Samsung Eyes Blockchain Smartphone?


Said sites including , Samsung, no small player in mobile devices, submitted three trademark requests in Europe that offer up some clues into blockchain-focused phones. Blockchain dtcc IBM News SamsungIn the world of blockchain phones, another name may crowd the pantheon.

Samsung Pay Crosses 1.3 Billion Transactions, But Falls Short of Apple Pay

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As it makes its way to South Africa and continues to amass impressive partnerships with the likes of Alipay and PayPal, Samsung Pay might have completed three years in the mobile payments market, but its numbers still lag its main rival, Apple Pay.

Add Samsung Pay to the Mobile Payments Now Flooding China

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Samsung Pay became the latest mobile payments platform to enter China, the South Korean tech giant announced today. Cards Commerce Mobile Payments Apple Pay fintech Huawei Pay Mobile Payments Samsung Pay UnionPay

How 5G Will Shake Up Banking and FinTech?


Financial institutions are in the midst of becoming more mobile, with many of those legacy operations opting to — or at least considering — working more closely with FinTech providers to upgrade services, retain customers and acquire new ones.

ENOC Taps Into Mobile Payments, Samsung Pay Comes To Australian Commuters


In Australia, commuters will be able to pay for their rides on the train by tapping their Samsung smartphones at the Opal terminal via Samsung Pay, Welcome to The Axis, your late look at payments news from around the world. Coverage includes the U.A.E.’s

Samsung Rewards to kickstart mobile payment adoption


Is success on the horizon for loyalty programme Samsung Rewards, and will it kickstart wider acceptance of mobile payments? Samsung Rewards to kickstart mobile payment adoption on BankNXT.

Samsung launches $150M fund for startup collaboration

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Samsung has launched a $150 million venture capital investment fund to expand its partnerships and collaborations with fintech startups. Samsung Pay Venture funding Samsung

BI Ignite 2019: HSBC Bank USA’s Innovation Head Prefers Fintech Partners to Building In-house

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It makes more sense for banks to make a strategic investment in fintech companies than to try and build […]. Artificial Intelligence Bank Innovation Ignite 2019 Capital Daily Post 2 Exclusive Open Banking Payments Premium Retail Avant BI Ignite HSBC Bank USA Marstone Remitly Samsung

Mastercard Leads Investment In Mobile FinTech Mobeewave


This is a major market validation of our payment acceptance platform, and highlights Mobeewave as an industry leader in the FinTech space.”. This is our first investment in a Canadian FinTech startup, and we’re excited to fuel Mobeewave’s growth by participating in this round of funding.”.

Fintech Unfiltered: Inside HSBC Bank USA’s Lofty Innovation Strategy for 2018 [Podcast]

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Artificial Intelligence Daily Post 1 Exclusive Features Fintech Unfiltered Mobile Online Open Fintech Operations Payments PFM Premium Retail digital banking HSBC HSBC Bank USA Marstone Samsung SoftbankAs a part of its retail transformation strategy, HSBC Bank USA spent over $130 million on innovation projects in one year on its U.S. operations.

Let The Games Begin Edition: Samsung, Citibank & PayPal Step It Up


So, what’s shaking and baking… Samsung Pay The Latest Weapon In The Wearables War. 28) of last week, Samsung Pay fans will have the option to enroll in the Samsung Pay beta for Samsung’s Gear S2 smartwatch. To enjoy the wonder of wrist-based commerce, Samsung Pay users have to update their Gear S2 to the latest software update, update the Samsung Gear app on their smartphone and then opt into the beta program within the settings of the app.

Can Technology Save Bank Branches?

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Corporate DataBank Mobile Online Open Fintech Operations Payments Premium Retail Bank of America DBS Bank HSBC SamsungPREMIUM - When was the last time you went to your bank branch to deposit money? Still thinking?

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Launches Mobile Wallets for Corporate Clients

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can now use BofA Merrill Lynch mobile wallet on Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay. Cards Commerce Exclusive Innovations Mobile Online Open Fintech Payments Premium Apple Pay Bank of America Bank of America Merrill Lynch Google Pay Mastercard Samsung Pay Visa

Verifone and Samsung Partner to Speed Up and Simplify Merchants’ Ability to Accept Samsung Pay

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LAS VEGAS – ETA TRANSACT ’16 (Verifone Booth #620) – April 19, 2016 – Verifone (NYSE: PAY), a world leader in payments and commerce solutions, and Samsung Electronics Co., Commerce Fintech Innovation Mobile Mobile Wallet Money Transfer News NFC Offline Shopping Payments news US

PayPal Ups Efforts on Prepaid Debit Cards, In-Store Payments

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Payments fintech PayPal will be expanding its in-store payment offerings this year, now offering users the ability to deposit money onto a prepaid debit card or use their service via a partnership with Samsung Pay, it was reported today, and as the Wall Street Journal noted earlier this month.

