Accountants and financial advisors have warned that people may unknowingly be accruing high capital gains tax bills by using crypto-based debit and credit cards to make purchases in stores.
Opera has launched a new fintech called Dify. Dify will provide users with cashback at certain retailers and in future it will introduce new services like savings management, credit, and more.
Ecosia has announced that it now partially owns TreeCard, a firm that makes wooden debit cards. The search provider said that purchases with the card will fund its tree-planting efforts worldwide.
Samsung has provided more details about its Samsung Money debit card program for which it has partnered with SoFi and Mastercard. The debit card will be available in the U.S. from later this summer.
Google is reportedly developing its own physical debit card that's expected to rival Apple Card. It will be linked to a Google app to provide users an easy way to track their payments and purchases.
Reports suggest that Amazon Go stores could start accepting cash following criticism that the stores are elitist. Critics said not everyone had access to the required app, or have a bank account.
Starting next year, Grab's customers in the Philippines and Singapore will be able to pay at any online and offline merchant using a prepaid card, courtesy of the firm's tie-up with Mastercard.
It is being rumored that Samsung may offer its mobile payments technology, Samsung Pay, to other smartphone manufacturers in the hopes of building omnipresence and dominating the mobile phone market.
Following last month's launch in Malaysia, Samsung has today launched its mobile payment service in India with support for Mastercard and Visa cards issued by five banks in addition to Paytm wallets.
Samsung has marked the one year anniversary of its payments service by announcing that nearly 100M unique transactions have occurred. The service is set to expand to more countries later this year.
BitPay has unveiled its new BitPay Visa Card. The card was made available with the help of Visa and allows cardholders to deposit Bitcoins from any wallet and withdraw or spend them in dollars.
Staples has confirmed that they have been the latest to suffer a data breach resulting in over 1 million credit and debit cards potentially being compromised.
Google announced the availability of Google Wallet prepaid debit card today which lets users perform transactions directly using their online balance without the need of a compatible smartphone.
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.
An investigation reveals that millions of bank customers are vulnerable to having their bank card data stolen with alarming ease, using some simple custom software and an NFC-enabled smartphone.