NAB has become the third of the "big four" banks in Australia to support Apple Pay, following the Commonwealth Bank's move earlier this year, leaving Westpac as the last major holdout.
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In a new push for the standardization of cryptocurrencies, a company called Flexa is launching a network that allows you to pay for your purchases in physical stores using a mobile app.
Google Pay has brought back the ability to assign a nickname to credit and debit cards associated with your Google account. But it seems the option is available only in the U.S. and Canada for now.
For years, three of the four major retail banks in Australia have resisted the deployment of Apple Pay. That will soon change after CBA announced that it will support the service from next month.
Germany has become the latest country to gain access to Apple Pay, Apple's burgeoning payment platform, boasting support for twelve banks and financial institutions available from today.
Having shared its strategy earlier in the year, National Australia Bank will roll out support for Alipay to its point of sale terminals next year after conducting a pilot with selected merchants.
Boasting a presence in almost twenty countries across Northern Europe, Nordea Bank has now rolled out Google Pay support for all of its consumer cards in addition to its First Card.
Google is announcing some updates to its Google Pay service, making it easier to request and send money to friends, save your event tickets and split the bill from that expensive group dinner.
Samsung's mobile payment service continues to grow and evolve, and soon users will be able to get a percentage of their money back when making a purchase using the Samsung Pay app at select retailers.
Facebook looks close to launching mobile payments in India via WhatsApp. The messaging platform is a good place for Facebook to incorporate payments because it boasts a huge 200 million users.
Samsung is now allowing all Mexicans to use its Samsung Pay service as of today. This full launch comes on the heels of a "soft launch" in November which required you to register first, now it's open.
Google has announced that it is rolling Google Wallet and Android Pay into one service called Google Pay. It's an attempt by Google to unify its payment ecosystem. Tez will still exist in India.
It's projected that 80% of online payments in China will be made from mobile devices next year. The figure is up 60% from 2012 when online shopping was mainly conducted from a laptop or desktop.
A new white paper suggests that 35% of China's GDP will be accounted for by the digital economy in 2020. By the middle of the century, the report predicts that half the GDP will come from digital.
Mobile payment systems have started to gain more traction with added support from merchants, credit cards issuers, and banks. Now, you'll be able to use Visa Checkout through Android Pay.
Samsung's mobile payment solution, Samsung Pay, had 6.44 million monthly users in September in the firm's home market, says industry tracker WiseApp, doubled compared to last year statistics
After reports late last week, it appears that Google is rolling out Tez, a mobile payment app leveraging India's Unified Payments Interface (UPI) framework with support for three banks.
The People's Bank of China has released a new report which says that 8.6 billion mobile transactions took place in Q2 '17. That's a jump of over 40% compared to the same quarter last year.
Skype is rolling out new integration with PayPal in 22 countries across North America and Europe via its newly-introduced add-in feature, enabling peer-to-peer payments among friends and family.
Following the service's launch several months ago in the UK, Samsung Pay can now be used via Gear S3 smartwatches with NFC payment terminals. However, MST support remains unavailable in the country.
Ally Bank and First Light FCU are the latest banks to put their support behind Microsoft Wallet amid little fanfare. The Redmond company has been awfully quiet about Microsoft Wallet since last year.
LG Pay just launched in Korea in June and LG has already announced plans to roll out the service to other handsets and expand to other parts of the world. Sadly, it won't be coming until 2018.
Having been announced almost two years ago, and Discover committing to deliver compatibility some time in 2016, the company's cardholders can finally make mobile payments via Samsung Pay.
Android Pay has received another bank expansion update, adding a total of 60 new US financial institutions to its list and allowing more people to make use of Google's wireless payment system.
With mobile payments attracting major popularity in India, it appears that WhatsApp has been in discussions with the country's government to integrate with one of the emerging local payment systems.
Samsung Pay, the company's mobile payment system, is yet to be rolled out in many markets around the world, but a report has revealed that it could launch in India sometime in the first half of 2017.
This week, CVS Pharmacy launched its own mobile payment service which will allow customers to easily collect and pay for products and prescriptions at the checkout with a single barcode scan.
Apple has launched Apple Pay in China. China is the fifth country to get Apple Pay and Apple hopes that China will be its largest market for the mobile payment service. 19 Chinese banks are on board.
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.
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.
A new update is now available for the Wallet application for Windows 10 Mobile, adding support for retail loyalty cards. Select cards can now be scanned into the app, and used in-store.
It seems that many retailers are still not keen on accepting payments using Apple Pay as nearly half of the top 100 merchants revealed that they won't be implementing the system until next year.
PayPal Here is back in the Windows Phone store after issues cut its original launch short. The app allows you to use credit and debit cards with the attachable mobile card reader.
After being together for 13 years eBay will spin-off its PayPal division into a separate business starting next year. PayPal is one of the fastest growing companies with over 143 million active users.
While Apple unveiled mobile payment magic at its event in Cupertino, Stripe was the one to really credit as they will be assisting Apple in making the mobile transactions quick and seamless.
A new report from inside sources at Google says the company is looking to launch its Wallet payments system on Google Glass. There's no official info yet but the launch may come very soon.