Malibu rolls out NFC connected bottles in the US

Drinks brand Malibu is launching an NFC-based promotion in the US states of Ohio and Texas that enables customers to use NFC tags attached to 300,000 ‘connected bottles’ to win branded goods and access cocktail recipes and other content. Designed to boost customer engagement, this limited edition rollout follows successful trials of the technology by…

AmEx to convert all US cards to contactless

“Beginning in July, all newly issued and replacement US American Express consumer cards will be contactless. The contactless feature is now available on all US American Express consumer cards upon request through AmericanExpress.com, the Amex mobile app, or by phone.” Read the rest of AmEx to convert all US cards to contactless at NFC World.

EMVCo unveils Secure Remote Commerce icon

EMVCo has produced a new payment icon that can be used to signal to consumers that its EMV Secure Remote Commerce ‘virtual payment terminal’ specification is being used as a foundation to process card-based payment transactions in remote-checkout environments, including websites and apps. “The icon will become a trusted, easy-to-recognise visual symbol which conveys to…