mobile payments

Mobile payments

Google Rebrands Android Pay and Google Wallet into One Service called Google Pay
January 9th, 2018

Google is bringing together some of its payment services under a new brand called Google Pay. The service will simplify online payments and accelerate access to users’ payment information.

Apple Pay Cash Officially Launches in the U.S.
December 8th, 2017

Apple enters a market with the peer-to-peer payment system Apple Pay Cash that can become a killer of similar services due to its’ simplicity.

Circle Announces Open Source Project CENTRE and Foundation
October 9th, 2017

Startup Circle opens source project CENTRE that is based on blockchain technology and will be aimed to connect different digital wallets.

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.

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.

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.

What Are Mobile Payments 2.0?
April 19th, 2017

As mobile payments continue to evolve to meet consumer demand, we looked at the main trends that will shape the future of the industry.

Alibaba’s Ant Financial Extends Mobile Payment Services to Indonesia
April 13th, 2017

Ant Financial is set to bring mobile payments technology to customers in Indonesia via a new partnership with major local media company Emtek.

SXSW 2017: Visa’s New Preload Contactless Payment Card is a Pair of NFC Sunglasses
March 15th, 2017

Buyers will no longer need to use their debit cards to pay for purchases as the credit card giant developed a new pair of glasses embedded with a tiny payment chip.

Samsung Pay is Now Live in India
March 7th, 2017

South Korean electronics giant is officially launching its mobile payment platform in India, following a successful trial of the platform last month.

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.