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Mattias Tengblad: Corite Co-founder Says they’re Bringing Play to Earn Model to Music Industry

Music Tape to Tape Reel

We recently caught up with Mattias Tengblad, the Co-founder and CEO at Corite, a platform that allows artists and their fans to join forces. Via the Corite platform, people can invest in music they really love and get paid when it’s streamed on Spotify and… Read More

Tim Cook Says Apple is Looking at Crypto but No Immediate Plans

Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), says he is a crypto investor and that Apple is investigating crypto while adding that they have no immediate plans to utilize crypto. Cook was asked if he was a Bitcoin bull – a question he aptly dodged…. Read More

TokenPocket App Removed From App Store After PayPal Initiates Logo Lawsuit

The TokenPocket app was removed from the App Store this week due to what appears to be a disagreement between the company and payments giant PayPal. In a statement on its website dated Nov. 4, TokenPocket said its app was removed from the App Store… Read More

CFPB Orders Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Square and PayPal to Hand Over Payments Info

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has demanded that big tech, including Fintechs, to hand over information on payments. As everyone knows, payments have gone digital as cash usage declines. While many transactions have migrated to plastic debit and credit cards, today cards are virtual… Read More

Paddle Introduces Alternative In-App Purchasing System for iOS Devs

Paddle, the international revenue platform for software firms, has unveiled the first alternative In-App Purchasing (IAP) system for iOS developers. As mentioned in a release, the system is designed to bring innovation, competition and choice “to iOS in-app payments for the first time.” Paddle’s new… Read More

Asian Fintech WeLab Introduces Subscription Program for Buying Apple Products

WeLab, an established Fintech firm in Asia, has introduced an innovative subscription program for buying Apple products with Apple authorized resellers, Subscribe+ for Apple Products. Clients are able to purchase Apple products via the subscription program using the newly launched WeLab Pay that’s powered by… Read More

UK Fintech Payhawk Adds Apple Pay to Enable Seamless, Contactless Digital Transactions

Payhawk, the platform that brings together expense, payment and invoice management in one solution, reveals that it’s offering its clients Apple Pay, which is considered a safer, more secure and private way to make payments. As reported by Finextra, this option should assist clients with… Read More

Canada: Paybright by Affirm Now Live on Apple for Pay Over Time at No Interest Fee

Paybright, part of Affirm  (NASDAQ:AFRM), is now live and in the wild on the Apple Store for Canadian purchasers. As was previously reported, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is incorporating Paybright, a Canadian BNPL (buy now, pay later), to facilitate purchases. As there is no interest fee you… Read More

Sweet BNPL. Affirm Shares Continue Move Higher on Apple Report

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) is currently one of the hottest sectors of Fintech. BNPL is a service that can be provided at the point of sale for a transaction and thus supplant traditional credit cards in regards to larger transactions. As credit cards tend… Read More

Apple Plans Buy Now, Pay Later Service in Partnership with Goldman Sachs: Report

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), the world’s most valuable public company, is diving deeper into the Fintech space according to a report. Apple is expected to offer a Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) service similar to other Fintechs like Affirm. BNPLs have emerged as a hot sector of… Read More

Digital Banking: WeLab Bank to Offer Apple Pay Option to Clients across Hong Kong

WeLab Bank, a homegrown digital bank that has been authorized by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), reveals that it’s offering its customers Apple Pay, which is described as a safe, secure and private way to make payments. It allows clients to not have to… Read More

Is Apple Going Crypto? Job Posting Indicates Apple is Looking for Someone with Cryptocurrency Experience, Digital Wallets, BNPL and More

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has long been a significant Fintech in regards to payments and transfers. The Apple Card, in partnership with Goldman Sachs, has been a big hit and Apple Cash is growing in utilization. Today, Apple may be looking to expand its Fintech services into… Read More

Apple Releases the All New “Phantom Credit Score” and it’s All Wrong

Apple CEO, Tim Cook kicked off the Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) “spring-loaded” event and announced the biggest head-scratcher that made no sense. Cook announced a new way to “build credit” for the rest of your family that’s called “Apple Card Family”. Cook said that Apple set out to… Read More

Apple Says Apple Card Launch Best Ever for Credit Card, Adds Apple Card Family Feature

Beyond announcing a slew of new and updated products, Apple CEO Tim Cook provided some commentary on the Apple Card – a credit card launched in cahoots with Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS). Cook said that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) set out to completely re-invent the credit card and… Read More

$600,000 in Bitcoin Allegedly Stolen from Investor via Fake Treznor App Downloaded via Apple’s App Store

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is reportedly being accused of enabling or supporting a fraudulent app which allegedly stole $600,000 worth of Bitcoin from an unsuspecting user.  A man is claiming that Apple had listed the scam app in its App Store that was posing or pretending to… Read More

New York State Department of Financial Services Determines Apple – Goldman Sachs Did Not Violate Fair Lending Law

The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has determined that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and underwriter Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) did not violate fair lending laws in regards to complaints pertaining to the Apple Card. In late 2019, Twitter erupted with a series of Tweets alleging… Read More

Will Apple Be the Next Big Corporation to Get into Bitcoin?

The big story today is that Elon Musk’s Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) has purchased $1.5 billion in Bitcoin. The information was disclosed in a 10-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. While the exact timing of the purchase was not disclosed, Tesla is most certainly in… Read More

Google Pay Users in India can Easily Review, Analyze All Transactions from 2020, Apple Pay Support Rolled out at NY Subway Stations

Google Pay for Android and iOS users now lets people see how much money they’ve spent during 2020. The expense tracking feature allows consumers to get a rough idea or estimate of their spending habits throughout the last year. Google Pay will also show users… Read More

The Top Ten Fintech Predictions for 2021

Fintech enthusiasts welcome back to my 5th annual “Top Ten” Fintech prediction series. This year I’ve met a lot of powerful movers and shakers in the Fintech space. My take away from these meetings and interactions is how little do I know about this ever-expanding… Read More

Apple Is Expected to Further Diversify Fintech Services in 2021 by Offering Crypto Support and Touch-Free Digital Payments

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is well-known for playing a key role in the global commercial market – especially when providing the latest mobile technology. The tech giant seems to be diversifying part of its business model by branching out into the banking sector – which could potentially… Read More

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