Mobile Payments

Acer working on a mobile payments service, wants to integrate fingerprint readers in its mobile devices

Acer

We don’t usually associate Acer with cool mobile devices. Quite the contrary, their gear seldom praised, and the company is struggling to stay relevant in this space. They, obviously, don’t like this and are preparing to change some things in the future. Beyond better devices, the Taiwanese company is also looking to launch an Apple…

Mobile payments coming to BBM!

Mobile payments coming to BBM!

BlackBerry is investing some serious resources into its instant messaging client. Just when we saw it getting optimized for secure communication in the enterprise environment (BBM Protected), we’re hearing about some new plans involving mobile payments. That’s right, the Canadian company is apparently exploring an option to allow BBM users to beam money to one…

Xiaomi to enter the mobile payments space?

Xiaomi to enter the mobile payments space?

Xiaomi may be entering the mobile payments space, according to a techweb.com.cn report. The Chinese firm has already setup a dedicated company called Xiaomi Pay, which is apparently in the midst of conducting R&D on e-payment technology and related services. Xiaomi’s founder and CEO Lei Jun is the legal representative and chairman of Xiaomi Pay.…

Apple working on a mobile payments service?

Apple working on a mobile payments service?

Apple may be entering the mobile payments space, The Wall Street Journal is reporting. The company’s iTunes and App Store head Eddy Cue, has apparently met with executives in other industries to discuss the matter. At the same time, the report suggests, Apple’s online store executive Jennifer Bailey has given the job of starting up…

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