices and identity verification solutions Regula has launched the Regula NFC TestKit.

product launch, NFC, identity verification, data analytics

NFC payments vs QR payments: which will be the best payment method in 2024

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 10 Jan 2024

In the rapidly evolving landscape of digital commerce, two prominent contenders, NFC Pay, and QR payment, have emerged as popular payment options, bringing their unique advantages and considerations.

payments , QR payments, payment methods, ecommerce, NFC, transactions , biometrics, contactless payments, digital payments, neobanks

HitPay introduces Tap to Pay on iOS in several countries

News | Mobile Payments | 08 Jan 2024

Singapore-based payment platform for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) HitPay has launched Tap to Pay on iOS devices in Australia, Canada, France, the UK, and the US. 

Tap-to-Pay, mobile payments, NFC, POS, payment methods

Mastercard launches contactless payment solutions in Nigeria

News | Payments General | 21 Dec 2023

Mastercard has announced the launch of contactless payment solutions in Nigeria, aiming to drive digital payment transformation in the region.

product launch, digital payments, paytech, contactless payments, QR code, QR payments, payment processing, SMEs, merchants, digitalisation, Tap-to-Pay, NFC, fintech

The future of Tap-to-Pay payments

Interviews | Mobile Payments | 08 Dec 2023

Stephane Pilloy, Chief Executive Officer, myPOS Limited, discusses the future of Tap-to-Pay payments, their broader global acceptance, and the benefits this type of contactless payment can bring to merchants and customers alike.

Tap-to-Pay, online payments, cashless, ecommerce, digitalisation, contactless payments, EMV, partnership, POS, SoftPOS, NFC, e-invoicing, mobile payments

Lloyds Bank launches in app passport scanning feature

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 28 Nov 2023

UK-based retail banking company Lloyds Bank has enabled its customers to support their bank account application by scanning the chip in their passport via the bank’s app.

digital onboarding, NFC, identity verification, product upgrade, mobile banking

ivendPay launches crypto payment technology via NFC

News | Cryptocurrencies | 28 Nov 2023

Portugal-based multi-currency payment system ivendPay has rolled out its cryptocurrency payment technology via NFC, expanding payment options for merchants and customers.

NFC, cryptocurrency, merchants, expansion, payments

Apple launches Tap to Pay on iPhone in Ukraine

News | Mobile Payments | 02 Nov 2023

Apple has enabled Tap to Pay functionality on iPhones in Ukraine, allowing the use of iPhones as payment terminals in the country.

Tap-to-Pay, contactless payments, credit card, debit card, NFC

Softpay and Dotykacka launch Tap-to-phone payments

News | Payments General | 26 Oct 2023

Softpay and multifunctional POS system solution provider Dotykacka have launched Tap-to-phone payments in the Czech Republic and Slovakia with Nexi as the acquirer.

partnership, paytech, contactless payments, SoftPOS, Tap-to-Pay, NFC, payment methods, mobile payments, fintech

The US debit card spending – higher and more efficient than ever

Voice of the Industry | Online Payments | 25 Oct 2023

In a market where credit cards have been the norm for decades, debit cards have become the norm in the US. Christian Johnson, Senior Manager – Global Advocacy at CMSPI, discusses their impact and how merchants can win the debit competition. 

payments , payment methods, ecommerce, merchants, debit card, NFC

Google Wallet in Canada can finally use cards from TD Bank

News | Mobile Payments | 06 Oct 2023

Canada-based TD Bank has launched support for NFC payments on Android phones with Google Wallet.

mobile payments, digital wallet, expansion, NFC, Android