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Sunday, Mar. 1, 2015
Last fall, Apple launched Apple Pay, bringing mobile-payment technology to the iPhone. Samsung now wants to get that on Android phones — at least the ones it makes.
The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones announced Sunday will come with mobile-pay...
Monday, Feb. 23, 2015
Aiming to undercut Apple's latest hit service, Google is teaming up with three major U.S. wireless carriers to prod more people into using its mobile wallet.
The counterattack announced Monday is just the latest example of how the competition between...
Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014
This year showed how sheltered the U.S. economy is from geopolitical and health crises around the world. The global economy sputtered, but the U.S. powered ahead. Employers are finally hiring enough to lower unemployment. A plunge in gas prices and a rising stock...
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
Plan on paying in stores with your shiny new iPhone 6? Not so fast.
Retailer resistance to Apple Pay had been expected because Apple hasn't offered incentives to install pricey point-of-sale terminals and train staff on its new mobile payment system...
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple's new mobile payment system had over 1 million activations in the first three days after it became available, and is now more widely used than any competing payment system.
"We're already No. 1. We're more than the total...
Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
Apple's mobile payment system, Apple Pay, made its debut Monday. Now you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout line to pay for food, clothing and other goods. There's no need to pull out your credit card.
But don't leave your wallet or purse...
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
Apple's skinnier iPads and flashy big-screen iMac are sleek and stunning. But the tech giant is making a bigger strategic bet with next week's launch of Apple Pay — the mobile pay service aimed at turning your iPhone into your wallet.