Post Tagged with: "Apple"

For Apps, Wells Ditches BlackBerry, Limits iOS Support

For Apps, Wells Ditches BlackBerry, Limits iOS Support

by August 20, 2014 at 10:27 am 0 comments

Wells Fargo & Co. has ditched BlackBerry for its mobile banking apps, as well as cut support for some iPhones.

Banks Should Follow Silicon Valley and Split Up Their Services

Banks Should Follow Silicon Valley and Split Up Their Services

by August 7, 2014 at 11:38 am 3 comments

This week, Facebook notified users that its chat services would be leaving the main Facebook app for iOS and Android, and users would be forced to download Messenger, a separate app developed by Facebook solely for its messaging and chat services.  All of this is a part of Facebook’s newRead More

NXP In Talks To Supply Apple With NFC Chip for iPhone 6

NXP In Talks To Supply Apple With NFC Chip for iPhone 6

by August 6, 2014 at 12:53 pm 0 comments

It’s looking like a perennial iPhone rumor may be coming to fruition this year. NXP Semiconductors, the co-creator of near field communication (NFC) technology, has been in talks to supply Apple with NFC chips for the iPhone 6, according to sources close to the company. We’ve reached out to NXPRead More

Why the Apple-IBM Deal Matters More to Banking Than You Might Think

Why the Apple-IBM Deal Matters More to Banking Than You Might Think

by July 16, 2014 at 11:52 am 1 comment

It would be easy to dismiss the Apple-IBM partnership announced yesterday as an iPhone sales deal. In fact, the deal has significant implications for banking and banking technology. Hear that, SAP? At the heart of the deal is a new opportunity for Apple to sell to corporations through IBM, which owns corporateRead More

Apple Adds Payments Feature to Passbook in Japan

Apple Adds Payments Feature to Passbook in Japan

by July 15, 2014 at 5:48 pm 1 comment

Apple pushed out a new payments feature to Passbook in Japan today, according to 9to5Mac. The new service, called iTunes Pass, essentially helps Apple Stores get rid of gift cards in Japan and works with iTunes Store, iBookstore, and the App Store on iOS. iTunes Pass allows users in Japan toRead More

Why Can’t Banks Play Today’s Buzz-y PR Game?

Why Can’t Banks Play Today’s Buzz-y PR Game?

by July 11, 2014 at 11:36 am 1 comment

Why can’t banks generate the kind of media buzz of an Apple?

NRA’s Visa App Shoots Up Ranking

NRA’s Visa App Shoots Up Ranking

by July 2, 2014 at 2:59 pm 0 comments

The NRA Visa app has been jumping up and down the iOS App Store rankings.

Here’s How TouchID Works In iOS 8

by July 1, 2014 at 11:44 am 1 comment

Developers have already started integrating Touch ID into their apps. Check out the videos here.

Amazon Fire Phone Built for Commerce, Payments

Amazon Fire Phone Built for Commerce, Payments

by June 19, 2014 at 11:41 am 3 comments

In a special media event in Seattle yesterday, CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled the Amazon smartphone, called the Fire Phone, and it has notable implications for payments and e-commerce.

LevelUp Syncs With iBeacon to Connect with Customers Earlier

LevelUp Syncs With iBeacon to Connect with Customers Earlier

by June 17, 2014 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

Bluetooth, which has gone mainstream because of Apple’s iBeacon technology, has been deemed by some to be the future of mobile payments — and that future is coming more quickly than we thought, with mobile payment company LevelUp adding iBeacon support over the past few days.

Amazon Payments Hinges on … Hardware?

Amazon Payments Hinges on … Hardware?

by June 9, 2014 at 7:49 pm 1 comment

Might Amazon be launching a payments service — today? According on a report from Reuters, Amazon will be introducing a payment service — purportedly today — which will attempt to make it easier for Amazon users to make subscription-based or recurring payments. The service will let businesses access Amazon’s 240Read More