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SnapScan, the mobile payments application developed by Cape Town-based start-up FireID Payments in collaboration with Standard Bank, has introduced Bluetooth-based payments in its app, obviating the need for users to scan a QR code at the point of sale. At

On Friday, Cape Town will launch a pilot programme that will allow residents and visitors to the city to pay for kerbside parking in the central business district with mobile payments app SnapScan. The service will be piloted in conjunction with Street Parking Solutions, the kerbside parking marshals

After a lengthy pilot project, Standard Bank has commercially launched SnapScan, a smartphone-based payments system that removes the need for consumers to carry either cash or bank cards, allowing them to make payments using only their phones. Consumers from any bank, not only

Stellenbosch’s SnapScan, whose smartphone application won MTN Business’s 2013 App of the Year award this week, is betting that consumers will take to the idea of making in-store payments using their mobile phones instead of credit or debit cards. SnapScan falls under FireID

FireID, the promising Cape Town-based mobile security start-up, has found a white knight. Alan Knott-Craig Jr’s investment company World of Avatar has come to the firm’s rescue

The news that promising local start-up FireID has retrenched all its staff and is facing closure has been met with despondency by analyst firm Frost & Sullivan, which says the Cape Town-based company had a winning

FireID, a promising Cape Town-based start-up funded by billionaire Johann Rupert’s Reinet, is no more. The company retrenched its entire staff complement on Wednesday and will shut up shop

Local mobile security business FireID has raised €5m (about R48m) from Jersey-based capital investment firm 4D Innovative Capital (4Di Capital) International to help it expand internationally. FireID started in 2006 and over the past few years the company has been pushing into international markets, including the US and the UK.