In today’s connected economy, restaurant commerce platform GoTab is working with Mastercard on a tool that eliminates the need to manually enter card details at hospitality venues. Additionally, BlackBerry is seeing a boom in new business through its in-vehicle automotive software operations, while non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace OpenSea is working with MoonPay to enable direct credit card payments to customers who wish to purchase NFTs. .
GoTab, Mastercard partner to improve digital payment
Dining commerce platform GoTab has partnered with Mastercard to eliminate the need to manually enter card details at US hospitality locations. Called Click to Pay, the new feature is designed to provide consumers with a more convenient and secure payment experience across all devices and channels. Created using secure remote commerce industry standards, the tool simplifies checkout and makes paying online more secure without having to remember passwords or enter card details.
Automakers are enabling new use cases with embedded software
Reporting its earnings this week, BlackBerry said a large and growing portion of its QNX business — which includes in-car software for automotive applications — comes from uses such as advanced driver assistance systems ( ADAS), digital cockpits and autonomous driving. BlackBerry won 17 new automotive design contracts in the last quarter, including ADAS, digital cockpit and instrument cluster applications created for automakers and Tier 1 suppliers. include professional services used by customers to build BlackBerry’s QNX software into vehicles and other Internet of Things (IoT) endpoints.
OpenSea teams up with MoonPay for NFT credit card payments
NFT marketplace OpenSea is working with MoonPay to enable direct credit card payments for people who want to buy NFTs, a move that paves the way for investors who don’t own cryptocurrency. The partnership means people wanting to buy, sell, trade and collect NFTs can pay directly with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Apple Pay, Google Pay and other methods, without having to convert specific cryptocurrencies first. Although debit cards are accepted as payment, users will still need to log into a digital wallet.