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Macalla has launched Permanent PTSB ‘s ‘Emergency Cash service’, the first in Ireland.  The service is available to any Permanent TSB (PTSB) customer who has registered for its text banking service. It can be used in an emergency, for example in case of loss or theft of an ATM card or to send money quickly [...]

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Mobile Payments -

The telcos in Nigeria are taking the battle to the next frontier in coming months: Mobile Money. Not to be left out of this race are banks and independent providers which have seen the clearly untapped potentials in an economy of only 20 million bank accounts and 62 million mobile subscribers under an addressable market [...]

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Blaze Mobile and MasterCard have introduced the ‘Blaze Mobile MasterCard PayPass mobile payment sticker’. The small mobile payment sticker can be affixed to any mobile device, enabling it to be used for ‘Tap & Go’ purchases at any of the over 141,000 merchant locations accept contactless payments. The mobile payment sticker is tied to a [...]

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Sicap has announced its ability to provision contactless applications indifferently to any device or SIM designed for NFC services. The dual expertise puts Sicap in a unique position on the market and, more importantly, confers network operators the control of NFC business. The battle by device and SIM manufacturers to bind operators to their technologies [...]

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POS Terminals -

Tailwind Solutions has introduced a new device which it says will help retailers take advantage of the contactless card revolution whilst preserving their investment in existing Chip & PIN infrastructure. The POS Paddle Tap-IT is a modular device which works with existing PIN Entry Devices. It is compatible with all banking and card scheme requirements [...]

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