Payments & Commerce

The latest news in Payments & Commerce industries.

Jaguar and Shell Launch World’s First In-car App for Cashless Gas Station Payments
February 17th, 2017

There is no more need to queue in the forecourt shop – Jaguar and Shell have developed a simple and secure way to pay for fuel without leaving a car.

Square Helps Small Merchants by Offering Free Processing for Apple Pay Payments
January 31st, 2017

Apple and Square join efforts to educate users across the nation about the value of mobile payments.

Payment Trends to Watch in 2017: The Promise of Mobile Payments 2.0
January 23rd, 2017

The global payments industry is facing a number of trends like growing mobile usage and higher customer expectations that will continue shaping the future of payment processing.

Daimler Acquires Bitcoin Services Company PayCash to Develop ‘Mercedes Pay’
January 19th, 2017

German automotive giant is launching its own ‘on-the-go’ payment solution to let drivers pay for the company’s mobility services using their mobile phones.

Fifth Third Bank Now Accepts All Mobile Payments
January 13th, 2017

The bank estimates the growing number of mobile payments and becomes one of the first ones to offer all five mobile payment options.

Samsung Pay Website Seemingly Confirms Samsung Pay Mini App and Voice Assistant ‘Bixby’
January 10th, 2017

Electronics giant might soon launch a mini version of its mobile payment system and an upcoming artificial intelligence voice assistant Bixby.

Samsung Pay Will Reportedly Come to India in the First Half of 2017
December 19th, 2016

South Korean electronics and information technology company is going to make its mobile payments service Samsung Pay available in India next year.

Visa and Mastercard Team Up to Accelerate the Adoption of Tokens to Benefit Merchants and Consumers
December 15th, 2016

Two leading debit card providers have announced a reciprocal agreement that will let companies use each other’s tokenized credentials to ensure secure payments.

Apple Rejects ‘Samsung Pay Mini’ App on the App Store Ahead of Its Big January Launch
December 13th, 2016

Samsung Pay Mini won’t launch on the App Store in the near future, as Apple has rejected the company’s mobile payment application for unknown reasons.

Facebook Payments are Coming to Europe as Social Network Secured an E-money License in Ireland
December 12th, 2016

The social network giant has got an e-money license from the Central Bank of Ireland, thus allowing its customers in Europe to pay via its Messenger app.

Apple Pay Goes Live in Spain While Samsung Pay UK Release Pushed Back to 2017
December 2nd, 2016

Apple Pay continues its European expansion and Samsung delays the next launch of its mobile payment service.

Look Out Visa, Mastercard Releases Blockchain APIs
October 31st, 2016

Mastercard demonstrates its interest in the distributed ledger technology adding three blockchain APIs to its developer site.

Samsung Pay to Launch in Canada Next Month
October 28th, 2016

Samsung may soon roll out its mobile payment system in Canada, according to a Twitter user who contacted a customer service rep with the company.