EU clears UK 'mobile phone wallets' venture
The European Commission said Wednesday that it has cleared a joint venture between operators Telefonica of Spain and Vodafone and Everything Everywhere in Britain in mobile phone commerce.
Review: Mobile payment needs better compatibility
For many of us, plastic has replaced cash for everyday shopping. If some technological wizards have their way, your phone will replace plastic one day.
PayPal to offer in-store payments thru Discover
PayPal is expanding its brick-and-mortar payment services to more than 7 million stores across the U.S. in a partnership with Discover Financial Services.
Amazon launches Kindle store in India
US e-commerce giant Amazon on Wednesday launched its Kindle Store in India, claiming to have the largest selection of any e-bookstore in the country.
US retailers to launch mobile app for payments
A bevy of big-name retailers including Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Best-Buy Co. and Target Corp., are teaming up to create a company that will give U.S. customers another way to make purchases: with their cellphones.
Starbucks teams with Square for mobile payments
Starbucks is pouring $25 million into electronic payments start-up Square in a partnership that expands mobile payment options at the coffee chain, the companies announced Wednesday.
Samsung vies for spotlight ahead of iPhone launch
Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest mobile-phone maker, said Friday it plans to show a new mobile device in late August, trying to stay in the consumer spotlight ahead of Apple's expected release ...
PayPal folds startup into its smartphone wallet
Online financial transactions titan PayPal announced that it has bought a San Francisco startup focused on using smartphone cameras to take credit card payments.
Apps help smartphones become digital wallets
Wouldn't it be nice to forget your wallet - permanently? That day is coming sooner than you think. In the walletless future there will be no credit cards to lose, no cash to carry and no concert tickets to leave at home. ...
US arrests head of online poker site
US authorities have arrested the head of online betting website Full Tilt Poker and charged him with a scheme to defraud banks and misleading customers about the security of their funds.
Samsung rolls out NFC phone sticker innovation (w/ Video)
Fair burden-sharing for global climate protection
(Phys.org) -- Discussions on a global climate agreement always centre on the transfer of money to developing and emerging countries. Scientists from ETH Zurich have now examined what fair transfer payments ...
Global mobile payments to top $171 bn: survey
Worldwide mobile payments are expected to top $171.5 billion in 2012, a 61.9 percent increase from 2011, a research report said Tuesday.
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 ...