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Hot Hashtag: Fintech and the #IoT

Hot Hashtag: Fintech and the #IoT

by August 16, 2016 at 12:31 pm 1 comment

The Internet of Things — the network of internet-connected devices that might include your alarm clock, thermostat, and refrigerator– is growing, and that carries important implications for fintech and beyond. On Twitter, the hashtag #IoT has reached over 3.3 million users in the past several hours, with around 387 retweets and counting, whichRead 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

MasterCard Releases Its IoT App for Samsung Refrigerator

MasterCard Releases Its IoT App for Samsung Refrigerator

by May 18, 2016 at 10:30 am 0 comments

The vision of a refrigerator — and internet of things — that can facilitate home shopping has been realized. MasterCard several days ago quietly released its iOS app to support a partnership with Samsung it announced last January. The new Groceries by MasterCard app connects to Samsung’s Family Hub Refrigerator for “standingRead More

Coolest Brands 2016: MasterCardMaking Payments Happen in the IoT

Coolest Brands 2016: MasterCard

Making Payments Happen in the IoT

by February 16, 2016 at 8:46 am 2 comments

Is it possible for a payment network to be cool? And what if that payment network was launched in — gasp! — in 1966? It is when that payment network is gamely inventing internet of things payments on the fly. Welcome, to MasterCard, one of the coolest brands in banking.Read More

MasterCard Leaps into Internet of Things with Two New Deals

MasterCard Leaps into Internet of Things with Two New Deals

by January 6, 2016 at 11:18 am 4 comments

MasterCard is bringing payments to the Internet of Things with partnerships with Samsung, which makes a smart refrigerator, and Coin — yes, that Coin. MasterCard’s IoT deals portend what we expect will be an extremely active year in Internet of Things for fintech. The Samsung partnership is called Groceries byRead More

Here’s What Samsung Pay Looks Like [VIDEO]

Here’s What Samsung Pay Looks Like [VIDEO]

by August 14, 2015 at 10:00 am 0 comments

The world is finally getting a look at Samsung Pay, the latest entry in the mobile payments space. At yesterday’s Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event in New York, Injong Rhee, head of payments for the the Seoul-based conglomerate, unveiled the long-awaited Samsung Pay. Samsung’s payments service employs NFC, much like Apple Pay,Read More

Card Not Present — For a Day

Card Not Present — For a Day

by March 18, 2015 at 11:14 am 1 comment

I left my payment cards at home yesterday. And… it didn’t matter. It’s getting easier these days to keep that card in your pocket — or wherever. For example, BMO Harris announced this week it is enabling cardless cash withdrawals at 750 ATMs — about half its total fleet. Customers willRead More

Coolest Brands 2015: Honorable Mention

Coolest Brands 2015: Honorable Mention

by March 15, 2015 at 9:33 am 1 comment

Alipay Ally Bank Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Capital One Fastacash Fiserv Hello Bank Rabobank Sam Maule Samsung Westpac NZ   Coolest Brands 2015 Home | The Meh List

US Bank Pay in the Works

US Bank Pay in the Works

by March 5, 2015 at 11:24 am 1 comment

US Bancorp is working on launching US Bank Pay. The disclosure was made by a company executive at Bank Innovation 2015, this blog’s annual event in Seattle this week. The executive, Niti Badarinath, senior vice president and head of mobile at US Bank, offered few details, and no timing. However, Badarinath saidRead More

Samsung Pay Hits the Scene With 4 Megabanks on Board

Samsung Pay Hits the Scene With 4 Megabanks on Board

by March 2, 2015 at 11:23 am 1 comment

Samsung didn’t just introduce Samsung Pay yesterday. It introduced it with four megabanks as partners. JP Morgan Chase & Co., Bank of America, Citigroup and US Bancorp all are launch partners of Samsung Pay. The four are among the largest card-issuing banks in the nation. Oh, and all four areRead More