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12 Steps to Go From Employee to Entrepreneur

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re fed up with your job, it may seem like there are only two steps to becoming an entrepreneur. The first is to quit your job, and the next step is to start a company. While it is possible to transition successfully from …

Small Business

Banks desert high street for the digital superhighway | Financial Times

Picture the scene: you go for a run, armed with a smartphone app that measures how far you go, your speed and the energy you expend. As you push …

Banking

Now Anyone Can Tap the AI Behind Amazon's Recommendations

Amazon helped show the world how machines can learn. As far back as the late '90s, the company's online retail site would track every book, CD, and …

Big Banks Bet On Mobile Transactions

Share Email<p>How important is mobile payments for the U.S.’s biggest issuers?<p>Pretty important – despite the media’s interest in discussing whether they …

Building a Digital Bank is a Matter of Survival

Digital banking is more than getting consumers to use online or mobile banking or building a new app – it is a way to run an entire organization. …

Apple Pay headed to UK for 2015 — but banks fear a financial 'invasion'

Payment service set to launch in 'first half' of the year<p>A major UK bank's concern over data collected by Apple Pay is reportedly stalling negotiations to launch the mobile payments service in the country by "the first half of 2015." <i>The Telegraph</i> reports that "at least one" of the UK’s biggest …

Personal Finance Manager

The Personal Finance Manager is an extensive system enabling easy understanding of a complexity of finances and gives customers a firm grasp of their …

Mobile banking for Young People

You give your child an allowance to manage.<p>Learning to manage a regular income is an important part of shaping how your child thinks about …

UK lenders to offer Zapp payments in banking apps

<b>Five UK lenders are to add a mobile payment facility called Zapp to their smartphone and tablet apps.</b><p>It will allow their customers to pay for goods or services in shops or online without the need for cash or a credit card.<p>The firm behind the tech - Vocalink - suggests it is more secure than …

Why Notifications Are About to Rule the Smartphone Interface

When iOS 8 hits, the notification center is going to be the most important screen in your iPhone. Think about it: Notifications already are the way …

Standard Treasury Is Set to Close First Clients on Road to 'Revolutionizing' Bank Technology

Standard Treasury Is Set to Close First Clients on Road to ‘Revolutionizing’ Bank Technology<p>JJ Hornblass<br>• July 12, 2013<br>• Cards, Commerce, Innovations, …

With Bluebird, 4,500 Walmarts Become Mini (or Mega?) Bank Branches

• Philip Ryan<br>• October 21, 2012<br>• Cards, Commerce, Innovations, Mobile, Online, Payments, Retail, Sales & Marketing, Slider<br>• 1<p>You’ve heard of in-store bank …

Send Money Home Free

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The Kitchen Sink of Banking

• Philip Ryan<br>• July 25, 2013<br>• Cards, Innovations, Lending, Payments, Retail, Startups<br>• 0<p><b>Vudubu</b><p>Turkish-based Vudubu is a mobile bank account linked to a …

Apple's iOS 8 beta showing location-aware app shortcuts on the lockscreen

The iPhone's lockscreen has been hallowed ground for the types of information that can be displayed, though with iOS 8, Apple seems to be loosening up. The new software, which became available as a beta for developers yesterday, will show you the icon for apps — either installed, or not — that will …

Blowing Up the Useless Senior Management Meeting

• GonzoBanker<br>• May 15, 2014<br>• Newswire<br>• 0<p>Bookmark<p>To all banking executives across the land, I have a news flash: <b>your recurring senior management meeting is</b> …

Cash Beats Debit, Credit, Checks and Mobile as Payment Choice

Despite all of the talk about credit cards, debit cards and mobile payments, cash still dominates many forms of payments. In fact, any talk about a …

Amazon launches shopping via Twitter

<b>Online retailer Amazon has announced a partnership with Twitter that allows users to add products to their shopping carts by tweeting a special hashtag.</b><p>They can do so by replying to tweets containing a link to an Amazon product with #amazoncart in the US and #amazonbasket in the UK.<p>Users will still …

Social Media

Emerging Nations Embrace Internet, Mobile Technology

Cell Phones Nearly Ubiquitous in Many Countries<p>Survey Report<p>In a remarkably short period of time, internet and mobile technology have become a part …

REUTERS SUMMIT-Bankers see a historic moment as mobile services boom

(For other news from Reuters Financial Regulation Summit, click here)<p>By Steve Slater<p>LONDON, May 2 (Reuters) - A boom in mobile banking, regulatory change, pressure on costs; bankers are not easily excitable but the rate of change is prompting some to detect a “historic moment” for the …

Banking

MyCheck Now Lets You Pay At Table, Split Bills And Tip Right From PayPal App

PayPal users will now have more options to pay with their phone when dining out. Thanks to a collaboration with Tel Aviv-headquartered checkout technology provider MyCheck, users will be able to pay for select restaurant bills and bar tabs, split their bill, tip their servers, redeem offers and …

Millennials Desperate for a Better Banking Experience

<b>By Jeffry Pilcher,</b> CEO/President & Publisher of <b>The Financial Brand</b><p>Millennials struggling to get a financial foothold in a challenging economic …

Rethinking the Multichannel Banking Experience

As opposed to the current belief that an omnichannel delivery channel is best, a better solution may be for banks and credit unions to limit the …

Customer Experience

Migrating Banking Customers to Digital Channels

<b>By Jim Marous,</b> Co-Publisher of <b>The Financial Brand</b> and Owner/Publisher of the Digital Banking Report<p>Gone are the days when a customer did all of their …

Customer Experience

Growth of Online and Mobile Banking Impacted By Service Issues

Nearly two-thirds of retail banking executives indicate that delivering a consistent customer experience across all channels is a priority. …