Another week, another Apple mobile payments rumor

Apple reportedly is interviewing candidates for two new positions that would focus on building a payments business based on its current iTunes user base, according to a report from re/code earlier this week. The technology publication reported Apple's head of...

Apple will change consumers' behavior about contactless mobile payments

Apple will change consumers' behavior about contactless mobile payments

No matter what you think of Apple and its products, you cannot deny the fact the company changes consumers' behavior. And it will do the same for mobile payments one way or the other. A couple of weeks ago I spoke with Dr.

Securities analyst predicts NFC-enabled iPhone

Apple this fall will release a new iPhone with NFC integration and also include the technology in its long-rumored iWatch, according to an investor note from KGI securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo. Several media outlets Thursday reported about Kuo's research note.

What is Apple up to in payments?

What is Apple up to in payments?

Research firm charts roadmap for Apple's role in payments industry.

Westpac in Google Glass and iBeacon trials

Westpac wants to give its customers in Australia and New Zealand access to their bank accounts via Google Glass and other wearable devices, according to The Sydney Morning Herald. "We are currently trialling a version of the St. George MoneyMeter app on both smart watches and Google Glass (for the St.

PayPal pitches payment service to Apple

PayPal is offering its payment service on a white-label basis to Apple, according to Re/code. The information is based on conversations between three payments industry executives and Re/code. Rumors of Apple's interest in mobile payment have been rife since the...

Apple in-store payments coming soon?

Recent developments at Apple signal the company plans to offer in-store mobile payments for physical goods, according to The Wall Street Journal. Discussions about Apple's interest in handling payments for physical goods and services on its devices have taken place...

Apple files patent for multi-interface contactless payments

Apple has filed a patent for connecting wireless devices to POS terminals using more than one interface. The patent describes the use of NFC or RFID for secure communication of payment information at the POS, while Wi-Fi or Bluetooth is...

Apple advertises for payments software engineer

The payments world has long wondered if, when and how Apple will jump into the space in a definitive way. Now there's one more tidbit to fuel speculation.

Apple at the bottom of barrel for mobile websites

You wouldn't typically find Apple's name popping up in a conversation with Zales or Burlington Coat Factory, but when it comes to mobile websites, those entities share something in common: Their m-sites leave something to be desired, according to a...

Square will sell mPOS tablet stands at Staples

Square announced a deal to sell its Square Stand in Staples, according to Tech Crunch. Square Stand is a $299 piece of hardware that turns a merchant's iPad into a mobile POS with card-swiping capabilities. The agreement covers 1,000 Staples locations and follows other arrangments to sell the device at Best Buy and Apple stores.

App Store now includes Google Wallet

Google Wallet is now available for Apple acolytes. The free app is optimized for the iPhone and iPad. Though the app won't support in-store payments (still no NFC in Apple products), it will allow users to send money to U.S.

Mobile malware to have doubled in 2013, says McAfee

Mobile malware to have doubled in 2013, says McAfee

With an open platform, Android-based devices show higher vulnerability.

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