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Pax Technology partners with Dejamobile to let merchants accept contactless payments on NFC devices

Dejamobile's Positive Mobile app

PARTNER NEWS: Customers of Pax Technology, the world’s leading payment terminal solutions provider, can now provide merchants with access to a white label version of Dejamobile’s ReadyToTap Payment for Merchants solution, enabling them to accept contactless payments on standard NFC smartphones and tablets... More



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More than three quarters of cashless transactions in Germany, Austria and Switzerland are now contactless

Cashless transaction being made in a bakery in Germany

More than three in four cashless payments made in Germany (77%), Austria (80%) and Switzerland (82%) are now contactless — a rise of more than 35 percentage points from an average of 40% across the three countries in June 2019, according to figures published by Nordic payments processor Nets... More


What's New in Payments

Google Pay goes live in Austria

Google Pay logo

Google Pay has officially launched its app for owners of both Android smartphones and Wear OS smartwatches in Austria. Austrian customers of neobanks and fintechs including Curve, Monese, N26, Revolut and Viva Wallet have been able to use Google Pay via their mobile banking app since November 2020. More


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French government to let citizens scan NFC eID cards to access secure online services

France's CNIE electronic ID card

French citizens will soon be able to verify their identity when accessing a range of secure online services — including opening a bank account, filing a tax return and paying for their health insurance — by scanning their updated Carte Nationale d’Identité Électronique (CNIE) eID card with their NFC-enabled smartphone... More



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ST white paper explains how brands can use NFC to add value to their products

Front cover of ST Microelectronics White Paper on how NFC can add value to your brand

KNOWLEDGE CENTRE: NFC can be used to add value to an array of products that combine a main unit with a range of accessories or consumables, such as coffee machines and power tools, and to a wide variety of devices that are shared among multiple users, such as gym and laboratory equipment, ST explains in a new white paper available to download from the NFCW Knowledge Centre... More


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Two in five US consumers still cite cash as their preferred payment method

WSFS survey graphic of trends in cash usage by US consumers in 2021

Two-fifths of US consumers (40%) still prefer to use cash and just under 40% of US businesses (39%) maintain a cash-only policy for purchases of less than US$20 “despite the availability of technology-driven forms of payment such as credit cards, debit cards and mobile wallets,” a survey by a division of WSFS Bank has found... More