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  1. Asia will have Visa smart cards by 2008

    Posted Aug 21st 2003, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... to be IC-enabled by 2006. Visa International also said it was considering implementing contact-free credit card technology - similar to that employed by Octopus cards in Hong Kong - in its Visa Mini credit ... The chip-enabled product will replace magnetic stripe credit cards to cut fraud Visa International aims to replace its magnetic stripe-based credit cards with computer chip-enabled smart ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/425370/asia-will-have-visa-smart-cards-2008
  2. In Brief

    Posted Apr 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... octopus posts 74pc gain Octopus Cards saw net profit jump 74 per cent to $68.77 million last year as turnover rose 17 per cent to $207 million. Average daily transactions increased to 8.9 million from 8.1 million in 2003 as 46 new service providers joined the system, bringing the total to 299. galaxy founder recruited Taiwan's top broadcaster, Eastern Television, has hired ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/494911/brief
  3. Business digest

    Posted Sep 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan popularity of octopus card on the increase Octopus Cards has seen the popularity of its smart card grow after the firm expanded its applications from core electronic payment for transport fares to shops, fast-food outlets, car parks and access control for buildings, with 11 million cards now in circulation- about 1.5 cards for every Hong Konger. Octopus, an MTR Corp subsidiary, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/469945/business-digest
  4. Samsung to use Philips' data transfer technology

    Posted Aug 31st 2004, 12:00am by Michael Logan

    ... cities, and Sony's FeliCa, the basis for Octopus in Hong Kong. Hong Kong passengers would be able to use their mobile phones instead of their Octopus cards. Philips hopes China, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/468444/samsung-use-philips-data-transfer-technology
  5. Samsung to use Philips' data transfer technology

    Posted Aug 30th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Logan

    ... cities, and Sony's FeliCa, the basis for Octopus in Hong Kong. Hong Kong passengers would be able to use their mobile phones instead of their Octopus cards. Philips hopes China, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/468321/samsung-use-philips-data-transfer-technology
  6. Pay model shuts out operators

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Culpan

    ... Tim Culpan in Taipei Credit card firms and handset makers contemplate a new cash-payment system Nokia has been running an international advertising campaign for a few years that previews the future of mobile phones and the diverse role they will play in everyday life. In one spot, a user pulls out a wallet bulging with credit cards and pretends to make a phone call. The punch line: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/508865/pay-model-shuts-out-operators
  7. Technology needs to be used wisely

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Pulcheria Chung

    ... while we go about our daily lives without having to carry a bulky disc player. Even Octopus cards function as an alternative to a heap of metal coins and strips of paper. Technological advances ... in debt on their credit cards. As it's not physical money, it's easy to forget what the numbers on the credit card slip you're about to sign actually mean. The constant introduction ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/479047/technology-needs-be-used-wisely
  8. Pay model shuts out operators

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Culpan

    ... life. In one spot, a user pulls out a wallet bulging with credit cards and pretends to make a phone call. The punch line: mobile phones will one day be used to pay bills. This scenario envisioned by Nokia and many others in the industry is quickly approaching reality, according to MasterCard. The Nokia commercial led many to believe a mobile handset would be used for payments ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/508659/pay-model-shuts-out-operators
  9. Beijing rail deal seen as platform for expansion

    Posted Jan 19th 2004, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... chief executive Peter Au Hoi-tun said the contracts could be worth tens of millions of Hong Kong dollars to the company, which supplies hardware and software for contactless smart cards similar to Octopus Cards. Given the tight deadline, Mr Au said he believed his company stood a good chance of winning the contracts. It took two years to install the AFC system on Line 13. 'What ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/441744/beijing-rail-deal-seen-platform-expansion
  10. Technology spells end to individual privacy

    Posted Oct 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tracking of mobile phones most people voluntarily (knowingly or not) give up their privacy in different ways each day. Many of us carry the Octopus card and an additional pass card for work which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/431067/technology-spells-end-individual-privacy

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