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Google Ventures Gets New CEO and Focus on Consumer Tech

Google Ventures Gets New CEO and Focus on Consumer Tech

by August 11, 2016 at 2:22 pm 1 comment

Google Ventures is getting a new CEO. According to a report by Recode today, GV CEO Bill Maris is stepping down Friday and current managing partner David Krane will officially step into the CEO role. Multiple sources confirm that Krane is a permanent replacement for Maris, and GV already lists himRead More

SMS No Longer Secure for 2-Factor Authorization

SMS No Longer Secure for 2-Factor Authorization

by July 27, 2016 at 2:38 pm 1 comment

It might be time to say goodbye to those text messages containing PINs to help you log into your favorite banking site. The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released a draft of its latest guidelines on digital authentication this week, and it contains a disturbing bit ofRead More

Is ‘Buy with Facebook’ Finally Coming?

Is ‘Buy with Facebook’ Finally Coming?

by July 6, 2016 at 11:34 am 2 comments

Whatever happened to the “Buy with Facebook” button? Back in 2014, Stripe confirmed that it was working with Facebook on a “Buy” button for the social media giant. From Recode: Facebook first began testing a “Buy” button within the News Feed in July [2014], and payments startup Stripe has been taskedRead More

As MCX Shuts Down, Chase Pay Adds Merchants

As MCX Shuts Down, Chase Pay Adds Merchants

by June 10, 2016 at 11:06 am 1 comment

Is this (finally) the end of MCX? When the Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX) deal with JPMorgan Chase made news last fall, it was clearly important. The country’s largest bank was teaming up with merchants, and taking on the card networks. Now it seems Chase Pay will be the only placeRead More

Why Do Banks Consistently Ignore Their Text Banking Apps?

Why Do Banks Consistently Ignore Their Text Banking Apps?

by May 26, 2016 at 1:15 pm 2 comments

Many banks have them. Many banks spend money on them. Nearly all of those banks ignore them. The “them” is text banking apps, and the degree to which they have been marginalized baffles me. Earlier this week, I asked a top innovation executive at one of this nation’s largest financialRead 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

Google Pushing for More Fintech Biz

Google Pushing for More Fintech Biz

by March 29, 2016 at 10:59 am 0 comments

Google is offering up its machine-learning infrastructure to “cool fintech startups.” The Google Cloud Computing allows for massive — and we mean massive — database queries, and offers the infrastructure to build deep machine-learning at scale. Rene-Paul Lafarie, a Google System Engineer with requisite long beard, said this Cloud Computing systemRead More

Top 20 Apps: Credit Karma Claims No. 1 Spot in App Rankings

Top 20 Apps: Credit Karma Claims No. 1 Spot in App Rankings

by March 25, 2016 at 12:07 pm 1 comment

Credit Karma and Chase Mobile are old rivals for the top ranking in iOS and Android for finance apps. But after three weeks, Credit Karma unseated Chase Mobile this week on both the iOS and Android platforms. Packed below the new leader and the newly demoted Chase Mobile are BankRead More

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Top 20 Apps: Post-Tax Blues Healed With Checking Financial Health

by March 14, 2016 at 10:35 am 0 comments

Whether you’ve finished your taxes, or are simply not speaking of such things in this late fiscal hour, a single glance at app downloads reveals that mobile users have by and large moved on. Perhasp this speaks to the responsibility of mobile banking users. Regardless, only Google Play users retain any traceRead More

Google Clos­­ing Compare May Signal Bigger Ambitions in Fintech

Google Clos­­ing Compare May Signal Bigger Ambitions in Fintech

by March 11, 2016 at 2:01 am 0 comments

Eons ago, in November 2014, Daily Fintech looked at Google as part of a series on big tech ambitions in Fintech (Apple, Facebook, Alibaba, Google). Our TL;DR summary on Google at that time was “quietly plugging away with massive ambition. This is the story of the dog that did not barkRead More