Fifth Third Bank is enabling its Android customers to seamlessly make purchases within mobile applications, in stores and online by taking advantage of its Masterpass integration, highlighting the need for financial institutions to roll out digital payments services accessible for a wide array of smartphone users.
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Mobile Minutes: Apple’s TV aspirations; Amazon beats estimates; Android handsets advance; Square adds serviceJuly 29, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Apple’s hard-charging tactics hurt TV expansion; Amazon revenue beats estimates as cloud sales surge; Android handset makers’ advance squeezes Apple; Square will let its sellers schedule deposits.
Wells Fargo is reminding financial institutions not to overlook non-iOS customers with a mobile wallet for Android devices, enabling users to make purchases at participating merchants by holding their smartphones up to contactless readers.
Wells Fargo will soon enable Android users to take advantage of an in-application wallet integration for making NFC payments from their smartphones, highlighting the thickening competition among financial institutions in the payments sector.
Today in mobile marketing – Ad blocking set for sharp rise towards epidemic; EU: Google abused mobile app market with Android; Peter Jackson: Augmented reality will be bigger than mobile; Apple to pay $24.9 million to settle Siri patent lawsuit.
Mobile Minutes: 360-degree VR; Android’s antitrust problem; LinkedIn courts college students; Amazon challenges NetflixApril 19, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – YouTube adds live 360-degree VR videos; Android antitrust: Google’s big problem in Europe could result in $7.5B fine; LinkedIn’s big play for students; Amazon ups the ante on streaming video, challenging Netflix.
For the first time, online sales on the iPhone – which have been growing steadily – caught up with purchases completed on the iPad during the first quarter of 2016, according to new data from Bizrate Insights.
Capital One continues to extend the reach of a new mobile-first credit monitoring service, CreditWise, by bringing it to Android users as the financial organization prioritizes anytime, anyplace interactive services.
As Android Pay journeys across the pond to British consumers’ smartphones, competitors such as Apple Pay and Samsung Pay will be forced to get creative in their efforts to entice users by providing utility, including rewards, offers and order-ahead options.
Android Pay is still hoping for takeoff, but Google already has its sights on the next generation of alternative payments with a hands-free solution being piloted by McDonald’s and Papa John’s.