Spendwallet takes on Apple and Android Pay

'Smart technology' has already taken over the majority of our accessories, with wallets being the latest to receive an update. This week, X Lab launched an Indiegogo campaign for Spendwallet, a new product

Published on: May 20th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Which Canadian bank has the best app?

The days of making a visit to a local bank branch and updating a paper account balance booklet are just a relic of the pre-digital age for most Canadians. Even ATMs are declining

Published on: October 2nd, 2015 Brian Jackson

PayPal to Toronto: coffee’s on us

Online payments processor PayPal Inc. is launching a mid-summer's marketing campaign in Toronto that will introduce its mobile app as a way to pay for items in-store, the company says. A multi-channel campaign

Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Hurdles remain to digital wallet dream in Canada: panel

Canada might be a market with the ideal conditions for digital wallets to see widespread usage, but there's still some major hurdles to be overcome before consumers can really opt to leave their

Published on: June 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Moneris unveils mobile payments with Apple Passbook

After the Christmas furor has died down, it’s inevitable – you collected a deluge of gift cards that you were excited about when you first got them. But come January, they’re lying in

Published on: December 17th, 2013 Candice So

Rogers and MasterCard partner on NFC-enabled mobile wallet

Rogers Communications Inc. announced it will offer a mobile wallet branded "suretap" that allows customers with NFC-enabled smartphones to access a virtual prepaid MasterCard and other gift cards to complete transactions at the

Published on: November 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Intertainment launches social payment platform for celebrities

It pays to be a celebrity and Toronto's Intertainment Media Inc. is trying to make it even easier and more lucrative for famous people to drive loyalty – and revenue -- from their

Published on: June 11th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Why RIM could and should bounce back: Mobile needs to innovate

By Jesse Rodgers  RIM has had a hard time since Apple’s iPhone came out. Apple did more than bring the world a touch screen and the app store. It took apart the carrier/phone

Published on: June 6th, 2012 Francis Moran

Mobile wallets could hurt traditional banking business: report

U.S. financial institutions face a serious competitive threat from the rise of mobile wallet payments apps, according to a consumer study released Monday by Carlisle and Gallagher, a consulting firm that specializes in

Published on: June 5th, 2012 Cameron Scott

Rogers and CIBC launch mobile wallet

Rogers Communications Inc. and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) held a joint news conference today to announce the launch of a mobile wallet that will put credit card information on smartphones. The

Published on: May 29th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

5 ways to secure your mobile transactions

Wave your smartphone; buy a latte. Sounds great, doesn't it? But before running off to participate in Silicon Valley's next new thing, you might want to think about a scary downside to mobile

Published on: June 2nd, 2011 Bill Snyder