Tag: Mobile Payment

Here's Why You Would Want To Use The Apple Card

Apple on Monday made its newest offering official in the market: its own credit card. Apple Card will enable consumers not just to make purchases using their mobile phones, but to let them use their devices like a credit card.

Apple March 26, 2019

PayPal Now Available In Samsung Pay: How To Use It

PayPal integration finally rolled out to Samsung Pay, nearly one year after the announcement. Here's how to set things up in just a few easy steps.

Apps/Software April 24, 2018

Apple Pay Beats Google Pay And Samsung Pay Among Millennials And GenZ Users, Survey Says

From Apple Pay to Google Pay, and Samsung Pay, there are plenty of ways for millennials to make purchases online or in-stores. A new survey has found that Apple Pay beats Google Pay and Samsung Pay among millennials.

Apps/Software March 4, 2018

Google Integrates Android Pay With Mobile Banking Apps: What This Means And How It Works

Google has announced a neat Android Pay integration with mobile banking apps, making things easier and more convenient. The integration allows users to enjoy the perks of Android Pay even if they don't have the Android Pay app installed.

Apps/Software April 13, 2017

Google Assistant Could Soon Allow Users To Make Payments Through Voice Commands

A string of code found in the latest Google App beta hints that a payments feature is coming soon to the Google Assistant. The feature will allow users to make payments by issuing voice commands.

Google January 17, 2017

Google Wallet Is Still Alive And It Just Got Better With Automatic Transfers: No Need To Cash Out

Google Wallet just got a neat new update on Android, facilitating the whole process by introducing automatic payments. No more cashing out!

Google August 27, 2016

Apple Pay Sees 400 Percent User Growth Amid Antitrust Woes: Major Banks In Australia Say It's Anticompetitive

Apple is under fire in Australia where a group of banks are blaming the company of anti-trust behavior. The subject matter is Apple Pay, as local lenders are aiming to give iPhone owners electronic payment alternatives to Apple’s service.

Apple July 27, 2016

‘No, We Don’t Take Apple Pay’: Tim Cook Told He Can’t Buy Coffee With Apple’s Mobile Payment Service

Tim Cook was just looking for some coffee but found irony instead. The Apple CEO was told he can’t use Apple Pay to pay for his caffeine fix at a restaurant.

Apple July 9, 2016

Walmart Pay Now Available In 33 States: Should Apple Pay, Android Pay Start To Worry?

After several recent rollouts and launches in 14 more states, Walmart Pay is now available in 33 states and Washington, DC. Should other mobile payment systems such as Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay begin to worry?

Business Tech July 4, 2016

Google Expands Android Pay To Asia, Singapore To Gain First Access

Singapore is now the third country after the U.S. and UK to get Android Pay. Google's mobile payment system can now be used to make contactless payments in retail stores in these countries.

Apps/Software June 29, 2016

Samsung Pay Launches In Australia: What You Need To Know

Samsung Pay has officially launched in Australia, bringing its neat features and convenience to the Land Down Under. American Express and Citibank are the two initial partners, but the expansion holds greater potential.

Business Tech June 16, 2016

Apple Is 'Working Rapidly' To Make Apple Pay Available In All Significant Markets

According to Apple Pay Vice President Jennifer Bailey, Apple is 'working rapidly' to expand the mobile payments service in Asia and Europe. The service is now available in six countries.

Apple May 29, 2016

Samsung Pay ATM Cash Withdrawals Go Live, But With Limited Availability For Now

Apple Pay should watch out, as Samsung Pay now lets select customers withdraw cash from ATMs. Fans of the OEM wait anxiously for the feature to roll out in all countries where Samsung Pay is supported.

Apps/Software April 29, 2016

Snap A Photo Of Your Bill To Pay With Your Credit/Debit Card: Meet Plastiq

Plastiq recently rolled out a mobile payment method that owners of debit and credit cards will love. The new app allows you to organize your payments by simply taking a photo of your bills.

Apps/Software April 23, 2016

Apple Pay Now Available In Singapore: What You Need To Know

After rolling out its mobile payment service – Apple Pay – in China, Canada, Australia, the U.S. and the UK, Apple has finally launched the service in Singapore. Initially, only AMEX card holders will be able to use Apple Pay.

