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Australian public hearing considers case for regulatory controls to ensure payment apps get access to smartphone NFC technology

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An Australian parliamentary committee has held a public hearing at which it heard evidence from representatives of leading Australian banks, payment services providers and other financial bodies on regulatory issues including whether companies such as Apple should be mandated to allow third-party payment apps access to a smartphone’s NFC chip... More













Transit Ticketing Today

Steamship Authority introduces NFC ticketing on Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard ferries

Steamship Authority eFerry mobile ticketing

Passengers travelling on ferries between the US mainland and the islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket can now pay for their tickets using Apple Wallet or Google Pay and authenticate their ticket on boarding by holding their iPhone, Apple Watch or Android device near an NFC-enabled ticket scanner... More