Samsung Pay on Galaxy S10 to include a cryptocurrency wallet?

A recent report from Korea predicts that the Samsung Pay application on the upcoming Galaxy S10 models will include a cryptocurrency wallet.

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.

Samsung Pay now giving Cash Back for certain purchases

If you shop at certain retailers with Samsung Pay, you’ll be eligible to receive a small percentage back for future use with Samsung Pay.

At long last, PayPal makes its support of Samsung Pay official

Nine months of a lapsed commitment, then a peek of a roll-out, then this official press release. Finally, PayPal funds can be used to make Samsung Pay purchases.

9 months later, PayPal finally a funding source on Samsung Pay

It was last summer when Samsung announced that PayPal would become a funding source on its mobile payments platform. Boy, does an announcement echo far.

Apple Pay makes its long overdue debut in Brazil, at least for one bank’s customers

The long-awaited release of Apple Pay in Brazil is limited to one bank, while thousands of local retailers and dozens of apps and websites will support the service right off the bat.

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.

Mexico now has Samsung Pay

It’s second behind Brazil to get the mobile payments system which will be available for cards from three issuers and several banks.

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.

Smart Octopus allows Hongkongers to tap with Samsung Pay

The RFID Octopus Card has been around for two decades. Perhaps it’s finally time to move it to smartphones. Samsung Pay is the first step.

Two Korean banks start accepting Samsung Pay for transactions

Not just putting cards on the app, but letting customers withdraw money at banks and ATMs with their phones. Iris scanning is the new PIN.

No Face ID rival for Galaxy S9, but Samsung could step up its iris recognition game

Samsung may need several more years to replicate Apple’s Face ID magic, but in the meantime, the Galaxy S9 should sport a beefed-up iris scanner.

Galaxy A8 (2018) devices blueprinted in support manual

The Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ will have the same general hardware layout, but that layout will be fairly impressive for a high-end mid-ranger.

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.

Wells Fargo launches more than 5,000 ATMs with NFC support

Android Pay, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay users or those with the Wells Fargo Wallet app can simply tap into an ATM, enter their PIN and withdraw.

Samsung Pay could support ‘high-end smartphones of other companies’ starting next year

Samsung Pay could deal Android Pay a heavy blow and also make it difficult for Apple Pay to lead the market with support for other OEMs’ phones.

Samsung Pay follows Android Pay, beats Apple Pay to the PayPal-supporting punch

If using your PayPal balance feels more convenient than tapping into your credit or debit card, Samsung Pay now supports the option, just like Android Pay.

Bixby gets even smarter in Korea, letting Galaxy S8 users send money with their voice

With Samsung Pay integration and Samsung Pass security, Bixby now supports Galaxy S8 voice commands for banking services in Korea.

LG Pay is finally deployed to the G6 only in Korea as a feeble Samsung Pay rival

LG Pay is more than a little late to the digital wallet platform party, not to mention largely unremarkable and targeted at a tiny audience for starters.

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.

Samsung Pay in Hong Kong transitions into full service

After a few weeks in early access and with a scavenger hunt of promotions, Samsung’s mobile payment system is breathing fully around Kowloon.

Android Pay works with Mastercard and Visa cards from no less than 15 banks in Russia already

Google is officially launching Android Pay in Russia after both Samsung Pay and Apple Pay, but at least the local banking support is robust.

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.

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 UK begins service with 3 banks

If you live in London, you can hit up TfL with your Samsung Pay-enabled Galaxy S6 or newer device as well as tap and go at many other high street shops.