All posts by Natalie Rutledge

Natalie Rutledge majored in Communications at Mississippi State University. She was in sales for a number of businesses and spent nine years working as a communications advisor to various entities. Natalie can be contacted directly at [email protected]

Mobile Wallet Smartwatches Are Fading in Popularity

January 18, 2017

The smartwatch market is shifting away from “high-end” wearables—those with mobile wallet technology—in favor of hybrid smartw..

Citi Expands Fee-Free ATM Network in Major U.S. Cities

January 17, 2017

Citibank unveiled a new agreement with Cardtronics that will give Citibank customers access to fee-free ATMs at 30,000 new locations in some major me..

Verifone and FIS Enable Shoppers to Pay with Loyalty Points

January 16, 2017

Verifone and FIS have partnered to enable consumers to pay for goods at point-of-sale (POS) systems with their debit or credit card loyalty points. Ve..

Fifth Third Customers Can Use All 5 Major Mobile Wallets

January 12, 2017

Fifth Third announced that customers can now use all five major mobile payment options—Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, MasterPass, Android Pay and Micro..

New EnerBank App Makes Home Improvement Borrowing Easy and Secure

January 10, 2017

EnerBank launched a new mobile app today that will make applying for home improvement loans easier and more secure. EnerBank is a bank that helps cont..

Foreign Government Being Blamed for Anthem Breach

January 9, 2017

Investigators have reported that a foreign government may be responsible for a data breach at Anthem insurance company, which exposed the records of m..

USA Technologies to Integrate with Apple Pay

January 5, 2017

USA Technologies announced today it will integrate its MORE payroll deduct and loyalty program with Apple Pay so it can be used by shoppers at nearly..

Volkswagen Acquires Parking Payment App PayByPhone

January 4, 2017

Volkswagen is stepping into new territories. The vehicle manufacturer recently acquired the parking payment app, PayByPhone, for an undisclosed amount..

Global Mobile Card Reader Market to Increase Over 50% in Next Four Years

December 29, 2016

The global mobile card reader market is expected to grow at an impressive rate of 54% from 2017 through 2021, according to research from Technavio. T..

Citi Unveils Toro Private Label Credit Card

December 27, 2016

Citi Retail Services and The Toro Company announced that Citi will offer a private label credit card to Toro and Exmark customers. The Toro Company, a..