Tag: mobile payments

App Review, Applications

Google Pay gains international money transfer support at last

May 11, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Launched all the way back in 2015 as Android Pay on the underlying technology of Google Wallet and rebranded as Google Pay a little over three years ago, the search giant’s Apple Pay-rivaling digital wallet platform has been slowly but […]

iOS, Operating System

Apple Card: What you need to know now about Apple’s new credit card for your iPhone

March 26, 2019


Apple turned the world of credit cards on its head on Monday by introducing a new one of its own: Apple Card. This is a card you can use to pay for goods and services online and in stores. By […]

iOS, Operating System

Apple’s New iOS Could Make Users More Vulnerable To Banking Fraud

July 5, 2018

Via: Pymnts

Apple’s new iOS 12 includes a security code auto-fill feature that according to a researcher makes customers more susceptible to banking fraud. A report in BGR cited Andreas Gutmann, a researcher at OneSpan’s Cambridge Innovation Centre, saying that automatically entering […]

News and Press

Mobile payments show slight rise

January 11, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

We’re getting more used to paying by mobile but we’ve not hit mass acceptance just yet. That’s according to a new survey from eMarketer which found that just 22% of British smartphone users will use the device to pay for […]

News and Press

Biometric Mobile Payments Set To Explode In 2017

May 9, 2017

Via: Pymnts

Mobile payments using biometrics to authenticate the user is forecasted to reach close to $2 billion in 2017, up from $600 million last year, according to new data from Juniper Research. According to a report covering the new research, driving the movement […]

News and Press

Apple Pay expands to over 20 more banks and credit unions across the US and China

April 19, 2017

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple Pay is now available from over 20 more banks and credit unions around the United States and Mainland China as part of the latest expansion wave. Apple’s mobile payment service launched just over two years ago with hundreds of […]

Android, iOS, Operating System

Samsung Pay launching widely in Thailand, Apple Pay beats PayPal in US retailer support

February 8, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

These are sure exciting times for the fast-growing mobile payment industry, with Android Pay headed to select smartwatches very soon, and both Samsung Pay and Apple Pay looking relentless in their quest for omnipresence across regions as diverse as Taiwan, […]

App Review, News and Press

MoneyGram CEO On Ant Financial — And The Transformation of Payments

January 31, 2017

Via: Pymnts

In 2015, $582 billion was sent by migrants to relatives in their home countries. Of that total amount, nearly a quarter (23 percent), or $133.5 billion, originated from the United States. It’s a big deal, but it is mostly an […]

App security

EMV’s Online Fraud Attack Push

May 10, 2016

Via: Pymnts

Though the industry knew it was coming, the sharp migration of fraud from in-store to online channels with the growing adoption of EMV is still enough to keep any online merchant up at night. The data show that since the […]

App Review

Google Goes ‘Hands Free’ For Mobile Payments

March 3, 2016

Via: Pymnts

We’ve said it before and we will say it again — when it comes to mobile payments, there’s no one-size-fits-all solution, any more than there is one-size-fits-all payment method. But what is clear is that the mobile solution that will […]


Death Magnetic: Samsung Pay adoption faster than Apple Pay

March 2, 2016

Via: Phone Arena

Since its inception back in September, Samsung Pay managed to reach 5 million users and $500 million in transactions, which is a pretty remarkable feat, considering that it’s only available on a few phones. For comparison, Google’s Android Pay also […]


Payments, Data The Key In Enterprise Evolution

December 16, 2015

Via: Pymnts

The movement to cashless payments is having a seismic effect on the global payments system, according to a recent white paper by IDC, titled “Payment Platform: Enabling Enterprise Transformation Through Actionable Data.” The key force driving the adoption of cashless transactions […]

Android Phone

Android Pay, Apple Pay, and Samsung Pay could lead to safer transactions

September 28, 2015

Via: Adam Doud

One thing that has always bugged me about credit card hacking is that they’re so avoidable. Apple Pay and Android Pay are taking great steps toward avoiding them with the use of tokenization. “What is tokenization?” you ask. Well, put […]