Walmart, Target, Sunoco, Others Team Up to Challenge Google With Smartphone Payments

We may not have flying cars and our meals may not come in pill-form just yet, but we can pay for pretty much everything with our smartphones (take note, SEPTA). Locally based Sunoco—along with Walmart, Target, 7-Eleven, and other big companies—have formed an alliance to create a system that will allow you to purchase items with your smartphone. With all their powers combined, they are Captain Planet will look to compete with a similar system currently offered by Google. [Fox Business]