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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

Circle, Square, and Venmo Tie Into Siri & iMessage

Circle, Square, and Venmo Tie Into Siri & iMessage

by September 20, 2016 at 11:44 am 1 comment

With the launch of iOS 10 on Sept. 13, new payment functionality was enabled for Siri, iOS’s voice-activated virtual assistant, and iMessage, Apple’s text-based messaging platform. The first wave of payments apps on Apple’s newly platformized apps are: Venmo, the P2P payments platform from PayPal; Square Cash, from mobile payments serviceRead More

Apple and the Banks Appeal to Regulators in Down Under Brawl

Apple and the Banks Appeal to Regulators in Down Under Brawl

by August 18, 2016 at 12:38 pm 2 comments

Apple and three of Australia’s Big Four banks are fighting about mobile payments — and both sides are appealing to regulators for help. National Australia Bank, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Westpac have united to fight the Cupertino, Calif.-based giant — which is bigger than all of them combined. Australia and New ZealandRead More