Articles Tagged ‘Banks’


Four of Britain’s largest banks enlist new payments app’s services

June 13, 2016

Barclays and Halifax are two of the British financial institutions leveraging VocaLink’s new Pay by Bank application – which enables customers to conduct mobile transactions and check their account balances – reflecting the rise of standalone, bank-branded payment platforms.

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Opportunity closing for banks in mobile wallets as PayPal, Visa surge: report

March 25, 2016

Financial institutions need to move soon if they are to secure a role in the quickly growing mobile wallet space now that PayPal and Visa have become the preferred providers among consumers, according to a new report from Javelin Research.

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Mobile Minutes: Facebook buys Masquerade; TV’s radical future; Banks embrace instant payments; Amazon’s delivery network

March 10, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Facebook buys Masquerade to challenge Snapchat’s rainbow vomit; The NFL on Facebook is a glimpse at the radical future of TV; Big US banks to take on tech rivals with instant payments; Amazon to lease 20 Boeing 767s to build its own delivery network.

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Mobile Minutes: Pandora explores sale; Banks hit patent office; HBO Now builds slowly; Virtual reality in classrooms

February 12, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Pandora is said to have held talks about selling itself; Disrupting banks? Go see what they’re doing at the patent office; HBO Now slow to catch on with cord-cutters; Virtual reality learns how to get into the classroom.

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Why Apple Pay is not gaining ground against PayPal, bank apps

December 14, 2015

Shoppers this holiday season continue to show preference for PayPal and mobile banking applications when choosing to use mobile payments in-store, according to a survey conducted in early December by Retale.

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Banking apps a bright spot as banks struggle with loyalty: IBM

October 22, 2015

As conducting financial tasks on smartphones gains widespread adoption, consumers are increasingly using mobile banking applications, with 86 percent believing they are easy to use, according to a new report from IBM.

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E*Trade: 31pc of investors seek portfolio-monitoring capabilities on wearables

May 29, 2015

E*Trade Financial Corporation’s quarterly tracking study revealed that 31 percent of participants would like to use a wearable device for monitoring portfolios, displaying that although banking and financial industries have made considerable strides in mobile, wearables present an untapped market.

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Financial sector and banks must adapt to survive disruption

May 26, 2015

With high-net-worth wealth management being automated through self-service online portals, and branchless banks such as Simple and Moven providing customized consumer banking services completely online, the ground under traditional financial institutions is shifting.

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Capital One exec predicts mass shift to Apple Pay this year

April 30, 2015

NEW YORK – A Capital One executive at the Mcommerce Summit: State of Mobile Commerce 2015 predicted a mass shift to Apple Pay this year and the decline of magnetic stripe payments as more consumers carry their phones on their persons at all times.

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Phablet usage for mobile banking set to grow by 100pc: report

January 28, 2015

As mobile screen sizes continue to proliferate and consumers conduct more financial activities on these devices, phablets are becoming popular for banking, with use expected to grow by more than 100 percent, according to a new report from Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group.

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