Mobile Payments

Facebook Messenger reportedly ready to let you pay friends Payments through Messenger

Facebook Messenger reportedly ready to let you pay friends

The Facebook Messenger app is apparently set up to allow friends to send each other money, should Facebook choose to flip the switch. The payment capabilities were found by Stanford computer science student Andrew Aude as we was looking through the code of the iOS app. It appears that users can add debit cards to the app, sending money to each other in a conversation just as they would...

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Apple said to be building an electronic payment business, interviewing experienced candidates now

Apple said to be building an electronic payment business, interviewing experienced candidates now

Apple has long been rumored to be exploring building their own payments system, and according to a recent report they're looking to bring on senior executives from the payments industry to make it happen. With hundreds of millions of credit cards on file for iTunes, Apple already has a massive built-in base of potential users. According to Re/code, Apple's e-commerce head Jennifer Baily...

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