Post Tagged with: "apps"

Bankjoy Is Building an Apple Watch App Centered On … Voice

Bankjoy Is Building an Apple Watch App Centered On … Voice

by September 1, 2015 at 10:38 am 0 comments

Listen to this: Bankjoy, the Y Combinator alum startup, is hotly working on a banking app for Apple Watch that will rely on voice for functionality. Dick Tracy would be thrilled. Michael Duncan, the founder and CEO of Bankjoy, told us yesterday that the Apple Watch app will be doneRead More

It Is Time for Banks to ‘Pivot’

It Is Time for Banks to ‘Pivot’

by August 28, 2015 at 11:57 am 2 comments

Bankers need but one mantra today: “my bank is a technology company, my bank is a technology company.” And exhale. The truth is this concept appears to be incredibly difficult for the vast majority of American banks to fully grasp even today — unlike European banks, for example. Why exactlyRead More

Banks Lose to Fintechs in App Store Ratings

Banks Lose to Fintechs in App Store Ratings

by August 26, 2015 at 11:57 am 1 comment

The mobile banking apps of the 10 largest banks in the U.S. just don’t measure up. The average iOS iTunes score for those apps is short of the average score for the most popular fintech apps — make that, well short. On a scale of one to five, with five being theRead More

USAA to Relaunch App With ‘Full Personalization’ This Summer

USAA to Relaunch App With ‘Full Personalization’ This Summer

by June 9, 2015 at 9:46 am 0 comments

AUSTIN, Texas — “My app” will have a whole new meaning for USAA customers later this summer. The bank for consumers with ties to US military service members told Bank Innovation yesterday that it will relaunch its mobile app to include “complete personalization.” The overhaul of the app is part of aRead More

US Bank Testing Moto 360 App

US Bank Testing Moto 360 App

by June 9, 2015 at 9:36 am 0 comments

AUSTIN, Texas — US Bank is testing a Moto 360 app that includes a unique take on wearable banking. The app, which USB Chief Innovation Officer Dominic Venturo teased with a video during his keynote here at the Digital Banking Summit, relies solely on the color of the watch’s hands toRead More

Starbucks Confirms Nationwide Roll Out of ‘Mobile Order & Pay’ in 2015

Starbucks Confirms Nationwide Roll Out of ‘Mobile Order & Pay’ in 2015

by January 23, 2015 at 11:01 am 1 comment

Starbucks will roll out its Mobile Order and Pay service nationwide this year, the company announced yesterday. Starbucks started the program last month, but has greenlighted its rollout into more than 600 stores in the Pacific Northwest “in the months ahead.” Its full nationwide rollout will take place before yearend.Read More

Fiserv, LexisNexis in App Hookup

Fiserv, LexisNexis in App Hookup

by November 13, 2014 at 11:21 am 0 comments

Fiserv and LexisNexis, two big brands in financial technology, now have apps that are integrated. Greylock Federal Credit Union, the former credit union of General Electric, built the LexisNexis-Fiserv tie in using Fiserv’s DNAappstore, which fields such integration efforts. Specifically, the Greylock-built app, introduced this fall, allows demographic data from DNARead More

Simple 2.0: Redesign & New Features

Simple 2.0: Redesign & New Features

by August 19, 2014 at 11:58 am 1 comment

Simple 2.0 is not only a major redesign but adds a plethora of new features, leveraging newly developed technology.

5 Ways Banks Can Increase Mobile App Revenue and Engagement

5 Ways Banks Can Increase Mobile App Revenue and Engagement

by July 30, 2014 at 10:21 am 2 comments

I’m not one for “list” blogs, such as “The 13 Worst Things You Can Buy On eBay That Are Made Out Of Loom Bands” or “29 Genius Ways To Consume More Tequila,” which means I might not be Buzzfeed’s optimum visitor.

Sometimes, though, list blogs have merit.

Where’s the Metric for Rating Banks?

Where’s the Metric for Rating Banks?

by July 21, 2014 at 10:37 am 1 comment

What does a young person do today when he wants to choose a bank? He might check out what interest rates are offered on savings accounts or loans, or he might just want to know who has the coolest mobile app. We know one thing he won’t do — walk into the nearest branch to ask if the bank might be right for him.

Why the Apple-IBM Deal Matters More to Banking Than You Might Think

Why the Apple-IBM Deal Matters More to Banking Than You Might Think

by July 16, 2014 at 11:52 am 1 comment

It would be easy to dismiss the Apple-IBM partnership announced yesterday as an iPhone sales deal. In fact, the deal has significant implications for banking and banking technology. Hear that, SAP? At the heart of the deal is a new opportunity for Apple to sell to corporations through IBM, which owns corporateRead More

Why Can’t Banks Play Today’s Buzz-y PR Game?

Why Can’t Banks Play Today’s Buzz-y PR Game?

by July 11, 2014 at 11:36 am 1 comment

Why can’t banks generate the kind of media buzz of an Apple?