PayPal Tap to Pay turns smartphones into payment terminals
PayPal Tap to Pay is now available in the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The Android app allows smartphones to accept card payments.
Tap to Pay uses the NFC chips of Android smartphones and tablets to support card payments. Think of credit cards, debit cards, and digital wallets lik... Read more
MANGOPAY acquired by Advent, plans to expand beyond Europe
Advent International acquires majority stake in MANGOPAY – Europe’s leading payment solution for platforms and marketplaces. The start-up allows clients to route funds and accepts onboard sellers and consumer payments worldwide.
MANGOPAY – the Paris-based payment solution provider for E-co... Read more
Google pays a record amount for vulnerabilities
The Google Bounty program provides financial compensation to finders of vulnerabilities. The program had a record payout in 2019. With over 6.5 million dollars (5.9 million euros) in payouts, Google had to pay out twice as much compared to 2018.
The Google Vulnerability Reward Program (VRP) was ... Read more
‘Amazon is working on a new, convenient payment method’
Having the option of paying by handprint: according to the Wall Street Journal, that's exactly what Amazon is currently busy rolling out in practice.
Not a single fingerprint but the full scan of a hand would be enough to pay at special terminals instead of a physical bank card. A partnership wi... Read more