Chick-fil-A adds mobile payment app in Ohio markets

Chick-fil-A restaurants in the Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio, area can now pay for their meals through their smartphone. The chain has rolled out a new mobile payment system in this market, according to Fox 19 News. The free app is available on Android and iOS platforms.

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The second annual ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit in September will feature experts with exceptional depth of knowledge in areas of innovation, security, compliance and regulation.

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Association expects NFC projects to expand

FIME believes the entire contactless payment infrastructure will grow as a result of Apple's inclusion of NFC capabilities as part of the iPhone 6.

Trade association set to discuss NFC ecosystem in London

SIMalliance, the global nonprofit industry association that promotes secure element implementation to drive secure mobile services, will bring together a number of experts from across the NFC ecosystem in October.

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Subway goes with Softcard for mobile payments platform

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Macy's new tech plans include Apple Pay, smart fitting rooms, more

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Apple, China UnionPay work together on Apple Pay

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Fiserv gets into Apple Pay act with expanded tokenization availability

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MasterCard mandates contactless acceptance in Europe

Card network wants all merchants in Europe accepting its brand to have contactless terminals by 2020.

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Near-field Communications (NFC) is a short-range high frequency wireless communication technology commonly used in contactless cards, mobile phones and passive RFID. Mobile payment applications include retail, public transportation ticketing and interactive advertising.