Samsung And MasterCard Will Launch Samsung Pay Together In Europe

Samsung Pay Samsung and MasterCard, which have been working together to bring Samsung Pay to consumers and merchants around the world, announced today that they will extend their partnership to launch the mobile payment system in Europe. Read More

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

Screen Shot 2015-07-14 at 09.53.53 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 accept Apple’s contactless payment service will work with a £20 cap on transactions as some had been reporting prior to the launch, but it turns out this is not the full story. At least… Read More

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Starbucks Mobile Ordering Expands To 21 More States, Now Live In Over 4,000 Stores

starbucks Starbucks, whose embrace of mobile payments and mobile loyalty in-store has already established the company as a forward-thinker when it comes to new technology, is this morning announcing the expansion of its “Mobile Order & Pay” system to 21 more states, including 3,400 individual café locations across the U.S. The feature allows customers to place their order and pay… Read More

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Best Buy Will Accept Apple Pay In All U.S. Stores Later This Year

apple pay Back when Apple Pay was first launched, Best Buy wanted none of it. As a part of the MCX consortium, they were a part of an effort among retailers to build a mobile payments system of their own: CurrentC.
It seems Best Buy has changed its mind. 6 months later, Best Buy is jumping on the Apple Pay train. Read More

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Starbucks Expands Its Mobile “Order Ahead” Feature To Seattle And The Pacific Northwest

starbucks-mobile-order Starbucks’ mobile ordering system, which allows customers to place orders in advance of their visit to the store, pay from their phone, then skip the line when they arrive, is today rolling out to more locations across the Pacific Northwest, including Starbucks’ home base of Seattle. In total, there are now 650 more locations supported in Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Alaska, says… Read More

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New Apple Pay Deal Gives It Greater Presence In A Key Market: Self-Serve

Apple Pay Apple has a new partnership in place with USA Technologies that will help it accept Apple Pay at approximately 200,000 in-use self-serve payment terminals, 9to5Mac reports. The roll-out will bring Apple Pay to coffee machines, snack dispensers, laundromats, goods kiosks, amusement part ticket machines, car wastes, transit ticket and taxi terminals and more. USA Technologies has a list of… Read More

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You Could Fill Up At The Pump With Apple Pay Starting Next Year

Apple Pay Apple is working to expand the reach of Apple Pay, and its next major destination might be the gas pumps. Chevron’s official Twitter account revealed yesterday (via Business Insider) that the gas company is working to make Apple Pay available at its fill-up stations in the U.S. Pump payments are a key ingredient to making Apple Pay truly a convenient, complete replacement for… Read More

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Mobile Commerce Consolidation As Mozido Takes Majority Stake In CorFire

corfire Just days after Dutch digital commerce provider Adyen announced a $250 million round of funding, another heavily capitalised player in the space has made an acquisition to up its game. Mozido, a mobile commerce specialist that raised $185 million in October 2014 after raising $103 million in May, has taken a majority stake in CorFire, another mobile commerce startup that focuses on… Read More

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