Post Tagged with: "Mobile Apps"

Ally to Alert You of Potential ‘Splurges’

Ally to Alert You of Potential ‘Splurges’

by April 22, 2016 at 11:33 am 0 comments

Ally Financial is betting that negative reinforcement can have a positive effect on your wallet. The bank launched a new app this week — still in beta — dubbed “Splurge Alert.” The app asks users to identify stores and areas where they tend to overspend, from coffee shops to malls,Read More

Pentagon FCU Preps Big Changes to Mobile App

Pentagon FCU Preps Big Changes to Mobile App

by March 4, 2016 at 10:38 am 0 comments

Pentagon Federal Credit Union is mapping out its “next big transition” in the mobile banking space: switching its app to a customer “acquisition” channel, from a customer “maintenance” channel, Chris Martin, senior vice president of regional service centers at PenFed, told Auto Finance News, a sister publication of Bank Innovation.

VeriFone to App Up

VeriFone to App Up

by December 15, 2015 at 11:25 am 0 comments

VeriFone Systems Inc., the payments hardware company, is going whole hog into apps. In the second quarter of next year, VeriFone plans to unveil an app marketplace for its products and services. The app marketplace will “[enable] our clients and third-party app developers to create and deploy payment and commerce applications onRead More

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

For Apps, Wells Ditches BlackBerry, Limits iOS Support

For Apps, Wells Ditches BlackBerry, Limits iOS Support

by August 20, 2014 at 10:27 am 0 comments

Wells Fargo & Co. has ditched BlackBerry for its mobile banking apps, as well as cut support for some iPhones.

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?

New Bill-Pay Apps Take Aim at Ongoing Pain Point

New Bill-Pay Apps Take Aim at Ongoing Pain Point

by May 21, 2014 at 3:56 pm 0 comments

No one likes paying bills, but we all have to do it. Managing bills is a tedious and frustrating task for most — and several new ventures are taking renewed aim at this pain point. Google Now Google Now is a predictive personal assistant that tries to figure out whatRead More

Starbucks Considers Whitelabeling Its Mobile App

Starbucks Considers Whitelabeling Its Mobile App

by April 25, 2014 at 10:10 am 0 comments

The “Starbucks experience” could be for sale soon. The Starbucks mobile app is the envy of the retail world.It processes 14% of the company’s transactions, 75% more than a year ago. With 10 million active mobile app users — twice the number of users from a year ago — andRead More

Which Companies Are Dominating Payments? Just Ask the Candy Crush Folks

Which Companies Are Dominating Payments? Just Ask the Candy Crush Folks

by February 18, 2014 at 11:40 am 0 comments

Don’t ask the folks who built the game Candy Crush Sage into a multi-billion-dollar company whether Apple is a payments company. They know the answer is already yes. Today, King Digital Entertainment PLC, the company behind Candy Crush Saga and Pet Rescue Saga, among other games, filed for an initialRead More