mobile payments

OnePlus launches its own mobile payment system

OnePlus launches its own mobile payment system

NFC-based OnePlus Pay is China-only for the time being Fans of OnePlus will be glad to hear that the company has pushed out is own new payment system, but they'll be sad to note that it's only
Africa turns to mobile payments as a tool to curb COVID-19

Africa turns to mobile payments as a tool to curb COVID-19

Africa is using digital finance as a means to stem the spread of COVID-19. Governments and startups on the continent are implementing measures to shift a greater volume of payment transactions toward

Latest Apple Pay promo offers free drink with $10 Jimmy John’s order

Sandwich chain Jimmy John’s will throw in a free drink to customers in its loyalty reward program who make a $10 purchase with Apple Pay. This will encourage iPhone users to visit Jimmy John’s — and
Facebook May Be Considering Changing Course As Libra Crypto Project Sails Towards Disaster

Facebook May Be Considering Changing Course As Libra Crypto Project Sails Towards Disaster

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project has been heading full steam at a global financial regulatory system-sized iceberg for a while now. But it might be trying to change course after finally
Don't Keep a Balance in Your Venmo Account

Don't Keep a Balance in Your Venmo Account

The days of digging up cash when you owe money to a friend or family member are long gone. But the way you use your favorite peer-to-peer payment app might not be the best move for your finances.

Bird wants you to make purchases through its mobile app

E-scooter startup Bird has started testing a new in-app payments feature called Bird Pay. If you live in Santa Monica or Los Angeles, you can try it out at select businesses across the two cities. If
What to expect in a cash-free future

What to expect in a cash-free future

For the first time since paper money was invented 1,000 years ago, a future where cash is no longer king seems possible.

Apple Pay could soon handle 10% of card transactions worldwide

Apple Pay already handles 5% of card payments globally, and a market research firm says Apple could double that amount by 2025. Following trend lines, Bernstein says Apple Pay could reach 10% of
PayPal Holds Payments to Magazine's Staff After Publisher Mentioned Article on Iran in Notes

PayPal Holds Payments to Magazine's Staff After Publisher Mentioned Article on Iran in Notes

What happens when PayPal, the Treasury Department, and a New York magazine walk into a bar together? Nothing good! Read more...
Wednesday Poll: Do You Use Mobile Payments?

Wednesday Poll: Do You Use Mobile Payments?

It’s 2020, and according to science fiction, by now we should all be flying around in hover cars and paying for things using a small implant that we have located in our wrists. Obviously we’re not

Why Banning Cashless Is Baseless

Delaying progress out of irrational fears will only hurt us in the end.
Travel Megatrends 2020: Travel Payments Find Path to Painless

Travel Megatrends 2020: Travel Payments Find Path to Painless

Global payments technology and rules are changing swiftly, led by seamless innovations in Asia that are making life easier for consumers. Travel companies of all sizes are finally taking action in

Will WhatsApp Be the Death of Venmo? How Facebook Plans to Monetize the Messaging Giant

Since plunking down $22 billion for the messaging app in 2014, Facebook has has yet to monetize the tool.
Wex Buys Enett From Travelport for $1.7 Billion in a Travel Payments Mashup

Wex Buys Enett From Travelport for $1.7 Billion in a Travel Payments Mashup

With this deal, Wex now becomes a powerhouse in assisting business-to-business travel payments worldwide. The deal also gives cash to seller Travelport, which might use the money to expand its airline
Samsung apps and services now at the center of a privacy controversy

Samsung apps and services now at the center of a privacy controversy

Despite all of the privacy issues that have hounded major tech companies including Facebook, Google, Huawei, and even Apple, Samsung has so far remained out of that kind of news. That wasn’t going to
Samsung apps and services now at the center of a privacy controversy

Samsung apps and services now at the center of a privacy controversy

Despite all of the privacy issues that have hounded major tech companies including Facebook, Google, Huawei, and even Apple, Samsung has so far remained out of that kind of news. That wasn’t going to
Apple Pay Express Transit charged just by being near NYC OMNY readers

Apple Pay Express Transit charged just by being near NYC OMNY readers

It wasn’t that too long ago, in fact just April last year, that the New York City’s transport system started supporting Apple Pay. This was done particularly to push New York’s One Metro New York
Apple Pay Express Transit charged just by being near NYC OMNY readers

Apple Pay Express Transit charged just by being near NYC OMNY readers

It wasn’t that too long ago, in fact just April last year, that the New York City’s transport system started supporting Apple Pay. This was done particularly to push New York’s One Metro New York

PayPal completes GoPay acquisition, allowing the payments platform to enter China

PayPal this morning announced it has completed its acquisition of a 70% equity stake in GoPay (Guofubao Information Technology Co. [GoPay], Ltd.), making PayPal the first foreign payment platform to