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Mar 5th, 2015, by in Latest news

 Softcard is to shutter its Windows Phone app for easy contact-less payments on March 31st 2015. It is no secret that Google doesn’t really much care for Windows Phone. The Mountain View firm has made a point of excluding the OS on almost every turn, with access to the likes of YouTube in particular […]

Feb 25th, 2015, by in Latest news

After months and months of brutal headlines about the loss of banking apps and development support for the platform, Windows Phone users have been handed yet another tough blow. Softcard, the contactless payment option present on Windows Phone, will soon be terminated. A few days ago, Google went into a partnership with Softcard to presumably help Android’s […]

Nov 4th, 2014, by in Latest news

Windows Phones have been built with NFC chips in them for years, but that hasn’t led to mobile payments until now. Softcard is a venture between AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile to enable mobile NFC payments. The system uses an app to hold the information and a secure SIM to ensure that the sensitive card info […]

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