Report: LG Pay to have MST support

Taking a cue out of Samsung’s books, #LG has apparently decided to include MST or Magnetic Secure Transmission support with #LGPay, which will be compatible with standard payment terminals where NFC isn’t available. This is a good move by the Korean manufacturer, especially since the proposed White Card idea has hit a roadblock, which led

Verizon offering 2GB of free data for using Android Pay

Starting today, you can simply tap your #AndroidPay compatible device at any of the supported locations around the U.S. and get a free GB of data on your account. When you make your third tap on Android Pay, you will get another GB of data, which makes it a total of 2GB of high-speed data

Square is rolling out their new reader with support for mobile payments

Square, the mobile payments startup, is finally getting onboard with mobile payments. After originally announcing their new reader back in June, they are finally starting to ship the device to retailers. The new reader not only brings support for chip-enabled cards (which have just started to become commonplace in the United States), it also brings support

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Samsung Pay could be compatible with non-Samsung devices in the future

As of now, #SamsungPay is a service made exclusively for #Samsung products. This is not exactly a surprise given what we’ve seen from the company in the past. However, the VP of the company’s mobile division, Injong Rhee has revealed that Samsung originally considered the idea of making the service compatible with non-Samsung devices as well.

Android Pay To Soon Have Loyalty Rewards

Since its launch back in September, Android Pay has been getting more traction from users, merchants, and credit card companies. Currently, there is no Loyalty Rewards program, but Google is looking to change that. At the Money 20/20 conference in Las Vegas, Sridhar Ramaswamy, Google’s SVP of ads and commerce, announced several stats for the payments

Top 10 Android smartphones capable of fingerprint recognition

Fingerprint scanners. Can’t have a flagship smartphone without one in this day and age, but the Android handhelds that do support the futuristic method of biometric authentication are often accused of shoddy, gimmicky execution. Even when done properly, the technology continues to stir up controversies, although Apple fans were very quick (and proud) to adopt

Citibank Is Working With Android Pay

Android Pay just launched a week ago on September 10th, and is already available at a variety of stores. But, in order to use Android Pay, your bank has to support the system. Some banks, such as Wells Fargo and Bank Of America, supported the service on day 1. However, it looks like Google is flipping

Android Pay officially launching today

#Google has officially announced the arrival of #AndroidPay today, which will replace your Google Wallet app. In theory, this is merely a revamped version of Google Wallet and will let you make payments on NFC terminals, just like you used to. This means that Google Wallet will now remain an online virtual wallet, with wireless

Rite Aid Is Adopting Mobile Payments

  Last year, Rite Aid and a few other companies became a little infamous when they announced that they were disabling their NFC readers due to an exclusivity deal with the Merchant Customer Exchange, a company also trying its hand at mobile payments through CurrentC. But since CurrentC has yet to launch and the exclusivity

Android Pay to be discussed at Google I/O today

We have all had our list of expectations from Google for the I/O event that starts later today. And just as we lead up to the event, it is being said that the company could finally show off Android Pay, which has been rumored for quite some time now. The service was partially announced by Android

Sundar Pichai Confirms Upcoming Google Cellular Service

It’s Mobile World Congress this week, and between all the new device announcements, Google’s Sundar Pichai has confirmed that Google is indeed working on a cellular network. According to  Sundar Pichai, Google’s wireless service will be a “white label” MVNO network. This means that while Google will carry and/or sell devices, but they will not be building their