Tagged: apple

Apple Savings to Lower Rates for First Time

After a series of increases in the past few months, Apple Savings (NASDAQ:AAPL) will lower the interest rate paid to account users. The news was first revealed by MacRumors and a reader who tipped off the publication. Reportedly, Apple will be dropping is APY from… Read More

Apple BNPL Now Available as Default Option on Stripe Transactions

Payments platform Stripe is now incorporating Apple Pay Later, a buy now pay later (BNPL) service, by default for its merchants. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) revealed its BNPL product in 2022. The announcement immediately caused shares in other BNPL providers to stumble due to the company’s size. Apple… Read More

Open Banking: Apple Now Allows Some Fintechs to Access Apple Savings, Cash and Card Info

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), perhaps the largest Fintech in the world, is now allowing some Fintechs to tap into information regarding the Apple Card, Apple Cash and Apple Savings, according to multiple reports. The new API is an Open Banking service that is being rolled out in… Read More

As of Today, You Can Keep Up to $1 Million in Your Apple Savings Account

As of today (March 1, 2024), if you have an Apple Card, you may hold up to $1 million in your Apple Savings account. While there is no minimum amount needed to open an account, if you go over the $1M hurdle, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) will… Read More

Apple BNPL Users Will Have their Payment History Reported to Experian

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) released a buy now pay later (BNPL) product a year ago. Expectations are for a more extended credit option to appear soon as Apple continues its ongoing expansion into financial services. Today, Experian has shared that Apple BNPL users will now have their… Read More

Apple to Offer Virtual Credit Cards for Apple Cash Users in Future Update to iOS

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), one of the largest Fintechs in the world as well as one of the largest tech firms globally, is expected to soon offer virtual credit cards in a future update of the iOS for iPhone users. 9to5Mac, referencing a Reddit thread for beta… Read More

Apple Card Holders Now Number Over 12 Million, Increases Savings Rate to 4.5%, Deposits Over $10 Billion

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has revealed that the number of Apple Card holders now numbers over 12 million since its launch in 2019. Apple partners with Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) to provide the Fintech services. At the same time, in the past several days, Apple moved its Apple… Read More

Apple Savings Rate Increases 2nd Time in a Month

Apple Savings APY has been increased to 4.35%. This is the second time that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has increased the savings rate in the past 30 days, increasing it to 4.25% from 4.15% in December. Apple launched its savings feature, offering in partnership with Goldman Sachs… Read More

Report Indicates Apple is Working with Pismo in Brazil

A report this week appears to indicate that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is working with a Fintech in Brazil – perhaps to bring Apple Fintech services to life in the South American country and maybe elsewhere in the region. Braxil has emerged as a hot country for… Read More

Apple to Exit Partnership with Goldman Sachs on Apple Card, It’s Probably a Good Thing for Apple

Multiple reports have emerged that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has cut a deal with Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) to exit its partnership regarding the popular Apple Card. The rumblings indicate that Apple approached Goldman to end the partnership. Apple has been pushing into Fintech for years now, and… Read More

Apple Issues Statement on Connecting Digital Wallet to UK Bank Accounts

CI previously reported on Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) leveraging the UK Open Banking ecosystem to connect bank accounts with their popular digital wallet. Today, Apple is officially announcing the service that aims to provide users access to financial information more conveniently. The UK has led the global… Read More

Fintech Adyen Now Live with Tap to Pay on iPhone with Partner NewStore in Australia

Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), the global financial technology platform of choice for leading businesses, brings Tap to Pay on iPhone to its Australian retailer customers. By partnering with NewStore for the launch, businesses “including R.M.Williams, Lorna Jane, and Munro Footwear Group, parent company to Mathers, Williams,… Read More

Apple Now Let’s You Schedule Ongoing Payments as Fintech Services Continue to Expand

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) now allows its wallet users to schedule regular payments directly on the phone. The service has been expected for some time now and represents another step in its financial services goal of providing convenience for its users. On the iPhone, Apple explains that… Read More

Teens: Piper Sandler Survey Shows Spending Decline, Apple Pay Top Spot for Payment Apps

Piper Sandler (NYSE: PIPR) has posted its 46th semi-annual survey of Teens across the United States. The survey can help glean emerging trends that can impact future economic activity and rising brands. Of course, Teens can be fickle, but today’s Teens are tomorrow’s adults. When… Read More

PayPal/Venmo Cards Can be Added to Apple Wallet

One of the most popular digital wallets in the world is now accepting PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) and Venmo credit and debit cards. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), which already accepts a litany of different cards in its wallet, now gives PayPal users the option to add their card to… Read More

Fintech in the UK: Innovate Finance Updates on Progress

Innovate Finance is the advocacy group for the burgeoning Fintech industry in the UK. London has long been a top global financial center, and many policymakers, as well as financial services insiders, want to maintain that status. Hence, the adoption of digital financial services is… Read More

Apple Benefits from Open Banking in the UK as Wallet Now Shows Bank Account Balances

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is extending its Fintech services by enabling real-time connections to bank accounts in the UK, and displaying balances in the Apple Wallet. The UK has emerged as a leader in open banking technology, which means financial firms are required to provide access to… Read More

Singapore: iStudio Partners with Triple-A to Accept Crypto Payments

iStudio, an Apple Premium Reseller in Singapore, has recently partnered with Triple-A, a crypto payment gateway sanctioned by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to allow customers to make purchases using cryptocurrencies at selected iStudio stores. The iStudio stores include those in Jurong Point, Tampines… Read More

Apple was the Only Big Tech Firm to Acquire a Company in Q2’23, as Ecosystem Activity Hit 18-Quarter Low – Report

Hitting their Covid lows, tech M&A deal volume dropped to its lowest level since 2020, according to a report from CBInsights. The CBInsights report also reveals that risk-off strategic acquirers are the primary drivers of “a slowdown in tech M&A activity.” The report further notes… Read More

Apple Was Planning Stock Trading Until Markets Sank: Report

Any longtime Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) watcher understands that it is one of the largest Fintechs in the world with plans to become any bigger. Adding investments and trading makes sense. It is just a matter of time.  Today, there is a report by CNBC quoting those… Read More