Payments & Commerce

The latest news in Payments & Commerce industries.

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Announced 34 Additional Members
July 19th, 2017

The new members of the consortium include payments giant Mastercard, technology conglomerate Cisco Systems, as well as the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.

Bitcart Introducies Festy Wristband to Make Payments Without Wallets, Phones, or Credit Cards
July 14th, 2017

Bitcart Introducies Festy – first successful, wearable device that lets people use a digital currency to pay for anything at a merchant’s Points of Sale.

LG Pay Will Expand to Lower-End Smartphones and Markets in 2018
July 6th, 2017

Currently, LG Pay is restricted to the LG G6 and LG G6 Plus in South Korea but hopes to enter the international market soon.

UK Fintech Startup Curve Launches ‘Financial Time Travel’ for Your Credit and Debit Cards
July 6th, 2017

Curve provides one card that can aggregate all of their existing Mastercard and Visa payment cards and lets you retroactively switch the card you use to pay.

New Generation Payment System Credo Makes Everyday Shopping Easier
June 22nd, 2017

Credo, a system acting as an agent between the buyer of goods and the seller, easily adapts to the requirements of regulatory bodies in any country of the world.

Amazon Releases $20 Dash Wand with Alexa Inside, Free to Prime Members
June 16th, 2017

Amazon has introduced its Dash Wand with Alexa to allow you buy everything.

LG Launches its Mobile Payment Service LG Pay in South Korea
June 2nd, 2017

After several delays, LG successfully launches its mobile payment service in South Korea with plans to expand to other countries.

Android Pay to Arrive in Canada on May 31st
May 26th, 2017

The mobile payment platform will become available in Canada by the end of the month, following the launch of the service in Russia this week.

UK Apple Pay Merchants Can Now Accept Limitless Payments
May 23rd, 2017

According to Jennifer Bailey, head of Apple’s payment arm, the users of the app can make limitless mobile payments at the majority of vendors around the country.

Samsung Pay Has Finally Launched in the UK, Takes on Apple and Google
May 17th, 2017

Samsung Pay becomes available for customers in the UK starting May 16, two years after the service was first introduced in 2015.

BNP Paribas and Carrefour Launch Universal Mobile Payments System ‘Lyf Pay’
May 15th, 2017

The new payment platform, which is set to be launched across France later this week, will allow users to make purchases using their mobile phones.

Chinese Top Mobile Payment Service Alipay to Launch in the U.S.
May 11th, 2017

Ant Financial, the operator of Alipay, is expanding its mobile payments platform into the United States market, following limited trials in California and New York.

PayPal Integrates Venmo as a Payment Option During Checkout
May 6th, 2017

Online payments giant is adding Venmo as a new payment option and is planning for more partnerships with companies across multiple sectors.