Big Moves by Facebook, Uber, and Braintree

Episode 85 This week we talk Facebook+Uber+Braintree, what are they up to? Apple Pay and Samsung enter China partner China Union Pay, Target's rumored new Wallet App using NFC, Global Payments acquires Heartland Payment systems, Pinterest Buyable pins now come with price tracking, plus new segments in our show, including Limelight where we showcase a new … Continue reading Big Moves by Facebook, Uber, and Braintree

From Square S1 to ApplePay, to Microsoft Wallet to Bitcoin to Identifying Business Opportunities

Episode 81 Our speakers in this week’s episode: Brian Roemmele Faisal Khan Mike Townsend In this week's episode: Square S1 thoughts One Women takes Square for millions- Rookie mistake takes 2 years to discover- solitary seller represented nearly 23% of Square’s transaction and advance losses for the first half of 2015 http://www.buzzfeed.com/nitashatiku/square-fraud-losses-single-seller Apple Pay turned … Continue reading From Square S1 to ApplePay, to Microsoft Wallet to Bitcoin to Identifying Business Opportunities

Braintree, Macy’s, Paypal and would you believe it – the Kardashians!

Episode 77 The three Amigos are back! This week we discuss a host of newsworthy items, from Braintree's recent announcement of the volume they are doing (US$ 50 Billion) and the 154 Million cards on file. We also briefly touch on the voice biometrics for authorizing payments. Stripe's launch of relay to make mobile shopping … Continue reading Braintree, Macy’s, Paypal and would you believe it – the Kardashians!

Apple Pay, Android Pay, Dwolla, Free Payments and where banking is heading in general

Episode 66 In this episode of Around The Coin, Brian and Faisal talk about Apple Pay and the recently introduced Android Pay. We also discuss the merits of incorporating the Loyalty program (always the low hanging fruit). We talked about how ad-blocking technology is going to affect revenue for large companies like Google who depend … Continue reading Apple Pay, Android Pay, Dwolla, Free Payments and where banking is heading in general

The Hidden Backstory to the PayPal and Samsung Acquisition

This week we talk about the recent acquisitions by PayPal and Samsung with perspectives on future strategies of these companies and shining light into the complex and fascinating world of payments.

Wow, Apple Pay Just Changed Everything!

The earth quaked the moment Apple released news of their move into the payment landscape with Apple Pay. Some business models were immediately crushed while others were accelerated. Brian and Faisal collectively have written 1000's of answers on payments give us the breakdown of how this announcement will effect us all.