Apps/Software April 20, 2016

NYC Subway Ride: Buh-Bye MetroCard, Hello Wireless Payment - But Not Until 2021

New York subway riders can now ditch their MetroCards and say hello to a 'contactless' boarding system... in the year 2021. It's a long wait, but at least the MTA-NYCT's pushing forward with the technology, finally.

April 14, 2016

Facebook May Add In-Store Payment Feature In Messenger

The source code for Facebook Messenger reveals that the company may add an in-store payment feature to join mobile payment services like Apple Pay.

Apps/Software March 28, 2016

Apple Pay Coming To Websites Before End Of 2016: Report

Apple Pay will expand to the Web before this year's holiday shopping season starts. The mobile wallet payment service is reportedly going to be limited to the Safari browser on iPhones and iPads with Touch ID technology.

Apps/Software March 24, 2016

You Can Now Use Apple Pay In 2 Million Locations, Including Chick-Fil-A Soon

Apple Pay is now accepted by more than 2 million merchants. The service is expected to become available at Crate & Barrel, Au Bon Pain and Chick-Fil-A soon.

Apps/Software February 6, 2016

Visa Opens Suite Of Products And Services To External Developers

Visa has launched the Visa Developer platform, which grants software developers access to the payments technology, services and products of the company. The move will allow Visa to maintain its footing in the suddenly competitive payments industry.

Apps/Software February 5, 2016

Apple Pay Availability Tops 2 Million Locations, Soon Adding Chains Like Chick-Fil-A

Apple Pay is now supported in more than 2 million retail locations. The company also announced that other establishments such as Au Bon Pain, Crate & Barrel and Chick-Fil-A will soon be adding support to the payment service.

Business Tech February 4, 2016

PayPal's Venmo Now Allows Users To Make In-App Purchases

Venmo, the PayPal operated peer-to-peer payment app, announced its new Pay with Venmo program that allows users to make purchases directly in merchant's apps.

Apps/Software January 29, 2016

LG Pay White Card Leaks Ahead Of MWC 2016 Debut: Meet The Credit Card Replacer

The LG Pay White Card just leaked online, revealing some intriguing details. Designed to replace the credit card, LG's new mobile payment system should make its debut at MWC 2016.

Apps/Software January 29, 2016

10 Surprising Ways Technology May Change Our Lives In 2016

The new year is almost here, and that means more technological marvels are going to see the light of day. Here are several ways that technology could change the way we live in 2016.

December 24, 2015

Target Developing Its Own Mobile Wallet, Following Footsteps Of Walmart Pay

Target is said to be working on its own mobile payment system which would be similar to Walmart Pay. The rumor raises questions on the viability of CurrentC, which is the mobile wallet being developed by several retailers.

Apps/Software December 19, 2015

Samsung Pay And Apple Sync For China Launch, Both With UnionPay: Let The Race Begin

Samsung is racing Apple in the mobile payments game in China, heating up the competition. Both Samsung Pay and Apple Pay will launch at the same time in the country, both with UnionPay on board.

Apps/Software December 19, 2015

Apple Teams Up With UnionPay To Bring Apple Pay To China In Early 2016

Apple has announced that its partnership with UnionPay and 15 Chinese banks will bring Apple Pay to China by 2016. The mobile payment service must first pass several Chinese tests before kicking off.

Gadgets December 18, 2015

Samsung Pay Expands Again, Adds 19 More MasterCard And Visa Issuers

Even if Samsung Pay only works on a few handsets, more cards issuers are joining the party. 19 new financial institutions that issued Visa and Mastercard cards in the US just joined the mobile payment service, widening its reach.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 17, 2015

Apple Pay Now Supports 66 More Banks And BJ's Wholesale Club Store Cards

Apple announced on Tuesday that its mobile payment service and mobile wallet Apple Pay is now supported by 66 more banks, as well as with BJ's store cards.

Deals December 16, 2015

Samsung Pay Gift Cards Finally Supported: 50 Retailers Already On Board, With More To Come

Samsung finally added support for gift cards on its Samsung Pay mobile payment system, just in time for the holidays. Samsung Pay users can now redeem gift cards and buy new ones right within the app, and 50 retailers are already on board.

Apps/Software December 11, 2015

Walmart Defies Apple Pay, Android Pay And Samsung Pay, Launches Walmart Pay

Walmart launched its Walmart Pay, its own mobile payments solution which works on Android and iOS smartphones. This payment method lets consumers pay for their purchases in stores by scanning the QR code they can find at the checkout.

