Apple Pay,

  • Apple Pay, its like paying for something but with your phone

    apple payApple Pay is Apple’s venture into the payment market. If you’re American and have an iPhone 6, iOS 8.1 or later, an Apple Watch or a new iPad you can partake in some swiping motions when paying for things. Near field communication is the “ooh look at this” technology your mum will probably love.

    Like Android Pay, Apple Pay has a plethora of stores where you can use this. Tim Cook called magnetic stripe acrd payment broken, outdated, and vulnerable. So according to the people who stuck your phone and music player together you won’t need to carry those bits of plastic anymore. Just your sleek shiny phone.

  • Stripe already valued at $5 billion

    stripeThe online payments start up Stripe Inc. has reportedly raised new funding that will value the company at $5 billion. New investors include Visa Inc. and the venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, these additions sit alongside existing investors Sequoia Capital and American Express. Stripe’s $5 billion dollar valuation is 40% higher than December 2014 when it was valued at $3.6 billion.