IDEMIA, Network International and Mastercard Partner to Launch Smartphone-Turned POS Terminals
Making yet another technological leap in payments, IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity; Network International, the leading payment solutions provider in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, and Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, have teamed up to launch a project to enable merchants to use smartphones to accept contactless payments.
Visa launches development programme in Sub-Saharan Africa
Its Everywhere Initiative offers start-ups the chance to win up to $50 000.
Gemalto introduces first biometric bank card for payments
The banking card allows consumers to use biometric authentication instead of PIN code when paying for goods via contactless transactions.
MasterCard, Visa to dominate digital payments market
Juniper research finds Visa and MasterCard will be the key digital payment drivers, pushing the market to over $5?trillion by 2020.