Didi adds Apple Pay support across core mobility services – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch China’s ride-hailing giant Didi is this week adding support for Apple Pay to its core personal mobility services — including Didi Premier, Didi Express, Didi Luxe and ofo, a partner station-less bike-rental service also powered by an app. […]

iPhone X’s Face ID raises security and privacy questions – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch The new top-of-the-range iPhone does away with the home button and its built-in fingerprint reader in favor of a new biometric — called Face ID — which uses a 3D scan of the […]

Beijing’s public transport system gets an app for paying fares — but Apple isn’t invited – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Apple continues to be locked out of China’s massive mobile payments space. The latest reminder came this week when Beijing’s transportation system opened up to smartphone payments… via an Android app. Already […]

Samsung is aiming to widen access to contactless payments – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch While Samsung’s most high profile contactless payment push is the eponymous Samsung Pay — aka its mobile payments product, which competes with the likes of Apple Pay and Android Pay — the company is […]