Topic: mobile wallet

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…

Subway Rolls Out Mobile Payments to All 26,000 U.S. Locations

Restaurant chain partners with Softcard

There's now an easier way to eat fresh. Subway rolled out a wider release of its mobile payment partnership with Softcard (formerly Isis Wallet) today, bringing the service to all of…

Apple Appears to Be Moving Into the Mobile Wallet Market

Credit card deals position company to integrate digital ads and e-pay

Speculation that Apple will debut a digital wallet on the upcoming iPhone 6 reached a crescendo over Labor Day weekend. Numerous publications detailed patent searches and tips from people "familiar…

Facebook Card's Big Implications for Advertising, Shopping

New gift card business could help tie online ads and offline purchases

During Facebook’s earnings call on Wednesday, CFO David Ebersman said the company’s Gifts service contributed a “very small” portion of the company’s $5 million in miscellaneous revenue—and the expectation is…

Starbucks Orders Double Shot of Square

Coffee giant grows partnership with Jack Dorsey's startup

Starbucks is selling Square's mobile card readers for $10 in the coffee retail giant's 7,000 locations nationwide, extending the companies' budding partnership. The readers let users accept credit and debit…

Placecast Cashes In on Mobile Wallet Craze

Rolls out white-label platform for credit card companies, mobile carriers, retailers

From PayPal to Google to conceivably Apple, many companies are getting in on the mobile wallet trend. Now, Placecast is looking to blow up the emerging market with its ShopAlerts…