In yet another sign Capital One is lightening up its marketing campaign featuring actor Samuel L. Jackson, the bank released a blooper reel of the current set of ads this week. Last year, the group One Million Moms organized a campaign to protest Jackson’s use of the word “damn” in an ad. Some people have too much free time. Capital One edited the ad, but maintained the ads were meant to communicate with customers in a “direct and humorous” way.
Midsize banks are losing money on Apple Pay transactions, and the marketing value of their “partnership” with Apple is questionable, says Doug Brown, who leads the mobile strategy and product team at FIS. They will still participate, however, because they have to.
Apple Pay has had a spate of double charges related to Bank of America cardholders, but apparently it’s not really anyone’s fault.
After using Apple Pay for a full day, I’m pretty impressed.
Bank Innovation has learned new details on a forthcoming Apple Pay loyalty program.
In case you forgot, Google still offers a mobile wallet, and it is still closing partnership deals.
GoBank, the mobile-first bank from Green Dot Corp., is now being rolled out across Walmart’s network of more than 4,000 stores. Pictured below are GoBank checking cards on the rack of prepaid cards located next to Walmart’s financial center, where customers can cash checks and pay bills, at a Walmart location inRead More
PayPal, reportedly is looking to make some acquisitions before it spins off from eBay, and is eyeing Square.
Fidelity will unveil its robo-advisor soon, as Schwab also prepares to release a robo-broker.
Apple Pay & Siri functionality already works in iOS 8.0.2, letting users select their cards via the personal assistant.
More than 280 companies entered the Innotribe Startup Challenge but just two emerged triumphant: the money movement service Epiphyte, and Matchmove, which offers virtual credit cards.