mobile payments

Spending Patterns

China Is on Track to Fully Phase Out Cash

Experts believe it won’t be long before China, the first country to introduce paper money, becomes the first to go totally cashless.
Jamie Fullerton
5.10.17
short circuit

Chip Credit Card Adoption Reaches 88% for MasterCard in US

It's been almost a year since chip credit cards started to become commonplace in the US.
David Bixenspan
9.12.16
News

Apple Pay Just Launched in Canada, But You Probably Can't Use It

Only American Express cardholders can make mobile payments for now.
Matthew Braga
11.17.15
short circuit

Samsung: Your Samsung Pay Personal Data Was Not Hacked

The Korean giant moves quickly to allay fears that its recently launched mobile payment service was hacked.
Nicholas Deleon
10.8.15
short circuit

There Are a Trillion Reasons Why PayPal Is Launching a New Way to Pay

Click link, send money.
Nicholas Deleon
9.1.15
News

Report: Mobile Payment Provider Square Files For IPO

Jack Dorsey’s company confidentially filed the necessary paperwork.
John Ambrosio
7.24.15
Apple

With Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensing, Google's Security Could Beat Apple's

Qualcomm's ultrasonic fingerprint scanners could secure Google's new Android Pay platform.
Jordan Pearson
3.2.15
Culture

Did Snapchat Just Accidentally Monetize Nudes?

Snapcash, Snapchat’s new in-app payment system, could encourage its already thriving amateur porn subculture.
Jordan Pearson
11.17.14
Motherboard Blog

Five Economies That Could Actually Use Bitcoin

As a fee-free platform for exchanging and storing and spending money, Bitcoin has a lot of potential in some volatile economies.
Kyle Torpey
4.30.14
security

Secure Mobile Payments Are Best Done In Blood

Your body's the new wallet, and your blood is the new credit card number.
Meghan Neal
4.17.14
Motherboard Blog

Apple Has a Good Reason to Want to Block Bitcoin Apps

It's business, not personal.
Meghan Neal
2.6.14