Xoom Corporation digital money transfer provider incorporate Apple’s Touch ID technology into their mobile money transfers application. This gives customers the option to use their fingerprint data to sign in to the Xoom application on the iPhone 5s, 6 and 6 Plus. Touch ID is a fingerprint identity sensor that is located in the Home button of select Apple devices. Touch ID takes a high-resolution image of the user’s fingerprint and then analyzes it in order to create its mathematical representation. The data points generated through the analysis are stored locally on the user’s device, and are used for comparison with fingerprint data captured through any subsequent Touch ID usage.
JetPay has added Ingo Money as a new and convenient funding method to its Money Access Card Prepaid Visa. Currently introduced in a limited geographic region in the mid-Atlantic states, MAC will soon be available nationwide.
LoopPay has ankled two new OEM partners that will embed its technology into their products to let consumers turn their smartphones into mobile wallets. LoopPay is also working with chipmakers to embed LoopPay’s technology and security into silicon, making it easier for future OEM partners to incorporate LoopPay into their devices.
Pasadena, CA-based prepaid card specialist Green Dot has appointed Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Product Development, Kuan Archer, to Chief Operating Officer (COO).
San Jose-based ThreatMetrix says its Network stopped more than 11.4 million attempted fraudulent transactions during the 2014 holiday shopping season. The Network analyzes more than 850 million monthly transactions, and protects more than 210 million active user accounts across 3,000 customers and 15,000 websites.
HyprKey is unveiling its patent-pending HYPR-3 biometric mobile wallet app this week at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas. HYPR-3 is an open protocol for biometric authentication.
Ticketmaster is supporting Apple Pay with the latest update to its iOS app. Ticketmaster fans will be able to make quick, convenient and secure purchases using Apple Pay with Touch ID, making shopping easier than ever.
Not everyone is going to get their hands on an iPhone 6 any time soon and many mobile contracts last 24 months. But, older iPhones can be NFC-enabled with the iPhone 6’s Apple Pay capabilities.
Japan’s mobile payment service LINE Pay has unveiled v4.8 and has gone global. LINE Pay is a mobile payment service that lets over 170 million monthly active LINE users (on iPhone or Android) make payments for affiliated services or at affiliated shops in an easy and convenient way, regardless of their carrier or OS.
San Diego-based PayLease has unveiled several mobile solutions that will enable residents to pay rent or HOA dues using a smartphone.
Residents of communities who use PayLease can now download a free iPhone or Android app to pay their rent with a mobile device.
NYC-based Payoneer is now facilitating payouts for merchant suppliers on San Francisco-based Wish, a top mobile social e-commerce application that offers consumers a highly personalized shopping experience. Over the past three years, Wish has quickly grown to host more than tens of millions of users worldwide.
Bankrate is acquiring Wallaby Financial. Wallaby’s proprietary CardBase database includes more than 2,400 credit cards offered by over 500 financial institutions and is the ideal companion for every digital wallet solution.