Payments & Commerce

The latest news in Payments & Commerce industries.

Shares of PayPal Drop As Apple Pay Comes to Mobile Websites
March 26th, 2016

The move made by Apple Inc. can provide a strong competition to PayPal, which has so far been the most popular alternative payment method on countless retail websites.

Android Pay is Coming to the UK in the ‘Next Few Months’
March 23rd, 2016

Google is extending boundaries for its Android Pay that will be soon supported by the largest banks in the UK.

Tencent’s WeChat Payments Skyrocket as China’s Messaging App Grows to 700M Active Users
March 20th, 2016

The biggest social network in China registered a 22% increase in its revenues in the fourth quarter of 2015, showing an impressive growth pace.

Verizon Wireless Confirms Samsung Pay Available on Galaxy S7 Devices
March 17th, 2016

Verizon dispels prior information and publishes official data that Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will support Samsung Pay.

Payoneer Acquires Escrow-as-a-Service Platform Armor Payments
March 16th, 2016

The New York-based financial services business has integrated escrow-as-a-service platform to enable secure B2B payments.

Samsung Giving Qi Wireless Charging Pads to Samsung Pay Users, Adding Wells Fargo Support
March 4th, 2016

South Korean electronics company has taken further steps to promote its payments app, including a deal with one of the US biggest banks and a special offering for new customers.

Google Launches New Mobile App for Hands Free Payments
March 3rd, 2016

The search engine company has piloted a new voice-activated app that is expected to make purchases more convenient and quick.

Apple and Google Face Samsung as Strong Competitor on Mobile Payments Market
March 2nd, 2016

However, the number of retailers and consumers using mobile wallets as a convenient payment option remains relatively small.

MasterCard’s ‘Fare Free Mondays’ Promo is Back for Apple Pay Users in London
February 26th, 2016

The giant credit cards company has relaunched its service that will let people, using London’s public transport, get a discount for their trips.