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.
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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.
The mobile payments space got competitive quickly and Samsung and Paypal are teaming up to take on Apple.
With Google's mix-and-match Project Ara handsets, the time is ripe for wacky add-ons to truly customize your phone.
The e-retail giant plans to become the middleman between customers and companies that offer subscription-based payments, according to Reuters.
The carrier-backed mobile payments initiative announces closure after Google acquired its technology.
PayPal is set to change the way Australians make credit card payments, with a new system that does away with bulky terminals.
The company's processing of about 500 payments from 2009 to 2013 included ones tied to weapons of mass destruction, as well as related to Iran, Sudan and Cuba.
Online auction giant could shed 10 percent of its workforce as it readies separation from its payments unit.
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.