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Two More Apple Watch Bank Apps Announced

Two More Apple Watch Bank Apps Announced

by April 9, 2015 at 10:59 am 1 comment

It seems bankers like watches. Today brought news of two more banks announcing the development of Apple Watch apps: DAB Bank in Germany, and BankMobile, a mobile offering from Customers Bank in Pennsylvania. Speaking purely anecdotally (though we are working on the hard numbers) it appears clear that more banksRead More

VIDEO: Details on Circle’s Recently Unveiled Bank Account for Bitcoins

VIDEO: Details on Circle’s Recently Unveiled Bank Account for Bitcoins

by May 16, 2014 at 7:20 pm 0 comments

Bitcoins just got their first bank account — almost. Circle, a Boston-based bitcoin startup, emerged from stealth today at Bitcoin 2014 in Amsterdam with a consumer-facing bitcoin app that is built to resemble an online bank account. Co-founder Jeremy Allaire (of Brightcove fame) explains the service in the video below,Read More

St George Bank Drops Online Banking — for Mobile

St George Bank Drops Online Banking — for Mobile

by May 14, 2014 at 11:15 am 0 comments

Here’s a new spin on going mobile-first: St. George Bank, the first Australian bank to launch online banking, back in 1995, is dropping the service, and replacing it with … a version of its mobile banking platform. The bank, whose symbol is a fire-breathing cartoon dragon, seems to look atRead More

10 Big, Hairy Innovation Ideas from Bank Innovation 2014, Continued

10 Big, Hairy Innovation Ideas from Bank Innovation 2014, Continued

by March 13, 2014 at 9:55 am 0 comments

The First Five Ideas 6. The Numbers Game Often, at an event like Bank Innovation 2014, a theme presents itself in little more than a soundbite. That soundbite for this year’s conference was: “The future of banking is transaction volume.” This seemingly innocuous line from Kosta Peric, deputy director forRead More

VIDEO: Westpac New Zealand Tests Google Glass App

by March 6, 2014 at 4:37 pm 1 comment

Westpac New Zealand, a bank with a passion for wearables, is currently testing a version of its Cash Tank balance-checking app on Google Glass. (Bank Innovation reviewed the Cash Tank smartwatch app here.) The forward-looking bank is also working on iBeacon solutions for the retail shopping experience. Wearables received starRead More

A Google Glass Banking App Grows in Spain, and It’s Actually Useful

A Google Glass Banking App Grows in Spain, and It’s Actually Useful

by October 18, 2013 at 4:48 pm 6 comments

There has been speculation for some time about the form a Google Glass banking app would take. The suspense is over. Spain’s Banco Sabadell has created a banking app for Google Glass that displays the nearest ATM, allows the viewing of accounts and supports 24/7 video conferencing. Sabadell isn’t just tiltingRead More

AUDIO: Wells Fargo Working on Google Glass App, Wide Range of ‘Internet of Things’ Ideas

AUDIO: Wells Fargo Working on Google Glass App, Wide Range of ‘Internet of Things’ Ideas

by August 13, 2013 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

What does the internet of things — “smart” devices of every ilk — mean for banking? With the internet all around us, banking has the opportunity to “envelope” consumers with “smart” banking services and data. In this podcast, Miranda Hill, vice president and manager for digital innovation capabilities at Wells FargoRead More

In Mass Market Push, Simple Targets Techie Hipsters

In Mass Market Push, Simple Targets Techie Hipsters

by June 25, 2013 at 10:24 am 0 comments

Finally out of its beta, banking alternative Simple is starting its more broader marketing push. First stop: techie hipsters. Last night, Simple made its New York debut with a sponsorship of and demo at Engadget’s Soho Live event. The event, which drew a wide range of techies sampling the newestRead More