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Chase brings customized log-in screen, new design to Android app

September 8, 2014

Chase’s redesigned application for Android displays a similar look to the previously updated Chase iPhone app, which has seen a 23 percent increase in use compared to last year.

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Apple iWatch expected to address demand for payments-enabled wearables

September 5, 2014

Apple’s anticipated launch next week of an iWatch with a payment component will address the interests of young consumers, who view mobile banking and payment capabilities as the most important qualities for wearables to possess.

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Quicken finds data entry a key use for mobile

August 25, 2014

Financial organization software provider Quicken has found that users of its mobile application leverage the product for manual data entry, shifting a key function that previously had been performed on desktop.

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TD Bank optimizes account openings on mobile for added convenience

August 5, 2014

TD Bank is offering mobile-optimized Web pages for opening an account to meet the banking needs of on-the-go customers.

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Google’s disruption of financial services is just getting started: Forrester

August 1, 2014

While Google could significantly disrupt the financial services sector by becoming a hub for consumers’ financial needs, the company is not likely to introduce a traditional bank, as some have suggested, according to a new report from Forrester.

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Amazon, First Data enter quickly expanding mobile gift cards space

July 31, 2014

The gift card portion of mobile wallets is growing quickly, with both Amazon and payment processor First Data entering the market, following closely on the heels of Google Wallet.

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US Bank tests iPad app for credit card applicant acquisitions

July 30, 2014

U.S. Bank is testing a new mobile application in partnership with the Minnesota Twins that leverages the camera on an iPad to speed up credit card applications for baseball game attendees.

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Visa bolsters tokenization to calm security concerns around mobile payments

July 25, 2014

With recent surveys showing that security concerns are one of the biggest holdups in mobile payments adoption, Visa is hoping a soon-to-be released tokenization service will resonate with both consumers and merchants.

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Pizza Hut, Staples ready rollout of mobile-friendly Visa Checkout

July 17, 2014

Pizza Hut and Staples are among the merchants preparing to accept a new payment option from Visa that promises to streamline mobile checkout by digitizing consumers’ credit cards.

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Discover’s customer-service app also drives commerce

July 7, 2014

More customers are signing up for a Discover credit card via mobile app than expected, one senior executive at the financial services firm said.

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