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Samsung Pay enters its first European market with launch in Spain

Following its availability in South Korea, the U.S., and China, Samsung if finally expanding its mobile payments service to Europe, though initially only in Spain. Customers of CaixaBank and ImaginBank who own a Galaxy S7, Galaxy S6 and their Edge…

Android Pay rollout now underway in the US

Add another big player to the budding mobile payments game as Google has announced that its mobile payment platform, Android Pay, will begin rolling out in the US gradually over the next few days.

Three weeks in, Apple Pay is off to a solid start

Contactless payment systems like Google Wallet and Softcard have been around for years but they’ve all struggled with the same issue: awareness. Apple is the one company that many experts believed could single-handedly turn consumers onto the idea of paying…

Apple to restrict NFC chip access in iPhone 6 to Apple Pay

Apple faithful and technology enthusiasts alike wondered when the longtime near field communication (NFC) holdout would finally embrace the budding mobile technology. Everyone got their answer a week ago when it was revealed that the two new iPhones as well…