Post Tagged with: "digital wallet"

VIDEO: Swiss Startup Groosker Uses QR Codes to Speed Up Online Shopping

by August 29, 2013 at 10:25 am 2 comments

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

More Than 50 Credit Unions Now Offer the V.me Digital Wallet

More Than 50 Credit Unions Now Offer the V.me Digital Wallet

by August 12, 2013 at 10:16 am 1 comment

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

PayPal has Clear Lead in Consumer Awareness of Mobile Payments

PayPal has Clear Lead in Consumer Awareness of Mobile Payments

by February 15, 2013 at 3:52 pm 1 comment

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.

Pageonce Takes Payments ‘Hyperlocal’

Pageonce Takes Payments ‘Hyperlocal’

by February 14, 2013 at 11:49 am 3 comments

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

Google Wallet v2.0 Released

Google Wallet v2.0 Released

by January 29, 2013 at 9:41 am 5 comments

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

Why Mobile Wallet Will Win

Why Mobile Wallet Will Win

by December 11, 2012 at 9:28 am 1 comment

“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

Video: Square Gift Cards

by December 10, 2012 at 8:41 am 0 comments

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 Goes Cloud-Based: Demo

by August 1, 2012 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

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.

Amex Pulls Plug on Serve’s Bill My Phone Feature

Amex Pulls Plug on Serve’s Bill My Phone Feature

by July 2, 2012 at 2:23 pm 0 comments

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.

Playing Cards: Digital Wallet Startup Tells Consumers What Plastic to Use

Playing Cards: Digital Wallet Startup Tells Consumers What Plastic to Use

by July 2, 2012 at 10:19 am 0 comments

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.