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Square Update Allows Money Transfer Through Text Messages

08/26/2014, Payments company Square today released a new version of its Cash app just in time for the Labor Day weekend and back to school season. The app has a basic purpose, send or request money. The aim is to make it easier for users to make payments faster and...

Wendy’s Starts Accepting Mobile Payments In The U.S.

03/23/2014, Following similar plans announced by Burger King last week, Wendy’s has announced that it is now accepting mobile payments in restaurants across the U.S. Wendy’s has been testing mobile payment over the past year. The My Wendy’s app,...

Amazon Patent Details Anonymous Mobile Payment System

04/17/2013, Amazon’s latest patent filing reveals a rather unique anonymous mobile payment solution. The system detailed in the patent would allow transactions without having to submit personal details such as email addresses or names. It would use temporary...

Dunkin Donuts payment app available

08/16/2012, Dunkin Donut has launched its first payment app on Android and iOS. With it, customers can basically pay for their purchases using pre-charged money from either a credit card or a Dunkin Donuts card. At the moment, there is no “cart” or other...

Brand Table uses NFC to place orders in a food court

10/21/2011, NFC is a great technology and allows us to perform a multitude of tasks, mobile payments for example (i.e. Google Wallet). Now what about taking that concept, and applying it to our daily life where NFC can be used in our food courts to order our food?...

Apple patent will let us pay parking meters with our iPhone

09/22/2011, NFC seems to be the buzzword as of late, what with Google launching their mobile payment service Google Wallet which uses the NFC chip in the Samsung Nexus S in order to conduct their transactions. While Apple has been rumored to bring NFC support in...

PayPal unveils new mobile payments in place of NFC

09/16/2011, While NFC is a great idea for mobile payments, the sad fact is that unlike Japan, where NFC is widely adopted, not many phones in the US come with NFC technology enabled. Even the latest Blackberry devices that supposedly come shipped with NFC have that...

Paypal Send Money App for iPhone – Version 2.0

03/17/2010, [SXSW] Yesterday at SXSW, Paypal launched its new version of the Send Money application for the iPhone. Paypal allows users to send money securely to others around the world (190 countries, 24 currencies), without the hassle of bank wire transfers...

Mobile Payments With microSD Based Contactless Technology

03/16/2010, Want to make a payment using your mobile phone and NFC (near field communications) but don’t have the feature built into your mobile phone? Well, the partnership between First Data and Tyfone might be able to offer you something. Using...