It looks like Square and other mobile payment solutions has a pretty big competitor entering the space. PayPal Here was just announced and the iPhone app can work in tandem with a credit card dongle to accept payments in real life.more →
The Google Nexus S has a near field communications (NFC) chip in it, so you know that Google is interested in pursuing this technology for a variety of purposes. The most obvious application is mobile payments and it looks like the search engine has just made its next big move on this front, buddying up with MasterCard and Citigroup to make it happen.more →
Isis is a method for using an application on your phone to send payments to a POS system using NFC (Near Field Communication) technology.more →
It sounds very similar to some systems you may have seen overseas, but it seems that the “use your cell phone as a payment system” technique is being fully transferred over to the Canadian marketplace. Following up on Zoompass from EnStream is the new Zoompass Tag.
Bell Mobility, Rogers, and Telus are all on board with this new technology, since they are a part of the joint venture known as EnStream LPmore →
Is your wallet starting to get as thick as George Costanza’s? Are you starting to get issues with your posture, because you have so many cards in that little leather flap? The all-in-one credit card from designer Kim Young Suk could be just the ticket, because it combines all of your cards into a device […]more →