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  • Samsung is aiming to widen access to contactless payments

    Samsung is aiming to widen access to contactless payments

    While Samsung’s most high profile contactless payment push is the eponymous Samsung Pay — aka its mobile payments product, which competes with the likes of Apple Pay and Android Pay — the company is today bigging up another approach it’s backing, with the not so catchy name of Contactless Companion Platform (CCP). Read More

  • WePay now accepts Apple Pay and Android Pay on the web

    WePay now accepts Apple Pay and Android Pay on the web

    Apple Pay and Android Pay may be best known as Apple and Google’s mobile wallets, designed to expand their businesses in making payments with smartphones. But today comes an advance that underscores how both are also vying to be consumers’ virtual wallets for all e-commerce transactions. WePay, the payments company that competes against the likes of incumbents like FirstData… Read More

  • Jaguar launches in-car payments at Shell gas stations

    Jaguar launches in-car payments at Shell gas stations

    In a first for in-car convenience features, Jaguar is teaming up with Shell to launch a new payment feature that lets you use Apple Pay or PayPal (with Android Pay coming later on) to easily pay for gas right within their vehicles at the pumps. The feature is coming to the UK first, but will roll out around the world after that. The feature requires installation of the Shell app to make… Read More

  • Android Pay expands its reach via new partnerships with Visa and MasterCard

    Android Pay expands its reach via new partnerships with Visa and MasterCard

    Google announced this morning two strategic partnerships with Visa and MasterCard aimed at expanding the reach of its mobile payments service, Android Pay. The company says that Android Pay users who are shopping online from their smartphones will soon be able to make payments on hundreds of thousands of new sites where either Visa Checkout or Masterpass are accepted at checkout. Visa… Read More

  • The race to be the all-in-one app Crunch Network

    The race to be the all-in-one app

    There’s no denying that app fatigue is posing a challenge not just for new app discovery, but for new behavior discovery. So why don’t the most popular apps just enable the latest, greatest use cases and create an “open loop,” networking their existing apps? This article examines how the big players are campaigning to be the all-in-one app — and who stands a chance… Read More

  • Android Pay now works with Chase Visa; mobile web coming soon

    Android Pay now works with Chase Visa; mobile web coming soon

    Consumers in the U.S. (and UK) today are getting another opportunity to lighten their wallets a little more. In the U.S., Chase Visa credit and debit cardholders can now load up and use their accounts via Android Pay. And in the UK, Android Pay now integrates payment cards from Santander and TSB. The news comes ahead of Android Pay finally making its way to the mobile web, which will come… Read More

  • Shopify launches its POS app and card reader in the UK

    Shopify launches its POS app and card reader in the UK

    Shopify is launching its retail hardware and point-of-sale app for merchants in the UK. The reader supports tap, chip and swipe payments, letting retailers accept both contactless and traditional card-based payments, and the free app works in tandem with the reader device on either iPhone or iPad. The Shopify app and reader combo means sellers can accept a range of payment options at… Read More

  • The evolution of the mobile payment Crunch Network

    The evolution of the mobile payment

    It’s anticipated that there will be more than 4.8 billion individuals using a mobile phone by the end of 2016. Because of this enormous growth, we can expect to see the mobile payments industry and startups in the space evolve to meet the growing demands of users. To understand how big this industry is going to be, you need to understand the history of mobile payments and their… Read More