Amazon has entered the offline mobile-payments space seeking to close the loop on merchant app downloads with a multi-merchant wallet, but retailers may shun the platform as Amazon has encroached on their profits before.
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New research being released today reveals that, among digital wallet users, Apple’s Passbook is used more frequently than PayPal or Google Wallet, pointing to the significant potential a more complete wallet offering from Apple would have.
PayPal has begun testing a new loyalty program called PayPal Select that seeks to promote use of the digital-payments network by offering more rewards for its most active members.
A company that makes a device for storing credit card information claims to have a security advantage, but smartphones are gaining ground in that area.
Consumers continue to resist mobile payments as concerns over data security loom large in ecommerce transactions, according to a new global survey from digital-payments platform PayPal.
PayPal has pulled the plug on mobile remote check deposit, eliminating a distraction as the company continues to focus on building its digital payments business.
Facebook and Amazon are challenging PayPal’s lead in the mobile payments market, where popularity and trust amongst consumers will be determined by who has more consumer-friendly new services.
With digital wallet adoption still not taking off, Square is the latest in a growing list of providers putting a bigger emphasis on order ahead functionality to attract consumers, but the strategy is likely to face its own set of challenges.
PayPal is piloting a new payment method in its on-campus cafe that links together Bluetooth Low Energy beacons with Samsung Galaxy smart wearables to enable payments without the need for a bank card or even a smartphone.
As Apple is slowly easing its way into fingerprinting, PayPal is going in big with the form of payment technology by enabling commerce from devices strapped to consumers’ wrists.