News about Mashable.
May 19th, 2015
“Anyone working on NFC is focusing on last century’s problem,” Patrick Gauthier, the new vice president of payments at Amazon, has told Mashable in an interview in which he also indicates that he believes competitors in the mobile payments space — including Apple and Google — have “lost sight of what it is we’re here to do.” Until January, Gauthier headed up emerging retail services at PayPal, a company once anti-NFC which now appears to have changed its mind about the technology.
August 6th, 2013
Two Italian hackers have told the Defcon convention about a pair of vulnerabilities in some contactless transportation ticketing systems that allow tickets to be altered by an NFC phone to give unlimited free rides. Matteo…
December 1st, 2009
The new venture from Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has been the source of much speculation ever since tech blog Mashable posted a photograph of a new iPhone payments system that he was working on. Even…
November 6th, 2009
Twitter chairman and cofounder Jack Dorsey is working on a new start up that is developing an iPhone attachment which will enable iPhones to be used to make payments, according to recent reports. Believed to…