Tablet banking

MNO Giffgaff uses Open Banking to launch mobile banking app

Telefonica's millennial focused MNO Giffgaff, is set to launch its own personal finance banking app based on newly implemented Open Banking regulations. Utilising the latest Open Banking regulations, the Giffgaff Gameplan app will offer users...
Tablet banking

Five key themes that will transform banking in 2018

NCR recently surveyed over 1,000 UK adults, aged 16 and above, to gather their thoughts on the future of banking. Some of the findings are pivotal in understanding how banking will change in the...
M-Pesa

Kenya: How agency and mobile banking took over country

Ever since M-Pesa and mobile banking was launched in Kenya 10 years ago, there has not been any other innovation that has come close to revolutionising and transforming the money transfer sector like agency...
Vipps, BankAxept, BankID

Norwegian banks to combine payment units Vipps, BankAxept, BankID

DNB, banking group Eika, Sparebank 1 Gruppen and other Norwegian banks said on Friday that they agree to combine their various payment units Vipps, BankAxept and BankID Norge to improve product offering and prepare for...
Open access, Open banking and Open APIs

UK’s Open Banking Project expanded

The Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE), the body set up by the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) to enable a new, secure way for customers to take control of their financial data and share...
The state of security of mobile banking applications

The state of security of mobile banking applications

The state of security of mobile banking applications was revealed at the annual Mobey Day in Barcelona. The results should serve as a wake-up call for the entire banking industry to raise their sense of...
Orange Bank

Orange launches its own mobile bank – Orange Bank

Orange has launched its own mobile bank, aiming to win 25% of France’s online banking market by capitalizing on the rising use of smartphones to steal share from established lenders with inferior technology. The launch is...
Visa Direct

Visa launch real-time payments platform Visa Direct in Europe

Visa has announced the European launch of Visa Direct – a real-time payments platform that allows companies to leverage Visa’s global reach and scale to transform domestic and cross-border payments for businesses and consumers. Visa...
US forecast for mobile p2p

Zelle claims 4m users and mobile P2P payment app

Zelle, the bank-based mobile P2P offering operated by Early Warning says more than 4 million people have enrolled in the mobile based payment network backed by many of the US’s largest banks, since its launch...
Square

Square announces it will apply for bank licence

Square says it plans to submit an application to form a wholly owned bank based in Utah. The unit, to be called Square Financial Services, would offer loans and deposit accounts to small businesses...

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Mobile payments remain a tough proposition to sell in mature markets

Mobile payments are having a tough time gaining adoption in mature markets. According to the annual “Connected Life” study by Kantar TNS, only a minority of...
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