The LG Wine Smart combines the big-buttoned clamshell of yore with a touchscreen and Android core.
Social networks are poised to become even more personal as they become a vehicle for e-commerce, too, predicts the co-founder of a payment processing startup.
Closing the gap between China and the rest of the world, Stripe has partnered with Alibaba's Alipay to allow Chinese shoppers to make international purchases.
Led by a list of prominent VCs, the new round of funding gives the 4-year-old company a valuation of $1.75 billion.
Twitter could soon announce a partnership that would allow retailers to accept payment directly in tweets, according to a report by Recode.
From Target to Home Depot to JPMorgan, this year was a bad one for massive security breaches. Expect more of the same next year.
If true, the technology would work with regular credit card readers, potentially giving Samsung an edge over Apple in the mobile wallet arena.
Square, the company that turns your phone into a credit card reader, has widened the availability of its point-of-sale and inventory app.
Safer, chip-enabled credit cards are coming to the US before the end of 2015, but it will be years before tougher, PIN-based security will be used nationwide.
Mom-and-pop shops can accept next-gen credit cards early next year -- and avoid the cost of credit card fraud.