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Programmable bank account for software developers with full API access.

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    Extend your account by building new features and integrating with other services using our securely hosted JavaScript code.

    oh jesus

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      I’ll be waiting until they support brainfuck. I’m very sensitive when it comes to security.

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        I mean it worked well for Ethereum right

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        Powered by Standard Bank South Africa

        I wonder if they’re FDIC insured :)

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          Heh. Standard Bank is the largest retail bank in South Africa, by customer count (11.6 million in FY 2015/16). South Africa doesn’t currently have a bank deposit protection scheme though…

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          if(transaction.merchant == "Deluxe Coffee") {
              root.postOnSlack('#coffee-club', 'Sarah bought a coffee!');
              return true; // Approve transaction
          } else {
              return false; // Fail transaction
          }
          

          Anybody who thinks they can write better fraud protection than the industry leaders is delusional.

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            Anybody who thinks they can write better fraud protection than the industry leaders is delusional.

            Don’t be so dramatic. I can think of several trivial examples, for example:

            If I have a card used only for recurring transactions, then I can know the exact merchant, amount, and day-of-month to expect every transaction. I can use a whitelist, but none of my credit cards support such a thing.

            I could have it post an interactive message to slack or SMS me for everything else, with a button to “add to whitelist” and simply ask the company to retry my card if they get a decline. My American Express app shows the approval in real time but nothing I can do to stop/revert/abort it.

            I might lend someone my card and enable merchants within a few miles of me.

            And so on. This sounds awesome to me, and I’m eager to try it out.

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              If I have a card used only for recurring transactions, then I can know the exact merchant, amount, and day-of-month to expect every transaction. I can use a whitelist, but none of my credit cards support such a thing.

              Never thought about this, but that would be an amazing card feature

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            Uhh… I’m having a hard time understanding what this is exactly. Is this an IoT version of a credit card? Like your credit card can make network calls? Or (after reading some of the other comments here) does it give you hooks so you can respond to charges? Or… both?