Starbucks mobile payment comes to Android

More than a year after Starbucks introduced the ability to pay for coffee with your iPhone, Android is getting in on the action.

Google set to launch mobile payment system

Google's believed to be ready to launch its long-rumored mobile payment system for Android this week.

Next-gen iPhone could boast curved glass screen

Apple has reportedly purchased between 200-300 glass cutting machines. The move is likely connected to its next-gen iPhone, which is rumored to feature a curved cover for its touchscreen display.

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.

Apple postpones NFC adoption for next-gen iPhone

Apple will reportedly postpone its adoption of near-field communication technology (NFC) until the nascent standard reaches critical mass.

Carriers cut back on plans to create mobile payments network

Three prominent wireless carriers are apparently scaling back a joint mobile payments initiative known as Isis.

Half a billion to use mobile ticketing in three years' time

More than half a billion people worlwide will be using their smartphones as travel tickets by 2015, says a new report - assuming that any of us have jobs at all by then, that is.

Angry Birds try to make NFC cool

Can it be done?

Salt Lake City goes NFC next year

By early 2012, you'll be able to pay for a train or bus ride with your phone in Salt Lake City.

Amazon eyes NFC mobile payments, one of the most recognizable names in e-commerce, is considering introducing NFC payments that would allow customers to purchase Amazon goods in real-life stores.

Waving to pay: Google, Apple and NFC

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

Apple wants NFC, but not for the iPhone 5

The Internet is all abuzz with talks of near-field communication (NFC) chips in mobile phones and the newest and (and thinnest!) forms of payment.

Report: iPhone 5 could be NFC-enabled

Apple's iPhone 4 does not boast near field communication (NFC) capabilities. But a new report suggests the smartphone's successor could very well be NFC-enabled.

Report: Google to deploy mobile-payment systems in NYC and SF


Google is preparing to deploy a beta mobile-payment service at select stores in New York and San Francisco.

Next iPhone and iPad could feature NFC contactless payment

Apple is said to be planning to incorporate Near Field Communications (NFC) into the iPhone 5 and the iPad 2, allowing the devices to be used to make instant payments in stores.