Whether you’ve finished your taxes, or are simply not speaking of such things in this late fiscal hour, a single glance at app downloads reveals that mobile users have by and large moved on. Perhasp this speaks to the responsibility of mobile banking users. Regardless, only Google Play users retain any traceRead More
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The average internet user has 19 passwords, and one in three of them suck, according to security experts. But it’s not our fault — remembering passwords is hard! An upper-case letter, a number, a special character… and yet we have to enter them again and again, even on tiny mobile screens.Read More
With tax season upon our furrowed brows, a cursory view of this list may lead one to think everyone is doing taxes on his phone. The Internal Revenue Service’s own IRS2Go and Intuit, Inc.’s TurboTax apps both joined the ranks of the Top Ten for iOS users, pushing out GEICO Mobile andRead More
JPMorgan Chase joined American Express, USAA, Simple and Discover in offering TouchID on its iOS app Saturday. The video below explains the enrollment process. TouchID is no longer new, debuting in September 2013 with the iPhone 5S, but when the largest bank in the country adopts it for consumers, it canRead More
In announcing that it had raised $50 million of venture funding, Circle extolled China’s status as a font of innovation. “China is today the center of innovation in mobile apps and digital finance,” Circle wrote in its press release. Well, not exactly. I returned yesterday from my second trip in asRead More
In order to compete with Apple Pay, it appears that Google is going back to an idea that didn’t work for Square: allowing consumers to pay while leaving their phone in their pocket. According to The Information, the new system, currently being tested, is called Plaso (pronounced “Play-So”) and uses Bluetooth to authenticate aRead More
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
In updating its core cards app for iOS late Tuesday, American Express has given a thumbs up to TouchID security for business cards.
So your new iPhone is quite a bit more powerful than your last one — sharper graphics, better photos, faster processing — great, right? It’s great for consumers, maybe, but not necessarily for software developers. Consider Kofax, Irvine, Calif.-based makers of an enterprise imaging and analytics platform with many bank customers. DaveRead More
On the surface, Apple Pay should make bankers quake. Apple is not required to be a bank in order to offer banking services — which, let’s be honest, includes payments. So why aren’t bankers panicking? The video below, which features Mark Curran, payment technology services director at Lloyds Banking Group, andRead More