Canadian Amex users can add cards to Android Pay

American Express has announced the availability of Android Pay for its Canadian card holders, according to a press release. Android Pay is available for eligible Canadian consumer, small business and corporate cards issued by Amex Bank of Canada and is...

San Francisco's dLocal launches Marketplace Payments for emerging markets

San Francisco-based dLocal, a fintech company that specializes in cross-border payments for emerging markets, announced it has launched Marketplace Payments, a new payments product designed specifically for marketplaces whose buyers or sellers are based in emerging markets. DealeXtreme and LightInTheBox...

Venmo reportedly tests a prepaid debit card

Venmo is reportedly testing a prepaid debit card that would enable the company's mobile app users to pay for goods and services at brick-and-mortar retailers using the funds stored in their Venmo account, according to a report from Recode. Recode...

Another French city goes live with Masabi's mobile ticketing improvements

Masabi has announced the first two deployments of mobile ticketing using the JustRide SDK, which the company calls the world's first mobile ticketing SDK for the transport industry, according to a press release. France-based Keolis and its and its digital...

American Green introduces biometric verification for dispensing age-restricted products

American Green has introduced a vending system that enables the vending of controlled or age-restricted products using biometric verification, according to a press release. The biometric verification portion of the system is used by the U.S. military and large corporations...

App enables customers to track food trucks, place orders and pay

Bistro Planet in Woodland Hills, California has developed an app that enables customers to locate food trucks in real-time, view their menus and prices, order and pay, according to the Pasadena Star-News. "The nice thing about food trucks is that...

Amazon Pay revives the Buy button craze on Instagram

Amazon is attempting to keep the social media Buy button alive via a partnership with high-end clothing retailer Moda Operandi's Instagram posts, according to multiple media reports. Moda shoppers that view something they want to buy on the retailer's Instagram post can do so using their Amazon login credentials (Amazon Buy).

London's SafeCharge enables businesses to tap into growing WeChat Pay user base

London-based SafeCharge, a payments technology company, has announced that it is partnering with Tencent Holdings, the leading provider of internet value added services in China, to add WeChat Pay to its global payments platform. With more than 600 million monthly...

ExxonMobil Speedpass users can obtain credit line via mobile app

Citi Retail Services and ExxonMobil have announced what they call "new industry-leading functionality" for the ExxonMobil Speedpass mobile payment app. Consumers can now apply for the ExxonMobil Smart Card credit card directly through the app and begin saving on fuel...

French transit company launches all-in-one app for mobile ticketing

France-based transit company Keolis has announced the availability of its Plan, Book, Ticket product, a three-in-one digital app that lets passengers plan, book, buy and validate their tickets using their smartphones, according to a press release. The app, which has...

Bango enables direct carrier billing for Amazon customers in Japan

Bango announced that it has enabled a new payment method for Amazon customers in Japan. Amazon customers with a KDDI or NTT Docomo mobile phone account can now pay for physical goods from Amazon.co.jp by charging the cost to their...

Online payments provider adds Apple Pay integration to merchant services

BlueSnap, an online payments technology company, announced that it is bringing Apple Pay integration to its customers through the firm's Powered Buy platform, according to a press release. With a single integration to the platform, merchants can add Apple Pay...

Apple Pay Cash to debut this fall as mobile P2P market expands

One of the worst kept secrets in payments became official Monday when Apple revealed its entry into the person-to-person payments market with an upcoming system that will enable users to complete P2P transactions using iMessage. Apple made the announcement at...

Barclaycard tests Amazon Go concept in London

Barclaycard has begun testing what it calls a brand new payment concept that streamlines the way consumers buy low-value goods by enabling them to scan and pay for their shopping using their smartphone without the need to visit a physical...

Messaging service Telegram adds chatbot payments

Telegram, a cloud-based mobile and desktop messaging app that touts its security, recently introduced payments for chatbots to its platform. The program, called Bot Payments, enables chatbot developers to accept payments through the addition of a pay button. "When you...

Canada and Taiwan welcome Android Pay

Android Pay is now live in Canada and Taiwan as the mobile payment service continues to expand worldwide. "Over the next several days, Android Pay is rolling out with support from eligible Visa and MasterCard credit cards from BMO Bank...

MasterCard to help boost digital payments in Jordan

Zain, a mobile and data services operator, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with MasterCard to boost digital payment services in Jordan through the Zain Cash mobile wallet service. Aimed at extending the benefits of the Zain Cash service to...

Keep the change: PayRange brings mobile payments to the laundromat

PayRange, maker of a mobile payment product for machines, has announced its availability for use in commercial laundries, according to a press release. The Portland, Oregon-based company said that existing machines can be upgraded within two minutes to accept payment...

It's not Cat Pay, but Parking Kitty arrives in Portland

The city of Portland, Oregon has launched Parking Kitty, a mobile payment app powered by Passport, a provider of mobile payments for parking and transit. The mobile application will also be available throughout the region at Washington Park and Portland...

Diebold Nixdorf to push white-label mobile app service to banks, retailers

Diebold Nixdorf has announced a strategic partnership with Kony Inc., an enterprise mobility and application company, to offer white-label mobile application products for financial institutions and retailers, according to a press release. Diebold said in the announcement that a next-generation...

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