Atos Worldline, an electronic payment services provider, is launching a Visa and MasterCard compliant NFC mobile wallet (view press release). The wallet will allow users to pay for good as contactless payment locations by swiping their mobile phone against payments terminals and keying in PIN codes directly on the phone. The solution has been designed to facilitate cloud payments and NFC transaction services.
Barclays has signed contracts with six of the fintech startups that just graduated from its second New York accelerator programme.
Company card killer Pleo has raised $3m in new funding as it prepares for public launch in the UK and Denmark.
Cheques are become less and less common in the UK according to new research from global market research firm Mintel which claims contactless card use has overtaken cheque payments in the UK for the first time.
Payments for digital and physical goods made mobile operating system-based payments platforms like Apple Pay and Android Pay are expected to boom in the next few years according to new analysis from Juniper.