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WhatsApp Payments to start rolling out by the end of May in India

WhatsApp Payments to start rolling out by the end of May in India

For more than two years, WhatsApp has been working towards its own payment platform in India, and it looks like these efforts will soon pay off. As Moneycontrol reports, the company plans to launch WhatsApp Payments in cooperation with four financial institutions by the end of May. The service will be based on India’s government-supported...

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Mastercard says NFC payments have jumped 40% due to coronavirus concerns

Mastercard says NFC payments have jumped 40% due to coronavirus concerns

There’s a lot to like about mobile NFC payments. They can prevent identity theft by giving stores alias card numbers, they’re faster than chip readers, and most importantly right now, you don’t have to physically touch the payment terminal. That last bit is probably why contactless payments have jumped 40%, according to financial services company...

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US carriers forgiving late payments, continue to bolster benefits during coronavirus fallout

US carriers forgiving late payments, continue to bolster benefits during coronavirus fallout

This story was originally published 2020/04/06 9:33am PDTon Apr 6, 2020 and last updated 2020/04/28 11:44am PDTApr 28, 2020.  Cellular carriers have earned many negative impressions over the years for poor billing practices, unfair contracts, and some dubious attempts to insert themselves where they might not belong; but there’s no denying that they have a...

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US carriers forgiving late payments, continue to bolster benefits during coronavirus fallout

US carriers forgiving late payments, continue to bolster benefits during coronavirus fallout

This story was originally published 2020/04/06 9:33am PDTon Apr 6, 2020 and last updated 2020/04/27 12:27pm PDTApr 27, 2020.  Cellular carriers have earned many negative impressions over the years for poor billing practices, unfair contracts, and some dubious attempts to insert themselves where they might not belong; but there’s no denying that they have a...

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US carriers forgiving late payments, continue to bolster benefits during coronavirus fallout

US carriers forgiving late payments, continue to bolster benefits during coronavirus fallout

This story was originally published 2020/04/06 9:33am PDTon Apr 6, 2020 and last updated 2020/04/22 12:17pm PDTApr 22, 2020.  Cellular carriers have earned many negative impressions over the years for poor billing practices, unfair contracts, and some dubious attempts to insert themselves where they might not belong; but there’s no denying that they have a...

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US carriers forgiving late payments, bolstering benefits during coronavirus fallout

US carriers forgiving late payments, bolstering benefits during coronavirus fallout

This story was originally published 2020/04/06 9:33am PDTon Apr 6, 2020 and last updated 2020/04/13 3:55pm PDTApr 13, 2020.  Cellular carriers have earned many negative impressions over the years for poor billing practices, unfair contracts, and some dubious attempts to insert themselves where they might not belong; but there’s no denying that they have a...

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US carriers forgiving late payments, bolstering benefits during coronavirus fallout (Update: Mint free data extension)

US carriers forgiving late payments, bolstering benefits during coronavirus fallout (Update: Mint free data extension)

Cellular carriers have earned many negative impressions over the years for poor billing practices, unfair contracts, and some dubious attempts to insert themselves where they might not belong; but there’s no denying that they have a good track record for giving a little back in times of crisis. In light of the spread of COVID-19,...

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