In the more than 170 pages of Snap’s IPO draft, its P2P payments service, Snapcash, received a mere paragraph. Snapchat’s parent company will look to apply for a payments license in order to “mitigate regulatory uncertainty,” according to an S-1 filing. Although we currently use the service of a third partyRead More
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When it comes to mobile apps, Snap and Facebook pretty much dictate what a millennial-focused app should look and function like these days. A Danish neobank, called Lunar Way, went through a major redesign recently, in order to replicate the interactive and intuitive nature of Spotify, Snap and the like.Read More
Which are the greatest iPhone apps of all time? Even asking the question seems daunting. But that’s exactly the question Mashable posed — in truth, it upped the ante on that question. Specifically, it aimed to identify the 100 greatest iPhone apps of all time. It pursued this question withRead More
Reactions to the announcement of Snapchat’s new payments service ran the gamut from “the future of payments” to, well, a way to pay people for sending you nude pictures.
Banks still have an advantage over Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat in the payments industry when it comes to one thing: trust.
SoCure, a New York startup, has started a pilot program that uses facial biometrics to authenticate financial services customers.
WhatsApp has 450 million active mobile users. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has 15.6 million, most among any bank in the US. WhatsApp has 32 engineers. JPM employs 260,000. That’s the deficiency of banks in a nutshell. If you don’t “get” why Facebook has agreed to pay around $19 billion for WhatsApp,Read More
A newly funded Chirpify is moving beyond social selling to facilitate the buying of advertised goods wherever brands are advertising. Chirpify began in July 2011 as Sell Simp.ly, allowing users to buy products by replying to tweets. In early 2012, the company received $50,000 in seed funding and rebranded asRead More