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2011-08-03 08:00:00

GENEVA, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As urban transport networks and other electronic ticketing operators seek to improve their smart-card based services, STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a leading supplier of secure microcontrollers, has unveiled a new secure IC supporting the latest version of the popular Calypso ticketing open standard. The chip supports extra, innovative services, and is unique in...

2011-07-25 04:35:01

Beijing, July 25, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - According to the market analysis released by Qualitydress.com, it is predicted that by 2016 the global smart phone shipments will reach 1 billion units. In 2010, the smart phone shipments were 302 million units. According to the study, in the next five years, the shipments of smart phones will account for a large proportion of mobile phones. This is mainly because the price of smart phones in the future will be reduced. Although the mobile phone...

2011-07-13 07:00:00

MONETT, Mo., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq: JKHY), a leading provider of computer systems and electronic payment solutions primarily for financial services organizations, today announced that its JHA Payment Processing Solutions(®) (PPS) division will offer Visa-branded EMV (Europay, MasterCard, and Visa) chip-and-signature cards to its credit union customers. These cards, which have gained wide acceptance outside the U.S.,...

2011-06-30 11:14:00

BRUSSELS, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - 1st Online Payment Institution to Join the "Groupement carte bancaire" - A Decisive Stage in the Imminent Provision of Payment Solutions for European e-Commerce In accordance with its corporate operating plan, Rentabiliweb announced its having joined the Groupement Carte Bancaire interbank network, in the capacity of a member, on 24th June 2011. It is associated with the BPCE Group (Banque Populaire Caisse d'Epargne), the...

2011-06-29 05:00:00

GENEVA, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Incard, a leader in smart cards for the mobile telecom industry worldwide and a division of STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), is supplying smart SIM cards and technical support enabling Telecom Italia to develop exciting new services for its mobile subscribers, hosted on the handset. Incard's MUSE (Multimedia USIM Environment) family of SIMs support Smart Card Web Server (SCWS) technology, a new standard enabling visually appealing, graphical web-style...

2011-06-23 14:50:00

LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartSoft, a leading provider of card payment, card issuance, NFC payments and EMV chip-based training technologies and services to the global banking and payment industries announced a major breakthrough in NFC payments today. Together with partners Turkcell and Plastkart, the companies unveiled Europe's first MNO (Mobile Network Operator) Trusted Service Manager (TSM) mobile solution for NFC Payments approved by MasterCard. The announcement...

2011-06-15 02:00:00

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and ZURICH, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI; www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in strong authentication products, launches DIGIPASS 836, a smart card reader with an optical interface and replaceable batteries. With this optimized optical card reader VASCO increasingly meets the demand of banks for efficient solutions with minimal impact on the environment helping them to reduce their...

2011-06-01 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the premier bank for companies in the technology, life science, venture capital and premium wine industries, announced today it is the first bank to make chip-enabled, or Smart, credit cards available to businesses in the U.S. Beginning today, SVB clients can apply for the new chip and signature World Elite(TM) MasterCard® for Business with EMV chip technology. (Photo:...

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2011-05-18 07:22:24

Apple is considering using a smaller SIM card in its iPhone 4 and iPad to allow the company to produce thinner devices, Reuters reported on Tuesday. A spokesman for the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) confirmed that Apple had proposed a new standard for SIM cards, although a decision about whether to begin the lengthy standardization process, which can take more than a year, has not yet been made. "This process may take some time, up to a year or more, if there is...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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