PayPal announces acquisition of mobile-wallet maker, while Google unveils another mobile-payments service, in the growing fight for a piece of the smartphone payments market.
The Korean electronics giant believes its technology will allow people to pay with their smartphone in more places.
The Internet giant could be hoping to take another stab at going head-to-head with Apple, Amazon, PayPal, Square and a slew of other tech giants looking to grab a slice of the payments pie.
Apple's been gaining more partners since it announced the service last month and it's ready to take it live.
The mobile payments space got competitive quickly and Samsung and Paypal are teaming up to take on Apple.
With the announcement of Apple's dedicated contactless payment technology, financial institutions are already eagerly talking up its role in the local mobile payments space.
The company encourages consumers to use its mobile payments service by making it available on its highly-anticipated wearable.
Twitter's head of global revenue argues that anything that gets people to buy things on their smartphone is good for the social-networking company.
The rumors keep mounting that Apple will use its Tuesday event to announce the use of near-field communications tech for mobile payments. The latest claims come via a banking news site.
Now available in the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch, NFC is poised to play an important role in the way we use our phones, especially when it comes to mobile payments. Here's how it works.