While they all have similar-sounding names, these mobile payment services have major differences. What’s the best for you to use?
Feature March 6, 2015
It’s a bizarre turn of fate for the carrier-backed mobile payments system, which was conceived as a means to kill off Google Wallet.
Business March 5, 2015
After Apple Pay’s phenomenal launch, Google attempts to revive its efforts at mobile payments with a new Android Pay API.
Business February 26, 2015
Google has acquired technology from Softcard, a mobile payments company. It will also see Google Wallet, the company's mobile payments platform, pre-installed on Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile smartphones.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 24, 2015
This will be a busy week, given an address from President Barack Obama that will include cybersecurity strategy and proposals, along with industry news regarding new video games. This week will also provide details on Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system, given the vendor's event on Wednesday.
Business Tech January 19, 2015
Google has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Softcard, which is jointly owned by AT&T, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile USA. The acquisition will allow Google Wallet to better compete with Apple Pay.
Business January 17, 2015
While Apple has helped mobile payments, a single solution to unify all systems is still not available. Not for long, though.
Business January 12, 2015
The Apple-Chevron partnership expands to accommodate Apple Pay at the gas pump next year.
Business December 30, 2014
Walmart, CVS and Rite Aid have disabled support for Apple Pay in favor of a bulkier, less secure solution called CurrentC, which will not be around until next year.
Business October 29, 2014
Apple Pay has finally launched, with many now looking to their phones as their new preferred method of payment. Here are some things to consider before you do the same.
Apps/Software October 21, 2014
Subway will be installing NFC payment systems in over 26,000 of its stores. The company is partnering with Softcard, but will also accept NFC payments from any app that uses the technology.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 16, 2014
The Isis Wallet app is rebranding to avoid any confusion with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terror group. The company is changing its name to Softcard.
Apps/Software September 4, 2014