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Amazon Fire Phone Built for Commerce, Payments

Amazon Fire Phone Built for Commerce, Payments

by June 19, 2014 at 11:41 am 3 comments

In a special media event in Seattle yesterday, CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled the Amazon smartphone, called the Fire Phone, and it has notable implications for payments and e-commerce.

Amazon Payments Hinges on … Hardware?

Amazon Payments Hinges on … Hardware?

by June 9, 2014 at 7:49 pm 1 comment

Might Amazon be launching a payments service — today? According on a report from Reuters, Amazon will be introducing a payment service — purportedly today — which will attempt to make it easier for Amazon users to make subscription-based or recurring payments. The service will let businesses access Amazon’s 240Read More

6 Reasons Why the iPhone 6 Will Include Payments

6 Reasons Why the iPhone 6 Will Include Payments

by June 9, 2014 at 10:48 am 1 comment

Rumor continue to churn out reports that Apple will build a payments system into the iPhone 6, which will likely be introduced in September, especially after last week’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, better known as the WWDC. The fact is the iPhone 6 rumor mill has kicked into overdrive. JustRead More

Bank of America Explores Touch ID Integration

Bank of America Explores Touch ID Integration

by June 3, 2014 at 5:48 pm 5 comments

Bank of America has expressed interest in tapping emerging capabilities such as Touch ID in future iterations of its mobile app, which was updated last week. Allowing an Apple authentication system inside the walled garden of a mobile banking app would be a major development. The Charlotte, N.C.-based bank releasedRead More

What Does Apple’s POS Update Bode for NFC and the iPhone 6?

What Does Apple’s POS Update Bode for NFC and the iPhone 6?

by May 22, 2014 at 4:07 pm 1 comment

Apple is reportedly updating the point-of-service device its store employees use to allow them to process payments with the iPhone 5S, rather than just the iPod Touch. To some, this is a sign that Apple will add near-field communication (NFC) capabilities to its upcoming iPhone 6. This is a questionableRead More

Biometrics on iPhone 5S Said to Fall Short for Payments

Biometrics on iPhone 5S Said to Fall Short for Payments

by September 9, 2013 at 10:26 am 0 comments

Apple Inc. is expected to launch the iPhone 5S tomorrow, but don’t presume it will make the strides in payments some had predicted. Reports now suggest that the biometrics to be embedded in the iPhone home button will not be payments grade. The iPhone 5S is expected to hit stores inRead More