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London Underground to support contactless card & phone payments in September

London’s Tube network will support payments through contactless debit and credit cards from September, it has emerged. EE has also announced that its customers will also be able to pay by tapping their handsets on the card readers. According to MayorWatch, improved “Wave and Pay” functionality will kick in on September 16th. Perhaps most intriguingly, in addition to supporting contactless …

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James O'MalleyLondon Underground to support contactless card & phone payments in September

London buses are about to get smarter

Transport for London (TfL) is currently testing a couple of new techie innovations in buses: live maps to show you where you are, and impressively/terrifyingly, a display showing how many seats are free upstairs. Anyone who lives in the capital…

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James O'MalleyLondon buses are about to get smarter

National Rail opens its data to bedroom coders

National Rail has announced it is opening up live train data to developers – which means travel apps are going to get much smarter. Whilst the announcement is aimed at developers, the implications for users could be huge. By making…

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James O'MalleyNational Rail opens its data to bedroom coders