Official London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sponsors Visa and Samsung are teaming on a special Games mobile handset that can be used to make contactless payments.
Oberthur Technologies, the world's second largest provider of security and identification solutions and services based on smart card technologies, has been selected by Sygma Bank Polska, leader in the retail bank field in Poland, to support the migration to DDA EMV cards and to provide advanced personalisation services.
Oberthur Technologies, the world's second largest provider of security and identification solutions and services based on smart card technologies, and the Caisse d'Epargne celebrate International Women's Day with the launch of two brand-new coloured core designs for their payment cards.
State Employees' Credit Union (Secu) is set to be one of the first financial institutions in the US to roll out chip and PIN debit cards to its customers.
Oberthur Technologies and Airtel Africa continue to lead the way in innovation with the successful launch of NFC in Kenya, Tanzania and Gabon.
British bank note maker De La Rue has rejected an improved, 935 pence a share, takeover offer from French suitor Oberthur.
French firm Oberthur has stepped up the pressure on takeover target De La Rue, claiming the British bank note maker recently lost out on a major order from a key customer.
UK banknote printer De La Rue, in the process of fighting off takeover interest from Oberthur Technologies, has appointed Tim Cobbold chief executive.
Oberthur Technologies, one of the world's leaders in secure technologies, launches today the NFC  SIM Adaptor, an innovative solution for mobile operators wanting to deploy NFC services - Payment, Transport, Retail and Loyalty - with quick time-to-market and without major investment nor handset availability constraints.
London buses are to be equipped with contactless card readers to enable commuters to pay for transit fares with a swipe of their debit or credit card.
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