V.me aims for app, website integration
Visa has reportedly chosen the label V.me to represent its upcoming digital wallet service, which will be paired with a developer program. The service aims to compete with PayPal and other alternatives, providing users with a quick way to make web-based payments without typing in a full credit-card number.
Will offer PayPal-like service to customers
American Express and Verizon Wireless have announced they will integrate Amex's Serve digital payment and commerce platform onto Verizon mobile phones and tablets. Using Serve, Verizon subscribers will be able to make payments and redeem offers directly from their mobile devices. The two companies also plan to use Serve to offer subscribers online and mobile promos with participating shops.
AmEx Serve gives Android, Facebook, IOS payments
American Express dipped into digital payments on Monday by unveiling Serve. The approach gives Android and iOS devices, as well as Facebook, a way to to pay friends or bills without having a traditional credit or debit card. It can be loaded up with credit or debit but also works with direct bank accounts and direct-from-Serve payments.