CVS finally accepting mobile payments like Apple Pay, Google Pay
Yes, even contactless cards are being accepted at the registers these days. What took the United States’s largest drugstore chain so long to adapt?
San Francisco transit operators may incorporate mobile payments soon
One of the nation’s most fragmented public transit regions may start using mobile payments for train and bus rides by 2022.
Chase Pay customers can link up with Samsung Pay
So many banking apps, so many apps, so little sense made. But at least Chase is working with Samsung to extend its technological reach.
PayPal finally launches a Venmo debit card
The card has been in testing for months, but it’s now finally rolling out to Venmo users who want to sign up for one and we have the link for that.
Google Pay to store tickets, boarding passes
The mobile payments system got a big update at Google I/O 2018 with two new major mediums it can store on users’ devices: tickets and passes.
Samsung Pay is available in 21 markets after launching in Italy with robust local bank support
Samsung Pay is narrowly ahead of Apple Pay in terms of the number of global markets supported, even if the latter has made a much earlier debut in Italy.
Google Pay working on Wear OS in three more countries
Google has recently started enforcing region-locking for use of Google Pay in the UK and the US. Now, it’s available in three more countries.
Huawei Pay wallet app rolling out on Play Store
The Chinese OEM has set out a future footprint for Russia for its mobile payments system and it could have sights for Europe.
Google Pay officially launches as Android Pay replacement, starting in the US and UK
Previewed early last month, the Google Pay Android app is now available as a free Play Store download in lieu of the old Android Pay digital wallet service.
BBM loses PayPal peer-to-peer payments
BlackBerry Messenger users will have to look to an another chat app for integrated peer-to-peer payments through PayPal.
LG Pay is likely launching as LG Wallet alongside the G7 in the US soon
The Korea-only LG Pay digital wallet platform has its sights set on the US market, according to reports, where it might be renamed as LG Wallet during H1 2018.
Google brings Android Pay and Google Wallet together under Google Pay banner
Google Pay is the new name for a long overdue combination of the search giant’s multiple payment platforms, including Google Wallet and Android Pay.
LG Wallet app listing suggests LG G7 name will stick after all [UPDATE]
The app was published to the Play Store, left for LG Android phone users curious enough to download in confusion and had a hint of flagship moniker projection.
New York to finally move on from MetroCard to Apple Pay and other NFC formats
The MTA will work to convert every turnstile and bus over to a new NFC-based admissions system, saving people time at vending machines and at turnstiles.
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A tale of trademarks: Huawei Pay registered in Europe, US
But where will it actually launch, if the long-imagined mobile payments system actually does? Nothing is assured from a trademark application.
Google launches Tez in India for simple and secure online and offline mobile payments
Instead of trying to adapt the NFC-only Android Pay platform to the rigors of the Indian market, Google has released a brand new payments app called Tez.
Digging into Apple Pay Cash, iMessage’s new P2P payments system
If you’ve been paying attention to the developments coming out of the firmware of the HomePod, the iPhone 8 has pretty much been spoiled for you.
iPhone 8 facial recognition, “Pearl ID,” may authenticate Apple Pay purchases
Within the repositories for the HomePod comes these mentions of “pearl” when it comes to authenticating contactless payments on the iPhone 8.
Apple Pay expansion is far from over, UAE, Denmark, Finland and Sweden to get it by year’s end
Official Apple Pay support will continue to spread to new territories around the world by the end of 2017, including in Denmark, Finland and Sweden.
Apple Pay bank support better by 40 in China, UK, US
In the US, Apple Pay now has the support of over 1,900 financial institutions and retail loyalty programs. A new bank in the UK and China join in.
Months turn into weeks, as Android Pay also launches in Taiwan
Android Pay is already officially available in three of the five markets Google touted at I/O just a couple of weeks back.
Tour de force begins for Android Pay in Canada
It’s a neck and neck race between Apple Pay and Android Pay as each try to load up their financial ecosystem. Banks are posing a challenge to both.
Get ready to send money with Google Assistant soon, and pay for stuff easier online
Sending money from your Android phone or Google Home to people you know and trust will soon be as easy as saying “OK, Google.”
Google confirms Android Pay rollouts in Brazil, Canada, Russia, Spain and Taiwan over the ‘coming months’
From 10 to 15 countries around the world, Android Pay looks set for a pretty robust expansion effort over the next few months.