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INV Unfiltered: How Mastercard Takes on Payments Startups

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So how does a global payments company cope, and deal with diverse challenges such as paying with selfies, P2P payments, and blockchain, not to mention Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Anrdroid Pay, and all the other Pays?

Samsung’s acquisition of Viv – what does it mean?


Brian Roemmele and Mike Townsend talk about Samsung's acquisition of Viv, an artificially intelligent assistant created by the original creators of Siri. Samsung’s acquisition of Viv – what does it mean? Fintech Mobile & Online Podcasts Around the Coin artificial intelligence Mike Townsend technology video voice technology

Samsung Blockchain Wallet integrated into PundiX payment app

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(The Paypers) PundiX has integrated Samsung Blockchain Wallet into their app, thus becoming the first fintech app in the Samsung blockchain ecosystem

Whose Customer Is It When Banks And FinTechs Collaborate?


And, he noted, banks and FinTechs are going to need time to negotiate their relationships with each other, and with consumers the world over. Why Banks Need FinTechs. If [banks] had applied some of the innovative thinking we’ve come to associate with FinTechs and digital players, they might have noticed when a customer has paid the last installment on their home loan, for example, or begun shopping at a new store,” Oosthuizen said. Why FinTechs Need Banks.

Viewing Mobile Payments Strategy Holistically

Celent Banking

Android Pay launched in the US a few days ago, and Samsung Pay is expected to be available there soon as well. Android ecosystem offers more choice: Android Pay, Samsung Pay, HCE and SIM for NFC, but what about P2P and other payments? Banking Emerging Technology FinTech Retail Banking Android Pay Apple Pay Barclays HCE Samsung Pay tokenisationAs one year anniversary of Apple Pay approaches, banks have to make more decisions about their mobile payments strategy.

Citi Unveils Global Digital Wallet: Citi Pay

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Fintech Mobile Mobile Wallet News Payments Asia Citi Citi pay clearXchange news Samsung Pay USNew York – November 10, 2016 – Citibank announced the launch of Citi Pay, a new digital wallet that will provide Citi customers with a simple and fast option for.

Introducing Wearables Week on Daily Fintech

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Garmin finished slightly ahead of Samsung with wristbands and watches. Samsung landed in the number 5 position on the success of its Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic smartwatch. BBK tied with Samsung for fifth place worldwide. The Tech in FinTech theme weeks Wearables

Will It Be Nordic Banks Against The World In Mobile Payments?


Samsung Pay was the first international competitor to plant its flag in 2017, followed by Alipay, with Apple Pay expected to make its official entry into the market before the ball drops on December 31. For banks, that represents a loss of advantage in their race with FinTechs to write the future of mobile payments. My concern would mostly be the new third parties: the global players, the Apples, Samsung Pay,” Wraa-Hansen admitted.

2017: The Year Of Digital Disruption For Payments


FinTechs have played a major role in the growth of digital — yet despite introducing significant disruption to the industry, the dust is beginning to settle and these nimble upstarts are, in many cases, beginning to work with traditional FIs rather than against them.

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National Bank of Australia Adds Google Pay

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On its digital payment services, NAB currently has NAB Pay, which works on Android devices, NAB PayTag for iOS devices, Samsung Pay, Fitbit, and Garmin wearables. Exclusive Mobile Online Open Fintech Payments contactless payments Fitbit Pay Garmin Google Pay NAB

The Game of E-Wallets: The Era Of ‘Cold War’ Between West (PayPal, Apple Pay) and East (Alipay, Samsung Pay, Paytm)

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Commerce Fintech Insights Mobile Wallet Offline Shopping Online Shopping Payments Personal Finance Management Asia Europe insights USThere will be more than 4.8 billion individuals using a mobile phone by the end of 2016; consequently, e-wallets keep growing at a faster rate. And Asia is the fastest.

Bustlingly Busy, Visa’s Vistas Expand


FinTech : Amid JPMorgan Chief Jamie Dimon’s letter to investors — heavy on the cautionary statements about America and its domestic challenges — one eye-popping stat stood out. The banking giant has spent $600 million on FinTech initiatives, with more likely to come, demonstrating that money is flowing into the firm’s commitment to digital payments. Hacking, Hacking Everywhere : The venerable Samsung brand may be under attack. Sizzle.

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Curve expands Google Pay's reach in U.K.

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fintech Curve announced its integration with Samsung Pay, it is doing the same with Google Pay in a move that will allow its users to link all of their bank cards to Google's mobile wallet. Google Pay Digital payments Fintech U.K.A week after U.K.

