Co-op partners Mastercard to trial in-aisle mobile payments

Co-op partners Mastercard to trial in-aisle mobile payments

Shoppers at UK supermarket the Co-op will soon be able to bypass the checkout and instead pay for their groceries with their own mobile phones. The Co-op has teamed up with Mastercard to trial a new app at the retailer’s support centre in Manchester ahead of a wider rollout this summer. Customers will be able […]

WhatsApp starts digital payment tests in India

WhatsApp starts digital payment tests in India

WhatsApp has begun testing a new payments feature in India that will allow people to send money to other WhatsApp users, excluding merchant accounts. The feature is currently in beta, according to sources familiar with the company’s plans, but hasn’t been publicly announced because it’s not widely available at this time. The company has been […]