Philip Loyd

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Popularity of mobile banking is climbing - Orlando Business Journal

By Antrenise Cole <br>– Reporter, Birmingham Business Journal<p>Oct 15, 2013, 6:41am EDT<p>For the first time, mobile banking has eclipsed the popularity of …

Mobile Is The Future Of Payments — Here's Why There's Virtually No Ceiling To The Opportunity

The habit of paying for things on smartphones and tablets is already ingrained in modern consumer society, particularly among young demographics. In the same way digital payments companies like PayPal helped usher in the PC-based e-commerce explosion, mobile-focused companies are exploring how to …

FinTech

Mobile Check Deposits, Bill Payments Spike in August

Consumers stayed glued to their smartphones and tablets in August, taking care of financial chores on their devices at a steadily increasing rate. …

Banking

Regulation Opens Door to FinTech Startup Opportunities

Complying with existing regulations and coping with future regulatory changes represent the biggest opportunity for startups to break into the potentially lucrative world of FinTech (Financial Technology) according to two seasoned FinTech players, speaking at The Wall Street Journal Tech Cafe in …

Mobile Payments Becoming More Popular, With iOS Leading Pack

The overall percentage of purchases made using mobile phones and tablet devices is increasing, according to the latest report from global payments …

Mobile

Opening the Mobile Wallet: Consumer Sentiment Around Mobile Payments

Imagine running errands with nothing but your smartphone. Stop for a coffee, and pay with your phone. At the pharmacy, your prescription plan appears on your screen for the pharmacist to scan. While grocery shopping, coupons pop up for products you like and use. At the bookstore, you flash your …

FinTech

Mobility Matters: Fingerprints Coming to Mobile Banking? | Credit Union Times

Veteran technology writer Robert McGarvey on how fingerprint authentication on the iPhone may provide the biometric tipping point.<p>When Apple talks, …

Google Wallet Takes On Apple’s Passbook With Support For Loyalty Cards, Coupons, Offers & More

Google today announced a new version of its mobile payments platform, Google Wallet, which now allows users to send money to friends directly from credit and debit cards or a bank or Wallet balance; store loyalty cards and join related programs; and store and use Google Offers, Valpak coupons, and …

Consumers Can Open Checking Accounts With Smartphone Cameras

<b>By Jeffry Pilcher,</b> CEO/President & Publisher of <b>The Financial Brand</b><p>Using only the camera that comes standard on today’s mobile devices, people can now …

Banking

Mobile Payments Poised To Explode With The Aggressive Rollout Of Consumer And Merchant-Side Apps

Consumers are beginning to see the advantage of channeling offline payments through their mobile devices, rather than carrying around clunky coins and cash — even debit and credit cards. Consumers are primed to go wallet-free and begin paying for goods and services via their mobile devices, and as …

FinTech

How technology is transforming mobile banking

Seven-day switching: Part three of our series, ahead of the "seven-day switching" launch, turns the spotlight on new technologies for mobile transactions.<p>Mobile phones are rapidly altering the way we pay bills, monitor accounts and interact with our bank. All of the major High Street giants are …

Mitek Debuts Mobile Photo Account Opening | Credit Union Times

San Diego-based Mitek has announced it will debut what it is calling Mobile Photo Account Opening on Tuesday at Finovate in New York.<p>Load …

PayPal's new digital wallet app is powerful but baffling

Will anybody ever get mobile payments right?<p>Hill Ferguson ordered a smoothie. Using a newly redesigned app for iOS and Android, PayPal’s lanky vice president of global product selected a peach concoction and paid for it with a couple taps on his smartphone. A few minutes later, he walked to a …

Security concerns preventing mobile payments from taking off, report claims

Share<p>Concerns over security and a fragmented market are putting consumers off making mobile payments, according to a report.<p>A survey of 2,000 UK …

FinTech

Sound Will Deliver Next-Gen Mobile App Experience

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Vadim Sokolovsky, Illiri. Vadim Sokolovsky, Illiri<p>Imagine that you want to order pizza for delivery, while you are on-the-go, …

The age of mobile banking

Faced with increasing challenges such as RBI regulations, demanding customers and recession over the past few years, the banking industry has been …

Mobile Devices Burying Banks in Data

Banks have long struggled to make sense of the reams of customer data they collect across product lines. The rise of mobile banking is making this …

Mobile Threat Monday: Android Banking Trojan Sidesteps Two-Factor Authentication

When we talk about Android malware, we're usually discussing apps that look to make money in small or subtle ways, usually by tricking you into …