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Top 20 Finance Apps: Chase Captures No. 1 Spot

Top 20 Finance Apps: Chase Captures No. 1 Spot

by July 9, 2015 at 11:06 am 0 comments

Chase’s mobile app has captured the No. 1 spot on Google Play. This week’s top 20 finance apps included even more overlap then last week. Chase Mobile captured the top spot on both the iOS and Google Play stores. The app has not been updated since May 30. Wells FargoRead More

20 Hottest Apps in Finance

20 Hottest Apps in Finance

by June 10, 2015 at 10:40 am 2 comments

Mobile banking is red hot, but it can still be difficult to determine which financial services apps are winning the most users. It just so happens that both Apple and Google rank the most popular apps in the iOS App Store and Google Play, respectively. The list of the Top 20 most-downloadedRead More

Google, Samsung Drive Mobile Payments Momentum

by February 26, 2015 at 10:54 am 0 comments

Coming on the heels of the Samsung / LoopPay transaction last week, Google announced on Feb. 23rd  that it had ‘acquired’ SoftCard and reached a ‘deal’ with AT&T, T-Mobile and…

Phablets to Become Dominant Mobile Banking Device by 2020, C&G Says

Phablets to Become Dominant Mobile Banking Device by 2020, C&G Says

by January 27, 2015 at 10:01 am 2 comments

Phablets could dominate mobile banking within five years. Tablet use, on the other hand, will decline. That’s according to research released today from the financial consultancy Carlisle & Gallagher. C&G says that Americans are increasingly performing digital banking transactions interchangeably across laptops, tablets, and smartphones, including the growing category ofRead More

Moven Gives Bank Innovation an Exclusive Look at Its Bet on Wearables

Moven Gives Bank Innovation an Exclusive Look at Its Bet on Wearables

by January 13, 2015 at 10:12 am 3 comments

The bank account in your pocket can now be a bank account on your wrist. Bank Innovation got a sneak peak at the newest “watch bank,” developed by Moven, during a recent visit to the startup’s New York offices. And we were impressed. According to a recent survey of 170,000 internet users fromRead More

Apple Pay Loyalty Program Due to Start Within the Year

Apple Pay Loyalty Program Due to Start Within the Year

by October 21, 2014 at 11:51 am 4 comments

Bank Innovation has learned new details on a forthcoming Apple Pay loyalty program.

No Wallet Left Behind: Google Wallet Updated for iOS & Android

No Wallet Left Behind: Google Wallet Updated for iOS & Android

by July 18, 2014 at 11:22 am 1 comment

Seems like Google hasn’t forgotten about Google Wallet after all. Google Wallet added a a send/request money feature yesterday to facilitate mobile peer-to-peer payments from smartphones. A similar service was launched in the spring of 2013 on Gmail, which allows users to click on a dollar sign attachment and send money toRead More

First With an Android Wear Payments App? (Hint: Not Google Wallet)

First With an Android Wear Payments App? (Hint: Not Google Wallet)

by July 1, 2014 at 3:05 pm 1 comment

New standalone applications for Google’s Android Wear — — the company’s smartwatch operating system — are starting to hit Google Play store.
But not from Google Wallet.

Amazon Fire Phone Built for Commerce, Payments

Amazon Fire Phone Built for Commerce, Payments

by June 19, 2014 at 11:41 am 3 comments

In a special media event in Seattle yesterday, CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled the Amazon smartphone, called the Fire Phone, and it has notable implications for payments and e-commerce.

Amazon Payments Hinges on … Hardware?

Amazon Payments Hinges on … Hardware?

by June 9, 2014 at 7:49 pm 1 comment

Might Amazon be launching a payments service — today? According on a report from Reuters, Amazon will be introducing a payment service — purportedly today — which will attempt to make it easier for Amazon users to make subscription-based or recurring payments. The service will let businesses access Amazon’s 240Read More

Why Amazon is Better Placed to Disrupt Payments Than Apple

Why Amazon is Better Placed to Disrupt Payments Than Apple

by June 3, 2014 at 12:04 pm 0 comments

Apple may be catching all of the headlines with its rumored interest in mobile payments, but some industry watchers think another tech giant may be better positioned in the mobile payments industry: Amazon. IDC’s James Wester writes that Amazon — with its rumored handset, highly customized version of Android OS,Read More

Apple to Allow Bitcoin Apps Back Onto iOS

Apple to Allow Bitcoin Apps Back Onto iOS

by June 2, 2014 at 8:42 pm 0 comments

It looks like Apple is opening the door to Bitcoin. According to the new iOS App Store guidelines, Apple has lifted its ban on apps that facilitate transactions in bitcoins and other virtual currencies. Google’s Android platform has long been noted as being more bitcoin-friendly. On Twitter today, Andreessen HorowitzRead More