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  • Wallaby’s Android App Tells You Which Credit Card To Use To Get The Best Rewards

    Wallaby’s Android App Tells You Which Credit Card To Use To Get The Best Rewards

    Wallaby, a startup which had been originally working to develop a universal credit card that optimizes consumers’ credit card points, rewards, airline miles and more, recently launched a more simplified version of that concept via an iPhone application. Instead of routing purchases to the appropriate card after swiping a Wallaby-branded credit card,┬áthe new iPhone app instead just tells… Read More

  • Japan Gets Gundam VISA Card

    Japan Gets Gundam VISA Card

    Gundam statues, coffee shops, PS3 consoles, even jets – Japan’s love for the cult anime Gundam is limitless. And today, major Japanese bank Sumitomo Mitsui announced [JP] something entirely new: a Gundam credit card. Read More

  • New Visa pay-by-cellphone system goes on trial in Malaysia: Honk if you like the idea

    New Visa pay-by-cellphone system goes on trial in Malaysia: Honk if you like the idea

    Americans, virtuous and true, would you use your cellphone as a credit card? That is, instead of whipping out the plastic in front of some high school kid manning the register at Target, would you wave your connected-to-your-credit-card-account cellphone in front of a scanner? In the blink of an eye your transaction is completed, with the total amount being charged to your credit card account. Read More

  • Watch With Built-In PayPass

    Watch With Built-In PayPass

    Over in Turkey, a local bank has a new promotion that is going to make credit cards a thing of the past. In a deal with MasterCard, the bank is now offering a wristwatch with a built-in PayPass credit card. All you have to do is just swipe your watch at a counter that accepts PayPass and you’re good to go. No need to sign anything as long as the price of your total purchase is under… Read More

  • NYC Taxis To Go High-Tech

    NYC Taxis To Go High-Tech

    I only use cabs in the city when I’m trying to get my mack on and I have no time for that silly subway. But if I should come across a situation where I need to use one, I’ll finally be able to use my credit card instead of cash. How, you ask? NYC has finalized plans to install 13,000 devices into all the cabs around the city. These units will allow you to pay with a credit card… Read More