Isis Rings Up American Express Cards
Isis today announced that it has agreed to make American Express cards and services available through its mobile payment product. Isis is a joint venture between AT&T, T-Mobile USA, and Verizon Wireless that aims to bring NFC-based tap-and-go payments to mobile handsets. The initiative has signed a number of banking institutions, and also works with the Visa payment network. American Express joined the Isis Mobile Commerce Platform last year, but now American Express is adding its cards to the Isis mobile wallet. Isis is expected to launch later this year.
Apple Watch Series 3 Supports Carriers' One Number Calling and Messaging
Apple this week announced the Apple Watch Series 3 with an optional cellular radio. The LTE radio makes it possible for the smartwatch to connect to cellular networks on its own, without a nearby iPhone.
Google Intros 'Zero-Touch' Android Enterprise Deployments
Google today made it easier for businesses to configure and deploy Android handsets to employees with a new tool called zero-touch enrollment. Google says zero-touch lets companies configure purchased devices and ship them directly to employees completely preconfigured with corporate policies and controls all in place.
U.S. Carriers Create Mobile Authentication Taskforce
Mobile operators in the U.S. today said they will work together to help customers more easily manage app and account authentication while also protecting consumers' privacy and identity.
Apple Refreshes the Apple Watch with LTE
Apple today updated its smartwatch with several new features. Notably, the Apple Watch Series 3 gains an optional LTE radio for connections when phones aren't around or available.
I'm excited about ISIS!!!!!
And ISIS is the only one putting all the partners together.
Hopefully this service will be ready by the time Verizon is ready to launch the GSIII.
I meant someone has to put these partners together, not gas to!!!
It's so frustrating that the entire industry refuses to offer any real, ph...