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Say goodbye to Android Pay and hello to Google Pay

As we reported last month, Google is uniting all of its different payment tools under the Google Pay brand. On Android, however, the Android Pay app stuck with its existing brand. That’s chang

Gym-As-You-Go wants to let you pay per exercise

Wish you didn’t have to pay as much if you rarely went to the gym? Gym-As-You-Go wants to offer pricing based on usage rather than monthly subscriptions. The TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin Hackathon

Apple Pay now in 20 markets, nabs 90% of all mobile contactless transactions where active

While we are going to have to wait a little longer for Apple to launch payments in iMessage, this weekend, Jennifer Bailey, Apple’s VP of Apple Pay, announced a series of other milestones for th

Crunch Report | New Star Wars “The Last Jedi” Trailer

Star Wars "The Last Jedi" trailer is released, more than 5,000 Wells Fargo ATMs now NFC enabled and North Korea hacked and stole U.S. and South Korea war plans. All this on Crunch Report.

Over 5,000 Wells Fargo ATMs now support card-free access via Apple Pay and other mobile wallets

Wells Fargo’s ATMs are getting an upgrade. The bank announced today that more than 40 percent – or over 5,000 of its ATMs – will now allow customers to perform transactions without h

An MLB team is using the iPhone’s NFC feature for contactless stadium entry

Today the MLB announced that the Oakland Athletics are piloting a new NFC ticketing solution which lets fans enter the stadium by tapping their phone (or Apple Watch) to a ticket scanner – just

Apple Watch will sync with your treadmill to share workout data

Apple introduced WatchOS 4, the newest iteration of the operating system that powers Apple Watch today at WWDC. There was a big focus on health, with new features coming to the Activity and Workout ap

Android Pay now works in Bank of America, USAA, Discover & other mobile banking apps

Android Pay, Google’s answer to Apple Pay and other mobile payment technologies, today unveiled new partnerships with a handful of banks from around the world, who will integrate the service in

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

Visa made an NFC mobile payment ring for Olympic athletes in Rio

This is probably pretty far down everyone’s list of necessary Olympic athletic equipment to pack for the 2016 Rio games, but Visa’s gonna be Visa, because it’s everywhere you want to be and lif

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

Beatie Wolfe shows off her NFC-powered musical jacket

The days of CDs and vinyl might be (mostly) over, but singer-songerwriter Beatie Wolfe is making music physical again, in a very literal way. Wolfe stopped by the TechCrunch New York office to show of

Mobile portfolio app takes Moo beyond business cards

As a creative, you're most likely to get hired for a job off the back of your portfolio of past clients and work. Aimed squarely at this market, Moo -- the company better known for their business card

Apple Pay Is Coming To ATMs From Bank Of America And Wells Fargo

Both Bank Of America and Wells Fargo are working on integrating Apple Pay into their ATMs, according to a source familiar with the teams on the projects. Engineers at both companies have been placed o

The PayPal Here Card Reader Comes To U.S. With Support For EMV, Apple Pay, Android Pay & More

With the arrival of Apple Pay and, more recently, Android Pay, consumers are becoming more comfortable with alternative ways of paying that don't involve credit card swipes. And now, with the U.S.'s t

Most UK Apple Pay Retailers Cap At £20, But Pret And Bill’s Show Transactions Can Be Limitless

Apple Pay officially arrived in the UK earlier today, and with it, we’re now getting more details on how the mobile payment service will work. Most of the 250,000 physical locations that will

Countertop Is A Connected Kitchen Gizmo To Simplify Balanced Meal-Making

Meet Countertop: the latest connected kitchen gizmo from Google Ventures-backed Orange Chef which reckons it has found the perfect blend of smart and dumb kitchenware to help consumers prepare healthi

What You Need To Know To Get Started With Apple Pay

Apple Pay is now available for anyone to use, provided they’ve got all the prerequisites, both for physical stores and for online transactions. But you can’t just walk up to your local bri

Nintendo To Launch Super Smash Bros. For Wii U And Its Amiibo Interactive Toys Nov. 21

Nintendo’s entry into the ‘toys-to-life’ market is nearly upon us; the company announced today that it would release its first set of 12 NFC-enabled Amiibo will be available from Nov

Gillmor Gang: Too Soon

The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. This show is dedicated to the memory of Eric Lundquist. @stevegillmor, @scobleizer, @jtaschek, @dbfarber,
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