A survey of young people by QUT researchers has found many lack the financial literacy to manage car loans, repay credit cards and navigate mobile phone deals.
Starwood Hotels, which operates the Sheraton and Westin chains, said Friday that hackers had infected payment systems in some of its establishments, potentially leaking customer credit card data.
The encrypted communications firm Silent Circle said Thursday it was tightening access to its mobile apps and secure smartphone to make them harder for terrorists and criminals to use.
Mobile payments firm Square will make its stock market debut on Thursday priced lower than expected in a sign that soaring tech startup values may be coming back down.
Cash is passe, say digital mavens. If you really want to pay your friends back for that pizza party, use an app to shoot money to their mobile-phone number—or their Facebook account.
Mobile payments startup Square said Friday it will raise up to $403 million in its stock offering—but it may be valued less on Wall Street than by private investors.
It's getting closer to winter, and all of a sudden you need a new HVAC system that'll cost $5,000. You've got the money in a savings account. Will you spend that money, or pay with a high-interest credit card instead? According ...
Call it payable fashion. You won't need a credit card to pay for your clothes; your clothes will BE your credit card.
This week I've been paying for things with my phone, and while I do appreciate the technology, I'm wondering if mobile wallets will take off or fizzle out.
Cyberattacks such as that recently suffered by telecoms firm TalkTalk can result in hair-raisingly large losses: TalkTalk may have lost the details of 4m customers, while in just the last few months Carphone Warehouse lost ...