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Visa V.me digital wallet to be accepted for payment by Currys and PC World

Visa V.me digital wallet to be accepted for payment by Currys and PC World

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Visa Europe has announced that Currys and PC World is to accept payments on its online retail sites using Visa's V.me digital wallet when it goes live in the UK at the end of 2013. The payments technology firm's PayPal rival will allow users to complete... >>

Starbucks now taking contactless payments

Starbucks now taking contactless payments

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Starbucks is the latest major high street brand to join the Barclays and Visa powered contactless payment system. Alongside Marks & Spencer, Co-Op, the Post Office and McDonalds, you can now pay there by simply tapping your debit or credit card on to... >>

Samsung and Visa pair up over mobile payments

Samsung and Visa pair up over mobile payments

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Samsung and Visa have launched a global partnership over mobile payments in order to increase the use of NFC and smartphones as payment devices. Called the Visa Mobile Provisioning Service, it is a means for financial institutions planning to use mobile... >>

Natwest and RBS to issue contactless cards

Natwest and RBS to issue contactless cards

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NatWest and RBS have confirmed that they will be issuing contactless cards to more than 2 million of their customers starting from April and rolling out over the next year.  In a move that will no doubt catapult contactless payment in the UK, Natwest... >>

80 per cent of Brits will have access to V.me digital wallet in 2013, says Visa

80 per cent of Brits will have access to V.me digital wallet in 2013, says Visa

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Visa Europe has announced its annual results and with them revealed a number of interesting statistics from last year, while predicting healthy growth for its electronic services into 2013 and beyond. Not only has the company highlighted a massive growth... >>

RBS and Nat West customers first to get Visa's V.me PayPal rival in UK

RBS and Nat West customers first to get Visa's V.me PayPal rival in UK

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RBS and Nat West customers will be the first in the UK to sign up to Visa's digital wallet online payment system, V.me. An initial trial has already started, with a full rollout expected to get under way from spring 2013. V.me is essentially Visa's answer... >>

Visa, RBS and Nat West join forces to offer NFC contactless payment for iPhone 4 and 4S users

Visa, RBS and Nat West join forces to offer NFC contactless payment for iPhone 4 and 4S users

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One of the technologies that still alludes the iPhone, even with the launch of the iPhone 5, is NFC - Near Field Communication. With it, a user can simply tap their phone on a compatible reader to pay for goods. The Samsung Galaxy S III has it, as do... >>

Visa payWave on the Samsung Galaxy S III pictures and hands-on

Visa payWave on the Samsung Galaxy S III pictures and hands-on

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Paying with your phone is the next big thing, but while many are talking about it, actually doing it is  still something that's fairly difficult to achieve at the moment. There are schemes and systems in place, like the Starbuck gift app or the Barclays... >>

V.me: Visa Europe's digital wallet and PayPal rival to hit UK in autumn

V.me: Visa Europe's digital wallet and PayPal rival to hit UK in autumn

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V.me is Visa Europe's answer to PayPal and Google Wallet, and the company has confirmed that it will be launching the service in the UK in autumn this year. It will allow consumers to store the details of several cards, not just Visa-branded, in their... >>

Visa Wallet to take on Google Wallet in 2012

Visa Wallet to take on Google Wallet in 2012

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Visa may have given Google its approval to use the company’s payment system for its Google Wallet service, but that doesn’t mean the company doesn’t have plans of its own. Steve Perry, commercial director for Visa Europe, has confirmed that Visa... >>