In this week’s news, we saw a report on future enhancements to the Apple Watch. Also, new insights have emerged on open banking and Selfie IDs. The Weekender is here to catch you up.
Future Apple Watches Could Monitor Body Temp, Blood Sugar
Visa Brings Tap To Phone Pilot To US
SHEIN Shoves Amazon Out Of The Top Spot For eCommerce Apps
Amazon’s ‘Just Walk Out’ Cashierless Tech Goes Big With New Grocery Store
Uber Eats’ Walgreens Partnership Signals Ambitions Beyond Eats
Trackers And Reports
New Report: 53 Pct Of Upper-Income Americans Live Paycheck-To-Paycheck
Fifty-four percent of consumers in the United States currently live paycheck to paycheck, including 53 percent of consumers who earn between $50,000 and $100,000 annually.
NEW REPORT: Open Banking Accelerates EU Merchants New eCommerce Plans
Retailers and shoppers around the world are adopting open banking technologies as the go-to choice for frictionless payments in eCommerce.
New Report: Selfie IDs Check The Digital Security Box For 76 Pct Of Millennials
Providing selfie-based identity verification can bolster the trust and loyalty consumers have in their account provider. This is the case for 83 percent of bridge millennials and 84 percent of millennials.
New Report: Why Two-Thirds Of Digital Banking Customers Abandon Sign-Up
Enrollment sets the tone for the digital relationship between financial institutions (FIs) and their clients, and nothing is more off-putting to these clients than slow processes loaded with redundant entry information and lengthy authentication measures.
Fun, Cool And Otherwise Interesting
From FinTechs To Fidelity, 13 Is The New 18 When It Comes To Investment Advice
Bidding For The ‘Big Bang’ Of The Internet — And, Perhaps, NFTs’ Future
Sotheby’s will have an auction later in July that will showcase the World Wide Web NFT – the initial code for the first web browser.
Amazon Takes Battle To Thwart Fake Reviews To Social Media Peers, Regulators
Digital Health Passports Seen Rising As Walmart Joins Growing List Of Providers
Google’s ‘Anti-Apple’ Store Is Open For Business In New York
Google officially opened its first brick-and-mortar store in Manhattan this week. The store’s designer said per a published report that the shopping spot was designed to provide consumers with an “anti-Apple” experience.