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25/02/2015 World’s first Bluetooth- and NFC-enabled padlock coming in March
24/02/2015 Berg Insight reports on NFC POS terminal growth
23/02/2015 Mobile app just the ticket for Barcelona fans
23/02/2015 Six in ten US terminals to support EMV chip cards by year end
20/02/2015 SIMalliance Publishes Guidance on Choosing the Right NFC Technology
20/02/2015 Six in ten US terminals to support EMV chip cards by year end
18/02/2015 Making sense of the wireless technology spectrum
18/02/2015 NFC-ready POS terminal shipments hit 9.5m units
18/02/2015 NFC Forum Survey Shows Strong Consumer Interest in NFC Applications
17/02/2015 Apple Pay to go live in Brazil soon?
17/02/2015 NFC gets 75% approval rating from US consumers
12/02/2015 Beware! Your card is always at risk
11/02/2015 'Mobile First' Retail Strategy, Bigger Players, NFC and HCE to Spur Mobile Payments in 2015
10/02/2015 Bluetooth beacons could be just the ticket for UK rail passengers
10/02/2015 Contactless payment card shipments grow 35%
10/02/2015 UK to increase contactless transaction limit by 50%
05/02/2015 Smart Payment Association announces preliminary finds of 2014 smart card payments review
03/02/2015 FIME Officially Recognised by Global Certification Forum for NFC Testing
02/02/2015 GlobalPlatform Board of Directors Announced
02/02/2015 Large Russian Bank, Like Other Issuers, Finding HCE Not So Easy to Roll Out
02/02/2015 One in four online transactions are now mobile
02/02/2015 Vinci Park introduces NFC car parking tickets
30/01/2015 Spanish airline lets customers tap to add contactless card to app
28/01/2015 “Phoning In” Smart phones using NFC can replace cards

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26/02/2015 FIME and Thales Team Up on Host Card Emulation
26/02/2015 First Investment Bank AD chooses MeaWallet for implementing an innovative cloud based mobile payment service
25/02/2015 Google teams up with US carriers for NFC mobile payments
25/02/2015 MasterCard reports on HCE payments tests in 15 countries
24/02/2015 BMW experiments with NFC chips in print mags
24/02/2015 Google teams up with US carriers for NFC mobile payments
24/02/2015 Samsung Undermines NFC in Buying LoopPay
23/02/2015 Lloyds Bank to push customer rewards to mobile phones and smartwatches
23/02/2015 Samsung confirms mobile wallet ambitions with LoopPay deal
20/02/2015 FIME and KEOLABS Partner to Expand e-Identity Testing Offering
20/02/2015 Samsung acquires LoopPay, plans to integrate mobile payment technology into future devices
20/02/2015 Samsung goes after Apple on new front
18/02/2015 Apple Invents a New Apple Pay Lower NFC Power Mode Feature
18/02/2015 Etisalat adopts Gemalto mobile NFC solution for accessing office facilities
18/02/2015 Mobeewave Closes $6.5 Million Series A Round to Bring Disruptive NFC Mobile Terminalization to the Payment World
17/02/2015 Rabobank launches embedded NFC payments service
17/02/2015 UL’s Collis Brand Test Tool qualified by Discover for DN Contactless D-PAS
12/02/2015 Apple in flight and in your car
12/02/2015 Apple Pay to help drive multiyear expansion at VeriFone
12/02/2015 Global Independent Laboratory FIME Approved By China UnionPay
11/02/2015 Rumor - Samsung Planning To Tie Up The S6 Accessory Market Requiring NFC ID Tags
10/02/2015 FIME Receives GlobalPlatform Accreditation for Korean Laboratory
05/02/2015 New FIME White Paper What the U.S. Merchant Community
05/02/2015 Visa CEO discusses Apple Pay and tokenization rollouts

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