BlackBerry Working on a Possible Hybrid with ‘Visa’ and ‘Victoria’?

While most of the focus when it comes to devices, lately has been on the BlackBerry Passport and the BlackBerry Classic both that haven’t been officially announced as of yet. It seems BlackBerry is already working and the getting the jump onto what may be the next devices we see. According to sources, this device […]

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RIM Receives Approval from Visa for Mobile Payment Solution

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Jan. 16, 2013) – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced that its Secure Element Manager (SEM) solution for NFC (Near Field Communication) mobile payments has been approved by Visa. RIM’s SEM is the backend solution for carriers that can securely manage credentials on SIM (subscriber identity module) cards installed in all […]

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 […]

New Visa Service Provides Secure “Over the Air” Provisioning of Mobile Payment Accounts

Global service transforms smartphones into Visa payment devices. “One-stop” solution enables financial institutions to wirelessly link Visa accounts with NFC-enabled devices Mobile World Congress 2012 BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced a new service that provides financial institutions and mobile network operators with a one-stop solution to securely download payment account information to smartphones […]

Visa Certifies Blackberry 7 Smartphones for NFC Mobile Payments

With the launch of the new Blackberry 7 devices one of the included features was the NFC capabilities of these devices. NFC or Near field communication (NFC) is a feature of Blackberry Smartphones that allow users to transfer data from devices to receivers in close proximity of one another.  Recently we told you about NFC Blackberry 7 devices and the ability to use your […]