Post Tagged with: "Apple"

Synchrony Provisioning for Samsung, Google and CurrentC in the Works

Synchrony Provisioning for Samsung, Google and CurrentC in the Works

by July 30, 2015 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

Synchrony Financial is actively engaged in the work to allow its cards to run through Samsung Pay, Android Pay and CurrentC, Bank Innovation has learned. Carol Juel, chief information officer of Synchrony, the nation’s largest private-label credit card issuer, told Bank Innovation today that the Samsung Pay functionality, for example, shouldRead More

Want to Build a ‘Buy Button’? Better Write a Check to Amazon

Want to Build a ‘Buy Button’? Better Write a Check to Amazon

by July 28, 2015 at 12:56 pm 1 comment

Stripe just got a heap of cash to work on Buy Buttons with Visa. (And the payment upstart is now worth $5 billion.) Some of that money will make its way to Amazon. Money has a way of drifting over to Amazon, whether through purchases at its store, or web services,Read More

Apple Pay to Hit 1.5 Million Locations by Yearend

Apple Pay to Hit 1.5 Million Locations by Yearend

by July 22, 2015 at 10:45 am 0 comments

Soon, there will be 1.5 million chances for you to bump into Apple Pay. That’s because Apple Pay is expected to be in 1.5 million locations in the United States by the end of 2015. Last week, Apple Pay launched in the United Kingdom, and scored 250,000 locations “on Day One,”Read More

Synchrony Is First to Give Out Apple Pay Transaction Data

Synchrony Is First to Give Out Apple Pay Transaction Data

by July 21, 2015 at 4:40 pm 1 comment

Synchrony Financial, the nation’s largest provider of private-label lending programs, will start providing its clients with deep Apple Pay transaction data. Synchrony appears to be the first issuer that is providing bank-level Apple Pay data to third parties. Synchrony, formed from GE Capital’s private label unit, had $61.4 billion ofRead More

FreshBooks in Deal with Apple

by June 23, 2015 at 9:42 am 0 comments

Apple has decided that it is working with FreshBooks “to deliver a made-for-business app” to small businesses. FreshBooks, in an announcement today, did not offer specifics on what exactly it was doing with Apple. However, it did point out that, “In its Q2 2015 earnings call, Apple announced it is workingRead More

20 Hottest Apps in Finance

20 Hottest Apps in Finance

by June 10, 2015 at 10:40 am 2 comments

Mobile banking is red hot, but it can still be difficult to determine which financial services apps are winning the most users. It just so happens that both Apple and Google rank the most popular apps in the iOS App Store and Google Play, respectively. The list of the Top 20 most-downloadedRead More

Apple Pay to Enable Loyalty, Adds Discover to the Mix

Apple Pay to Enable Loyalty, Adds Discover to the Mix

by June 8, 2015 at 3:54 pm 0 comments

Apple Pay will get a series of enhancements and updates with the iOS 9 release in the fall, the technology company announced today. Jennifer Bailey, vice president of worldwide online stores, made the Apple Pay-related disclosures at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. IOS 9 is available to developers now.Read More

Android Pay Reportedly Delayed — Already

Android Pay Reportedly Delayed — Already

by June 5, 2015 at 3:53 pm 0 comments

Google introduced Android Pay last week, and already its formal launch appears to have been delayed. Tom Noyes, the former head of channels at Citi-turned consultant, blogged yesterday that he “was at a Top 5 Issuer and Google just called them to say Wallet (errr correction Android Pay) is delayed aRead More

A Tidal Wave of Payments Fraud Wells Up

A Tidal Wave of Payments Fraud Wells Up

by June 5, 2015 at 11:49 am 0 comments

The financial services industry is racing toward faster payments, driven, we’re told, by consumer demand. But consumers are not likely to be aware of the resources banks need to devote to fighting fraud, and that spend will only increase as payments speed up. Dwolla caused a stir this week byRead More

JPMorgan Chase Introduces TouchID for iOS [VIDEO]

JPMorgan Chase Introduces TouchID for iOS [VIDEO]

by June 1, 2015 at 12:58 pm 0 comments

JPMorgan Chase joined American Express, USAA, Simple and Discover in offering TouchID on its iOS app Saturday. The video below explains the enrollment process. TouchID is no longer new, debuting in September 2013 with the iPhone 5S, but when the largest bank in the country adopts it for consumers, it canRead More

Unlocking the Android Pay Pricing Mystery

Unlocking the Android Pay Pricing Mystery

by May 29, 2015 at 10:42 am 2 comments

Being that little about Android Pay, unveiled yesterday, was interesting, attention turns to the only real differentiator available to Google: pricing. What was remarkable about Apple Pay was that Apple launched it with a host of partners — and extracted pricing concessions. This was a non-existent product for which Apple securedRead More