Apple Pay poised to debut in Canada

Apple is reportedly is negotiations with Canada's major financial institutions to launch Apple Pay in the country later this year.

FEATURES


This rise of HCE-based mobile payments

Mobile Payments Today recently conducted a Q&A with a Sequent Software executive to discuss some issues regarding how HCE affects the mobile-payments industry going forward.

Banking's attempt at disruption with mobile card services

FIs are learning that taking a value-added approach to the mobile channel can help dial up customer engagement and stickiness.

Lessons from the journey toward digital money

Dan Glessner, the chief marketing officer at Quisk, examines how some countries are marching towards a world where cash is obsolete.

Social media as ID verification

Veridu, a London-based ID verification company, believes a consumer's social media profiles can serve as an effective way to calculate risk.

How to attract accounts (and keep them) with mobile card services

In a mobile banking world, the place to be is top-of-wallet. A March 26 webinar will share insights on how to get there — and stay there.

Improving customer onboarding and sign-ups

Jumio, BlockScore, and Mobile Payments Today hosted a recent webinar about what financial institutions can do to make remote account opening an easier process.

Payments buzz from Mobile World Congress

Martin Cox, the global head of sales at Bell ID, wrote a blog post about what everyone was talking about at the recent trade show in Barcelona.

Mobile payments 5 for 5: A month to remember

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in February, and what we can learn from them.

A cashless, mobile day in London

Andrew Hull, the strategy director for Pocket App, wanted to see if he could survive without cash for 24 hours.

The challenges of ID authentication

Join Jumio, BlockScore and Mobile Payments Today in a live, global webinar March 10 that explores how financial institutions can find better ways to make the consumer signup process for online and mobile banking easier.

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NEWS


Community FIs counting down the hours to Apple Watch launch

Maluzai Software is working with eight community FIs to offer its SmartwearApps to mobile banking customers who plan to strap on an Apple Watch when it becomes available on the 24th.

Digital Insight brings mobile banking to Android Wear smartwatch

Wright-Patt Credit Union members who own an Android Wear watch can now check account balances with a flick of the wrist.

Indian company intros mobile money products

Movit is a suite of products catering to the burgeoning mobile payments market in the region.

FIS adds biometric access to ATMs

FIS said is the first provider to offer fingerprint access to its Cardless Cash ATM application.

Synchrony expands mobile credit application product

The mApply product enables shoppers to securely apply for credit on their mobile devices and instantly access their approved credit line.

Bell ID powers ANZ's HCE mobile wallet

The project, for the New Zealand division of ANZ Bank, will bring contactless mobile payments to the smartphones of more than 120,000 ANZ customers.

InAuth raises $20 million to enhance mobile fraud services

InAuth said the investment comes after a year of record growth in which the company added four of the five largest U.S. banks as customers.

Report: BBA warns UK banks to innovate in face of competition

The study features interviews with leading experts from banks setting out their vision of the future and raises questions for regulators about when a non-banking firm should be overseen in a similar way to a bank.

Wells Fargo gives mobile app users Spanish option

Update enables customers to choose a different preferred language.

ALEC, Fiserv partner to implement digital solutions

Abbott Laboratories Employees Credit Union has added Mobile Source Capture for check deposit, and expanded its Mobiliti mobile banking service.

New fintech firm to launch services in Mexico

GlobeOne last week announced a partnership with InvestaBank and Bankaool that will bring the company's mobile banking product to Mexico later this year.

Report: Business pros lean on mobile payments

Of 300 professionals surveyed, 52 percent said they use their mobile phones for payments, with business professionals in Asia-Pacific performing mobile payment transactions most frequently.

SIMalliance to host workshop for banks and NFC service providers

The organization will host a free-to-attend, half-day interactive workshop ahead of CARTES Secure Connexions America 2015, in Washington on May 4.

UK bank hopes to get to the heart of secure authentication

​The Halifax is testing the Nymi Band, a wearable device that authenticates its owner using an electrocardiogram.

TD Bank updates mobile app

The bank said the changes are intended to create a more intuitive, simplified experience for customers.

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Mobile financial services are becoming indispensible to the underbanked. In addition to payments, this research center covers other mobile banking services such as balance checks, account transactions, credit applications, funds transfer, ACH, check imaging, remote capture deposit and ATMs.