JETCO selects Gemalto TSM, Mobile payments from MYOB, Fashion Retailer Tries on Apple’s iBeacon, Cyber attack on bitcoin, Payment News

Payment Industry News for today from our News Aggregation wing:

1. Online.WSJ - JETCO selects Gemalto TSM for mobile NFC rollout in Hong Kong and Macau

emalto (Euronext NL0000400653), the world leader in digital security, announces that it will be providing its LinqUs Trusted Service Management (TSM) software platform to Joint Electronic Teller Services Limited (JETCO) for their commercial rollout of NFC payment. JETCO has the biggest automatic teller machine (ATM) network in Hong Kong and Macau consisting of over 30 member banks. Gemalto is also supporting JETCO with consulting services on the platform setup as well as integration.

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2. - Mobile - Enabling Technologies payments coming soon from MYOB

MYOB PayDirect is an app that turns your iOS or Android smartphone or tablet into a mobile merchant terminal. It sounds like it could be useful for mobile businesses such as dog walkers and groomers, lawn mowing services, house cleaners and all types of tradies. The app will be generally available in the second quarter, following an initial restricted release later this quarter at which time pricing will be revealed.

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3. Blogs.wsj - Fashion Retailer Tries on Apple’s iBeacon for Size

Jewelry and gift retailer Alex and Ani is using wireless technology that recognizes when smartphone owners are in its 40 retail stores, and delivers them offers via mobile software.

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4. - Cyber attack on bitcoin a big warning to currency's users

Massive cyber attack from unknown sources that has been spamming bitcoin exchanges is highlighting some of the dangers people can encounter when they exchange cash for digital currencies like the bitcoin, experts said on Wednesday.

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