Central bank blocks WhatsApp payments in Brazil

Brazil’s central bank has “ordered Visa and Mastercard to suspend the start of activities or immediately stop using the WhatsApp application to initiate payments and transfers”. The move follows Facebook’s…

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In-Depth: Boston Transit Agency Seeks to Put Massive Fare-Collection Project Back on Track

By:  Dan Balaban NFC TIMES Exclusive Insight – The massive new fare-collection system planned by Boston’s Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, or MBTA, which will include open-loop contactless payments and an expanded…

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Apple unveils NFC car keys

Apple iPhone users will be able to lock, unlock and start vehicles using a new NFC CarKey feature from next month, Apple has announced, with BMW the first vehicle manufacturer…

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