Cubic to replicate London's mobile transit acceptance worldwide

Cubic Transportation Systems, a business unit of Cubic Corporation, has announced a technology licensing agreement with Transport for London to license EMV contactless chip card and mobile device payment acceptance and account-based systems to other transit agencies worldwide, according to...

Oberthur intros multipayment dual-interface card meeting MasterCard, Visa specs

Oberthur Technologies, a provider of embedded security software products and services, has released a new multipayment dual-interface card. Cosmo Fly v5.8 is the first MasterCard M/Chip Advance v1.2-certified product to meet multi-application requirements. It also conforms to the VISA 2.8.1g...

Discover completes the quartet in EMV speed fight

The card network quartet is now complete as Discover has become the final brand to announce its intentions to speed up EMV transactions at the point of sale. Discover said in a press release Quick Chip will reduce the time...

Report: mPOS market hits a snag

The mobile point-of-sale industry, estimated at $95.7 billion in 2015, has fallen short of meeting investors expectations regarding market penetration and revenue since its evolution, according to a new report from Timetric. Most mPOS providers, including the biggest global player,...

Payworks expands partnership with Stripe for EMV, mobile transactions

Point-of-sale company Payworks has announced an expansion of its POS payment integration with online payments company Stripe, according to a press release. Stripe users in Finland, France and the U.S. can now accept card payments at the physical point of sale via chip-and-PIN card readers.

Fime accredited by JCB for EMV migration, certification support

Fime has become the first testing provider accredited by JCB to support issuing banks with their JCB EMV migration and certification projects. A company press release said that card issuers can now work with Fime to confirm that the bank's...

AmEx latest card network trying to make EMV transactions quick

American Express is the latest card network putting its best foot forward to try and reduce U.S. EMV transaction times with a software update at the physical point of sale. AmEx Quick Chip is available to merchant processors, who can deploy the service to interested U.S.

Creditcall chalks up five EMV processing certifications

Creditcall, an omnichannel payment gateway and EMV kernel provider, has added TSYS and Heartland to its roster of U.S. processors that have certified the company for EMV transactions. According to a press release, the company's other EMV certifications include First...

Wal-Mart sues Visa in chip-and-signature spat

Wal-Mart Stores Inc has filed suit against Visa USA Inc in a complaint alleging that the retailer is being pushed to use chip-and-signature rather than chip-and-PIN transactions so that Visa can route transactions over its own networks and reap the...

AnywhereCommerce EMV mPOS devices certified by First Data

AnywhereCommerce, an mPOS solutions provider, has announced that its Walker chip-and-signature and Nomad chip-and-PIN acceptance devices have achieved end-to-end certification with the First Data Rapid Connect program. The devices are also EMVCo-certified, a press release said. The certification covers the...

Appetize chooses FreedomPay for EMV and P2PE

Point-of-sale solutions provider Appetize has selected FreedomPay Commerce Platform to enable EMV and PCI validated point-to-point encryption to its tablet devices. FreedomPay is designed to provide security validation for a variety of industries, according to a company press release. Appetize has 11,000 business units across the U.S.

Discover taps FIME for terminal certification

Discover is engaging payment consultancy FIME to provide approval services for terminal end-to-end certification of its Discover Network and Diners Club international acceptance system using D-Payment Application Specifications. The services allow acquirers to integrate new EMV chip terminals into Discover...

UL type approval program for mobile devices gets EMVCo OK

UL has announced that it is now able to provide official certification of mobile devices under new EMVCo requirements, according to a press release. The EMVCo Mobile Type Approval phase two qualification program represents an evolution of the existing test...

MasterCard joins Visa in effort to speed up EMV transactions

MasterCard has unveiled M/Chip Fast, an application based on the company's existing technology and intended to help speed EMV transactions and shoppers through checkout lines, according to a press release. The move comes a week after Visa announced its own...

Moneris, talech partner on mPOS product distribution

As part of the partnership, talech's mobile point-of-sale product will be offered to merchants exclusively via Moneris bank channels.

Visa aims to make EMV transactions faster

The company is upgrading software on chip cards to make this happen.

Ingenico's SDK to 'help mobile developers integrate EMV payment acceptance'

The SDK's semi-integrated approach handles all the payment logic and enables ISVs and developers to bypass the EMV certification process and reduce their PCI scope.

FIME test tools selected to support mobile payments in China

The Shanghai Integrated Circuit Technology & Industry Promotion Center will use FIME's RF Test Bench and Global Device test tool to support local mobile vendors with the evaluation of EMV and trusted execution environment products.

Apriva, iPayment extend partnership on EMV mPOS

The companies said that this extension of iPayment's point-of-sale products brings EMV functionality to customers using the iPayment MobilePay application.

TouchBistro, iZettle partner on restaurant payment services

With iZettle integration, bills totaled by TouchBistro are automatically processed using the iZettle iPad chip-and-PIN or contactless card readers.

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