Apple Pay

Apple's Tim Cook: Software update will allow you to stop your iPhone from slowing down

Don't like your iPhone slowing down to protect your battery life? You soon will be able to turn the feature off.<p>Speaking with ABC News following the company's announcement that it would bring back billions of dollars in profit stored overseas, Apple CEO Tim Cook said a new iOS developer update will …

Money

Top 5 POS Terminals | Times Square Chronicles

Top 5 POS Terminals<p>Every business managing face-to-face sales needs a Point of Sale (POS) terminal. But, if you’re shopping around, the plethora of …

Speed Of Light

Time spent in apps grew just 6% last year, down from 11% in 2017

The app economy is continuing to grow, with the worldwide revenue from app stores expected to top $110 billion this year, according to recent estimates from App Annie. However, the time people spend using their apps is starting to stagnate, another report has found. In Flurry’s “State of Mobile …

Technology

Chase Freedom 10x points at Best Buy use Chase Pay

<i>In the interest of full disclosure, Monkey Miles earns compensation through affiliate links and referrals. You do not have to use them, but we</i> …

Best Buy

Apple, Amazon, and other tech titans could threaten big banks in one key area

• <b>S&P: "We currently do not see competition from tech titans as posing a short-term risk to our bank ratings."</b>• <b><br>But in the longer term banks could face serious competition from the likes of Apple and Google in the payments space, which can account for up to 15% of retail banks' revenues.</b>• <b><br>Challenges</b> …

Business

These are the latest Apple Pay banks in North America and Asia

While Apple Pay works with nearly all of the major banks across the United States, there are still plenty of regional banks and credit unions with customers waiting for Apple Pay to work with their institution. The latest expansion includes several additional banks across North America and …

Banking

Apple and Tencent reach deal to again let WeChat app users tip each other

Last year, Apple announced a change in its policy that recategorized tips made within an app as in-app purchases, causing Tencent’s WeChat messaging …

In-App Purchases

Apple Pay Progress: Gas pumps, ATMs, person-to-person, more

Apple Pay in the United States has gradually become more of a wallet replacement now more than ever. My experience with Apple’s mobile payment service has dramatically improved in the last year thanks to new features and greater adoption…<p>Apple Pay in apps and on the web is absolutely the best way …

Banking

GOAT App Discount: Apple Pay Promo Slashing Sneaker Prices Up To 30 Percent

Apple Pay users who love sneakers will be able to take advantage of a discount on the GOAT app, according to emails seen by 9to5Mac.<p>The promotion is …

Sneakers

What's The Future Of Apple? A Look At How The Tech Giant Plans To Double Its Sales

<i>This article was originally published on the Motley Fool.</i><p>At the beginning of last year, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) CEO Tim Cook said his goal was to double …

Business

Here's My Top Stock to Buy in 2018

Believe it or not, there are still low-risk stocks with strong growth potential trading at conservative valuations -- even in this market.<p>I've …

Stocks

Apple updates iOS security guide for Face ID, Apple Pay Cash

Apple has updated its iOS security guide to explain the intricacies of its latest security features. Following the release of iOS 11.2, the guide now covers Face ID on iPhone X, Apple Pay Cash, Password AutoFill, and more.<p>Apple takes great pride in its security and privacy protection; so much so …

iOS

Apple promotes sneaker discounts for GOAT shoppers using Apple Pay

Apple is circulating an email promoting a sale at GOAT, a sneaker trading service, where people can get up to 30 percent off purchases from the "Get …

Warby Parker

What to Expect from Cryptocurrency in 2018

Will it make any sense for people to exchange paper currency in the future? I don’t think so. Paper notes and coins will be valued only by collectors …

Bitcoin

Visa Dropping Signature Requirement for Chip Cards and Apple Pay Starting in April

Visa today announced it will eliminate its signature requirement for EMV payments beginning April 2018 in the United States and Canada.<p>The change will apply to both chip-and-signature credit and debit cards, and contactless payment solutions like Apple Pay when linked to a Visa credit or debit …

Banking

Apple shares revised iOS Security Guide w/ details on Face ID, Apple Pay Cash, more

Apple today has shared a revised version of its iOS Security Guide, dated January 2018. The new document, which comes in at 78 pages long includes new details on Apple Pay Cash, Face ID, and more…<p>Appel releases new versions of its iOS Security Guide a few times per year, often in conjunction with …

Apple

Rejigged iOS Security Guide details Apple Pay Cash, other iOS 11 improvements

Apple on Thursday unveiled a revised edition of its mobile security white paper, adding details on iOS 11.1 and 11.2 for information security …

iOS

How to fix slow multitasking on iPhone and iPad

If you find that multitasking is slow on your iPhone or iPad, you might need to turn off the Accessibility Shortcut.<p>If you've got an iPhone 8 or …

iOS

Apple Pay and Google Pay popularity set to grow in 2018

Using Apple and Google Pay at the checkout is about to become more popular among Brits, with nearly a quarter of smartphone users expected to tap and …

Banking

What Apple needs to do to become the world's first trillion-dollar company

It hasn't exactly been a happy new year for Apple. The tech giant rang in 2018 apologising to customers for deliberately slowing the performance of …

LG is launching its mobile payment system in the US this year

LG launched its mobile payment system in South Korea last June and <i>Yonhap News</i> reports LG Pay is finally on its way to the US. The US expansion is reportedly planned for sometime during the first half of this year and might be launched under a new name -- LG Wallet. <i>Android Police</i> actually spotted an …

Apple

How To: Messages Out of Order on Your iPhone? Use These Fixes to Display Conversations Correctly

One of Apple's best products is iMessage, which allows for quick, creative, and free messaging between iOS and Mac devices. However, users are …

iOS

Have you given up on cash?

We’d like to find out from you about the ways a reduction in cash use is changing UK society. Share your views and experiences<p>Technology is making it ever easier to avoid using cash. Card payments overtook cash purchases in UK stores last year and contactless transactions have surged to account for …

Banking

Google Pay makes online payments even easier on Android

Google is making things simpler for shoppers who love Google.<p>Forget Android Pay and Google Wallet. Starting Monday, all Google users and Google …

Google

Credit and debit cards charges will be banned THIS WEEKEND

"Rip-off" surcharges levied by companies on customers who pay with debit or credit cards are to end from January 13, the Government has announced.<p>The …

Birmingham, UK

Alphabet Cleans Up Its Digital Wallet

Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) is folding its Android Pay and Google Wallet services into a single brand called Google Pay, in a move announced Monday.<p>"With …

Tech Industry

Google Unifies Mobile Payment Services Under Rebranded Google Pay

Sixth time's the charm?<p><b>Alphabet</b> (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) subsidiary Google has always had a branding problem with its multiple mobile payment …

Investing

Google Pay Becoming Cloud Giant's Single Payment Service Brand

Google Pay will become the cloud services company's consolidated payment services for mobile, in app and in-store purchases in the coming weeks.

Banking

Google Wallet and Android Pay are finally united under one brand

Google's payment strategy has been more than a little confusing. It originally offered tap-to-pay under the Google Wallet badge, but it moved that functionality to Android Pay while turning Google Wallet into a money transfer service. Thankfully, Google knows it's a mess and is cleaning things up. …

Android Pay

The Bank Of England Is Planning A Bitcoin-Style Virtual Currency – But Could It Really Replace Cash?

Governments are extremely worried about cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. These virtual currencies mean you can make payments without involving the …

Business