New Samsung Pay Card will aggregate all your cards, offer compatibility with more UK banks

Samsung has teamed up with Curve to launch a debit card for its UK customers.

Jun 24, 2020, 9:16 AM,  by Anam Hamid,  2 comments
Mobile wallet transactions are estimated to grow by a staggering 50% this year

In this day and age, we are getting more and more accustomed to using technology for almost everything in our daily lives. Now, the ongoing pandemic froze the entire world for quite some time, and people are starting to rely on mobile wallet payments more than they ever did.

Jun 02, 2020, 8:02 AM,  by Iskra Petrova,  1 comment
Samsung to launch a physical debit card for its mobile payment service

Samsung revealed that it will expand its Samsung Pay service in such a way that it will provide users with enhanced management tools that will allow them to not just pay for their shopping but also manage their money.

May 07, 2020, 11:33 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  4 comments
Leaked images reveal that Google is cooking up a new debit card

A leak reveals that Google is planning on offering a new debit card that will link with the Google Pay app. Users will be able to obtain account information, make transfers and add money to the account via the app.

Apr 19, 2020, 8:48 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  5 comments
T-Mobile customers can now pay their bills online and in app using Apple Pay

Apple Pay is an accepted payment method for T-Mobile bills now on the operator's official website and in its iOS app. Furthermore, you can get 3 percent Daily Cash back with Apple Pay and Apple Card online now.

Mar 25, 2020, 7:02 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
OnePlus Pay mobile payment system going live this month

Inside sources say OnePlus Pay will go live in China this month and it will be available on the OnePlus 7T series.

Mar 24, 2020, 10:39 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
With ads out of the picture, here's how Facebook will monetize WhatsApp

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to expand the WhatsApp Pay mobile payment service from a test in India to a global feature for users of the messaging app.

Feb 01, 2020, 1:14 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
Some unexpected establishments are getting Google Pay support this week

Earlier this week, Transact, a company that specializes in management software and payment solutions, announced that it has implemented Google Pay support in 15 campuses across the US.

Jan 10, 2020, 4:41 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments

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DEAL Еxpired Apple teams up with a dozen retailers to offer exclusive Apple Pay discounts

Apple has just launched a range of exclusive deals for the holiday season aimed at customers who choose to pay with Apple Pay at various retailers.

Dec 05, 2019, 10:55 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
DEAL Samsung offers killer limited-time Black Friday promos via Samsung Pay and Galaxy Store

On Black Friday, customers will be able to save with Samsung Pay's killer limited-time promotions.

Nov 19, 2019, 8:28 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
Facebook Pay launches in the United States

Facebook is jumping in the mobile payments bandwagon, as the company announced users in the United States can now use its Pay service.

Nov 12, 2019, 9:20 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  4 comments
Google Pay adds biometric authentication for money transfers

If you have an Android 10 phone such as the Pixel 4 or OnePlus 7T, you will now be able to use biometric authentication when you're making money transfers via Google Pay.

Oct 29, 2019, 2:47 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Apple Pay becomes the most popular mobile payment service in the US after beating an unlikely rival

Apple Pay has reportedly managed to take the US mobile payment service crown away from Starbucks after the latter's longtime dominance, while Google Pay and Samsung Pay are still struggling to gain relevance in this fast-growing market.

Oct 23, 2019, 6:37 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  19 comments
Google Pay further expands to 24 new US banks; here's the full list

These are the 24 new US banks and credit unions joining a list of several hundreds of financial institutions officially supporting Google Pay in its battle for ubiquity against Apple Pay and Samsung Pay.

Oct 07, 2019, 3:18 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Samsung Pay Cash is a new virtual prepaid card aiming to help you spend less

Despite what the name suggests, Samsung Pay Cash doesn't involve the exchange of actual cash money, instead allowing Samsung Pay users to easily transfer funds from their main account to a "virtual prepaid cash card."

Oct 04, 2019, 3:36 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
Samsung Pay can now do something in the US that Apple Pay and Google Pay can't

Samsung Pay is the first of the major digital wallet platforms in the US to support international money transfers from compatible phones to a grand total of 47 countries.

Oct 03, 2019, 8:18 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  17 comments
Four dozen banks in the United States are getting Google Pay support

Apparently, in the last month or so, Google has been able to add Pay support for no less than 48 banks in the United States.

Sep 18, 2019, 2:14 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
Venmo borrows popular PayPal feature to expand on its Instant Transfer capabilities

Just like PayPal, the PayPal-owned Venmo service now supports instant money transfers to US bank accounts on both Android and iOS.

Aug 13, 2019, 7:06 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
FYI: Google Pay drops Visa Checkout support before the service shuts down in 2020

Visa's own online payment service, Checkout will be shutting down in 2020, the company announced last week.

Aug 12, 2019, 3:49 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
Apple Card starts rolling out in the US, first customers receiving invites today

It looks like Apple won't open the new feature for everyone just yet, but we can safely assume Apple Card availability will expand to more users in the coming weeks.

