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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

Crowdsourcing .. I Love It! Superbowl Commercial from Samsung

As everyone knows the Superbowl is not just about the game.  It is the spectacle, the culture, the extravagance and yep – the ads.  Many large companies – or companies that hope to be large some day – spend gobs of money on 30 –… Read More

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