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Cryptocurrency Exchange & Custodian Gemini Announces New Partnership With Samsung

Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini), a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, announced on Thursday it is collaborating with Samsung Electronics to power the Samsung Blockchain Wallet and bring crypto to the fingertips of Samsung Blockchain Wallet users in the U.S. and Canada. Gemini claims it is the first… Read More

Samsung Partners With SoFi For Mobile-First Money Management Experience “Samsung Money By SoFi”

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with SoFi to launch Samsung Money by SoFi, a new mobile-first money management experience that brings a cash management account and accompanying Mastercard debit card along with exclusive benefits to Samsung Pay. According to… Read More

Igal Rotem: Founder of Fintech Credorax Discusses Business Continuity Plans During COVID-19 Crisis

The economic downturn due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has led to small businesses re-evaluating their operations and business plans, in order to survive during these challenging times. Fintech firms and digital banks have been forced to lay off their employees as they try to cut… Read More

Swipe Launches Samsung Pay For Swipe Visa Cardholders

Swipe, a UK-based multi-asset digital wallet and Visa debit card platform designed to let users buy, sell and spend their cryptocurrencies, announced on Friday that Swipe Android users can now add their Swipe Visa Debit cards directly to their Samsung Pay Wallets. Founded in 2018,… Read More

Samsung Galaxy Store to Now Feature TRON Decentralized Apps For U.S. & European Users

Samsung announced on Monday that TRON now has a dedicated section in the Samsung Galaxy store that features apps built using its blockchain. According to Samsung, app store users in the U.S. and Europe who are using Samsung smartphones are able to experience the “next-generation… Read More

Mastercard Joins Forces With Samsung to Enable Digital Access to Consumers & Businesses Through Pay on Demand Platform

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Mastercard announced on Thursday it has formed a global partnership with Samsung in order to enable digital access to consumers and small businesses in emerging markets through its extensible Pay on Demand platform. According to Mastercard, the Pay on Demand platform is designed to accelerate… Read More

Nestle Grocery Store in Spain Introduces New Facial Recognition Payment System Designed By CaixaBank

A Nestle grocery store based in Spain has introduced a facial recognition payment system designed by CaixaBank and the institution’s Payment Innovation Hub alliance. Samsung, Global Payments, Visa, and Arval are members of the alliance. Nestle’s Face to Pay Market application can be downloaded from… Read More

Singapore-based Fintech Firm M-DAQ Wins Backing of Samsung Group’s VC Fund to Expand Operations in South Korea

Singapore-based Fintech firm M-DAQ Pte, a company that develops over-the-top (OTT) applications to enable international business transactions for various industries, has reportedly won the backing of Samsung Group’s VC fund in order to expand its operations into South Korea and other regions. Following Samsung’s investment… Read More

Mastercard Announces Expansion of Digital Identity Commitment With Samsung

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) announced on Tuesday it will team up with Samsung to explore and offer a new way for consumers to conveniently and securely verify their digital identity on mobile devices. While sharing more details about the collaboration, Ajay Bhalla, president of cyber &… Read More

Ledger Changes Leadership as Pascal Gauthier Appointed CEO, Report Indicates Samsung Invests €2.6 Million in Crypto Security Firm

Crypto security firm has shuffled its executive bench. In a blog post yesterday, Eric Larchevêque, Ledger Executive Chairman & Co-Founder, announced that the company’s President, Pascal Gauthier, has been bumped up to CEO. Larchevêque explained the transition: “With the ever-growing challenge of managing such a… Read More

Samsung Reportedly Developing Blockchain Network & Crypto Token

Technology giant Samsung is reportedly developing its own blockchain network and cryptocurrency token, Samsung Coin. According to CoinDesk Korea, Samsung’s blockchain task force, which is part of the company’s wireless division, is now creating a blockchain main net based on Ethereum. The source revealed to… Read More

Samsung Now Seeking Cryptocurrency Wallet UK Trademark

Electronics company Samsung is currently seeking a UK trademark for its very own cryptocurrency wallet. The trademark was filed with the UK Intellectual Property Office on Thursday (December 27th). In the filing, Samsung reported that included with the crypto wallet are Smartphones; Tablet computers; Portable computers;… Read More

Samsung Pay Celebrates Third Anniversary By Announcing Milestones: Surpasses 1.3 Billion Transactions Globally & Now Available in Six Continents (Infographic)

On Tuesday, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. celebrated the third anniversary of its mobile payment platform, Samsung Pay. According to the electronics giant, Samsung Pay, which was launched in August 2015, has experienced major growth and is now available on 6 continents and 24 markets, this includes the… Read More

Samsung NOT Accepting Cryptocurrency Payments in Three Baltic States with CopPay [u]

CopPay, a multicryptocurrency payment platform for businesses, consumers, and community, announced on Friday that Samsung will be using its platform to accept cryptocurrency for three Baltic States. Those living in those areas will now be able to purchase Samsung smartphones, tablets, laptop, TV-sets, and more… Read More

Samsung Pay Launches Cash Back Awards Feature

On Thursday, Samsung announced the launch of Samsung Pay’s new Cash Back Awards feature. According to the tech giant, Samsung Pay users will be able to take advance of new Cash Back deals directly within the Samsung Pay app. “In the new Cash Back section… Read More

Samsung Accelerated Startup Launches Kickstarter For Wellness Tech Belt “WELT”

Last week, Samsung accelerated startup Welt Corporation launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $30,000 for its new self-titled technology belt. Within less than a week, the campaign successfully secured its initial goal and is currently nearing $50,000 thanks to more than 450 backers. The WELT, which… Read More

Samsung Acquires Kickstarter Alum & Mobile Wallet Provider LoopPay

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced this week that it has agreed to acquire Kickstarter-success LoopPay, the acclaimed mobile wallet solutions provider that turns existing magnetic stripe readers into secure, contactless receivers. LoopPay’s technology has the potential to work in approximately 90% of existing point-of-sale (POS) terminals,… Read More

Novelsys Wireless Charging Phone Sleeve Surpasses $60,000 Kickstarter Goal in Under 24 Hours

In just under 24 hours, Florida-based Novelsys has managed to surpass their funding goal of $60,000 for its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for Ampere, a smart wireless charging phone sleeve. During the first 10 days of the campaign, the project surpassed its initial $60,000 goal and… Read More

SmartThings Raised $1.2 Million on Kickstarter, 2 Years Later The Company is Acquired by Samsung for $200 Million

Just saw the coolest Kickstarter project.. Mind. Officially. Blown. SmartThings will let you run your world by Smartphone. The above are some of the accolades piled upon SmartThings, a young company seeking capital and market approval just 2 years ago.  Crowdfunding out of Minneapolis, Minnesota,… Read More

Crowdfunding On Indiegogo: WIQIQi Wireless Charger For Samsung S4 Active

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is an innovative smartphone. I could make the case that the Galaxy S3 saved Android by offering what was arguably the first Android phone widely recognized as a worthy alternative to Apple’s iPhone. The S4 Active takes the latest incarnation… Read More

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