RBC's Latest Project: Carrier-Agnostic Mobile Payments
The Royal Bank of Canada, an early adopter of wearable technology, is adding host card emulation (HCE) technology to the RBC Mobile App, enabling Android smartphone users to make contactless mobile payments through any carrier.  more »
Linda Mantia, executive vice president of digital payments and cards at RBC.
Apple is planning to take its new mobile payment system into the U.K. and other parts of Europe in the coming year, though its current fee structure for banks may not be as easy to export.  more »
The field of P2P competitors has grown significantly since JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Wells Fargo founded clearXchange LLC in 2011, and the mega-banks' initiative still looks very much like it did three years ago.  more »
New York financial regulator Benjamin Lawsky revised his proposal for policing virtual-currency companies to eliminate some rules that Silicon Valley claimed would crush the fledgling industry.  more »
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