In the past, mobile tap payments have been limited by smartphone compatibility or add-on hardware, but soon Commonwealth Bank customers will be able to pay on virtually any Android smartphone.
The Korean electronics giant believes its technology will allow people to pay with their smartphone in more places.
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.
Samsung goes after Apple Pay with its own payment system called Samsung Pay.
Can you afford that house? Use Google's mortgage calculator to find out if you can swing the monthly payment.
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.
The Hypr-3 brings secure biometric payments to any device with Bluetooth connectivity.
The retail chain becomes the latest victim of hackers, who gained access to customer names, credit and debit card account numbers, expiration dates and verification codes.
Optus postpaid customers can now make contactless payments (linked to any bank account) through their Android smartphone. And thanks to Optus' new NFC SIM, they can even pay when their battery's dead.
Jack Ma, co-founder of the Chinese e-commerce giant, is "very interested" in a deal between his Alipay and the new Apple Pay service. He's also bothered that in Chinese movies, the hero always dies.