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Top 20 Apps: Post-Tax Blues Healed With Checking Financial Health

by March 14, 2016 at 10:35 am 0 comments

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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Alternative Logins on Mobile Still Lag User ID & Password

by March 10, 2016 at 1:31 pm 1 comment

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

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Top 20 Finance Apps: Tax Season & Money Transfers

by March 3, 2016 at 11:11 am 3 comments

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 Introduces TouchID for iOS [VIDEO]

JPMorgan Chase Introduces TouchID for iOS [VIDEO]

by June 1, 2015 at 12:58 pm 0 comments

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

Antiquated, hand-stamped bank receipts still abound in China.

Circle Misses the Mark on China

by April 30, 2015 at 10:53 am 2 comments

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

Here’s What Google’s Doing to Counter Apple Pay

Here’s What Google’s Doing to Counter Apple Pay

by February 12, 2015 at 10:49 am 1 comment

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 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

Amex Gives TouchID a Vote of Confidence for Biz Cards

Amex Gives TouchID a Vote of Confidence for Biz Cards

by December 4, 2014 at 10:33 am 1 comment

In updating its core cards app for iOS late Tuesday, American Express has given a thumbs up to TouchID security for business cards.

Smartphones Are Getting Better — and That’s a Problem for Mobile Imaging

Smartphones Are Getting Better — and That’s a Problem for Mobile Imaging

by November 25, 2014 at 11:06 am 2 comments

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

VIDEO: Bankers Spill On How They Can Defend Against Apple

VIDEO: Bankers Spill On How They Can Defend Against Apple

by October 1, 2014 at 11:49 am 0 comments

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