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TD Bank Revamps Mobile App with ‘20 New Features’

TD Bank Revamps Mobile App with ‘20 New Features’

by July 8, 2016 at 11:11 am 2 comments

TD Bank’s U.S. mobile customers just got a major app upgrade. Tablet users, your upgrade is coming in the fall, Bank Innovation has learned. TD’s iOS users (finally) have the option to skip the passwords and make use of Touch ID. Customers also got a greater transfer functionality, allowing them toRead More

Nearly 10% of Mobile Banks Give Thumbs Up to Biometrics

Nearly 10% of Mobile Banks Give Thumbs Up to Biometrics

by March 23, 2016 at 11:54 am 1 comment

Passwords are broken, so why don’t banks do something about it? Oh wait, they are. A recent report by Celent indicates that 38% of banks with $100 billion or more in assets — there are 21 of them in the U.S. — offer fingerprint authentication. The most famous form ofRead More

Ally Bank to Add Android Pay and Samsung Pay

Ally Bank to Add Android Pay and Samsung Pay

by March 18, 2016 at 4:27 pm 3 comments

Ally Bank will add Android Pay and Samsung Pay functionality “later this year,” Bank Innovation has learned. These additions would join Ally’s Apple Pay service, which the bank introduced this week. In a fourth feature introduced in recent months to simplify and enhance customer use of Apple products for mobile banking, AllyRead 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

MasterCard Beta Program Adds Voice & Facial Biometrics

MasterCard Beta Program Adds Voice & Facial Biometrics

by September 18, 2014 at 11:57 am 0 comments

MasterCard launched a pilot beta program to test out voice and facial biometrics.

ApplePay and the iPhone 6: Resistance Is Futile

ApplePay and the iPhone 6: Resistance Is Futile

by September 10, 2014 at 2:39 pm 0 comments

My greatest surprise in respect to Apple’s announcement was that it had taken them until the iPhone 6 to do payments.

DEMO: Apple Pay Is Wicked Cool

DEMO: Apple Pay Is Wicked Cool

by September 10, 2014 at 11:04 am 3 comments

This Apple Pay demo makes it clear just how central Touch ID is to the Apple Pay experience.

Death by 1,000 Cuts: Apple, Facebook and Bank Fees

Death by 1,000 Cuts: Apple, Facebook and Bank Fees

by June 12, 2014 at 2:42 pm 0 comments

Last week, it was disclosed that Apple’s iOS 8 would allow consumers to scan their credit cards for mobile payments. The announcement barely registered on the banking industry’s radar, especially with all the iPhone 6 hubbub. It should have. This is just one more in a series of developments thatRead More

Bank of America Explores Touch ID Integration

Bank of America Explores Touch ID Integration

by June 3, 2014 at 5:48 pm 5 comments

Bank of America has expressed interest in tapping emerging capabilities such as Touch ID in future iterations of its mobile app, which was updated last week. Allowing an Apple authentication system inside the walled garden of a mobile banking app would be a major development. The Charlotte, N.C.-based bank releasedRead More

Touch ID for 3rd Parties Opens iOS for Payments

Touch ID for 3rd Parties Opens iOS for Payments

by June 2, 2014 at 5:20 pm 0 comments

Today Apple delivered the news mobile payments enthusiasts have been waiting for: Touch ID will soon work with third party apps. The feature was previously limited to authorizing purchases on iTunes and the iOS app store. Announced today at Apple’s WorldWide Developers Conference (WWDC 2014), this could be a steppingRead More