Fifth Beta of iOS 11.2 Arrives
Apple today released iOS 11.2 Beta 5 to developers. The main feature introduced in iOS 11.2 is Apple Pay Cash, which lets iPhone owners send funds directly to one another via Apple Pay. The funds can be send from any credit or debit card associated with the sender's Apple Pay account. The fifth developer beta of iOS 11.2 is free to download for those enrolled in the developer program. The fifth public beta will likely arrive within 24 hours. Apple hasn't said when iOS 11.2 might reach all users.
Microsoft Adds PayPal 'Send Money' Tool to Skype
Aug 2, 2017
Microsoft today said the latest version of Skype for Android and iOS devices makes it possible to send funds to other Skype users via PayPal. Users will be able to send money through PayPal without leaving the Skype app.
Google Wallet Users Can Send Money Via Text Message
Dec 11, 2015
Google Wallet now lets people send money to others using only a phone number. The app has supported the ability to send money via email for a long time.
Google Assistant Can Now Send Payments Via Google Pay
Mar 22, 2018
Google today updated Google Assistant on Android and iOS devices with the ability to send mobile payments. Google says people can easily send or request money from their contact list for free.
Google Testing Hands Free Mobile Payments
Mar 2, 2016
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.