Articles Tagged ‘mobile banking’


Fifth Third Bank responds to customer demand with Touch ID integration

February 5, 2016

Fifth Third Bank’s Touch ID integration comes in response to customer requests as the tech becomes more widely accepted thanks to how it makes users feel secure and brings added convenience.

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American Express exec: Serve’s prepaid users over-index on some mobile app features

January 21, 2016

NEW YORK – An American Express executive at Mobile Marketer’s Mobile FirstLook: Strategy 2016 discussed several challenges and benefits from building mobile solutions for unbanked and underbanked consumers, including millennials.

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Tangerine unpeels secure chat for convenient banking transactions

January 8, 2016

Direct bank Tangerine claims to be the first in Canada to offer a new secure chat feature, enabling customers to conduct banking transactions via chat in real time.

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Biometrics to support 50pc of mobile transactions in 2016: report

December 16, 2015

With biometrics gaining acceptance by consumers and working well for financial institutions, a range of technologies – fingerprint identification as well as facial and voice recognition – will become the norm in 2016, according to a new forecast released today by Mitek Systems.

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Millennials believe tech giants will replace traditional banks: report

November 30, 2015

A growing number of millennials believes that giants in the technology industry, such as Google and Apple, will one day overthrow traditional financial institutions’ stronghold on mobile banking thanks to their innovative approaches, according to a Fintonic report.

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Chase Pay hopes for advantage at gas stations, where NFC is scarce

October 29, 2015

Chase plans to bring its newly introduced Chase Pay mobile payments solution to gas stations and convenience stores in an attempt to corner a sector known for the kind of everyday purchases that fit well with mobile.

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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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Mobile banking to exceed 1B users by end of year: report

October 14, 2015

Banking from a smartphone has now become accepted on a global scale, with one in five adults worldwide leveraging mobile finance services, according to a new report from Juniper Research.

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68pc of consumers shun financial services on mobile: report

October 1, 2015

While a plethora of financial institutions continue rolling out mobile-friendly tools for on-the-go customers, a recent study from Amdocs discovered that more than 68 percent of respondents are not using mobile financial services, suggesting fundamental issues such as security concerns and lack of awareness still abound.

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Wells Fargo banks on mobile with 500M yearly text alerts

September 25, 2015

Wells Fargo & Co. is reaping the benefits from its mobile-first outlook by revealing that it has sent more than a half-billion SMS and email alerts to consumers’ smartphones, offering information on topics ranging from ATM withdrawals to bank account activity.

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