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Apple Poaching Talent from AmEx, PayPal, Google — for Loyalty Program

Apple Poaching Talent from AmEx, PayPal, Google — for Loyalty Program

by September 12, 2014 at 6:17 pm 7 comments

Apple has been filling out its payments team for the past few months, poaching a number of executives from PayPal, American Express, and others — but not just to prep for Apple Pay’s launch this week.

Square, PayPal Expected to Work with Apple on Payments, Sources Say

Square, PayPal Expected to Work with Apple on Payments, Sources Say

by September 9, 2014 at 10:41 am 22 comments

Sources tell Bank Innovation that Square and PayPal have been aware of Apple’s plan to enter the mobile payments space and have made plans accordingly.

Where’s the Metric for Rating Banks?

Where’s the Metric for Rating Banks?

by July 21, 2014 at 10:37 am 1 comment

What does a young person do today when he wants to choose a bank? He might check out what interest rates are offered on savings accounts or loans, or he might just want to know who has the coolest mobile app. We know one thing he won’t do — walk into the nearest branch to ask if the bank might be right for him.

VIDEO: Why Banks Need App Stores

by May 19, 2014 at 11:07 am 0 comments

Why would a bank need an app store? For one thing, customers will demand it, said Simon Redfern, who heads up the Berlin-based Open Bank Project. The ecosystem of services built around core offerings has certainly helped companies such as Amazon and Apple. Currently in discussion with a major centralRead More

Apple’s Roadmap Includes Mobile Payments, Really

Apple’s Roadmap Includes Mobile Payments, Really

by January 28, 2014 at 12:12 pm 0 comments

The suspense is over. Apple really is planning to do something in mobile payments. It’s been a long wait. It wasn’t enough that the Cupertino, Calif.-based maker of iPhones, iPads and Macintosh computers has filed a raft of patents relating to mobile payments in recent years. After all, the financial servicesRead More

PulseWallet Offers a ‘Handy’ New Way to Pay

PulseWallet Offers a ‘Handy’ New Way to Pay

by January 13, 2014 at 10:57 am 0 comments

No cash, no card, no problem. With PulseWallet, all you need to pay is the palm of your hand. Introduced at the Consumer Electronics Show last week and slated to roll out in February, PulseWallet is a new spin on biometrics and payments. Using the apparently extremely complex pattern ofRead More

Apple Appears to Move Closer to Launching a Payments Platform

Apple Appears to Move Closer to Launching a Payments Platform

by December 4, 2013 at 3:19 pm 0 comments

Apple has made several feints toward becoming a full-fledged payments company in the past, and the signs keep piling up. Perhaps most telling is the Motley Fool report today that “Apple is looking for a Payments Software Engineer that will ‘help build a next generation payment platform.’” Rumors have swirledRead More

City National Appears to Go on Quarterly IT Release Schedule

City National Appears to Go on Quarterly IT Release Schedule

by October 30, 2013 at 11:04 am 0 comments

City National Bank appears to have adopted a quarterly schedule to update its online and mobile applications. Russell Goldsmith, the chief executive of City National, made reference to the schedule in an offhand comment during the bank’s quarterly earnings call last week. Specifically, when Goldsmith spoke about the bank’s physicalRead More

Citi, Chase Struggle with iOS 7 Updates

Citi, Chase Struggle with iOS 7 Updates

by October 1, 2013 at 12:19 pm 0 comments

Apple‘s new operating system iOS7 launched on September 18, and JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup were ready. Both banks updated their iPhone apps that very day and put out iOS7-compatible versions versions of their iPad apps just two days later on Sept. 20. It’s great to be quick to the punch, butRead More

GoBank Introduces University Initiative and Spokeswoman Bethany Hamilton

GoBank Introduces University Initiative and Spokeswoman Bethany Hamilton

by July 31, 2013 at 9:38 am 2 comments

GoBank, the mobile-first bank account from Green Dot Corp., has already made some bold marketing moves, and added to them yesterday with the unveiling of a new student-centric marketing effort and the introduction of spokesperson Bethany Hamilton. GoBank made the disclosures during Green Dot’s second quarter earnings call. GoBank’s marketingRead More