Articles Tagged ‘Barclays’


Barclays expands use of voice security for phone banking convenience

August 3, 2016

Following a successful trial of voice security technology, Barclays is now rolling it out to all customers, enabling them to avoid passwords for added convenience.

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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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Barclays differentiates contactless payments offering with speed, card replacement

September 21, 2015

Barclays Bank continues to jockey for a meaningful role in mobile payments in Britain, most recently with plans to update the Barclaycard Android application to enable tap-and-go payments and provide services unique to the space.

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Barclays forgoes Apple Pay while boosting wearables-based contactless payments

June 30, 2015

As Apple Pay gears up to launch in Britain in July, Barclays Bank – one of the region’s major financial institutions – remains an important holdout while ramping up its own wearables-based contactless payments strategy.

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Barclays pushes for social commerce with Twitter payments feature

February 26, 2015

Barclays bank is teaming up with Twitter to unroll a payments feature via its Pingit mobile application for consumers in Britain, proving that social networks continue to take on more commerce options in the mobile space.

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Barclays taps beacons to streamline bank visits for disabled customers

December 3, 2014

Barclays is tapping in-branch beacon technology for a series of trials to streamline and personalize bank visits for consumers with disabilities.

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Barclays monetizes off customization and personalization for iPad banking success

April 23, 2014

Reportedly one of the most interactive apps on the market, the new features ooze customization to give institutional clients content when and how they want it.

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Barclays: 33pc of digital bankers are app-only

January 3, 2014

Approximately one-third of Barclays digital bankers solely access their finances through the company’s mobile application, indicating that there is likely a significant group of mobile-only bankers.

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Mobile banking growth drives reduction in banks’ physical presence

November 19, 2013

As mobile banking is gaining traction, traditional banks are struggling to adapt to the new reality where physical in-store interactions are no longer the status quo.

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Barclay’s Pingit mobile checkout integrated into transportation ticketing app

September 24, 2013

Barclay’s Pingit mobile payments service is teaming up with Corethree to bring the financial institution’s mobile checkout to public transportation customers in Britain.

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