Westpac First Large Australian Bank to Create its Own Wearable Devices

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Westpac PayWear, a wrist band, does not rely on Apple or Samsung Pay, or other mobile wallets, but is rather a range of devices made by the bank itself. Exclusive Mobile Payments Wearables Australian banking Australian fintech contactless payments Mobile Payments wearable payments Westpac

The Lebron Effect On Payments


That is something Samsung ‘s Bixby is hoping to pull off by getting just a bit sportier. Samsung users say that Bixby needs to increase its IQ points. Engadget’s Chris Velazco wrote in March that users say the version of Bixby installed on the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus isn’t much better than what shipped on last year’s Samsung flagships. Retail amazon go Bixby Lakers Lyft Motivate News Samsung Saturday Feature Summer Additions voice assistants

Sizzle/Fizzle: In Banking, Truth as Currency


Samsung : Looking to reinvent the smartphone — no small feat. Samsung this past week debuted the S8 and now spans the gamut between more biometrics, and Bixby is designed to streamline the experience of interacting with the phone itself. Oh, and Samsung Pay is up to 240 million users and nearly 900 banks across the globe. That might impact not just office space, but lending activities and even FinTech.

June’s Top 12 Mobile Pay Moments


Samsung Pay’s European Debut. On June 2, Samsung Pay officially launched in Spain, bringing the mobile wallet into its first European country. Samsung Pay is the first mobile payment service of its kind to be launched in Spain, giving it a head start in the market over Apple Pay and Android Pay. Samsung confirmed that Samsung Pay would also available for Abanca and Banco Sabadell customers as well. Samsung Pay launched in Australia on June 15.

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By 2020, Wearable Payment Transaction Volume Will Reach $500 Billion Worldwide

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Samsung, for example, believes that “if there’s anything more nascent than mobile. Banking Fintech Insights Payments Asia Europe insights US

Xiaomi To Roll Out Consumer Lending In India


For Q2, the company’s FinTech revenues increased 62.7 The payment option, which was first rolled out in 2016 in China, enables contactless payments similar to Google Pay, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay. Loans china financial services FinTech india Lending loans News What's Hot Xiaomi

XBRL usage from Banks and Fintechs

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The most recent Fintech evidence of this gap can be understood from the late Spring, Lending Club accident. This specific application of using XBRL data and metadata, to deliver actionable investment insights to investors; is what some Fintechs are after. Daily Fintech Advisers provides strategic consulting to organizations with business and investment interests in Fintech & operates the Fintech Genome P2P Knowledge Network.


Curve Users Can Now Pay Via Fitbit, Garmin And Wena Pay


FinTech startup Curve has widened its range of wearables by partnering with Garmin, Fitbit and Sony’s Wena pay, Curve said in a press release on Thursday (Dec. Wearables banking Curve Digital Payments FinTech mobile app Mobile Payments News payment app smart card startups What's Hot

5.15.19 Your morning briefing

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Today: Walmart upgrades its online shopping; Paytm introduces a card and addresses internal fraud; Samsung extends crypto support; U.K. fintech investment stays strong. The information you need to start your day, from PaymentsSource and around the Web.

A world of smart trading through smart systems using smart data

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The example used was the issues with the Samsung smartphone when launched. Digital Bank Fintech Grid InnovationI was invited to talk to some City folks about using data analytics for trading.

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A PYMNTS Letter To Santa


Speaking of foreign places and people — we know this isn’t in your normal wheelhouse, but if there is anything you can do to make sure Brexit doesn’t wipe out London as a FinTech hub, that would be great. Retail Amazon Drones Main Feature PYMNTS Samsung SantaDear Mr. Claus, We here at PYMNTS have hung up our stockings and strung up our lights. We set out the milk and cookies for your arrival. There’s also some craft beer available in the off chance that’s your thing.)

PayPal Pivots in Response to Heat from the ‘Pays’


Mobile wallets from players like Visa, MasterCard and Chase build upon a strong base of scale and platform, while wallets from firms like Apple, Google and Samsung are tightly integrated into consumers’ mobile behaviors. Are mobile wallets a threat to PayPal’s online payment dominance?

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Our developers conference features two-days of the latest in developer tools, platform, and case studies – along with hours of high-caliber networking with fintech developers, VPs of engineering, CTOs, and more. Samsung Pay celebrates its first anniversary in the U.S. Featured.

Softbank leads Improbable $502 Million round – Boost for Virtual reality in Fintech?

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Improbable specializes in using cloud-based distributed computing for VR that can be used not just for gaming but other real-world simulations, and of course fintech. Arunkumar Krishnakumar is a Fintech thought-leader and an investor. . Image Source.

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web 4.0, the 2020s and the Internet of Things

Chris Skinner

Sure, we have self-driving Teslas and Nest home appliances, along with Samsung’s Smart Things, but it’s not mainstream yet. Digital Bank Fintech Future Grid Mobile Technology ValueWebWe are already entering the fourth-generation internet, the internet of things, but it won’t really take off until the next decade, the 2020s. For example, none of my friends has a self-driving car yet.