Need reason to pay by phone? Apple, Google add new features
The tech industry has been saying for years that smartphones would make traditional wallets obsolete. But most people still use cash or plastic when they shop in stores.
Malware worms its way into more apps, study finds
Malicious software is increasingly making its way into mobile phones through "cloned" versions of popular apps, and software weaknesses in legitimate ones, security researchers said Tuesday.
Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe?
Apple wants the plastic credit card to become as rare as the paper check.
Digital 'wallets' proliferate at cellphone show
Cash, coins and credit cards are so Twentieth Century. At least, that's the opinion of the electronics manufacturers, phone companies, banks and credit card issuers that expect cellphones to be the main way consumers pay ...
PayPal keen on collaboration for cash-free future
Online financial transactions titan PayPal says it is keen to collaborate with others as it strives for a cash-free future.
Def Con hackers reach for digital wallets
Hackers at a notorious Def Con gathering that ends here Sunday have come up with ways to reach into digital wallets.
Smartphones wallets going mainstream: survey
Using smartphones or tablets as digital "wallets" will be common within a decade, largely replacing cash and credit cards, according to a Pew Research survey released on Tuesday.
EU bank watchdog warns over Bitcoin
The European Union's banking watchdog on Friday issued a warning over virtual currency trading amid huge swings in the value of Bitcoin, a lack of regulation and money laundering risks.
Mobile payments first step in merging phones, keys, wallets into one device
You're in the checkout line ready to pay for the items in your shopping cart.
Coinbase taking Bitcoin wallet platform to Europe
San Francisco-based Coinbase is taking its Bitcoin wallet to Europe with an aim of enticing more people there to use the digital currency.
US regulator warns consumers of Bitcoin risks
A US financial regulator warned consumers Tuesday that using the online currency Bitcoin is fraught with risks including theft by hacking and fraud.
Samsung buys digital wallet star to take on Apple Pay
Samsung Electronics on Wednesday announced a deal to buy LoopPay, a young digital wallet firm challenging Apple Pay at retailer checkout terminals.
Apple pushes digital wallet with Apple Pay
Apple is betting that people want to pay with a tap of the phone rather than a swipe of the card.
PayPal's new features aim to replace traditional wallet in stores
PayPal is doubling down on efforts to bring the mobile payment platform to brick-and-mortar stores and restaurants, offering new pay-from-your-smartphone services that threaten to make the physical wallet obsolete.