The mobile-payments startup signs up its second huge customer.
The case is meant to interface with the Isis Mobile Wallet app, a Google Wallet competitor, to allow for mobile payments at select retail locations.
Some concerns with the buzzed-about smart card remain.
The $100 smart card aims to slim your wallet through consolidation.
Facebook has confirmed to All Things D that it’s testing a “product that would allow online shoppers to make purchases on mobile apps using their Facebook login information.” It’s “expected to launch in the next month or so,” with JackThreads as a pilot partner.
Imagine if, in addition to all the things your smart phone does now, it could also act as your keys to the real world.
Instead of fumbling through a wallet for your credit cards, coupons, gift certificates, plane tickets, …
Retail titans like Walmart, Target and Best Buy are challenging tech upstarts like Google, Paypal and Square for advantage as the mobile payments space heats up.
While there are some technological and organizational hurdles holding back the advent of mobile payments, there’s another, more basic problem that’s likely to slow the rise of the smartphone wallet.
There’s a cold war going on in the technology world. As smartphones become ubiquitous and online shopping grows, tech companies and payment companies are arming themselves for battle over how people pay for things.
Square’s Card Case app is pretty nifty: It lets iPhone users pay for stuff at over 40,000 retail locations without even removing their phone from their pocket. It may be a sneak peek of the way we’ll all eventually pay for …
If you’re throwing a small event in an independent venue, using Ticketmaster doesn’t make a lot of sense. It takes a long time to set up and the costs are hard to swallow, especially if you’re talking about something like a …