Discover Card Offers Mobile Account Management
Credit card provider Discover Card has launched a new mobile Web site that allows cardholders to make payments, view recent transactions, view recent and pending payments, and view rewards activity. The site can be accessed for free by any mobile device that has a Web browser. Users must have a Discover.com username and password, which must be created via a standard Web browser first.
Google Testing Hands Free Mobile Payments
Google today announced a new pilot program that will allow people to pay for goods and services without taking their phone out of their pocket. Hands Free Payments relies on location data, WiFi, Bluetooth beacons, and other sensors to detect nearby participating stores.
Android Pay to Support Payments via Google Assistant
Google this week rolled out the Google Payment API, a new set of capabilities that will allow anyone to make in-app or online payments with any debit or credit card associated with their Google account. Google says this option will simplify the process for people to checkout and make purchases online, as it negates the need to fill out cumbersome purchasing forms.
Discover to Support Apple Pay Starting September 16
Discover said it will allow its cardmembers to add their Discover card to Apple Pay beginning Sept. 16.
Google Launching Android Pay Today
Google said it is making Android Pay, its reborn mobile payment service, available to Android handsets beginning today. The app will be pushed to small batches of users over the next week, according to Google.
OnePlus Investigating Customer Credit Card Security Lapse
OnePlus said it is taking customer complaints about compromised credit card data seriously and is investigating around the clock. Nearly 200 people who purchased products from OnePlus' web site reported fraudulent activity on their credit cards afterwards.
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