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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

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

Siri May Come to iMessage, and Bring Along P2P Payments

Siri May Come to iMessage, and Bring Along P2P Payments

by November 21, 2016 at 11:55 am 0 comments

Have you ever felt overwhelmed with texting, and wished you had some help? Worry no more, Apple has you covered in its newest patent, which may bring Siri — iOS’s virtual assistant — to iMessage. The new functionality will allow Siri to perform various tasks in the iMessage app, such asRead More

Top 20 Bank Video Ads of 2016 — Page 3

Top 20 Bank Video Ads of 2016 — Page 3

by November 1, 2016 at 10:24 am 0 comments

10. TD Bank goes straight for your feelings in this ad as it gives back to its own customers, and it totally works. 9. Want a little look at the future? PwC Nederland’s got you covered. Spoiler alert–the world may have changed a lot, but you’ll still run on thatRead 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

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

Banks Down Under Declare War on Apple

Banks Down Under Declare War on Apple

by August 11, 2016 at 10:34 am 1 comment

When Apple launched Apple Pay in 2014, it obtained advantageous terms for transactions, and banks seemed eager to be aligned with Apple’s brand. A bit of the shine is off Apple Pay today due to low usage numbers, and some banks are playing hardball– at least in Australia. The banks involved are CommonwealthRead More

Apple’s iOS 10 Offers Significant New Platforms for Payments

Apple’s iOS 10 Offers Significant New Platforms for Payments

by June 13, 2016 at 3:56 pm 4 comments

The payments news from Apple seemed sparse compared to other flashier offerings at today’s Worldwide Developers Conference, but significant new payment platforms within the iOS were quietly announced. Ben Brown of the bank consultancy First Annapolis tweeted: WWDC payments news in a tweet: Apple Pay in/coming to 9 markets, comingRead More

Samsung Pay Leapfrogs Rivals with Epic Alipay Deal

Samsung Pay Leapfrogs Rivals with Epic Alipay Deal

by May 20, 2016 at 11:30 am 0 comments

Take that, Apple. Samsung Pay may not be available in the United Kingdom yet, but it’s rapidly expanding its reach in China in a March deal with UnionPay, the world’s largest credit card network, and now through a new deal with Alipay. The Seoul-based electronics company announced the deal today. Alipay’s 450Read More

Wall Between Mobile and Desktop Disappearing — But What About Payments?

Wall Between Mobile and Desktop Disappearing — But What About Payments?

by April 25, 2016 at 12:54 pm 0 comments

Google has signaled that Android apps will soon run on Chromebooks — yet another sign that “mobile” and “desktop” experiences are converging, and that a single online experience will operate across different devices (including your refrigerator). A Redditor spotted code this weekend indicating Google’s Chrome OS will soon allow users to enable Android Apps, presumably including Android Pay (Samsung PayRead More