mobile wallets

Samsung launches Samsung Wallet to help you store your cards, digital keys, IDs and more

Samsung announced today that it’s launching “Samsung Wallet” to enable users to store select digital keys, boarding passes, identification cards and more all in one location. The company says Sa

Selfbook raises $25M at a $125M valuation to simplify the hotel booking experience

Selfbook, a hotel payment software startup, announced today that it has raised $25 million in a Series A round of funding led by Tiger Global Management. Valia Ventures, Fin Venture Capital, early Str

Citcon raises $30M to make paying with mobile wallets ‘as easy as paying with a credit card’

Citcon, a mobile wallet payment provider, has closed on $30 million in funding in a Series C round co-led by Norwest Venture Partners and Cota Capital.  Sierra Ventures and Sonae IM also joined the f

Google Pay expands its integration with PayPal to online merchants

Google and PayPal have been strategic partners for some time. The companies in 2017 announced that PayPal would become a payment method in Android Pay, the service that later rebranded as Google Pay.

Android Pay Debuts in the UK, no need to unlock device when you tap for sales under £30

Ahead of Google’s annual I/O event kicking off later today in Mountain View, the company is unveiling its latest developments for Android Pay. The mobile wallet for Android-powered smartphones

Indian ride-hailing app Ola acquires mobile payment startup Qarth to expand Ola Money

After launching a standalone app for Ola Money in November last year, Indian transportation app Ola has made an acquisition to double down on its mobile wallet and payments business: the company has

The broken world of mobile payments and how to fix it

It’s being predicted that by the end of this year, mobile payment transactions in the U.S. will grow 210 percent. Despite this impressive gain, it turns out that not everyone is taking advantage of

The Rise Of The Smartphone Means The End Of Mobile Wallets From Carriers And Banks

A cycle starts when hype of a technology leads to big investments in that technology, which in turn creates more hype. Real-world use of the technology by customers can get lost in the cycle. Investor

PayPal Buys Paydiant, The Mobile Wallet Behind CurrentC, To Raise Its Game v. Google + Apple

PayPal, the payments service with 162 million users preparing to separate from e-commerce giant eBay later this year, is announcing an acquisition today to help build out its mobile business targe

Mobile Payments Startup Kuapay Grabs $4 Million Investment, Readies Global Expansion

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Retailers Getting Into Mobile Payments, Citing Security Concerns, Wanting User Data

Consumers <a href="http://mobilemarketingandtechnology.com/2011/05/19/mastercard-says-consumers-are-ready-for-mobile-wallet/">may be ready</a> for mobile wallets, but the marketplace is not. Especiall