In partnership with retailers, banks, and credit card companies, Apple will launch the iOS mobile payment service Apple Pay in the US in October.
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The settlement involves an investigation into what the Federal Communications Commission says is an "unacceptable use" of customers' personal info for marketing.
Dutch chipmaker NXP will provide the chips required to support the short-range wireless tech known near-field communications, according to the Financial Times.
Keys, wallet and cell phone. Most people don't leave home without them. But what if you could ditch your wallet? PayPal, Google, and other tech companies are working to turn your smartphone into a mobile wallet, where you can pay with just a tap or swipe. CNET's Kara Tsuboi headed out to San Francisco's Outside Lands music festival to see if mobile wallets were really more convenient.
Forget paying for morning coffee with cash or your phone; flash your wrist instead.
After a US Department of Labor investigation finds the social network violated federal wage law, the company pays workers overtime back wages and damages.
Bubblews lets you earn money while you're being self-centered. What could be more modern or more honestly self-centered?
Clarus Marketing, a company with a long history of free shipping services, does something even Amazon won't -- it offers consumers unlimited, prepaid return shipping for any online purchase.
At a women in technology panel that closed out Google I/O, the tech titan says that it will pay for "thousands" of women and minorities already in tech to advance their skills.
It fits on your iPhone and works with any credit card reader: the Loop ChargeCase really works, but it's a bit clunky. Watch us pay for snacks.