A crowded market is only going to get even more crowded as time goes on, and mobile payments aren’t looking any different. Companies that might not have considered mobile payments as a viable means to buy goods just a couple of years ago are turning things around in a big way, and now the number ... Read More »
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Samsung Pay launched not long ago, supported by a few new Samsung phones and AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile here in the United States. Missing, of course was Verizon, which didn’t come as much of a surprise to most people.
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Samsung Pay is Samsung’s upcoming mobile payment system, an answer to Apple Pay and Android Pay, two services that are its biggest mobile competitors. However, we won’t be seeing the announced service anytime soon, as it’s been pushed back to the next high-end smartphone launch around September. This ... Read More »
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Softcard was an interesting experiment formed by a few U.S. carriers to replace Google Wallet as the number one mobile payment system. Not that being number one helped Google, as it was the only one at the time. But with many deals and partnerships, Softcard was a decent service that would have been far better ... Read More »
Google Wallet is partnering with Softcard, the carrier-backed NFC payment system that has long hindered Google Wallet. Softcard was first introduced several years ago as Isis, an NFC mobile payment system that was supported by AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile, all three of which blocked Google Wallet on their devices ... Read More »
We always said that the key to mobile payment adoption was for Apple to debut its own version. Of course, we were right. When Apple debut Apple Pay, more locations suddenly wanted to support NFC payments. One of those places is Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.
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Instant messaging giant Snapchat has announced a new feature that allows users to send money to their friends directly through Snapchat. The feature — called Snapcash — is the result of a partnership between Snapchat and Square, the mobile payment leader. Inspired by Square Cash, which allows users to send money to others by simply ... Read More »
ISIS has been a solid alternative to Google Wallet for those who want a mobile payment system. Tap your NFC enabled device to a supported sensor inside a store, and your bank card is charged. No need to carry around your wallet or fumble with cards (not that it’s very difficult).
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Google just announced Google Wallet and Google Offers at a press event in New York. The company has partnered with Citi, Mastercard, First Data, Subway, Macy’s, Walgreens, Toys ‘R Us, Sprint and a bunch of other companies to bring this service to customers.
To use the service, you’ll need to install ... Read More »