Wells Fargo Offering Credit to Encourage Isis Use
Isis is offering Wells Fargo cardholders up to $300 to join Isis and use Isis to make mobile payments. Wells Fargo customers who sign up for Isis will receive a $20 account credit the first time they use Isis to make a payment. Further, between now and April 30, Wells Fargo will offer 20% cash back in statement credits on all Isis purchases, up to $100 per calendar month over the next three months. Isis is a joint venture supported by AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless. The mobile payment system is available to about 50 smartphones and uses NFC and a mobile app for tap-and-go payments at participating retailers. Isis launched on Android devices in November, but only recently became available to the iPhone through an NFC-equipped case.
Qualcomm Debuts 5G NR Small Cell for Carriers
Qualcomm today announced the FSM100xx, a 5G NR product designed for small cells and remote radio heads. Qualcomm says the FSM100xx builds on its existing Qualcomm FSM Platform for 3G and 4G small cells.
Sprint, T-Mobile Agree to Halt Sharing Location with Some Apps
Following moves made earlier in the day by Verizon and AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile have now said they also will cease sharing customer location data with certain third-party apps and services. Sprint said it is "beginning the process of terminating its current contracts with data aggregators to whom we provide location data." T-Mobile CEO John Legere tweeted, "I've personally evaluated this issue & have pledged that @tmobile will not sell customer location data to shady middlemen." The matter rose to attention after some third-party location brokers left the real-time data of millions of customers unprotected.
FCC to Investigate Web Site that Exposed Phone Locations
The FCC today said it is investigating reports that a web site leaked the location data of millions of U.S. cell phones.
Verizon to Cease Sharing Phone Location with Other Companies
Verizon Communications today said it will stop making customer location data available to third-party apps and services. The decision follows last month's revelation that third-party companies didn't always properly protect this data.
Not that they aren't crooks, but I've never heard of them ripping people off in this particular fashion.
WF is so invested they are paying people to USE it!
give money back to their customers or you rather them burn those million$ on superbowl ads?
Well, I would use it