In the first of a two-part discussion, the MacJury looks at two different types of companies Apple is in the process of becoming. This time, the panel of Mark Fuccio, Ken Ray, and Chuck Joiner go in-depth on what Apple brings to the financial services table through Apple Pay, as well as person-to-person payments. Are they really better than the competition? Why hasn’t Apple gone farther? Should they, and how fast should they? Why do we trust Apple, and hate our banks? All this and more, and the MacJury doesn’t always agree on this one.
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Mark Fuccio is actively involved in high tech startup companies, both as a principle at piqsure.com, or as an marketing advisor through his consulting practice Tactics Sells High Tech, Inc. Mark was a proud investor in Microsoft from the mid-1990’s selling in mid 2000, and hopes one day that MSFT will be again an attractive investment. You can contact Mark through his web site or through Twitter.
Since May of 2005, Ken Ray has eaten, slept, and breathed Apple news and news related to Apple news in order to produce a daily Apple news show. and he does just that with Mac OS Ken, with content that includes most stories directly related to Apple, many stories indirectly related to Apple that stand a chance of affecting Apple’s business or its users, and tangentially related stories that are funny.A slightly skewed, sometimes cynical, obsessive look at Apple news, five-days-a-week. Ken also co-hosts Mission Log: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast, that explores the Star Trek universe one episode at a time, Mission Log Live on Facebook, and he produces The Checklist by SecureMac. You can connect with him on Twitter.