Google includes custom security chip in Pixel 3 smartphones

Android 9 P has been dubbed 'Pie' in Googles continuing love affair with sweet treats

Google’s latest Pixel 3 smartphones include a new “enterprise-grade” security chip that provides a range of features designed to increase the security of applications that make use of sensitive data, Google has revealed. The Google Pay team is currently “actively testing out” the Titan M’s mobile payments security features, the company adds. More

Barclays pitches watch makers on the benefits of wearable payments

Timex's Fairfield Chronograph features bPay built into the strap

Adding payments capabilities to watches and fitness trackers deliver benefits beyond simply meeting customer demand for new and innovative products, Barclaycard’s Adam Herson says. It can also provide brands with access to a wealth of transaction data that can be used to gain a more detailed picture of who their customers are and the lifestyles they live. More