American Express Company announces two key appointments in its global Technology organization: Brian Saluzzo, as Senior Vice President, Global Infrastructure; and Nik Sathe, as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), both reporting to Marc D. Gordon, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer.
Google has acquired SlickLogin, an Israeli startup which is bidding to replace passwords with sounds. Financial terms have not been disclosed.
US start-up Kensho has raised $10 million in seed funding to build an "intelligent market research assistant" that will answer complex financial questions asked in natural language.
While geeks worldwide salivate over the upcoming public launch of Google Glass, the vast majority of regular Joes say they would be too embarrassed to don the hi-tech googles in public.
Google Wallet is finally getting a companion physical pre-paid debit card as it shifts ever further away from its NFC roots.
Anderson Zaks, a leading Omni-channel Payment Service Provider (PSP), has announced the availability of RedCard for Android. The new application provides a secure integrated card processing environment that is specifically designed for Android tablet computers typically used in retail, hospitality, transportation and other high transaction environments.
Google is rolling out a tool which lets US firms create coupon offers and link them to its Maps service.
PrivatBank introduced first in the world Android contactless ATM that runs on Android and allows to withdraw cash using your mobile phone. Alexander Vityaz, Deputy Chairman of PrivatBank made announcement during the conference "Money of the future".
An app that lets people use Google Glass to check-out items in high street stores and pay using Bitcoin has been released in the US.
Google has finally launched an NFC-less version of its mobile Wallet app for Apple's iPhone.
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