Samsung Pay won’t reach the UK until sometime next year

2016 has been a good year for mobile payments, thanks to the arrival of Android Pay and the majority of big banks adopting Apple Pay. Samsung was also meant to join the party, but the company has confirmed that Galaxy smartphone and Gear smart…

2016 has been a good year for mobile payments, thanks to the arrival of Android Pay and the majority of big banks adopting Apple Pay. Samsung was also meant to join the party, but the company has confirmed that Galaxy smartphone and Gear smartwatch o…

Chase Pay’s QR code-powered app only works at two stores

Retailers spent years trying to develop a mobile payment system capable of competing with Apple Pay and Android Pay, and at last, CurrentC has arrived. It’s come in the form of the Chase Pay app, which allows customers of the bank to use its QR code-…

Retailers spent years trying to develop a mobile payment system capable of competing with Apple Pay and Android Pay, and at last, CurrentC has arrived. It's come in the form of the Chase Pay app, which allows customers of the bank to use its QR code-…

Samsung Pay starts rolling out in Canada

Canadian iPhone owners have had Apple Pay for a while, but what if a Samsung phone is your weapon of choice? You might be set after today. Just a couple of weeks after the company revealed that Samsung Pay was coming to Canada in November, Gal…

Canadian iPhone owners have had Apple Pay for a while, but what if a Samsung phone is your weapon of choice? You might be set after today. Just a couple of weeks after the company revealed that Samsung Pay was coming to Canada in November, Galaxy pho…

Sainsbury’s finally caves to contactless

No, you haven’t gone back in time. We’re almost at the end of 2016, and Sainsbury’s is just now confirming it’ll soon begin accepting contactless payments in stores — finally coming good on an old promise (sort of). Most Sainsbury’s Local spots will…

No, you haven't gone back in time. We're almost at the end of 2016, and Sainsbury's is just now confirming it'll soon begin accepting contactless payments in stores — finally coming good on an old promise (sort of). Most Sainsbury's Local spots will…

Clever SIM sticker makes no-signal mobile payments possible

Mobile wallets aren’t just for getting in and out of Starbucks that bit quicker. In several parts of the world, many people rely solely on mobile wallets for all their financial needs. These are particularly prevalent in Kenya, for example, where 58…

Mobile wallets aren't just for getting in and out of Starbucks that bit quicker. In several parts of the world, many people rely solely on mobile wallets for all their financial needs. These are particularly prevalent in Kenya, for example, where 58…

New York’s busiest railways now accept Apple Pay

New York has been in the process of rolling out a mobile solution for the Metropolitan Transit Agency’s super-busy Long Island Railroad and Metro North Railroad lines over the summer, and this week the app was updated with support for both Apple Pay…

New York has been in the process of rolling out a mobile solution for the Metropolitan Transit Agency's super-busy Long Island Railroad and Metro North Railroad lines over the summer, and this week the app was updated with support for both Apple Pay…

Samsung Pay racks up 5 million users in half a year

Samsung Pay is off to a promising start… if you ask Samsung, at least. The company reports that Samsung Pay picked up 5 million users in its first six months, handling over $500 million in purchases over that time frame. There’s a “strong adoption…

Samsung Pay is off to a promising start… if you ask Samsung, at least. The company reports that Samsung Pay picked up 5 million users in its first six months, handling over $500 million in purchases over that time frame. There's a "strong adoption…

Walmart wants you to pay through its mobile app

Never mind Android Pay and Apple Pay — Walmart would rather you use its own mobile payment service. It’s launching Walmart Pay (how creative!), a payment system that has you scanning QR codes within its app to make purchases. It’s not the most elega…

Never mind Android Pay and Apple Pay — Walmart would rather you use its own mobile payment service. It's launching Walmart Pay (how creative!), a payment system that has you scanning QR codes within its app to make purchases. It's not the most elega…