MasterCard releases NFC SDK with support for BlackBerry 7

MasterCard has made a big move into making NFC mobile payments a little more accessible today by releasing their NFC SDK, which just happens to support BlackBerry 7.  RIM has definitely made their intentions towards NFC well-known, and it appears that MasterCard has taken notice.  With the release of the SDK developers will not be […]


MasterCard and T-Mobile Parter to Bring NFC to Europe Q3.

Due to the Partnership between Mastercard and T-Mobile there will a few countries in  Europe that will be able to use NFC in their new cell phones.  T-Mobile will start using NFC enabled SIM cards in the phones in Poland and Germany.  The full details have not been announced but this comes on the heels […]

BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Curve 9360 Are World’s First SIM-Based Smartphones to Receive MasterCard PayPass Handset Certification

Carriers globally will now have access to the first NFC smartphones  certified as MasterCard PayPass™ approved devices France Telecom – Orange amongst first to benefit from MasterCard certification awarded to RIM Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900 and BlackBerry® Curve™ 9360 smartphones are the first […]

Press Release: BMO First Major Canadian Bank to Roll Out ‘Tap and Go’ Payment Solution for Mobile Phones

Convenient, fast and secure PayPass technology now available to personal credit card customers who want to use their mobile device to make small-dollar-value purchases. – More than 25 million Canadians carry a mobile phone.(1) – BMO study indicates convenience is the primary factor that drives Canadians’ choice of payment method. – BMO Mobile PayPass customers […]

MasterCard & CSI Enterprises to Bring Mobile Payments to Blackerry and other Platforms

Mastercard and CSI Enterprises have been offering business cards for highly specific needs to users and companies. According to Engadget it seems that Mastercard and CSI Enterprises are working to implement a mobile payment system. Currently there aren’t any devices that allow such a payment but with the Bold 9900 and its NFC capabilities, it will […]

MoneySend application for BlackBerry devices now available for download

      Mastercard has released a version of their MoneySend application for BlackBerry devices. The application, is set up so you can send and receive money from debit, credit, and prepaid Mastercard cards easier. The app does have some flaws. #1 You can only use the App in the US, #2 Your bank has to be set up with Mastercard […]