mobile wallets

Apple Pay Wins Support of Singapore Banks

Apple Pay Wins Support of Singapore Banks

Only a little more than a month after launching in Singapore with only American Express support, Apple Pay now has five of the country’s major banks on board. Accounting for over 80 percent of the MasterCard and Visa cards issued in the country, DBS, OCBC, POSB, United Overseas Bank, and Standard Chartered Bank all now…

Apple Pay Launches in Singapore

Apple Pay Launches in Singapore

Apple Pay has arrived in Singapore, making it the sixth country to support the mPayment platform, which is also available in Australia, Canada, China, the UK, and the US, where it initially launched. As in Canada and Australia, the platform is currently only compatible with American Express cards, which can be issued by that financial…

Mobile Biometrics Month 2016: The Primer

Mobile Biometrics Month 2016: The Primer

Mobility and biometrics are quickly on their way to becoming synonymous. As high profile hack attacks continue to showcase the vulnerabilities in current password-based security systems the proliferation of biometric solutions is coming as a breath of relief, especially in a time when mobility is not just available but expected. Not only do biometric security measures…

Over 50 Card Issuers Add Support To Apple Pay

Over 50 Card Issuers Add Support To Apple Pay

More than 50 new card issuers have been added to Apple Pay’s roster of supporters. Once again, the mPayment service’s latest batch of supporters is mostly composed of smaller and more local financial institutions such as Houston Highway Credit Union and Sundance State Bank, since Apple has already garnered the support of most major national…

Biometric Transactions to Reach Five Billion by 2019: Report

Biometric Transactions to Reach Five Billion by 2019: Report

The rise of mPayment platforms is going to dramatically increase the number of transactions based on biometric authentication over the next few years. According to a new report from Juniper Research, transactions authenticated via biometrics will rise from a little less than 130 million this year to five billion by 2019. While only Apple Pay…