Apps/Software December 10, 2015

Samsung Pay Now Supports Chase Bank

Consumers can now make purchases with their Chase credit, debit or Liquid cards using Samsung Pay. It marks the fourth large U.S. bank that allows debit card payments via Samsung Pay.

Deals November 23, 2015

Samsung Pay Going To UK, Spain And China As LG G Pay Prepare December Launch: Report

Samsung is reportedly launching Samsung Pay in other regions across globe, including China, Spain and the UK, by the first quarter of next year. LG Electronics, in the meantime, has announced that it is planning to launch its very own mobile payment platform by December.

Apps/Software November 19, 2015

Apple Pay Gets Two More Banks On Board In The UK: Here's The Deal

Apple has managed to land two new banks for its Apple Pay service in the UK. With more banks on board, the mobile wallet platform is stepping up its competition with rivals such as Android Pay and Chase Pay.

Internet November 18, 2015

Apple Wants To Take On PayPal's Venmo And Let You Send Money To Friends: Report

Apple is looking to take on PayPal, Facebook and Google in the person-to-person payment market, according to a report. The service could come into play come 2016 if done right.

Apps/Software November 13, 2015

Samsung Pay Requires Users To Decrypt Their Phones For Full Functionality

The Samsung Pay app was revealed to hinder users from adding cards to an encrypted device. Users must first decrypt their devices in order to proceed with the addition of cards.

Apps/Software November 10, 2015

Apple Pay Now Lets You Redeem Your Loyalty Rewards Starting At Walgreens

Walgreens is the first retailer to integrate its Balance Rewards loyalty program into Apple Pay. All 85 million Walgreens rewards program members will now be able to redeem their points using their iPhone or Apple Watch.

Apps/Software November 6, 2015

Samsung Is Giving Away A Free Wireless Charger To Get You To Use Samsung Pay

Get a free wireless charger when you activate Samsung Pay on a Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge Plus or Note 5 between Oct. 28 and Nov.8. Act fast if you want to join in the promo, as Samsung will only be giving out 200,000 units.

Gadgets October 31, 2015

Apple Pay Gets American Express Support For Global Expansion, Finally Launching Beyond US And UK

Apple Pay and American Express announced a joint effort to bring the mobile payment service to foreign markets. While so far Apple Pay reached only the U.S. and the UK, the service is now ready to expand globally.

Apps/Software October 29, 2015

Mastercard Unveils Program To Turn Every Gadget Or Wearable Into A Mobile Payment Device

MasterCard rolled out a new program meant to upgrade a lot of Internet connected objects to mobile payment gadgets. Names such as General Motors, Nymi, Ringly, Capital One and TrackR agreed to assist MasterCard in the mobile payment program.

Gadgets October 28, 2015

Samsung Pay Commercial Expansion: With Verizon On Board, It is Now Available On All Major U.S. Carriers

Samsung has officially announced that Samsung Pay mobile payments service expanded its commercial availability even further. The service is now available in all major U.S. wireless networks, including Verizon, starting Oct. 21, and users can download the standalone Samsung Pay app right away.

Apps/Software October 22, 2015

Samsung Pay Global Expansion Now In The Works

Samsung's move to expand Samsung Pay globally appears to be in the works, with sources claiming that the plan is in motion. Samsung is also reportedly finalizing a partnership with China's biggest payment card company, UnionPay.

Apps/Software October 20, 2015

Microsoft Wants To Relaunch Windows Wallet

Microsoft is looking to relaunch its Windows Wallet app, according to new reports. The company had previously built a mobile payment app into the operating system of Windows Phone 8.1.

Apps/Software October 20, 2015

Banks Could Soon Challenge Samsung Pay And Android Pay, But Not Apple Pay

Mobile payment services from Samsung and Google got competition. Capital One was the first bank to roll out a mobile app that rivals Android Pay and Samsung Pay. Apple Pay has an advantage in the mobile transaction niche.

Apps/Software October 20, 2015

Jamba Juice Is Giving Away Android Collectibles To Android Pay Users, But Only Until Supplies Last

Android Pay and Jamba Juice started a happiness-based promotion. The companies announced a mini surprise for clients using Android Pay at the smoothie chain: each of them will receive collectible Android Mini Figures, but there’s a catch.

Apps/Software October 19, 2015

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