National Bank brings NFC mobile terminals to Canada

National Bank of Canada (NBC) has launched Easy Pay for its SME clients, a mobile point-of-sale solution powered by Montreal-based fintech Mobeewave, and produced in collaboration with Global Payments. With Easy Pay, merchants can accept payments in person using a compatible smartphone via contactless – no peripherals required. The bank claims to be the first … Read more

AT&T’s Bid to Intertwine Its Services with Mobile Banking Apps

“ATT would like to partner with banks on their mobile banking apps, providing a range of hosted services from call recording to videoconferencing to geolocation services to mobile identity verification. The telecom launched its first product in this vein, a mobile identity toolkit, in late December. In a way, it is following the footsteps of … Read more

Fundstrat’s Thomas Lee: Weakness in Bitcoin Is Caused by Futures Expiration

Fundstrat head of research Thomas Lee suggests that the recent decline in Bitcoin price was the result of the expiration of Bitcoin futures. According to Fundstrat head of research Thomas Lee, the recent decline in Bitcoin (BTC) price is likely the result of the expiration of Bitcoin futures, Bloomberg reports June 14. In a report, … Read more