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.
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.
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.
Apple Pay is the first major digital wallet service available in Italy starting today
Following Ireland and Taiwan earlier this year, as well as more than a dozen countries previously, Apple Pay has now officially expanded to Italy.
Samsung Pay launches in India, Apple Pay in Ireland, and Android Pay in Belgium
Today’s another big day for the digital wallet market, as Android Pay, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay expand to Belgium, Ireland and India respectively.
Target wants Apple Pay on payment terminals
The big box retailer already accepts Apple Pay for online purchases, but it lacks the proper NFC terminals required at its 1,800 or so stores.
Samsung Pay launching widely in Thailand, Apple Pay beats PayPal in US retailer support
Both Samsung Pay and Apple Pay continue to grow at a remarkable pace, stateside, across Asia and many other regions.
Apple Pay expands to 31 new Australian banks, Android Pay matches that count stateside
More US banks are supporting Android Pay now than you can count, as well as a rapidly growing roster of Australian Apple Pay partners.
Hong Kong gets Apple Pay
Hong Kong’s tap-and-pay ecosystem started in 1997 with the Octopus Card and has only recently began to include smartphones. Will Apple Pay make way in HK?
And now, Target Pay
It started with Google Wallet which then turned into Android Pay and then…
LG G Pay scheduled for launch in December
The current breadth of mobile payment systems is still fairly limited. We’ve…
UK, Spain, China get Samsung Pay early next year
While we mention the spread of Samsung Pay to different devices, Samsung…
Mobile payments in the real world: Android Pay
Android Pay is Google’s mobile payment system. I took it for a test drive to see how it actually works in the real world. Find out how it did here.