Items tagged with mobile payment

If you’re planning to ditch your wallet when Apple Pay goes live, you may not have to wait much longer. Walgreens, which is one of the companies that will support Apple Pay, seems to have sent an email to its employees with a date for Apple Pay’s release. If the email is legit, Apple Pay will be going live this Saturday, October 18. Some companies that are expected to support the mobile payment service are already promoting Apple Pay with “Coming Soon” banners. Apple doesn’t speak to rumors, but if it wants to shine a light on Apple Pay’s release date, it will have a chance to on Thursday, October 16. The company is holding a “special event” that... Read more...
Verizon Wireless and Payfone are teaming up to launch a new mobile payment system for Verizon Wireless customers. When the new service becomes available, it will let Verizon Wireless customers make online purchases from their smartphones, tablets and PCs. With the service, customers will be able to charge things directly to their monthly wireless statements or charge through financial institution partners. Verizon Wireless And Payfone Power New Mobile Payment Solution New Service Will Allow Verizon Wireless Customers to Make Mobile Payments for Online Purchases from Smartphones, Tablets and PCs 06/13/2011 - BASKING RIDGE, NJ, and NEW YORK, NY — Verizon Wireless and Payfone, a leading mobile... Read more...
It's Girl Scout Cookie time again. This time around however, some Girl Scouts in San Diego have a new trick up their sleeves. No longer will the excuse that you don't have any cash give you an out for not buying cookies. It seems everyone carries a credit card these days, so a sampling of Girl Scout troops in San Diego are planning to use a mobile payment solution to enable them to accept all major credit cards at select cookie booths. To enable these mobile credit card payments, the Girl Scouts will be using iPhones with the morphine marketplace credit card case. Payment will be processed through Intuit's GoPayment application and customers will sign a receipt via the touch screen. In case you... Read more...