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Apple to roll out contactless in-vehicle fuel payments from the dashboard

CARPLAY: Apple is enabling drivers to make contactless in-vehicle fuel payments via their navigation screen Apple CarPlay users will soon be able to activate fuel station pumps and make contactless in-car payments directly from their vehicle’s navigation and infotainment screen using third-party fuelling apps. Apple is adding support for fuel payment and other driving task …

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Trust Payments partners with Dejamobile to bring software-only payments acceptance to merchants across Europe

TRUST PAYMENTS: Merchants will be able to accept contactless payments on standard Android NFC devices PARTNER NEWS: Trust Payments has selected Dejamobile as its technology partner for the rollout of a new software-only payments acceptance service that the omnichannel payments leader will be making available to merchants across Europe from later this year. The new …

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United Nations pilots contactless grain dispensers in India

SAFETY NET: Users receive their full allocated entitlement of grains by using biometrics to verify their ID The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is piloting a new kind of automated, contactless store that uses biometric authentication to let those entitled to subsidised commodities such as rice, wheat and grains receive their allocation without needing …

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Delta rolls out metal contactless credit card made from recycled Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet

RECYCLED: The contactless smart card contains 25% metal from a Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet Delta Air Lines passengers in the USA can now apply for a contactless credit card which is the first to have been made using recycled aircraft metal. The limited edition versions of Delta’s SkyMiles Reserve and Reserve Business American Express cards …

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Westpac to let merchants accept contactless payments on Android NFC smartphones in Australia

TAP ON PHONE: The sPOS solution enables merchants to accept payments on their Android NFC phone Westpac bank in Australia is piloting a software point of sale (sPOS) solution that will enable merchants to accept contactless payments on their Android NFC smartphone or tablet without needing any additional accessories or hardware. Westpac’s Tap on Phone …

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Global chip shortages to continue impacting contactless card delivery into 2023

The delivery of payment cards worldwide will continue to be “severely” impacted by global chip shortages and disruptions in the supply chains of other materials into and throughout 2023, according to a Smart Payment Association (SPA) forecast. “This ongoing supply challenge results from a range of factors including post-Covid recovery leading to a surge in …

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Zuckerberg unveils plans to launch digital wallet for metaverse transactions

REBRAND: Facebook Pay is now Meta Pay in the first step towards introducing a metaverse digital wallet Meta is planning to develop a digital wallet that will enable consumers to purchase digital items such as digital clothing and music, confirm proof of ownership and manage their identity when accessing future metaverse services, CEO Mark Zuckerberg …

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