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Tap to pay by mobile NFC and get a tenner back – is it finally worth ditching the wallet?

Tap to pay by mobile NFC and get a tenner back – is it finally worth ditching the wallet?

By 16 May 2014

Paying by mobile is the future, but one that's coming rather slowly. Now EE is offering an incentive that may draw more users in by giving them money for adoption of tap to pay. EE customers can use the EE Tap Wallet app on certain phones with NFC to... >>

MasterCard and Weve team up so you can tap to pay with your mobile

MasterCard and Weve team up so you can tap to pay with your mobile

By 6 February 2014

A credit card company making it easier to spend your money? No surprise there. But the ability to do so with your mobile, properly at last, thanks to the MasterCard and Weve team up does sound fun. Weve is a joint venture between Vodafone, O2 and EE that... >>

Masterpass by Mastercard digital wallet now available in the UK

Masterpass by Mastercard digital wallet now available in the UK

By 30 July 2013

Mastercard's PayPal-rivalling online digital wallet has now reached the UK. Masterpass allows you pay for online and in-store items using just one click of a button or tap of a screen, with all your card details, shipping and billing address stored in... >>

EE Cash on Tap brings SIM-based mobile payments through MasterCard

EE Cash on Tap brings SIM-based mobile payments through MasterCard

By 3 July 2013

EE today announced Cash on Tap, a mobile payments service in collaboration with MasterCard. The new service will enable mobile payments of amounts up to £20 from a compatible EE handsets. EE says the handset has to have been bought through EE retail... >>

One million London bus journeys paid for with contactless payment cards

One million London bus journeys paid for with contactless payment cards

By 10 April 2013

Transport for London says that in the four months since it started to accept contactless payment cards on London buses, it has registered more than one million journeys paid for with NFC. Latest figures also show that up to 10,000 people are using their... >>

London buses now accept contactless payment, including MasterCard PayPass

London buses now accept contactless payment, including MasterCard PayPass

By 13 December 2012

PayPass, MasterCard's contactless payment system, is accepted on London Buses as, from today, you can pay for your fare with NFC transactions as well as Oyster cards. You can now use any contactless payment-enabled credit, debit or charge card on the... >>

How to use contactless credit and debit cards to pay on London buses

How to use contactless credit and debit cards to pay on London buses

By 12 December 2012

Transport for London has just mailed its registered users to pass on the good news that London buses will now accept contactless payments from debit and credit cards in almost exactly the same way as you can tap in with Oyster. So how does it work? Do... >>

Everything Everywhere continues world domination plans with Mastercard partnership for NFC

Everything Everywhere continues world domination plans with Mastercard partnership for NFC

By 28 August 2012

Not only will Everything Everywhere be the first network to offer 4G services in the UK, Mastercard has announced that it has become the provider's exclusive partner for the network's contactless payment services. The five-year deal will see the "payment... >>

Barclaycard PayBand at Wireless 2012: We test the 'cashless festival' concept

Barclaycard PayBand at Wireless 2012: We test the 'cashless festival' concept

By 7 July 2012

The festival hardcore will know only too well the frustration of losing a fiver in the mud or accidentally leaving a bulging wallet in a stinky festival cubicle. Barclaycard hopes to put an end to all that. Back in May 2012 it announced its PayBand concept... >>

Intel and MasterCard deal uses Ultrabooks to speed up payments

Intel and MasterCard deal uses Ultrabooks to speed up payments

By 16 November 2011

Intel and MasterCard have joined forces in order to make a play for the online payment market, which is currently dominated by PayPal The two companies are calling this a "multi-year collaboration" which effectively means that they are well aware that... >>