Braintree (a PayPal service) has announced that it is enabling Apple Pay™ and Android Pay™ for its merchants in Australia through Braintree Direct.
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PayPal is adding a ‘donate’ button to its mobile app, making it easier for users to make in-app donations via their mobile devices.
Six months ago new payments service AfterPay made its debut, and befitting an April Fools’ Day announcement, it sounded far too good to be true: an online payments platform that allowed customers to defer payment for their purchase for another day.
Chinese e-commerce and online marketplace giant Alibaba announced plans to co-develop a payment service oriented smartwatch, saying it plans to crowdfund the new device on the group’s major marketplace Taobao starting next month.
UPDATE: The ACCC has confirmed that it will investigate whether Australia’s major banks are acting unlawfully in their decision to close the accounts of Australian-based bitcoin traders.
PayPal has extended on One Touch for mobile capability to include web, allowing customers to pay for goods across sites that accept PayPal with a single log in.
The ability to pay for an online order after having received it, or even two months after receiving it, sounds like the stuff of an April Fools’ joke. To Australian shoppers’ delight, this one is legitimate.
In what’s being touted as a means of making online payments easier for people with disabilities, Chinese marketplace group Alibaba has shown off a new technology that allows people to pay for products with a selfie.
PayPal Australia announced the launch of its next-model PayPal Here Chip/PIN card reader today, now compatible with Tap and Go.
Starting today bitcoin users can sign up for payments service Coinjar’s Swipe and use their bitcoin savings to buy anything, anywhere in Australia.