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Stripe Capitalises on Twitter Buy and Apple Pay

On Monday Twitter announced that they are testing a ‘Buy button’, with a limited introduction beginning in the US. Stripe, founded by the Collison Brothers from Limerick, is one of five companies providing payment services for the new Twitter feature.

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On Tuesday, Apple revealed an NFC-based payment functionality for the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. This combines Near Field Communications with biometrics using the phone’s fingerprint sensor and a tokenisation technology which keeps credit card numbers private.

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Stripe has already integrated support for Apple Pay into its system.

These are major steps forward for digital payments technology, and Stripe is at the heart of them.

 

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