American Express has extended its deal with Twitter to allow users to link their cards to their Twitter account and buy products directly from within Twitter.
Barnes & Noble is playing damage control after a large amount of credit card data appears to have been stolen from dozens of storms.
The introduction of Isis's sweeping mobile payment platform continues to move at a crawl.
Slated as the "next big thing," mobile payments are hot on the radar for carriers, credit card operators, and even daily deal sites.
Isis - the mobile payments joint venture from AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile - has signed up four credit card companies, potentially pushing it ahead in the race with Google Wallet.
Many popular social games require you to gather gems and various trinkets to advance further. But how would you like a Facebook game that pays the winner with real gold?
For the first time, well, pretty much ever, the credit card oligopoly faces mounting competition from budding alternative payment options at retail stores, the latest of which comes from Paypal.