Topic: mobile payments

Venmo Tries to Take the Awkwardness Out of Splitting the Bill With Friends

Mobile payment app asks people to 'pony up'

If you walk into any bar or restaurant swarmed with millennials these days, chances are you will hear a few people tell their friends, "Just Venmo me" while paying the…

Warby Parker and Saks Fifth Avenue's Mobile Commerce Just Got More Interesting

Relay should give them greater app reach

Digital payments company Stripe revealed a mobile commerce system today called Relay, which lets retailers offer products across multiple smartphone apps in an unusually easy fashion.  Launch partners from the merchant…

With Jawbone Partnership, AmEx Offers Another Nifty Payment Option

4 wacky ways cardholders can pay for things

Want to buy a latte with your fitness tracker? If you use an American Express credit card, now you can. Today, AmEx announced a partnership with Jawbone that it claims…

Here's Everything You Need to Know About Mobile Payments

It's a complicated mess, to say the least

During this week's Mobile World Congress in Spain, Google announced it is getting into mobile payments with a technology called Android Pay that lets people buy things by tapping their phones…

Here's Why Mobile Wallets Haven't Caught on Yet

Trust issues keep consumers on the sidelines of the connected device revolution

With all the talk about mobile payments, the launch of Apple Pay and numerous brands getting on board, why does it seem like no one is actually using his or…

As Mobile Payment War Grows, Men's Wearhouse Reveals Big Marketing Stats

Expects mobile to increase 2015 revenue by seven figures

At the same time Google and Samsung are scooping up startups to build out a mobile payment system that competes with Apple, new data from retailers reveals some initial success…

Square Just Made Three Huge Moves in One Week

Launches social payments and partners with a competitor

Between Apple Pay, branded apps and partnerships with payment companies, mobile payments are gaining traction with marketers. And clearly, the mobile payment company Square doesn't want to be left behind. Within…

French Twitter Users Can Soon Transfer Money With a Tweet

Move into financial sector

Twitter is partnering with France's second-largest bank this week to let customers transfer money with a simple tweet. The two are expected to unveil details at a press conference in…

Square Debuts Mobile Ordering for Coffee

Uses location targeting to ensure a hot cup when you arrive

Square today introduced Square Order, a mobile app that lets consumers order coffee. The app tells baristas to start brewing as users approach a shop. With payment and ordering handled by…

Smoothie King Is Preparing a Major Mobile Push, Starting With iPads in Stores Today

Can it beat Jamba Juice to the punch?

Today, Smoothie King is loading 700 of its stores with iPad point-of-sale systems that eventually will be used to pilot mobile payments and order-ahead features. The iPads are powered by Revel…