Monitise Acquires Grapple Mobile

Monitise announced it had acquired Grapple Mobile, a mobile innovation and design agency that delivers smartphone and tablet solutions for brands including Procter & Gamble, Sky, Whitbread among others. Grapple Mobile will become a part of Monitise Create, the division that focuses on design and development of digital strategies.   Read the full press release

Giesecke-Devrient launches SkySIM for NFC

Giesecke-Devrient launched a new SIM platform that allows several different NFC applications to be executed securely and simultaneously on a single SIM card. The SkySIM CX SIM card family provides protected areas that can be used for electronic payment and ticketing applications and for customer loyalty programs. The SIM card allow MNOs to expand their…

Monitise and IBM in mobile commerce deal

Monitise announced an agreement with IBM that will allow Visa, which uses IBM’s Smarter Commerce Solution, to deploy Monitise’s cloud-based banking, payment and commerce services to customers on mobile devices. By supporting Monitise solutions with IBM’s Smarter Commerce initiative, member banks from Visa Europe can accelerate the deployment of a broad range of mobile services…