The Swiss startup Groosker uses QR codes as a digital wallet. The user scans a QR code on an ecommerce site with his mobile phone and payment information, stored with Groosker, which is then used to complete the transaction, much as it would on a point-of-sale device in a store.Read More
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More than 50 credit unions offer the V.me digital wallet from Visa. Navy Federal Credit Union, the nation’s largest credit union, became the latest to offer V.me to its members, it was reported by Credit Union Times last week. Navy Federal is based in Vienna, Va., and has 4.4 millionRead More
A new report from Business Insider Intelligence paints a picture of consumer awareness of mobile payments that puts PayPal far in the lead. In the graph below, blue indicates consumer awareness of a payments solution and red indicates reported use of the solution. PayPal is followed by Google Wallet.
When was the last time you wrote a check? What, just yesterday? Personal finance and payments company Pageonce wants to make sure you never have to write one again. “The last refuge of the check is the ‘hyperlocal’ — your rent, your gardener, pre-school, your kid’s soccer league,” said PageonceRead More
Yesterday, I wondered aloud when Google would release v2.0 of its Wallet. Well, I guess the folks at Google heard me, because just later in the day 2.0 dropped. No, I don’t have that kind of influence. The new Google Wallet is said to have the following additional functionality: The abilityRead More
“Mobile wallet will not happen just because you can pay with your phone. It will happen when the value-add far exceeds what is available with plastic, and there is an end-to-end integrated checkout process.” That is how Schwark Satyavolu, CEO of Truaxis, now a Mastercard company, put it. We agree.Read More
Square is expanding its wallet product by offering Square Gift Cards — digital gift certificates for “anyone, anytime, right from your phone.” Watch the video below.
Google Wallet is a virtual wallet that stores your credit and debit cards, offers, and rewards cards. Your Google Wallet is always with you, on your phone and on your computer, for shopping in-store and online. It adds up to more speed, savings and security. In this “popup wallet” video, opening Google Wallet, is the opening to a whole new world.
No company is too legit to quit a service — not even one of the largest card issuers in America.
Last week, American Express announced that it is eliminating one of the carrier billing features attached to its digital payment and commerce platform Serve. Effective July 26, Bill My Phone will no longer be offered through Serve. Bill My Phone lets users initiate online purchases with their U.S. wireless telephone number.
What’s the best credit card to pay with to earn stuff back? A new payment player that launched into beta this week says it will tell consumers the answers.