American Express has announced that cardholders can now use Amazon Alexa to check their account balance, review recent charges, make a payment and find out about new offers
Monzo has announced that customers visiting a Monzo.me page on a phone or tablet that has Android Pay can make payments in less than 15 seconds with no typing required. It has also announced support for Chrome’s new Payment Request API
Capital One has signed a deal with Spotify under which Spotify Premium customers will receive 50% of their monthly subscription cost back when they start paying with a Capital One Quicksilver or Quicksilver One card.
Moneycorp has acquired US payments business Commonwealth Foreign Exchange
Google has reportedly updated the code on a new version its Android Pay app to include Visual ID facial recognition
Juniper Research has forecast that mobile payments using biometric authentication will reach $2bn in 2017, up from $600m in 2016