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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Samsung appears to have started rolling out dark mode for Samsung Pay, at least in India. For now, it doesn't seem to be available for all, and users are advised to check for the app's latest version.
Apple Pay and Google Pay can now be used to pay for select government services in the UK via the gov.uk domain. Later this year, both systems will be widely available across more government services.
eBay announced today that it is adding Google Pay as an additional payment option on its marketplace in April. The feature will be available on eBay's Android app, mobile web, and desktop version.
Amazon and MercadoLibre are discussing a potential program with Mexico's central bank that will allow consumers in the country to pay for online purchases through their mobile devices using QR codes.
Despite its refusal to add support for Apple Pay at its retail stores, Target has been reportedly testing the digital wallet service at its shop in San Francisco, as claimed by a number of shoppers.
Apple continues to grow its presence in the education segment by rolling out a new service today which lets students pay for school supplies or laundry using Apple Wallet installed on their devices.
Tez, a mobile payment app introduced by Google in India late last year, has now become Google Pay. The rebranded app will be rolling out to users over the next few days as part of an upcoming update.
Customers in the U.S. will soon be able to shop for goods and complete their transactions on eBay using Apple Pay on iOS and Safari as part of the initial phase of the new payments experience.
Nearly a year after its announcement, PayPal has announced that Samsung Pay users can now start making payments using the service with their PayPal accounts. The update is now rolling out.
Google will reportedly be unveiling its new digital payments system, dubbed Google Tez, on the 18th of September. The system could allow users to transfer money between bank accounts on their mobiles.
LG Pay has launched on the G6 and currently supports four credit card firms. While this is great news, the service is only available in South Korea. LG plans to expand its service in the future.
The South Korean giant has announced that the proprietary mobile wallet platform, Samsung Pay, will be coming to four additional markets this month. A launch in Turkey in Q4 2017 is also rumored.
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.
Apple has announced plans to bring its mobile payment system, Apple Pay, to China in 2016. The service will take on Alipay and WeChat Payment, which are already established in the region.
When Google acquired Softcard, Windows Phone users were left without a mobile payment system. Luckily, it looks like something might be on the horizon and it could be directly from Microsoft.
McDonald's is supposedly adopting a new NFC payment method. The company seems to be betting on the rumors that the new iPhone 6 will have this feature and NFC will finally become mainstream.
Microsoft Research is testing a mobile payment method that takes a new different approach. It combines Bluetooth and Kinect for facial recognition and the customer doesn't have to do anything.
With the launch of iOS6 last week, Apple introduced a new app for mobile payments called Passbook. In a tweet, Starbucks announced it's going to support Passbook to pay for your muffin and coffee