Google Pay launches to replace Android Pay and Google Wallet

Google Pay launches to replace Android Pay and Google Wallet

Google recently admitted that Android Pay and Google Wallet probably didn’t need to exist as two different services. After a fictional, Highlander-style battle, it was Google Pay that emerged victorious, taking on a new name to define this united brand. And so, Android Pay now becomes Google Pay. The app still does everything you’d expect […]

A lack of online payment options is limiting the growth potential of UK retailers, according to Visualsoft

A lack of online payment options is limiting the growth potential of UK retailers, according to Visualsoft

UK retailers are restricting their own online sales growth potential by up to 30 per cent due to only offering limited payment options, according to research by eCommerce and digital agency Visualsoft. The study found that 19 per cent of the UK’s top 240 retailers fail to offer any payment choice outside of mainstream credit […]

eBay drops PayPal as its primary payment processor

eBay drops PayPal as its primary payment processor

In a surprise announcement, eBay has revealed that it will be ditching PayPal as its primary payment processor. The company says it will be intermediating payments on the Marketplace platform, a move that will improve the experience for both sellers and buyers. As part of this, eBay has partnered with payment processor Adyen, though the […]

Hike brings internet to smartphones, without mobile data

Hike brings internet to smartphones, without mobile data

Mobile messaging service Hike just launched Total, a new service that lets Android users in India make payments to businesses and transfer money, read news, book train tickets, and chat with their contacts on the platform – all without mobile data. The company, which claims 100 million users on its platform, has been working for […]