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

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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

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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 […]

DipJar Makes Tips Simple for Credit Card Culture

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With so many cashless payment options open to consumers, tipping has become a lost art. DipJar, a cashless way to leave tips at local restaurants and bars, is fighting back. DipJar is a cylindrical wireless card machine. Retailers register with the service’s website and leave information about the people working at the location. Once the […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 May Include Visa NFC Payments

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Today Samsung and Visa announced a partnership that will bring Visa NFC payments to next generation Samsung devices, likely including the upcoming Galaxy S4. According to The Verge, the new partnership will bring Visa’s payWave mobile wallet app to future Samsung devices, giving users another option for NFC payments. The app is part of the […]

NFC Payments Coming To Vending Machines

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NFC technology is slowly creeping into our lives. This time it’s coming for our vending machines. If you live in San Francisco, Chicago, or other select mid-Atlantic states, you may run across one of 6,000 machines that will accept payment for a PayDay via Google Wallet. According to AllThingsD, in addition to being limited to […]

Google Wallet App Now Available For The Sprint Nexus S 4G

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After much hype and much testing, Google announced today that the Google Wallet app is now ready for the world, so they’re pushing it to Sprint Nexus S 4G phones starting today. Owners will be able to use their Citi MasterCards or a Google Prepaid Card only for now, but Visa, Discover, and American Express […]

8 Reasons Google Wallet Will Succeed, And 2 Potential RoadBlocks

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Google finally announced Google Wallet, a new service that combines hardware and software to turn your phone into a digital wallet capable of linking to your credit cards, gift cards and a Google Prepaid credit card. Google Wallet has a large collection of partners and in typical Android fashion is, “Coming Soon.” We’ve seen plenty […]