Apple’s plans for China seem to be going—well, going. During the company’s Q1 2017 earnings call yesterday, CEO Tim Cook reported record revenue for the quarter at about $78.4 billion. $7.2 billion of that was generated by revenue from Apple services—including digital content and services, AppleCare, and Apple Pay, whichRead More
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Avin Arumugam, senior vice president of the Internet of Things at Visa, has joined the speaker faculty for Bank Innovation 2017, which takes place March 6-7 in San Jose. Arumugam was at JPMorgan Chase for four years prior to his starting at Visa in May 2016. (Recent video footage alsoRead More
The future of banking most probably involves a completely re-vamped branch structure–but what will the bank branch of the future look like? Bank Innovation conducted a survey to find out, partnered with Worldwide Business Research, which explored the topic at its Future Branches event in La Jolla, California. The executives enjoying theRead More
LAS VEGAS — Contactless payments are not new — card-free ATM transactions have been seen at fintech conference for years now — but they are getting more buzz lately, especially as the industry continues to debate the possibility of a cashless society. How consumers will interact with their money in theRead More
An obvious statement: The banking world is changing. However, it does give rise to less obvious questions: Just how fast is it changing, and in what ways? For instance, what will the banking world look like in five years? Will there be chatbots in every smartphone and every app? WillRead More
Mention wearables, and most of us immediately think consumer first – the Apple Watch, Fitbits, Google Glasses and so on. But when it comes to business or enterprise applications for wearables, many of us draw a blank. The challenge for many of the companies that create wearables (Apple, Google etc),Read More
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
It seems bankers like watches. Today brought news of two more banks announcing the development of Apple Watch apps: DAB Bank in Germany, and BankMobile, a mobile offering from Customers Bank in Pennsylvania. Speaking purely anecdotally (though we are working on the hard numbers) it appears clear that more banksRead More
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015, which officially begins tomorrow in Las Vegas, is the country’s premier event for introducing high-tech gadgets. This year will see a plethora of wearable technology, supposedly capable of measuring everything from the wearer’s mood to turning his thoughts into speech. The buzzy-est item so far appears toRead More
New standalone applications for Google’s Android Wear — — the company’s smartwatch operating system — are starting to hit Google Play store.
But not from Google Wallet.