Get the lowest prices anywhere on Macs, iPads and iPhones: Apple Price Guides updated Mar 2nd (exclusive coupons & savings)

Topic: Mobile Payments

Google to buy Softcard, take on Apple Pay in new agreement with U.S. carriers

02/23/2015, 12:02 pm

Search giant Google is reportedly doubling down on its mobile payments strategy, agreeing on a new deal with major U.S. wireless providers to pre-install the Google Wallet app on Android handsets while acquiring the technology behind Softcard from those same carriers.

113 comments

Mobile payments: Square partners with Product (RED), Loop Fob lets you pay wirelessly

02/19/2014, 03:02 pm

Merchants using Square to receive payments can now help the fight against AIDS with the new SQUA(RED) reader, while Loop's promising new magnet-based payment system is now available for purchase.

2 comments