Payment Systems


Musings from the Yangpu

by Len Scrogan

I found myself near the broad waters of the Yangpu river during the late springtime, mindfully pondering the crossroads of opposites that is today’s Shanghai. Earlier, I gave a TEDx talk about virtual-reality at …

Tags:China| display technology| Education| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Payment Systems| Transport| Vol 24 - Issue 21

LG Smart TVs Have Payment Options

by Yvette Raikes

LG is working with Paymentwall, so that developers for LG webOS smart TVs can create apps which will support over 140 payment methods in more than 200 countries. This will allow consumers to conduct …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LG Electronics (LGE)| Payment Systems| Smart TV| Vol 23 - Issue 39

Global Payments Announces Full Support for Android Pay in the UK

by Isaac Oburu

Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, is pleased to offer merchants in the UK the ability to accept Android Pay™, which will offer a range of choices for Android …

Tags:Android| Mobile Apps| Payment Systems| UK (United Kingdom)

Samsung Pay Continues Global Momentum in 2016

by Isaac Oburu

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., announced that Samsung Pay, the most accepted mobile payment service that works at the majority of merchants today, has reached a global milestone – about five million registered users processed …

Tags:Korea| Mobile Apps| Mobile Phones| Payment Systems| Samsung| USA

50% of Consumers Will Use Mobile Payments by 2018

by Tom Allen

Mobile payments are gaining traction in developed countries, says Gartner; half of consumers in mature markets are expected to use smartphones or wearables for mobile payments by 2018. The trend is especially prominent in …

Tags:Gartner| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Netflix| Pay TV| Payment Systems| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 50| Wearables

Samsung’s Payment System Arrives in UK Next Year

by Tom Allen

New phones have been announced in Samsung’s Galaxy A range, which will be launched in the UK next April, and then expanded to global markets. Three sizes will be available: a 5.5″ (A7), 5.2″ …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Payment Systems| Samsung| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 48

LG to Compete With Apple Pay

by Tom Allen

Left-to-right: Wi Sung-ho, CEO of Shinhan Card; Juno Cho, president and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Company and Kim Duk-soo, CEO of KB Kookmin CardLG has launched its own mobile payment service, to compete …

Tags:LG Electronics (LGE)| Mobile Display Monitor| Payment Systems| Vol 22 - Issue 47

Swatch Bellamy: The New Pay-by-the-Wrist Swatch Watch

by Isaac Oburu

Pioneering Swiss watchmaker Swatch presented SWATCH BELLAMY, the new “pay-by-the-wrist” watch, at the landmark Swatch Art Peace Hotel in Shanghai today. Swatch has joined forces with China UnionPay and Bank of Communications to introduce …

Tags:Payment Systems| Smartwatches

Mobile Payments: Awareness High, but Interest is Stagnant

by Tom Allen

Apple’s smartphone payment system – Apple Pay – was quietly launched in the UK in mid-July. Is it just a matter of time before we are all using smartphones as a digital wallet? Not …

Tags:Apple| Mobile Display Monitor| Payment Systems| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 30