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We’re Finally Using Our Phones More for Finance (and Less for Gaming)

We’re Finally Using Our Phones More for Finance (and Less for Gaming)

by January 13, 2017 at 9:37 am 1 comment

According to mobile analytics firm Flurry, overall mobile app usage grew 11% year-over-year, with the time spent on mobile business and finance apps growing 43%. Gaming apps, meanwhile, experienced a decline in usage—strange for the year that spawned the goliath Pokémon Go—with time-spent down by 4%. According to the data,Read More

Regulation, Data Management Top Industry Concerns

Regulation, Data Management Top Industry Concerns

by January 6, 2017 at 12:54 pm 1 comment

Professionals in the financial services industry are focusing their energy on regulation and data management, according to a survey from consulting firm and technology services provider Synechron. Financial regulation remains the top concern for the new year among those in the financial industry, with 38% of the firms surveyed markingRead More

Top 10 Fintech Headlines of 2016

Top 10 Fintech Headlines of 2016

by December 30, 2016 at 10:34 am 2 comments

If nothing else, 2016 was a year of change—nowhere more than in fintech, where developments in blockchain, payments, artificial intelligence, financial regulations, chatbots, and mobile rippled across the space to do what fintech does best—disrupt. With that in mind, let’s take a look back at our top ten fintech headlinesRead More

Why FIs Should Be Worried About Ransomware

Why FIs Should Be Worried About Ransomware

by December 14, 2016 at 11:40 am 0 comments

$209 million dollars. That’s the amount of money criminals made in the first three months of 2016 through the deployment of ransomware—a type of malware that locks a computer or other connected device until the affected party pays up, and which is becoming more and more popular as a choiceRead More

11 Ways Fintech and Banking Will Change in 2017 Page 2

11 Ways Fintech and Banking Will Change in 2017 Page 2

by December 9, 2016 at 10:40 am 0 comments

4. Consolidation, and Winners Emerging Brew Johnson and Brett Crosby, Cofounders, PeerStreet Brew: “I think the biggest trends will be consolidation in the marketplace lending and crowdfunding space, and increased partnerships/collaboration between banks and fintech companies.” Brett: “I’d add that we’ll see a widening spread between the healthy businesses andRead More

6 Hottest Trends in Banking Page 2

6 Hottest Trends in Banking Page 2

by November 10, 2016 at 12:06 pm 0 comments

2.Mobile Banking Continues to Advance This will probably be a trend until all of the banking Old Guard (from paper checks to EMV chip cards) has gone gentle into that good night–and then it will be replaced by wearables–but mobile continues to make inroads across the world, especially when juxtaposedRead More

Is Social Media Taking over E-Commerce? (Yes, And Facebook’s Already Winning)

Is Social Media Taking over E-Commerce? (Yes, And Facebook’s Already Winning)

by November 3, 2016 at 10:57 am 1 comment

If there’s one social platform out there that just might be able to steal e-commerce business away from Amazon, it’s Instagram–a visual, highly interactive and personalized platform that just added the ability for users to shop. This comes very soon after its parent company, Facebook, launched its own e-commerce marketplace, calledRead More

Top 20 Finance Apps: Chase Mobile vs. Credit Karma

Top 20 Finance Apps: Chase Mobile vs. Credit Karma

by August 4, 2016 at 12:47 pm 3 comments

Chase Mobile and Credit Karma are locked in a struggle to claim the number one slot among finance apps this week, with Chase Mobile topping the iOS charts and Credit Karma emerging as number one for Google Play. PayPal and Wells Fargo Mobile also vied for spots four and five on the lists,Read More

Ally Adds Android Pay and Samsung Pay to Boost Mobile Payments

Ally Adds Android Pay and Samsung Pay to Boost Mobile Payments

by June 23, 2016 at 10:44 am 1 comment

Ally Bank belongs to the “open-wallet camp,” for now. The online bank introduced Android Pay and Samsung Pay integration for its debit cards, in addition to the existing Apple Pay option, Ally announced yesterday. The addition of these two mobile payment services, according to CEO Diane Morais, expands the optionRead More

Bank of America Updates App with Check Order Options

Bank of America Updates App with Check Order Options

by May 4, 2016 at 1:13 pm 1 comment

It seems that banks have been busy updating their mobile apps with check features in the past week, despite the fact that checks have been declining in popularity in recent years. Bank of America now allows customers to order checks through its mobile app, “thanks to all the great feedback and featureRead More