PayPal now allows customers to pay for their purchases by scanning a QR code in an effort to minimize physical contact at stores. The feature is available in the U.S., U.K., and 26 more markets.
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Visa is to trial fifty pairs of sunglasses which can be used for NFC payment with partners and influencers at the World Surf League's 2017 Quiksilver and Roxy Pro surf competition in Australia.
Android Pay is now available in Australia so you can use your NFC-enabled phones to pay at stores around the country for shrimp and other clichés that need to be thrown on the barbie.
Partnering with several major banks and retailers, Android Pay may be set to take-off next year in a country where compatible contactless payment terminals are already widespread.
Not content with existing options, the retailer is introducing its own app-based payment system appropriately named 'Walmart Pay' but it will only work at the company's own stores.
Apple Pay is spreading around the world and is now finally available in the UK. Those used to contactless payment cards will have a very familiar experience using Apple's system.
Folks in London will have an easier time paying for their travel around town starting today thanks to Barclaycard's bPay wrist band, which brings contactless payments to your wrist.