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Rambus and Eftpos team up to support Apple Pay in Australia

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Mobile payments firm Rambus has teamed up with Eftpos, the Australian domestic debit network, to help support transactions with Apple Pay for users in Australia. Through integration with Rambus’ token service provider (TSP) technology, the firm says Eftpos is able to support Apple Pay. Chakib Bouda, CTO of the Rambus Payments Division, says: “This partnership […]

Wells Fargo launches mobile “tap and pay” functionality at 5,000 ATMs

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More than 5,000 ATMs of Wells Fargo (40% of its ATM network) now have near-field communication (NFC) enabled mobile wallet capability – i.e. the bank’s debit card customers can now “tap and pay”.

Mobile wallet round-up: 20 July 2017

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It’s been a busy week for mobile wallet partnerships – and this round-up can help. Features Apple Pay, ANZ, CaixaBank, Starling and Samsung Pay. Banking Technology’s sister publication Paybefore reports. Australia and New Zealand-based banking group, ANZ, is rolling out Samsung Pay to customers in Australia. The bank says it’s the only major Australian bank […]

Apple Pay launches in Italy

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Apple Pay has landed in Italy with users able to add Mastercard, Maestro, Visa and V Pay credit and debit cards to the app. On the Italian Apple Pay website it says that the cards can be used with the banking services of Boon, Carrefour and UniCredit. It also states that more will be coming […]

Apple Pay ready to go for HSBC Australia

To Apple Pay or not to Apple Pay, that is the question

With the battle of the four banks won, Apple Pay’s fight to retain its Australian smartphone market continues as HSBC Australia is now offering support for its customers for the first time. Back in March, Apple Pay emerged victorious in its long-running feud with four domestic banks over their permission to collectively bargain with Apple […]

Contactless payments ramp up in 2017


Following the announcement WhatsApp will enter into the mobile payments arena, new estimates from Juniper Research claims Apple Pay contactless users will nearly double over 2017.

Western Union app integrates Apple Pay

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US-based users of Western Union’s mobile app now can use Apple Pay to send money from within the app domestically, or to more than 200 countries. App users also can make domestic bill payments via Apple Pay.

Apple Pay defeats Australian banks in payments punch-up

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Apple Pay has emerged victorious in its long-running feud with four domestic banks over their permission to collectively bargain with Apple and boycott Apple Pay. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a determination denying authorisation to the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), Westpac, National Australia Bank (NAB), and Bendigo and Adelaide Bank […]

Wirecard brings mobile payment app boon to Apple Pay in Ireland


Wirecard has launched its mobile payment app boon with Apple Pay in Ireland – and the app is “independent from any bank or telecom operator”. After the initial launch to the UK, France and Switzerland, Ireland is the fourth market where people can use boon with Apple Pay. Georg von Waldenfels, EVP consumer solutions with […]

Payments round-up: 21 February 2017

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One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do… so three stories in one will do better. Here’s a round-up of key events to save you time. Featuring Macquarie Bank, Apple Pay and more. The European Banking Authority (EBA) has relaxed its planned rules for increasing choice in how consumers pay for services and products […]