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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 0 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.

Apple Pay to Be Included in iOS 8.1, Sources Confirm

Apple Pay to Be Included in iOS 8.1, Sources Confirm

by October 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm 188 comments

Bank Innovation has confirmed that Apple Pay will be attached to iOS 8.1, scheduled for an October 2014 release.

VIDEO: Bankers Spill On How They Can Defend Against Apple

VIDEO: Bankers Spill On How They Can Defend Against Apple

by October 1, 2014 at 11:49 am 2 comments

On the surface, Apple Pay should make bankers quake. Apple is not required to be a bank in order to offer banking services — which, let’s be honest, includes payments. So why aren’t bankers panicking? The video below, which features Mark Curran, payment technology services director at Lloyds Banking Group, andRead More

The Real Reason PayPal Isn’t an Apple Pay Preferred Partner

The Real Reason PayPal Isn’t an Apple Pay Preferred Partner

by September 30, 2014 at 3:19 pm 162 comments

UPDATE (10/1/14, 1:41 PM ET) Earlier this month, before Apple Pay came out, Bank Innovation wrote that Apple and PayPal had been involved in talks for … something. We’ve finally tracked down the full story. Sources close to Apple and PayPal and in the financial services industry have confirmed thatRead More

Here’s Who Almost Got the PayPal Job

Here’s Who Almost Got the PayPal Job

by September 30, 2014 at 10:43 am 5 comments

Like a failed long distance relationship, eBay and PayPal are officially breaking up. But the real story story is even juicer than that.