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Smart Fridges As The Voice IoT Proving Ground

Smart Fridges As The Voice IoT Proving Ground

by January 5, 2017 at 12:26 pm 1 comment

This year’s CES conference saw new developments in voice payments, and they’re starting with the kitchen. Mastercard, Samsung, Amazon, and LG have developed new additions to their smart fridges (Mastercard and Samsung are partnered on one, Amazon and LG on the other) most notably the ability for users to order—andRead More

Creating a ‘Blockchain Industry:’ Patenting the Blockchain

Creating a ‘Blockchain Industry:’ Patenting the Blockchain

by December 29, 2016 at 11:04 am 2 comments

Patent filings for blockchain technology have more than tripled since 2014; this spike includes patents filed by cryptocurrency exchanges such as Coinbase, payment processors like Mastercard, and banks like Goldman Sachs and the Bank of America. According to a report conducted by law firm Reed Smith, the most popular areasRead More

Mobile Wallet Use to Grow Thanks to Popularity of Mobile Shopping, Says Study

Mobile Wallet Use to Grow Thanks to Popularity of Mobile Shopping, Says Study

by December 23, 2016 at 9:59 am 2 comments

Mobile wallets are set to become more popular bit by bit across the globe over the next four years, according to a study by Technavio, which cites the much more rapid growth of “m-commerce,” or mobile shopping, as one of the primary factors that will bring consumers to mobile wallets.Read More

Visa and Mastercard Join Forces to Tokenize Digital Payments

Visa and Mastercard Join Forces to Tokenize Digital Payments

by December 15, 2016 at 8:05 am 1 comment

Visa and Mastercard may compete strenuously for business, but today they’re announcing a collaboration in the mobile wallet sphere. The two companies issued simultaneous announcements today describing how Masterpass and Visa Checkout can just get along. In case you’re wondering how the annoucements compare in their treatment of their competitors, we’ve reproduced theRead More

Android Pay Heads to the Islands — Japan and Ireland

Android Pay Heads to the Islands — Japan and Ireland

by December 13, 2016 at 1:23 pm 2 comments

Android Pay is heading to the islands, but not the ones you may be dreaming of on these dreary December days. Instead, Google’s mobile payments platform has landed in Ireland and Japan. The mobile payments platform landed on the Emerald Isle on Dec. 2 and is currently live with twoRead More

BankMobile Partners with Vasco for Safer Mobile Transactions

BankMobile Partners with Vasco for Safer Mobile Transactions

by December 9, 2016 at 12:01 pm 1 comment

BankMobile, a mobile-first U.S. bank, has partnered with digital identity security firm Vasco Data Security for more secure mobile transactions through the use of multifactor authentication. BankMobile customers will route their transactions through Vasco’s Digipass for Apps solution as well as its RASP (Runtime Application Self-Protection) solution, both of which areRead More

Payment Breach at Madison Square Garden Attributed to Magstripes

Payment Breach at Madison Square Garden Attributed to Magstripes

by November 30, 2016 at 11:55 am 0 comments

The Madison Square Garden company has notified customers of a breach that took place on its payment processing systems, the perpetrators of which gained access to customer data including names, credit card numbers, and security codes. Adding to the misfortune of the breach is the fact that many of theseRead More

JPMorgan Chase’s Adam Carson to Do Fireside Chat at Bank Innovation 2017

JPMorgan Chase’s Adam Carson to Do Fireside Chat at Bank Innovation 2017

by November 28, 2016 at 1:45 pm 0 comments

Adam Carson, managing director, global technology strategy & partnerships at JPMorgan Chase & Co., will participate in a fireside chat at Bank Innovation 2017. Bank Innovation 2017, March 6-7 in San Jose, Calif., will feature dozens of speakers on investing in innovation, chatbots, blockchain and more. Carson is a veteran of the ecommerceRead More

Revolut Disables Cards for Customers Outside EEA

Revolut Disables Cards for Customers Outside EEA

by November 18, 2016 at 12:30 pm 1 comment

U.K.-based foreign exchange app Revolut is shutting down its cards in countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA), including the U.S., Bank Innovation has learned. The move is said to be temporary. In the past few weeks, Revolut customers across the world received notifications that their cards will be inactive beginningRead More

Citi Pay Rolls Out Abroad, U.S. Launch Planned for 2017

Citi Pay Rolls Out Abroad, U.S. Launch Planned for 2017

by November 10, 2016 at 2:43 pm 0 comments

Citigroup today announced another digital wallet for payments, Citi Pay, to enable payments in-store, in-app, and of course online. The service will be rolling out to Citibank customers in Australia, Singapore, and Mexico later this year, with a U.S. launch planned for early 2017. (Few banks are as global as Citi.) BarryRead More