We’ve heard about Uber, Car2Go and Airbnb and how each service is changing its respective industry. Now there’s something that banks need to watch out for: fintech. Short for financial technology, it could literally give banks a run for their money.
Interac has revealed a new token security measure for mobile debit payments called Interac TSP. Here’s how it could improve your tap-and-go experience.
Canada’s big five banks know fintech has the power to change the banking landscape forever – which is why they’re pouring investment into tech of their own. Here’s a breakdown of what each bank is doing to make their mark on the growing Canadian fintech landscape.
Why is Apple Pay Canada only available via American Express cards? That the tech giant might be tangled with Canada’s big banks over interchange fees is a potential theory. Here are the details on the long-awaited payment app’s launch, and when Visa and MasterCard customers may get in on the action.
Are we in for a recession reversal? The latest numbers show good news for Canada’s economy. But what does that mean for you? Find out, and read the rest of this week’s headlines!
Mobile payment options are increasing in Canada, offering customers a way to use debit and credit at small retailers like food trucks, market stands and more. Here’s what you need to know about using them.
Have you joined the tap-to-pay movement? Consumers around the world are starting to eschew their wallets in favour of payment apps – but Canada’s banks are dragging their heels. While it remains to be seen when shoppers here will access the latest in tap tech, other new developments – from rewards to wearables – have recently hit the market. Read on to learn more about these exciting new options.
The DC Tag is the latest in payment wearables to hit the market. Would you wear a payment wristband instead of carrying your wallet? Read on to learn more.
Google Android Pay is the latest payment tech to hit the market. Unlike ApplePay, however, Google won’t take a cut from processing fees. Here’s what consumers should know.
Will Apple Pay Canada ever be a reality? Apple has announced its intentions to enter the Canadian market – but the tech giant needs to convince our big banks first. Here’s what you need to know about how Apple Pay and NFC payments work – and when we might access it north of the border.