Neowin News Feed for: Payment Neowin News Feed for: Payment en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 PayPal plans to shut down its domestic payment service in India <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>PayPal will be shutting down its domestic payment service that allowed Indians to pay domestic merchants in local currency. However, the company will continue to offer cross-border payments in India. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Anmol Mehrotra) Fri, 05 Feb 2021 10:00:01 +0000 Instacart to start accepting EBT SNAP food stamps as payment <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>San Francisco-based grocery delivery service provider Instacart has announced that it will start taking Electronic Benefit Transfer and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program stamps as payments. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Namerah Saud Fatmi) Thu, 22 Oct 2020 20:14:01 +0000 Netflix: We no longer support iTunes as a method of payment for new members <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Netflix has decided to ditch in-app iTunes billing for new customer subscriptions, instead directing them to its website. Through this, the company will skirt the 15% cut demanded by Apple. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sat, 29 Dec 2018 06:32:02 +0000 Qualcomm claims Apple owes it $7 billion in royalties <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In the ongoing legal battle between Qualcomm and Apple, the former has claimed that the Cupertino giant owes it $7 billion in royalties. Apple has rejected this claim, deeming it to be unfair. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sun, 28 Oct 2018 05:24:02 +0000 Microsoft to stop accepting bitcoin as payment method due to volatility <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has now stopped accepting bitcoin as a way of adding funds to your Microsoft account. The move comes as a result of the recent volatility in the value of the cryptocurrency. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Mon, 08 Jan 2018 18:06:01 +0000 'Pay with Google' starts rolling out to consumers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you&#039;ve ever used a website, and a sense of dread set upon you when you hit the check-out process, you&#039;re not alone and Google has set out to make this process seamless with Pay with Google. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dreyer Smit) Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:22:02 +0000 Steam games will become much cheaper in select regions soon <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a surprise move, Valve has announced that it is making games much cheaper in select regions such as Bangladesh and Pakistan. The company has also introduced support for more currencies. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:26:01 +0000 Android Pay can now be used from within some banking apps <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google&#039;s payment service for Android devices can now be used from within the mobile banking apps of selected financial institutions. Features from Android Pay can now be used from within these apps. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ben Esapa) Thu, 13 Apr 2017 19:32:01 +0000 Google's Assistant learns to make payments on your behalf <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google&#039;s Assistant seems to have learned a new trick recently, with the digital helper now being able to use your credit card information. The feature is still being tested and not widely available. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:30:01 +0000 LG wants you to pay for digital goods straight through its webOS TVs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>LG has announced today that it&#039;s partnering with Paymentwall, to bring &quot;streamlined&quot; payments to its line of smart TVs. The service is now available in 200 countries around the world. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 04 Oct 2016 10:12:01 +0000 Microsoft to release Wallet 2.0 with Tap to Pay feature for Windows 10 Mobile <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>NFC Tap to Pay functionality looks set to be enabled for Windows 10 Mobile in the forthcoming Anniversary Update, supported by a significantly improved version of the crippled Wallet app. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Sun, 12 Jun 2016 12:20:01 +0000 Joe Belfiore: Mobile payment support is coming soon to Windows 10 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&#039;s Joe Belfiore has stated that they are working on bringing mobile payments to Windows 10. However, he did not commit to a timeline and simply promised that it would happen &#039;soon&#039;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Tue, 20 Oct 2015 19:38:01 +0000 If your kids made in-app purchases without your consent, Google may refund you <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Has your child made in-app purchases in games and apps without your permission? Google is willing to compensate those unauthorized expenses if you are eligible for their refund policy. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:22:01 +0000 Transfer money with just one tweet France <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you&#039;re a French citizen and have a bank account, starting tomorrow you&#039;ll be able to transfer money to anybody with just one tweet. This is available thanks to partnership between Twitter and BPCE. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:56:01 +0000 Twitter to integrate "buy" button, allowing direct purchases from the site <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Twitter is partnering with ecommerce service Stripe later this year to introduce &quot;buy&quot; buttons, allowing users to make purchases and process payments without ever leaving the site. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jett Goldsmith) Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:45:06 +0000 Paypal to offer “One Touch” mobile payments soon <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/35532003paypal-logo-2014.png" alt="" /></div>PayPal and Braintree are now testing their newest feature, a fast and secure way to pay using your mobile device. Now open for developer beta, it will soon roll out to every PayPal user. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Orhon Can Dagtekin) Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:52:36 +0000 Newegg will happily take your Bitcoins <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/569827522ssss.jpg" alt="" /></div>Popular electronics retailer, Newegg, has announced that customers can purchase goods with Bitcoin. The virtual currency continues to expand, with multiple companies now accepting the currency. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Hull) Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:46:55 +0000 Amazon to rival PayPal as payment middleman <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2085595224amz.jpg" alt="" /></div>Online retail giant Amazon is expected to launch a new PayPal-rivaling service on Monday that will allow customers to use their stored card details to purchase goods from other sites. <a href="">Read more...</a> (James Walker) Tue, 10 Jun 2014 05:00:00 +0000 PayPal could add Bitcoin currency option, says eBay CEO <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/35532003paypal-logo-2014.png" alt="" /></div>eBay CEO John Donahoe has suggested that the growing digital crypto-currency Bitcoin could be offered as a new currency option for PayPal balances in the foreseeable future. <a href="">Read more...</a> (James Walker) Sat, 17 May 2014 19:22:12 +0000 Google adds PayPal support when purchasing on Google Play <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1512226944google-play.png" alt="" /></div>Google have recently added a PayPal button to the official Android app store, Google Play. The feature allows users to purchase through PayPal in order to download paid digital goods on the store. