Why you still need your wallet, even with Apple Pay and Google Wallet

Leaving the wallet at home and using a smartphone to pay for all of our purchases sounds like an enticing idea - well, to some of us anyway. But we still have some

Published on: November 3rd, 2014 Candice So

More savings and budgeting tools: a digital wallet wishlist

Businesses looking to gain some ground in the digital wallet landscape should treat providing mobile payments as an opportunity to better serve their customers – and as more than just another way to

Published on: May 28th, 2013 Candice So

Rogers and CIBC launch mobile wallet

Rogers Communications Inc. and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) held a joint news conference today to announce the launch of a mobile wallet that will put credit card information on smartphones. The

Published on: May 29th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Digital pickpockets can dip into Google Wallet

A new and troubling vulnerability in Google Wallet has been exposed. Unlike a low-risk security issue identified yesterday, today's security flaw is described as painfully easy to exploit. Security firm Zvelo yesterday discovered

Published on: February 10th, 2012 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

NFC uses beyond mobile payment: romance, storage and magic

By now you're likely familiar with near-field communications (NFC)technology and its ability to help process mobile payments. But NFC's boosters think it's capable of more, oh, so much more.During the NFC Summit at

Published on: October 28th, 2011 Brad Reed

Canadians cautious about mobile payment security

While many Apple observers were disappointed with the debut of the iPhone 4S this week, it’s not the lack of a near field communications (NFC) chip that’s irking Canadians. Many consumers expected a

Published on: October 6th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Google Wallet and NFC security: guarding against ‘sharks with lasers’

The emergence of mobile payments may offer another convenient way to pay, but does it also open up a door for hackers to pick your pocket? This month, the first field trial of

Published on: September 29th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Google Wallet put to field test in San Francisco

The much-anticipated Google Wallet app debuts today--for now, available only on the Sprint Nexus S 4G phone. The app is the latest to use Near Field Communications (NFC) technology to facilitate payments--customers pay

Published on: September 20th, 2011 Megan Geuss

When will Canada have Google Wallet?

Google on Thursday unveiled a mobile wallet platform and field tests in New York and San Francisco that will let people with special phones pay for goods in retail shops by tapping the

Published on: May 27th, 2011 Nancy Gorhing