Post Tagged with: "Apple Pay"

Visa and Mastercard Join Forces to Tokenize Digital Payments

Visa and Mastercard Join Forces to Tokenize Digital Payments

by December 15, 2016 at 8:05 am 1 comment

Visa and Mastercard may compete strenuously for business, but today they’re announcing a collaboration in the mobile wallet sphere. The two companies issued simultaneous announcements today describing how Masterpass and Visa Checkout can just get along. In case you’re wondering how the annoucements compare in their treatment of their competitors, we’ve reproduced theRead More

Square Virtual Cards Now Work with Apple Pay

Square Virtual Cards Now Work with Apple Pay

by December 7, 2016 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

Users of Square’s virtual payment cards can now link those cards to their Apple Wallets, expanding the company’s reach in the payments sphere once again—this time with Square Cash leading the way. The tie-in was announced yesterday at the Recode Code Commerce event in San Francisco by Square CEO Jack Dorsey.Read More

People Still Don’t Like In-Store Mobile Payments (Even With Sales)

People Still Don’t Like In-Store Mobile Payments (Even With Sales)

by December 1, 2016 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

Online and mobile shopping represented a significant chunk of retail sales on Black Friday, as a large amount of shoppers decided not to brave the crowds at physical stores. However, even with sales incentives provided by mobile wallet services like Apple Pay, in-store mobile payments were just a tiny, tinyRead More

Apple Wins Major Battle in Ongoing War with Banks Down Under

Apple Wins Major Battle in Ongoing War with Banks Down Under

by November 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm 1 comment

This summer, a group of banks in Australia did the unthinkable — they took on Apple, the on-again, off-again largest company in the world. Today it was announced the banks appear to have lost that fight, as expected. They cannot collectively bargain with Apple, as they had requested. The AustralianRead More

What Will Finally Kill Cash? Apple Pay, Says Survey

What Will Finally Kill Cash? Apple Pay, Says Survey

by November 9, 2016 at 11:21 am 0 comments

As much as we all love digital banking (and we do) there are clear kinks that need to be worked out. The recent Android banking Trojan that’s gaining ground, Tesco Bank having to halt online transactions, the massive Yahoo hack, and even the troubles at Wells Fargo could all beRead More

A Case for Less Cash

A Case for Less Cash

by October 22, 2016 at 9:41 am 1 comment

Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, has joined a movement the fintech world is quite familiar with: the drive toward a cashless society. Speaking to the Nikkei Asian Review, Cook noted: We would like to be a catalyst for taking cash out of the system. We don’t think the consumer particularly likesRead More

DocuSign Introduces Payment at Signing [VIDEO]

DocuSign Introduces Payment at Signing [VIDEO]

by October 20, 2016 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

Electronic signature firm DocuSign has been around since 2003. It allowed parties to contracts to sign from their computers, and later, from mobile devices. But users couldn’t pay at the time of signing — that required following up. Today DocuSign introduced payment at signing, as well as partnerships with Android Pay, AppleRead More

The Mobile Wallet Hierarchy of Needs

The Mobile Wallet Hierarchy of Needs

by October 15, 2016 at 4:55 pm 1 comment

At the BAI Beacon conference earlier this month, I had the opportunity to hear Ron Shevlin talk about Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. He was talking about it in the context of “platformification,” but it got me to thinking about how we might leverage a similar analogy in discussing mobile wallets.Read More

Apple Pay, Masterpass Come to MTA eTix

Apple Pay, Masterpass Come to MTA eTix

by October 5, 2016 at 3:59 pm 1 comment

Earlier this week, it was announced that both Apple Pay and Masterpass are now integrated into MTA’s eTix, meaning that the millions who use the MTA trains to get into and out of New York City every day can purchase tickets digitally. The announcement was made yesterday and changes went into effect today. “MasterpassRead More

Kohl’s Pay, the Latest ‘Pay’ To Emerge from the Ruins of MCX

Kohl’s Pay, the Latest ‘Pay’ To Emerge from the Ruins of MCX

by October 5, 2016 at 11:57 am 0 comments

Another merchant has launched a mobile payments app — Kohl’s Pay, announced in September, is live nationwide today, the retailer said. Kohl’s was one of the larger members of MCX, the merchant-run mobile payments scheme whose technology, CurrentC, now seemingly exists only as a component of Chase Pay. Many of theRead More