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2010-07-23 12:49:00

NORTHAMPTON, England, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Barclaycard joins forces with The Co-operative Food as it becomes the UK's first major grocery retailer to introduce contactless payment in its stores nationwide. The contactless roll-out will begin with a pilot in 100 Co-operative food stores next year after an agreement was signed with Barclaycard in partnership with Visa.

2010-06-29 07:31:00

ANAHEIM HILLS, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- California-based Kena Kai is launching a new line of colorful "high gloss" faux patent-leather wallets specifically designed to fight credit card theft and identity theft.

2010-05-19 10:56:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley-based ViVOtech, the leader in Near Field Communication (NFC) mobile payments, loyalty and marketing applications and contactless NFC readers, announced today it is the recipient of two major awards for its role as the NFC software solution provider for the Citi Tap and Pay mobile payment pilot in India.

2010-05-04 12:00:00

Visa Inc. and DeviceFidelity, Inc. are working to allow Apple iPhone(TM) users to make payments by simply waving their iPhone in front of a contactless payment terminal.

2010-05-04 01:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced that INSIDE Contactless S.A.

2009-11-17 13:15:00

PARIS, November 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oberthur Technologies the world's second largest provider of smart cards and the number one provider of contactless cards received a prestigious SESAMES Award for Smart Lumiere, the first light-emitting payment card. Every year as part of the CARTES trade show, the SESAMES awards are given to the best new technological innovations and applications in the fields of smart cards, identification, digital security, secure transactions and...

2009-11-17 11:34:00

CHANTILLY, Virginia, November 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oberthur Technologies' contactless sticker product - FlyBuy Sticker-has been granted type approval by Discover Financial Services, a leading U.S. credit card issuer and global electronic payment services company.

2009-11-17 01:00:00

PARIS, November 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oberthur Technologies, a world leader in prepaid and contactless payment technologies has delivered the European Union's first prepaid Visa contactless card for the Banca Popolare di Sondrio in Italy. The "Carta di Ateneo" is an innovative dual interface payment card that combines Visa-certified contactless and EMV payment as well as access control and personal identification features. Issued in conjunction with KCCS Key Client Card and...

2009-11-11 15:14:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov.


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