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Chase Picks Colorado To Roll Out Next Generation Payment Product

Chase Cards With blink Redefine Payment Experience for Colorado Residents by Providing Increased Speed, Added Convenience, Enhanced Rewards Platform; Area Merchants Enjoy Faster Transactions, Increased Customer Loyalty DENVER, CO, June 8, 2005–Chase Bank U.S.A., a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. [NYSE: JPM], announced today the Colorado rollout of its new Chase “contactless” credit card…
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American Express Begins Issuing Contactless Payment Cards Nationwide and Signs 7-Eleven, Inc. as Newest Expresspay Merchant

NEW YORK, June 06, 2005–American Express announced today that it has begun issuing Blue from American Express® with the ExpressPay feature in all 50 states. ExpressPay, a contactless chip for easy, convenient and secure payment, will be embedded in all new Blue from American Express® consumer and small business credit cards moving forward. In addition,…
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7-Eleven To Accept MasterCard Paypass–‘Tap And Go’ Payment Option Is Newest Way To Pay

MasterCard PayPass Delivers Even More Convenience to the Convenience-Store Customer Dallas TX, June 06, 2005–As part of its ongoing commitment to offer customers a convenient and secure payment card transaction, 7-Eleven, Inc. (NYSE: SE) announced today that it will accept MasterCard® PayPass™, a new contactless payment option using radio frequency (RF) technology. 7-Eleven expects to…
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Sheetz Customers Can Now Experience the Latest in Payment Innovation As Sheetz Goes Live with Contactless Payments in All 309 Stores

Customers Among the First to Benefit from Speed and Convenience of Contactless Payment Technology with the New Sheetz MasterCard from Chase; First Retailer to Launch Cobranded Contactless Credit Card Altoona, PA, May 19, 2005–Sheetz, Inc., today announces that technology allowing customers to use a contactless payment option is now “live” in all 309 Sheetz stores….
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Regal Entertainment Group Casts MasterCard PayPass in Starring Role As New Payment Option for Movie Fans

Purchase NY, April 25, 2005–Regal Entertainment Group [REG, NYSE: RGC], the largest movie theatre operator in the world, today announced that they will be the first movie theatre circuit to accept MasterCard® PayPass™ at Regal Cinemas, United Artist Theatres and Edwards Theatres throughout the United States. MasterCard PayPass is currently accepted at participating United Artists…
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Ritz Camera Centers to Expand Acceptance of MasterCard PayPass to Over 1200 Locations

Ritz Camera Centers and Boater’s World Marine Centers to roll out PayPass Purchase NY, April 25, 2005–MasterCard International and Ritz Camera Centers today announced the expansion of MasterCard® PayPass™ acceptance to each of the more than 1,100 Ritz Camera Centers and 114 Boater’s World Marine Centers. Both Ritz Camera and Boater’s World participated in the…
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MasterCard and Visa Agree to a Common Contactless Communications Protocol

Purchase, NY and San Francisco, CA, March 14, 2005–MasterCard International and Visa International today announced that they have reached an agreement to share a common communications protocol and associated testing requirements for radio frequency-based contactless payments at the point of sale. This protocol is based on the MasterCard® PayPass™ ISO/IEC 14443 Implementation Specification. Contactless payments,…