Near-field communication (NFC) was supposed to be the future, but while Google Wallet has mostly neutered its ambitions and Isis Wallet stumbled out of the gate, is there any hope for contactless mobile payments? The folks behind Loop say yes.
Apparently not content with only putting rival carriers on notice, T-Mobile US is now setting its sights on the banking industry with the introduction of a new smartphone-based checking account service.
If you happened to shop for a new iPad at a Target store over the last three weeks, you may want to check your credit card statements -- the retailer has just confirmed nearly 40 million credit and debit cards may be part of a new security breach.
Despite the best efforts of tech giants including Google, the dream of a truly cashless mobile wallet remains out of reach -- but next summer, a slim black gadget could finally fulfill that goal, and it won't even require your smartphone to pay.
There are plenty of ways to send money to family and friends, but few of these services make it easy to do. The folks at Square have come up with a new way to do it, and using an app is actually a secondary option.
It's been relatively quiet since the last high-profile security breach of a technology company, but that silence ended Thursday with Adobe's announcement that the company had fallen victim to a cyber attack.