Cards

VIDEO: Capital One Shows Samuel L. Jackson’s Bloopers

by October 24, 2014 at 11:56 am 0 comments

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.

Apple Pay is a Losing Proposition for Midsize Banks

Apple Pay is a Losing Proposition for Midsize Banks

by October 23, 2014 at 11:26 am 1 comment

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-BofA Double-Charging Issue Should Be Fixed Today

Apple Pay-BofA Double-Charging Issue Should Be Fixed Today

by October 22, 2014 at 4:46 pm 5 comments

Apple Pay has had a spate of double charges related to Bank of America cardholders, but apparently it’s not really anyone’s fault.

Quick Review: 24 Hours with Apple Pay

Quick Review: 24 Hours with Apple Pay

by October 21, 2014 at 5:16 pm 1 comment

After using Apple Pay for a full day, I’m pretty impressed.

Apple Pay Loyalty Program Due to Start Within the Year

Apple Pay Loyalty Program Due to Start Within the Year

by October 21, 2014 at 11:51 am 61 comments

Bank Innovation has learned new details on a forthcoming Apple Pay loyalty program.

Amid Apple Pay Hubbub, Google Wallet Scores New Partner

Amid Apple Pay Hubbub, Google Wallet Scores New Partner

by October 20, 2014 at 9:40 am 1 comment

In case you forgot, Google still offers a mobile wallet, and it is still closing partnership deals.

Walmart Starts Offering GoBank’s Checking Product

Walmart Starts Offering GoBank’s Checking Product

by October 20, 2014 at 9:16 am 1 comment

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 Is Said to Be in ‘Early Talks’ to Acquire Square

PayPal Is Said to Be in ‘Early Talks’ to Acquire Square

by October 14, 2014 at 11:45 am 35 comments

PayPal, reportedly is looking to make some acquisitions before it spins off from eBay, and is eyeing Square.

Like Schwab, Fidelity Plans to Release Robo-Advisor, Too

Like Schwab, Fidelity Plans to Release Robo-Advisor, Too

by October 13, 2014 at 5:47 pm 0 comments

Fidelity will unveil its robo-advisor soon, as Schwab also prepares to release a robo-broker.

Siri Functionality for Apple Pay Already Works… Kinda

Siri Functionality for Apple Pay Already Works… Kinda

by October 13, 2014 at 12:40 pm 16 comments

Apple Pay & Siri functionality already works in iOS 8.0.2, letting users select their cards via the personal assistant.

Epiphyte, Matchmove Win Fintech Startup Challenge

Epiphyte, Matchmove Win Fintech Startup Challenge

by October 2, 2014 at 10:28 am 7 comments

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.