Don’t ask the folks who built the game Candy Crush Sage into a multi-billion-dollar company whether Apple is a payments company. They know the answer is already yes. Today, King Digital Entertainment PLC, the company behind Candy Crush Saga and Pet Rescue Saga, among other games, filed for an initialRead More
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IP Payments, a payments company in Australia and New Zealand, recently was tasked with setting up the payments system for Quickflix, which is the local version of Netflix. IP had specific challenges adapting its payments solution to PlayStation’s diverse channels. This month, the final effort won the company an iAward,Read More
Although Facebook generated around $2,000 a minute in payments revenue last quarter, that income paled in comparison to advertising, which totaled $1.33 billion. Company officials acknowledged yesterday that payments revenue is proving tough to come by. The central problem with Facebook Payments is, surprisingly, mobile. On the surface, Facebook isRead More
Games, and we mean outright games, seem to have taken hold in banking just this week. There are two notable initiatives that have kicked off recently, and they offer proof positive that bankers are really starting to play around.