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Social Mobile Payments: Americas, November 6 – 8 – Miami, FL

08/01/2012, Social Mobile Payments: Americas, November 6 – 8 in Miami, Florida is the place to explore and discover the tremendous potential that lies in the convergence of social media, mobile connectivity and payments technology. Ubergizmo.com readers,...

iPhone gains NFC capabilities in Taiwan

12/09/2011, One of the “drawbacks” to the iPhone is its lack of NFC capabilities, although given the somewhat sluggish adoption of NFC and mobile payment services, we guess it’s not really a feature that most iPhone users will lament about. The good news (?) is...

Google confirms no Google Wallet for Galaxy Nexus

12/06/2011, It seems that there have been earlier rumors that suggested that Verizon will not be including the Google Wallet feature on the upcoming Galaxy Nexus. At that time it was merely a rumor, albeit one that made a lot of sense, but for those hoping against...

Apple to update iOS to support NFC in 2012?

11/22/2011, We know that an iPhone with NFC is an old rumor, but it seems that it has managed to be revived again with a new report by Digitimes. The report is claiming that according to smartphone manufacturers, Apple has plans to add support to iOS come 2012 and...

SIM based NFC gains support from major carriers around the world

11/17/2011, Countries like Japan have long been using NFC to help them in their daily lives, and not too long ago carriers in South Korea have announced that they will be offering SIM cards with NFC technology embedded into them. Now it looks like that standard will...

Samsung introduces the Secu-NFC chip with advanced encryption

11/15/2011, For those who might be worried about the security and safety of conducting NFC transactions, Samsung may be able to alleviate those fears with the introduction of a new NFC chip that is said to have raised the security level for users who conduct payment...

Card.io now available on Android

09/23/2011, When it comes to making purchases on our smartphones, sometimes keying in the credit card details can be quite cumbersome due to the nature of on-screen keyboards, which can cause you to backspace multiple times. Apart from mobile payment solutions such...

VeriFone PAYware brings mobile payment to the tablet

06/30/2011, Soon, big bulky cash registers might be a thing of the past. VeriFone has just revealed a new tablet-based checkout device called the VeriFone PAYware Mobile Enterprise for Tablets – a software and hardware combination that will turn tablets such as the...

Square payment system sees iPads as cash registers

05/23/2011, Square, the mobile payment company that was co-founded by the creator of Twitter, recently paraded their technology that could very well see cash registers being rendered as obsolete in the future – helping save the environment as well since there...

Google Acquires Mobile Payment Company Zetawire

12/14/2010, With the upcoming Nexus S offering NFC and the issue about its NFC chip clarified, it’s no surprise to learn that Google is looking for ways to capitalize on NFC technology. Reports are in that the search giant has recently acquired a mobile...

AT&T Allows Customers to Purchase Digital Goods with Phone Number

10/28/2010, U.S. carrier AT&T is exploring more ways to allow mobile and smartphones to be used in transactions, with its latest move to soon allow customers to purchase digital music and movies with a telephone number. The carrier has formed a partnership with...