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.
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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
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 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
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
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