Podcast: Exponent Episode 023 – Apple Pay

On the newest episode of Exponent, the podcast I co-host with James Allworth:

In this week’s episode Ben and James discuss Apple Pay and its impact on retailers and banks.


  • Glenn Fleishman: A Week of Apple Pay: Chips, PINs, and…signatures? – Six Colors
  • Ben Thompson: The Problem with Payments – Stratechery
  • Ben Thompson: Why Apple Pay was Blocked, Why Apple Pay Will Succeed – Stratechery
  • Josh Constine: CurrentC is the Big Retailers’ Clunky Attempt to Kill Apple Pay and Credit Card Fees – TechCrunch
  • Charles Duhigg: How Companies Learn Your Secrets – New York Times
  • Ben Thompson: Publishers and the Smiling Curve – Stratechery

Listen to the episode here

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