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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?...

Samsung to launch London 2012 Olympic phone

10/06/2011, If you’re a fan of collecting souvenirs from events, performances or concerts, come the London 2012 Olympic games, you will be able to get your hands on a Samsung device which they’re touting to be an “iconic” Olympic phone. This will be in...

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...

Google nabs PayPal’s VP of platform, eye on mobile payments?

01/26/2011, Thanks to recent reports and rumors, we already knew that 2011 would be a year where mobile payments would become increasingly important, especially with the increased adoption of NFC technology. Now there is some additional evidence that Google is pretty...

Starbucks Stores In New York Now Accepting Mobile Payments

10/25/2010, Starbucks-addicts in New York should be happy to hear that the coffee company has seen enough success with its Starbucks Card Mobile payment program to extend the program to nearly 300 company-operated stores in New York City and Long Island. The pilot...

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...