Verifone Signs Up for Pingit Online Payments

Barclays and Verifone have struck a deal that will see Barclays’ Pingit mobile payment system accepted as a payment method for retailers using Verifone’s mCommerce online gateway. The agreement means that Verifone’s 20,000 managed service clients in the UK will have the option of offering Pingit as a payment solution to their customers. Around 70,000 […]

Fashion brand Lyle & Scott has launched ‘The Contactless Jacket’, a coat that enables the wearer to make contactless payments. With a Barclaycard bPay chip embedded in its cuff, which can be linked to any debit or credit card, the jacket makes it possible to pay for items with a tap of the wrist. Whether […]

As the UK increases the limit on contactless payments to £30 per transaction, Visa Europe has released figures suggesting that the change could result in over £70m more money being spent via contactless technology. Approximately 3m transactions a day are expected to be impacted by the changes, with supermarkets, clothes retailers, department stores and pharmacy […]