Tag Archive: Payment


What’s your mobile payment service of choice?

Your options will differ depending on what phone you carry.

Mobile payments have been around for a long time now, but they still seem to be catching on slowly. It’s still a guessing game figuring out which stores accept mobile payments and, at least around my area, getting out your phone to pay still seems to confuse store clerks more often than not.

Even with all of that in mind, mobile payments are the epitome of convenience.  [Read More…]

Google Pay is the latest payment service in town, merges Android Pay and Google Wallet

Google is trying to simply things when it comes to mobile payments, so it has created Google Pay, a new service which combines Android Pay with Google Wallet.

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Artists secure 5 years of increased payment from streaming services

This is a big win for the music industry.

Streaming services such as Spotify and Google Play Music are things that I use every single day, and when you think about it, they really have changed the way people purchase and listen to music. Opening an app on your phone and having access to millions upon millions of songs is way more convenient than stocking up on physical CDs, and while consumers have benefitted greatly from this transition, the  [Read More…]

Google Pay finally unifies Androids fragmented payment solutions

Googe has today launched a new payment solution called Google Pay. There are currently a number of payment solutions across the Google ecosystem from Android Pay to automatically filling out credit card information in Chrome. Google says that the new Google Pay aims to combine all these different methods of paying into a single brand. […]

Google unveils Tez, a secure mobile payment system for India

There’s a new mobile payment service in India, and it’s directly from Google.

Google has unveiled a new mobile payments system for its growing Indian customer base called Tez that attempts to work with the country’s growing UPI standard to reach millions of customers overnight.

Long rumored to be developing a custom mobile payment solution for the unique demands of the Indian market, which is largely made up of inexpensive Android phones without NFC (precluding the use  [Read More…]

Wearable payment stickers by VISA could soon be a thing

Back in March, we told you VISA was testing a new way of making payments with a pair of NFC-enabled sunglasses. Well in its latest effort to eliminate passwords, VISA is now experimenting with another form of payment. This time it involves a payment sticker, one which is placed on the user’s exposed skin (in […]

Samsung and PayPal strike deal for new in-store and online payment methods

You now have even more ways to pay.

Samsung is continuing to build partnerships to drive even more payments through Samsung Pay, adding PayPal support. Now you can make tap-to-pay purchases all over the U.S. and fund them with your PayPal balance, rather than adding your credit and debit cards individually to both services. You’ll still continue to earn rewards through Samsung Pay as well.

Even though PayPal actually has its own in-store purchasing system, it’s nowhere  [Read More…]

LG is releasing a mobile payment app, and you’ll never guess the name

Get ready for LG Pay, at least if you live in South Korea.

The mobile payment world just got a little more crowded, according to the Korea Herald. LG is deploying the entirely obviously named LG Pay in South Korea with the help of four credit card companies and big plans for expansion. LG Pay is expected to compete directly with the more well known Samsung Pay by offering a different approach to emulating regular cards in magnetic stripe  [Read More…]

Mobile payment systems have stagnated, unless you have Samsung Pay

In the U.S., the state of mobile payments on Android is kind of sad.

It’s been about a year since the last time I used Samsung Pay, and the service has continued to grow without me. But it hasn’t grown in a vacuum, and here in the U.S. the way we pay for things at a register has been slowly changing as well. I decided to head out into the world around me intent on paying for  [Read More…]

Truecaller picks up huge update with Google Duo integration, payment support in India

Truecaller is doubling down in India.

Truecaller has announced that it is teaming up with Google to offer support for Google Duo from within its interface. The tie-in will boost the capabilities of Truecaller’s dialer, which will now offer the ability to make video calls via Google’s messaging client.

With Truecaller boasting over 150 million users just in India, the integration is a win-win for both companies. The integration will go live sometime on both Android and  [Read More…]