Google Wallet Card and Google Offers are going to be a dynamite combo for marketers

Google is giving you a debit card that works through your Google Wallet account and can be used like an ATM or credit card. It's going to get a lot easier to get to use Google Offers, too, meaning that Google gets a lot more bites at pushing its advertisers at you. Again.

This credit card has a display and number pad

There are various methods of making online financial transactions more secure for those who remain uncomfortable with using a standard credit or debit card.

Barnes & Noble credit card data was stolen

Barnes & Noble is playing damage control after a large amount of credit card data appears to have been stolen from dozens of storms.

Isis mobile payment platform delayed

The introduction of Isis's sweeping mobile payment platform continues to move at a crawl.

Mastercard launches 'Paypass Wallet' platform

Mastercard is hoping to define what it means to be a payment solutions provider in the 21st century.

Isis mobile payments venture signs major credit card deal

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.

WikiLeaks accepting credit card funds again

You can’t keep a good whistleblowing website down for long. WikiLeaks is able to accept credit card donations again.     

MasterCard website briefly downed by hacktivists

A hacktivist and an unknown number of accomplices managed to briefly knock MasterCard's website offline in a DDoS attack earlier this morning. 

MasterCard survey claims users ready for NFC payments

A recent MasterCard survey indicates the majority of smartphone users between the ages of 18-34 are ready to embrace NFC or mobile payments.

Waving to pay: Google, Apple and NFC

Users of Android powered smartphones and tablets may no longer need their conventional wallets for shopping purposes.

Anonymous brings down Mastercard in defence of Wikileaks

The Mastercard website is down, following an attempt by the Anonymous group at 4Chan to punish the company for its treatment of Wikileaks.

Paypal wants to replace credit cards in stores

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.