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Nissan to Build RFID Payments Into All Cars Sold in Brazil

“All Nissan vehicles manufactured in Brazil are to come factory-installed with Sem Parar RFID tags, enabling them to be used to make in-vehicle payments for electronic tolls, car parking, fuel and retail transactions — including at McDonald’s drive-thrus across the country. Used vehicles sold by Nissan dealerships will also be retrofitted with Sem Parar’s RFID […]
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Reports

Mobile Contactless Payments Will Account for Less Than 2% of US Retail Sales This Year

“The push for mobile contactless payment adoption in the US has been a decade-long journey entailing a multibillion-dollar investment in wallet development, POS hardware and consumer marketing. To date, the results have been underwhelming, with payment methods like Apple Pay and Google Pay forecasted to account for just 1.6% ($78.6bn) of US brick-and-mortar retail sales […]
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Tech

Discover Begins US Contactless Card Rollout

“Discover is to begin issuing contactless payment cards “for most” of its Discover It and Discover More cardmembers “who need cards reissued or replaced” this month and, from December, will start issuing contactless cards to new Discover cardholders.”
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Tech

New York Straphangers Give Contactless Payments a Boost

“The New York City area’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Wednesday activated 96 contactless card readers in Manhattan’s Penn Station, one of the nation’s busiest transit hubs, in its quest to accept contactless payment cards and mobile-payment apps across its vast subway and bus system by the end of next year. The MTA also said it […]
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On The Wires

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