Apple Working on Mobile Payment Plans According to Wall St. Journal

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According to the Wall Street Journal Apple is moving deeper into plans for a mobile payment option that would allow consumers to use an iOS device to pay for physical goods in stores. The Wall St. Journal is basing its story on comments from sources as well as information that Apple has made a personnel […]

ISIS iPhone Case Adds NFC & Mobile Payments to iPhone

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AT&T and its partners haven’t yet managed to convince large swaths of users to pay for everyday items with their Isis mobile payment system, but it looks like it’s going to give up easily. After formally launching the NFC-based payment method last November, it seems the Isis group is going to try getting iPhone buyers […]

ISIS NFC Payment System Launches Nationwide


AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon users can finally begin making everyday purchases with their smartphone thanks to the nationwide rollout of the Isis NFC payment system. AT&T formally announced the nationwide availability of Isis this morning, noting that users could now begin paying for their purchases without actually having to remove their credit card or debit […]

Capitol One Cancels Involvement with ISIS NFC Payment System

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With just weeks to go until its nation-wide roll-out, Capital One is pulling its support for the ISIS NFC payment system it backed with other financial institutions. The credit card and financial services company announced that it would be ending its testing of the payment system this past week to NFC World, saying, “our pilot test […]

U.S. Carriers to Finally Expand Google Wallet Rival Isis, Nationwide


Three of the nation’s largest mobile carriers are finally preparing to bring Isis, their smartphone-based digital payment solution, to locations across the country. In a press release early this morning, Isis announced that after a successful pilot program that began in Austin, Texas and Salt Lake City, Utah, the company would finally make their NFC-based Isis […]

Greedy Carriers Turn Google Wallet Into a Lost Dream

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T-Mobile has confirmed that it too will be blocking use of Google Wallet on its branded Android devices in an effort to bolster its own supported industry payment standard. The move, which was confirmed by T-Mobile USA in a message on the company’s Twitter account, finally removes some of the mystery that had surrounded Google […]

ISIS Launching October 22 to Take On Google Wallet


After months of delays and speculations, ISIS will finally making its debut in Austin, TX and Salt Lake City, UT on October 22. The mobile payment service formed by a coalition of carriers including AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA, and Verizon Wireless will be setting its sights on tackling rival mobile wallet service Google Wallet. Like […]

ISIS Mobile Payment System Coming In September

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ISIS is finally preparing to bring its mobile payment system to the market sometime in the next month, something that will bring mobile payments to a larger group of users on multiple carriers. According to Bloomberg, ISIS should finally roll out its mobile payment system in Salt Lake City and Austin, Texas sometime in September. […]

Small T-Mobile Galaxy S II Update Brings Big Feature


T-Mobile has rolled out an update for the T-Mobile Galaxy S II and while the update is a smaller, bug fix update, it does bring about one larger feature: Support for ISIS, the Google Wallet competitor. According to T-Mobile’s Support Page, by way of Android Police, the UVLH1 update for the Galaxy S II is […]

Google Wallet Hack Brings Support for Verizon Galaxy S III

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While Google Wallet support for the Verizon Galaxy S III remains unofficial, a hack has made the service available to those that wish to use it on the device. Mike Beauchamp and Dustin Evans have, according to Engadget, successfully gotten Google Wallet up and running on the Verizon version of the Galaxy S III, a […]

T-Mobile Rumored to Launch Mobile Payment Service on August 20


Google Wallet, which so far is only available on select unlocked smartphones and tablets as well as Android phones sold through U.S. carrier partner Sprint, is about to get some serious competition in the mobile payment arena. According to the latest leaks, ISIS, which is a consortium of carriers comprised of AT&T, T-Mobile USA, and […]

Google Might Be Willing To Pay Carriers To Support Google Wallet


After a few months on the market Google Wallet hasn’t exactly taken off. Google wants to change that, and it’s not afraid to pay carriers to grow Google Wallet’s usage. According to Bloomberg, people familiar with the matter say that Google is talking to Verizon and AT&T about offering them a cut of Google Wallet’s […]

Verizon: We’re Not Blocking Google Wallet on the Galaxy Nexus

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Last night, it became readily apparent that Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy Nexus would arrive without Google Wallet, Google’s application that uses Near Field Communications (NFC) technology for mobile payment. The carrier has responded to the news today and says that while the Galaxy Nexus will indeed arrive without the app pre-loaded, the carrier is working with […]

No Google Wallet for Verizon’s Galaxy Nexus


Despite being a Google experience phone, Google’s Samsung-made Galaxy Nexus, which will debut with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, will not come with Google Wallet when it lands on Verizon Wireless’ mobile network. The 4G LTE smartphone that’s headed to the U.S. will not come pre-loaded with Google Wallet, Google’s application that makes use of […]

Will the Galaxy Nexus Have Google Wallet?

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Smartphone fans rejoiced when Samsung announced the Galaxy Nexus last month, which is on the way to Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and other carriers. One of the cool new features on the Galaxy Nexus is the inclusion of NFC technology. Google is highlighting Android Beam, which allows Android users to share information between devices and NFC enabled Google […]