“One in 10 punters polled in the US and UK admitted they would bank with Apple if the iPad maker decided to move into the money sector,” Anna Leach reports for The Register. “Among Apple product owners, 43 percent of those quizzed would consider dumping their current banks for the iPhone biz.”
“Two thirds of the 5,000 surveyed fanbois said they’d switch to a notional AppleBank because they trusted the company, and a half of them reckoned Apple would make their account easy to access and manage,” Leach reports.
Leach reports, “The tech titan already has a huge list of credit card details for all its App and iTunes store punters, and is encouraging the sale of more stuff through its online shop. The company has filed patents for putting pay-by-bonk chips in phones, effectively turning iPhones into credit cards.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: The Notional Bank of Apple.
Yeah, sure, disrupt the banking industry while you’re at it, too, Apple!
Money, money, money…
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dow C.” for the heads up.]