Wireless technology is making the stunts on Star Trek seem plausible.

A service introduced last month would make it possible for people to "beam" money to others. An electronic signal sent via a wireless device would deliver a message with instructions to take money from one account and deposit it into another.

Limited Time Offer

Save $400 off your subscription. Special offer ends April 30, 2017.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.