Samsung Pay tops 3M transactions in South Africa and leads the charge

The global pandemic is driving the popularity of mobile payment solutions in countless markets, and Samsung Pay in particular has been enjoying a lot of success this year. Consumers are now more willing to make online purchases using a mobile payment solution, and this year alone, South Africans have used Samsung Pay long enough to […]

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Be a Galaxy app user in Canada and get free access to SiriusXM

Samsung customers not only have access to Samsung TV Plus on their smart TVs and smartphones, but they can often benefit from free access to a variety of other streaming services for a limited time, such as Spotify, YouTube Premium, and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. These free trials are usually offered with new smartphone/tablet purchases […]

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Google Pay improves in Singapore; Samsung Pay launches in Germany

As mobile payments get more traction in countries where cashless payments are now the norm, we’ll see the biggest brands duke it out to be the preferred mobile payment service of choice. The two biggest services have made announcements over the past couple of days. Google Pay has brought some major improvements to its service […]

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Samsung Pay now allows Australian users to make high-value purchases without PIN

Samsung has launched a new feature in Australia that allows Samsung Pay users to validate high-value purchases without entering the PIN. The CDCVM (Consumer Device Cardholder Verification Method) feature, which applies to transactions above $100 (or $200 with some merchants), allows users to verify high-value purchases using their own device rather than touching the PIN […]

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Samsung Pay Card launched in South Korea

Samsung Electronics has launched the Samsung Pay Card in South Korea earlier today in collaboration with Samsung Card and MasterCard. It’s a physical credit card that’s specifically designed for Samsung Pay users, and it brings along plenty of benefits. Customers can apply for the Samsung Pay Card and manage it only via the Samsung Pay […]

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Samsung Launches Apple Card Competitor Starting in the UK

Samsung’s answer to Apple Card, Samsung Pay Card, has launched in the UK. Samsung has paired with Mastercard and fintech company “Curve” to power the new service. Curve allows users to link existing cards together and then decide which accounts should be used for different purchases. For reasons that are not entirely clear, existing Curve […]

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Samsung Money by SoFi is now live in the USA, brings exclusive discounts

Samsung Money by SoFi has officially been released in the USA today. Samsung Pay users located stateside can now open a Money by SoFi account and gain access to a cash management account, Debit Mastercard, and exclusive benefits including a chance to win $1,000 in Reward points towards the purchase of Samsung products.The Samsung Money […]

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Galaxy Wearable app breaking Google’s rule to sideload Samsung Pay on non-Galaxy smartphones

Samsung’s smartwatches work with Android smartphones from other brands, but users are required to download multiple apps to make them work. For Samsung Pay to work on the watch that’s paired to a non-Galaxy device, Samsung is breaking Google’s Terms of Service and sideloading the Samsung Pay APK (watch plug-in) by bypassing the Play Store.When a […]

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Samsung Pay and Boost together simplify cashless payments in Malaysia

Samsung Pay today launched official support for Boost, the most popular electronic wallet app in Malaysia. The move marks the service’s first e-wallet expansion in the country and is meant to additionally streamline cashless payments across Malaysia. In effect, local consumers are now able to access all of Boost’s functionalities from within the Samsung Pay […]

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