Payments

  • Can Samsung Pay replace your wallet? We find out with the Galaxy S10+

    Samsung’s Galaxy S10+ has the ability to have Samsung Pay at your fingertips, just swipe up from the lock screen or home screen to activate it. When you’re at a tap and pay point of sale terminal, just rest the back of the phone to enable it’s NFC chip...
  • Apple Pay now available for Commonwealth Bank

    We’ve known it was coming for some time, but today is the day. Apple Pay is now available for Commonwealth Bank customers. Apple Pay through the phone and watch, is making mobile payments easy and convenient. From today, you can add CBA and Bankwest personal debit and credit cards...
  • Square’s Australian headcount to pass 100 with new Melbourne HQ

    Payments company Square, have announced it is expanding operations in Australia. With the opening of a new, larger headquarters to support the growing team in Melbourne, it’ll be the also include the first engineering hub outside of North America, a big win for Australia. Square co-founder and CEO, Jack Dorsey,...
  • Square gets serious about retail with the Stand now available in Australia

    Payment company Square has been in Australia for around 18 months now and says they’ve got tens of thousands of businesses using their service. Now they’re getting much more serious about helping retailers go digital with Point-of-sale systems. Today they’re introducing the Square Stand, which may not sound like...
  • Kaching Kaching.. CBA rings up 100k downloads [updated]

    Update Correction.. the Kaching app has been downloaded more than 100,000 times, Commonwealth Bank haven’t released figures on how many transactions have taken place. Two months ago, Commonwealth Bank launched a mobile app, paired with an iPhone case to bring NFC transactions to CBA customers. The mobile payment platform...