News and Articles About Mobile Payments

How Mobile Payment Apps Are Energizing Businesses That Live On Cash Flow
Mobile Payments

How Mobile Payment Apps Are Energizing Businesses That Live On Cash Flow

Instant payment can free small businesses from the worry of unpaid invoices, making it likelier more will thrive.
Sam Madden
Snapchat Partners With Square for Payment Service
Mobile Payments

Snapchat Partners With Square for Payment Service

The new service essentially lets users send money to each other.
Square Rolls Out New Reader for Chip-Based Credit Cards
Mobile Payments

Square Rolls Out New Reader for Chip-Based Credit Cards

The new reader is available for pre-sale, as the U.S. prepares to say goodbye to magnetic-stripe cards.
Kate Taylor
The Payments App Millennials Swear By
Mobile Payments

The Payments App Millennials Swear By

Can this payments service catch on beyond its super-connected niche?
JP Mangalindan
Burger King Posts Strong U.S. Sales Growth as McDonald's Flounders
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Burger King Posts Strong U.S. Sales Growth as McDonald's Flounders

The Whopper maker is looking to new frontiers, introducing mobile payments and making a push into India.
Kate Taylor
Starbucks Is Preparing for Delivery in 2015
Ecommerce

Starbucks Is Preparing for Delivery in 2015

Howard Schultz calls the coffee giant's plans to deliver food and drinks "ecommerce on steroids."
Kate Taylor
Apple Pay Opponent MCX Suffers Hack Attack
Mobile Payments

Apple Pay Opponent MCX Suffers Hack Attack

Email addresses from pilot participants were stolen, the company said, though the forthcoming mobile app -- which lets users purchase goods by scanning a QR code -- was not affected.
Geoff Weiss
Google Wallet Creator's New Startup Gives Credit Card Terminals a Serious Facelift
Payments

Google Wallet Creator's New Startup Gives Credit Card Terminals a Serious Facelift

Osama Bedier is trying to shake up how people pay in stores with a new souped-up rival to the credit card readers sitting next to most cash registers.
JP Mangalindan
Alibaba's Jack Ma Says He's Open to Working With Apple on Payments
Mobile Payments

Alibaba's Jack Ma Says He's Open to Working With Apple on Payments

Alipay, an Alibaba affiliate, is China's largest payments service.
Taco Bell Now Lets You Order and Pay Ahead by Smartphone
Mobile Payments

Taco Bell Now Lets You Order and Pay Ahead by Smartphone

Taco Bell is now the first fast-food chain to offer nationwide mobile ordering and payments for both drive-thru and dining room orders.
Kate Taylor
Apple CEO Fires Back as Retailers Block 'Pay'
Apple Pay

Apple CEO Fires Back as Retailers Block 'Pay'

Tim Cook said there are plenty of other retailers around the world to sign up.
CVS Health, Rite Aid Block Apple Pay in Their Stores
Apple Pay

CVS Health, Rite Aid Block Apple Pay in Their Stores

Looks like things aren't running as smoothly as Apple hoped for its new mobile payments technology.
I Tried Apple Pay for the First Time and It Worked Flawlessly
Apple Pay

I Tried Apple Pay for the First Time and It Worked Flawlessly

Apple's new payments system, Apple Pay, has launched. This is exactly how easy it is to set up and use.