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Early Gear VR games will come without price tags

Aspiring Gear VR game developers beware. If you plan on jumping on this new, interesting, yet still unproven platform, you might be waiving your right to monetize your product, at least for the time being. This is due to a limitation to the Oculus Platform that will be launching earlier than scheduled alongside Samsung's virtual reality headset.

Square Cash update: ask and send payment requests

Does a friend owe you money but you won’t be able to meet in person anytime soon and bank transfers are such a drag? Or do you want to send some money to a family member who lives in another state? Square’s Cash app has a new update and it wants to make cash transactions a bit easier by allowing you to send or ask for cash requests through SMS.

Amazon releases Wallet app in beta version

Amazon has released – in a rare simultaneous event – in its own app store and the Google Play Store the Amazon Wallet app that upon close inspections seems to let you do everything Google Wallet can do, minus the added features that Google has. In its defense, it is still in beta, so you would hope that the final app would be so much better.

MasterCard and Syniverse work on geolocation-based security check

Capitalizing on the growing number of smartphone users, especially those that travel abroad, MasterCard, working together with Syniverse, has announced a new security system that aims to keep travelers from losing their patience and their money. A new security system uses something that almost everyone has with them when traveling to another country: their smartphones.

Square Cash launched, introduces money transactions via email

Cash, at least in its physical form of paper and coins, is starting to take a backseat in a digital world were a lot of transactions, from purchases to money transfers, are all taking over the Internet. Square is taking this concept one step further by launching Square Cash which will allow users to send and receive money through one communication channel that almsot everybody already has: email.

Google Wallet integrates with Gmail for money attachments

At present there are plenty of methods one can choose when it comes to sending money to someone else. One of the services that likely comes to the mind of many is PayPal, however that list will soon be growing. Google has recently announced the ability to send money from Gmail.
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