Samsung reportedly meets with PayPal to discus Samsung Pay

According to a report from KoreaHerald, Lee Jay-yong, Samsung Electronics vice chairman, met with Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal to discuss “Samsung Pay,” the South Korean tech giant’s rumoured mobile payment service. Samsung’s meeting with PayPal comes after it announced its acquisition of start-up LoopPay. Past reports have revealed that Samsung’s purchase of LoopPay instantly gives Samsung the […]

Continue reading


 Taller home key on Galaxy S6 suggests the inclusion of Samsung Pay

Samsung is rumoured to be replacing the swipe-based home key found on the Samsung Galaxy S5, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, and the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge in favour of a taller touch-based home key on the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy s6 Edge. The leaked teasers and renders definitely confirm this. The question […]

Continue reading


 Samsung acquires LoopPay – to be on board Galaxy S6

In the past, Samsung announced that it was working with LoopPay, suggesting that the Korean tech giant was planning to compete against Apple’s mobile payment service Apple Pay. Now Samsung has announced that it has acquired LoopPay. Press release: Samsung to Acquire LoopPay, Transformative Digital Wallet Platform February 19, 2015 Samsung to Acquire LoopPay, Transformative Digital […]

Continue reading


 Galaxy S6 to come with Samsung’s first mobile payment service?

In December of last year, reports claimed that Samsung was cooking up its own mobile payment service to counter the highly-successful Apple Pay, which was available to iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners in the US. Apple Pay is coming to other global markets such as the UK. We’ve learned from previous reports that […]

Continue reading


 Samsung to launch an Apple Pay rival next year?

Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were instant hits, shattering the Cupertino firm’s previous iPhone sales record. Not only was Apple’s new hardware hits, its software, iOS 8, also came with features Apple fans can’t get enough of. One of which is Apple Pay, Apple’s new mobile payment service that allows iPhone 6 and […]

Continue reading