An e-wallet service from the social network, that lets you store money on your account to spend across the Web, is waiting on regulatory approval in Ireland, reports Financial Times.
Visa, MasterCard, Amex, and Discover see a big payday ahead in the emerging digital payment business. They're making sure they're in the game along with tech companies, retailers and phone companies.
Easily split a tab or send money to someone using your iOS or Android device.
According to reports from tech industry site DigiTimes, smartphone makers are convinced that Apple will be adding near field communications, or NFC, to the next-generation iPhone, widely expected to be released in 2012.
By saying “send money” out loud, some people could soon have the ability to wire friends cash with their eyeglasses.
The Android and iOS mobile apps add new features to track online orders, receive notifications, and more.
Visa to roll out mobile payment system that lets people add a microSD card to their smartphones to make payments. It touts the system as safer than using a plain old credit card.
Blockchain claims that Apple offered "no explanation and no opportunity to address any issues" with its application or Bitcoin wallets.
The patent application describes the backend for an e-wallet system that would let people securely pay for items on the go via their mobile phones.
While NFC adoption has yet to set the mobile world on fire, Google moves to broaden access to Google Wallet with a debit card tied to your account.