Strategy Analytics has reduced its outlook for near field communications-based mobile retail payments, blaming tepid retailer adoption, slow operator rollouts and limited NFC-capable handset availability.
Revel Systems is bolstering its point-of-sale solution for Apple's iPad by adding support for PayPal's mobile commerce capabilities.
PayPal unveiled Payment Code--a new in-store payments platform enabling consumers to complete purchases with their mobile phone by scanning a QR code or activating a four-digit code.
Isis, the near field communications-based mobile commerce network spearheaded by Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile US, is expanding to the BlackBerry 10 operating system in partnership with contactless payments technologies firm, Proxama.
Samsung Electronics is now accepting PayPal as a payment option across its mobile ecosystem, allowing users to securely purchase applications, e-books and multimedia content from the Samsung Apps and Samsung Hub storefronts in a matter of seconds.
Movie ticketing platform Fandango is partnering with Samsung Electronics to integrate ticket sales, showtimes and previews into the mobile device manufacturer's Here & Now content recommendation service, rolling out with its Galaxy Note 3 phablet.
eBay has reached an agreement to acquire digital commerce startup Braintree Payments Solutions for approximately $800 million in cash.
Square is integrating Intuit's QuickBooks small business accounting software into its Register point-of-sale system, enabling merchants to automatically import transaction data into their QuickBooks customer account.
Facebook is launching a new payments tool enabling consumers to make purchases within mobile applications using their Facebook login information.
eBay-owned PayPal is nearing an agreement to acquire startup Braintree Payments Solutions, The Wall Street Journal reports.