Aug 06, 2019, 7:24 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  3 comments
Don't look back PayPal; Apple Pay is gaining on you

Apple Pay is growing by leaps and bounds. During Apple's fiscal third-quarter earnings call, it was revealed that the number of transactions run by the platform has nearly doubled over the last year.

Jul 30, 2019, 10:24 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  10 comments
Apple Card expected to be launched in August

Bloomberg reports Apple and Goldman Sachs Group have reached an agreement for the launch of the Apple Card in the first half of August, a person familiar with both companies claims.

Jul 26, 2019, 9:09 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  22 comments
LG Pay joins crowded US digital wallet market with support for only one phone

Several years after Samsung, Apple, and Google's digital wallet solutions, LG Pay is officially launching in the US with wide support for payment terminals but G8 ThinQ exclusivity.

Jul 17, 2019, 3:08 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  4 comments
DEAL Here's how you can score free McDonald's fries just for using Apple Pay

For the three remaining Fridays left in this month, you can get a free medium order of fries from McDonald's if you use the mobile app to order more than $1 worth of food from the restaurant and settle the bill using Apple Pay.

Jul 11, 2019, 9:39 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
Google Pay expands to 13 more banks and credit unions in the United States

For months Google is trying to cover all the United States with support for its mobile payments system. At the beginning of July, Google Pay was made available to 13 more banks and credit unions in the US.

Jul 04, 2019, 10:46 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay

Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration in all 24 countries where customers can link their PayPal account to Google Pay.

Jun 21, 2019, 8:17 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  4 comments
Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra

When it launches in 2020, the new Libra crytpocurrency will be available via Messenger, WhatsApp, but also as a standalone app.

Jun 18, 2019, 7:02 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  4 comments
AT&T is the first major US carrier to offer a new method of payment

AT&T has just announced that all customers accessing some of its services can now pay for them using cryptocurrency.

May 23, 2019, 8:18 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
Google Pay inches closer to US ubiquity with support for 32 new banks

While Google Pay is probably not as widely used as arch-rival Apple Pay in the US, it's definitely supported on a similarly massive scale after adding 32 new names to the official list of participating banks.

May 22, 2019, 2:44 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Apple Pay support goes live for iTunes, App Store, Apple Music, and iCloud

Apple has quietly added support for its mobile payments service to some of its proprieties, although the new payment method is only available in select countries.

May 14, 2019, 7:21 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
updated Major US retailer abruptly removes Apple Pay support after two years

With no advance warning and no explanation, JCPenney has "made the decision to remove" Apple Pay from all its physical stores, as well as the retailer's official iOS app.

Apr 23, 2019, 2:58 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  19 comments
Google's mobile payment service expands to more banks in the United States

We're back with the monthly list of banks and credit unions that are about to receive Google Pay support, and this time there are only 15 of them.

Apr 02, 2019, 11:18 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
An important Apple Pay feature used daily overseas by millions is heading to the states this year

70% of U.S. retailers accept Apple Pay, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook, who spoke about Apple's mobile payment service for a few minutes during today's Show Time event.

Mar 25, 2019, 4:34 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  16 comments
Google Pay is catching up with Apple Pay in yet another big way

eBay has been looking to reduce its reliance on PayPal processing for quite some time, adding Apple Pay as a partner last year and now Google Pay to provide even more digital wallet choice for customers.

Mar 21, 2019, 9:52 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  9 comments
PayPal launches Instant Transfer to bank option in the US

The new Instant Transfer to bank option will be rolled out to consumers in the United States, but those with business accounts will be able to enjoy the new functionality in the coming weeks.

Mar 12, 2019, 7:56 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  3 comments
Facebook's unannounced mobile payment service shows up on Android and iOS

A mobile payment service that will allow Facebook users to pay for goods they buy through Marketplace is already showing in the Android and iOS app.

Mar 11, 2019, 6:45 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
Google Pay support arrives for more than 10 banks in the US

Just like Apple Pay, Google Pay now supports a huge number of banks and financial institutions in the U.S., but neither company is willing to slow down the expansion.

Mar 06, 2019, 1:03 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Report sees plenty of upside for Apple with one of its services offerings

Apple Pay will generate over $4 billion revenue by 2023 from just under $1 billion this calendar year according to a new report from Loup Ventures. Apple's newly announced credit card could add $1.4 billion to the top line by the same year.

Feb 23, 2019, 5:28 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  6 comments
The fabled Apple credit card may come to your Wallet soon

There have been rumors of an Apple branded credit card for almost one year at this point, but as with many products outside of Apple's core that have been rumored, it seemed almost as though the credit card was a myth. But, a new report claims not only that the card is on its way, but it could be testing with Apple employees within just a couple weeks...

Feb 21, 2019, 2:16 PM,  by Michael Heller,  7 comments
Google Pay picks up the pace, adds more than 40 banks in the United States

When it comes to mobile payment services, Apple and Google compete against each other in the United States, as both giants are trying to amass as many customers as possible.

Feb 19, 2019, 2:46 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
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