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Hull) Fri, 16 May 2014 18:58:15 +0000 Google may be fined for not making tax payments to France <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1337586937google-hot-water.png" alt="" /></div>Google may be fined for not paying $1bn in taxes to the French government over the past couple of years, although the company states that they have been compliant with French law <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brockman Davis) Mon, 28 Apr 2014 18:05:52 +0000 Google hints at future bitcoin support for their payment services <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/194426958Bitcoin-Tag.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google seems to be curious about bitcoin. Some e-mails that were made public show the company is looking at ways of supporting the digital currency and integrating it into their payments services. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 24 Jan 2014 09:13:39 +0000 Microsoft: We're doing cross-promotions, not paying OEMs $2.6 billion <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1769792951nokia_windows_phone_8.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is denying yesterday&#039;s rumor that the company would be spending over $2bn on Windows Phone OEMs. Microsoft says they&#039;re doing cross-promotions but that the number is &quot;complete fiction&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 16 Jan 2014 09:46:10 +0000 Nokia will end up owing $650 million to Microsoft <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/797776156news-logos-nokia-solid--blue.png" alt="" /></div>According to the latest financial report filed by Nokia the company will end up owing Microsoft $650 million. This money represents royalties that Nokia pays to use Windows Phone on their smartphones. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 07 Mar 2013 17:04:30 +0000 Samsung and Visa sign NFC deal, Galaxy S IV first to get integration <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1232379609gs3_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Visa and Samsung have made a deal that will see the handset maker integrate Visa&#039;s payment software in its smartphones and tablets including the upcoming Galaxy S IV flagship. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Stephen Robinson) Mon, 25 Feb 2013 20:34:00 +0000 WordPress begins to accept Bitcoins as a currency <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/194426958Bitcoin-Tag.jpg" alt="" /></div>WordPress has added functionality today, allowing bloggers across the world to pay using the digital Bitcoin currency while side-stepping issues such as PayPal being unavailable or limited. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Fri, 16 Nov 2012 18:50:38 +0000 Redesigned PayPal website on the way <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/876038560fa.jpg" alt="" /></div>The new look, and long overdue PayPal website revamp is coming tomorrow, and screenshots of the website reveal the more modern, simplified design that should appease customers <a href="">Read more...</a> (Stefano Elia) Wed, 20 Jun 2012 01:16:04 +0000 Google to team up with MasterCard and Citigroup for NFC payments <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19535579601.jpg" alt="" /></div>Near field communication technology is nothing new. In fact, some credit cards already have the technology built in to them. What is new, at least for those outside of Japan, is using NFC for payments... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Mon, 28 Mar 2011 13:19:13 +0000 Google creates payment system for digital content in response to Apple <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Barely has a day gone by since Apple launched their App Store subscription services and after the potential anti-trust violations Google has decided to get in on the market too. Google's version of a digital... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Alan Cone) Wed, 16 Feb 2011 21:49:45 +0000 AT&T announces mobile payment partnership <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/248064850att-death-star.jpg" alt="" /></div>AT&amp;T has announced a partnership today with three different payment providers, allowing their wireless subscribers to pay for online purchases with their cell phone. They have partnered with BilltoMobile, Boku and Zong to process the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brandon Boyce) Thu, 28 Oct 2010 19:39:58 +0000 Visa introduces pin payment card <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/698022646.png" alt="" /></div>Visa is introducing a revolutionary new credit card allowing users to use their PIN for online card transactions. Aimed at savvy internet users, the Visa PIN card features an alpha-numeric display and a 12-button keypad... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Tue, 11 Nov 2008 10:36:14 +0000 Barclaycard plans OnePulse national rollout <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/nw_dailynews.gif" alt="" /></div>Barclaycard has announced its intention to increase the use of its OnePulse contactless payment cards. The firm said that it will have issued over one million of the cards by the end of this year,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 08 Sep 2008 16:32:42 +0000 Office 2007 Referral Payment Pilot Irks Some Partners <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft's plan to pilot test an Office 2007 referral payment program with a limited number of large system builders has some smaller partners miffed. The Referral Payment Pilot Program for Office Ready, which begins Jan.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 25 Jan 2007 09:40:45 +0000 Visa to launch global cellphone payment system <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Here comes news about the electronic wallet (again). At CES 2007, Visa announced that it plans on launching a global payment system allowing people to pay for goods through their cellphones. This would be done... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 09 Jan 2007 03:27:01 +0000 Google to Unveil Online Payment Service <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Later on today, Google will be unveiling it's own service to allow online payments on sites around the web. Although Google doesn't view the service as a direct competitor with PayPal, internet market analyst Greg... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dave Legg) Thu, 29 Jun 2006 12:59:48 +0000 Microsoft behind $12 million payment to Opera <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft agreed to pay Norway's Opera Software $12.75 million to head off a threatened lawsuit over code that made some Web pages on MSN look bad in certain versions of Opera's Web browser, CNET <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 24 May 2004 17:24:18 +0000 Napster unveils payment cards <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The online music retailer has developed its own prepaid cards to target teens and others without credit cards. Online music retailer Napster unveiled prepaid cards on Monday, so people -- particularly teens -- can download... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 27 Oct 2003 18:48:23 +0000 Citibank payment service said flawed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A computer security researcher says he has found several flaws in Citibank's online payment service The flaws could potentially expose customer account information and even enable a malicious criminal to move money out of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 08 Jan 2002 04:40:01 +0000 Compaq offers payment deferral on financing <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Compaq said on Wednesday that it has a new financing plan that will allow businesses to defer payments during the first four months of a lease on any product or service. It... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 10 Oct 2001 21:23:06 +0000