Target, the nation’s most innovative retailer, will start testing beacon technology in 50 of its stores nationwide. With beacon technology, the company says it will be able to send information about deals as well as recommendations directly to consumers’ smartphones, provided they opt in to receive these alerts.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: ACI (Celent); APPLE PAY (Pei Wei); MASTERCARD (India ActionAID); and GEMALTO (HSM).
Flint Mobile, a mobile payment service that allows small businesses, freelancers and non-profits to get paid by credit card through a free mobile app that requires no external card reader, has added enhancements to its iOS app that leverage Apple’s expanding digital wallet ecosystem.
Santander UK has launched the group money management app KiTTi – the first virtual ‘cash kitty’ of its kind. The app allows up to 100 friends to create collective pots of money, monitor and manage transactions, and pay using the KiTTi prepaid contactless MasterCard.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features KOAMTAC.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: AFI (MasterCard); CSI (GBTA); CHASE (homepage); and CHECKALT (First Service CU).
San Francisco-based InMobi, a mobile advertising platform has unveiled Miip, a revolutionary discovery platform that transforms advertising into moments of discovery for users and set to turn the market upside down.
Apple Pay is now live in the UK, and MasterCard has announced it will offer its cardholders immediate access to the new service helping them to use their cards where and how they want with a seamless experience.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features Raise.
MasterCard is giving fans using Apple Pay to pay at the 2015 MLB All-Star Game presented by T-Mobile in Cincinnati, along with a Priceless experience. Those attending the 2015 MLB All-Star Week festivities will not only be able to use Apple Pay on-site for food and merchandise purchases, but when they do they could also receive a Priceless Surprise.
American Express has redesigned its U.S. Amex Mobile app for iPhone and Android. Available for Personal, Small Business and Corporate Card Members, the redesigned app includes the convenience of Touch ID login, nearby offers on a map, rewards information and unique mobile service features like on-the-spot fraud alert verification.
Ink from Chase, the Business Card portfolio from Chase Card Services, announced the rebrand and redesign of its Jot mobile application to the Ink app.