Mobile Payments

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…

Griffin unveils Merchant Case + Square Reader

Griffin Merchant Case + Square Reader

Accessory maker Griffin Technology and mobile payments company Square introduced the Merchant case for iPhone 5s and iPhone 5, touting it as the first protective case optimized for the Square Reader. The case is custom-molded to secure the Square Reader when connected. A groove in the bottom of the case aligns with the Square Reader…

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