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Contactless payments: are we sacrificing security for convenience?

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Danny Palmer investigates whether contactless card payments could see us handing our details to cyber criminals, all for the sake of buying a coffee a little quicker
07 Feb 2014

EE announces 4G data-sharing options for businesses

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Mobile network also taps into contactless payments arena, as it partners with MasterCard
03 Jul 2013

The evolving world of consumer data: an interview with Clive Humby

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One half of the former dunnhumby team tells Computing his views on the consumer data landscape
15 Mar 2013

Pret a Manger sees growing appetite for contactless payments

Sandwich chain's IT director tells Computing that contactless payments now make up 20 per cent of all transactions
06 Mar 2013

All London buses to accept contactless bank card payments from today

Tube to follow next year
12 Dec 2012

Bank infighting rather than iPhone 5 holding back contactless revolution says expert

Apple NFC no good without retail demand, says Mark Sutherland, Kaseya president
21 Sep 2012

MasterCard and Everything Everywhere to develop digital wallet services

Five-year partnership to intensify battle for e-wallet market share
29 Aug 2012

Corporate America has 'no security at all' claims authentication expert

ENCAP CEO Thomas Bostrøm Jørgensen blasts 'monstrous' losses racked up due to poor security
04 Jul 2012

Play.com plans to ‘compete directly’ in e-wallet sector with Sony-powered chip tech

Rakuten acquisition pushes flagging online retailer into the future
27 Jun 2012

Contactless payment on Tube delayed until late 2013

No 'Wave and Pay' on the Tube until the end of 2013, as TfL misses its contactless payment pledge by a year
25 May 2012

Visa develops over-the-air NFC update for smartphones

Payment firms make it easier for networks to offer contactless payments
27 Feb 2012

Visa: Year of Olympics will be watershed for contactless payments

The 2012 Olympics is expected to be a technology showcase for both contactless and NFC payments
13 Jan 2012

Analysis: Mobile payment technology, developing in leaps and bounds


28 Nov 2011

IT in retail 3: How to cash in on contactless payment

Contactless payment technology must be integrated with a wider mobile commerce strategy if it is to deliver a healthy return on investment
21 Sep 2011

Contactless payment is just the ticket for FirstGroup buses

Firm is pumping £21m into smartcard technology for all its UK bus networks
07 Sep 2011

US NFC venture could see Google left out in the cold

US consortium has signed up a number of payment processors, which is likely to be the next step for the UK m-commerce venture
22 Jul 2011

Contactless payment technology at McDonald's

McDonald's UK IT director Mark Fabes discusses the restaurant chain's latest technology programme
02 Jun 2011

McDonald's launches contactless payment across UK

Fast food gets faster
09 May 2011

Banks report a big increase in contactless transactions

Monthly contactless payments increase by over 200 per cent since January
03 Nov 2010

TfL readying contactless payments

Transport for London will soon let travellers pay for fares using contactless debit and credit cards
04 Oct 2010

CIOs told to gear up for mobile payment revolution

Smartphones will replace bank cards, according to research group
02 Jun 2010

New government guidelines aim to prevent mobile phone fraud

Growing use of contactless payment technology leads to concern over increased theft rates
28 Aug 2009

Retailer Poundland to trial contactless payments

Two London stores to test technology for payments below £10
11 Aug 2009

Boots to trial contactless payments

Stores in London and Liverpool will offer the technology this year
12 May 2009