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The Paypers. Insights in payments.

The Paypers. Insights in payments. | Financial | Scoop.it
Finnish IT, e-invoicing and consulting services provider Tieto has entered an agreement with financial institution OTP Bank Russia to provide the latter’s customers with Person-to-Person (P2P) payments as well as utility payments functionality.
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The Paypers. Insights in payments.

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MasterCard and financial services provider Standard Chartered Bank Singapore have jointly released a security token card using MasterCard’s Display Card technology.
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Celent Banking Blog » A Future for In-branch Self-service?

Celent Banking Blog » A Future for In-branch Self-service? | Financial | Scoop.it
The idea of offering self-service solutions inside the branch remains a strangely controversial topic among North American bankers. This need not be. Self-service is rapidly growing across multiple retail market segments and has been a staple of Western Europe bank branches for a decade. Resistance among North American financial institutions is likely more cultural than pragmatic. As one community bank EVP stated in a recent research interview. “I’ll be damned if my customers are going to interact with a machine in one of my bank branches!”.
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PlayMoolah partners with OCBC Bank to teach financial literacy to children - e27

PlayMoolah partners with OCBC Bank to teach financial literacy to children - e27 | Financial | Scoop.it
Singapore based startup PlayMoolah has partnered with OCBC Bank in an initiative to provide account holders withaccess to the subscription-based online game platform.
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Banks critical to UK economic growth

Banks critical to UK economic growth | Financial | Scoop.it
78% of public believe banks are critical to UK economic growth despite state of the banking sector...
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High-street banks failing on customer satisfaction - September - 2012 - Which? News

High-street banks failing on customer satisfaction - September - 2012 - Which? News | Financial | Scoop.it
The latest customer satisfaction survey from Which? reveals poor performance from the big banks and highlights the need for change in the culture of banking.
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Deloitte | TMT Predictions 2012 | NFC and mobile devices: payments and more!

Deloitte predicts that in 2012 shipments of devices equipped with near field communications (NFC) capabilities will likely grow about 100 percent to almost...
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How Credit Card Companies Lure Customers on Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Credit Card Companies Lure Customers on Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC] | Financial | Scoop.it

Purveyors of plastic are trying to make the credit card game easier for social media users, offering perks for Facebook and Twitter users.

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How to Make Mobile Banking Fun

How to Make Mobile Banking Fun | Financial | Scoop.it
Alex Carriles, executive vice president at BBVA Compass, outlines how his bank tries to achieve Apple s notion of a beautiful app and make mobile banking enjoyable for users.
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The Paypers. Insights in payments.

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In the UK, the value of cash transactions has jumped 4 percent since 2011, reaching GBP 121 billion, a recent study has unveiled.
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Women More Likely to Go Mobile-Only for Social Activities

Women More Likely to Go Mobile-Only for Social Activities | Financial | Scoop.it
Relevance to mobile ads important for both genders...
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4 Technologies That Are Key to the Bank Branch of the Future

4 Technologies That Are Key to the Bank Branch of the Future | Financial | Scoop.it
Quaint look at the future...
In the July print issue of Bank Systems & Technology, we explored what the bank of the future will entail. A big aspect of that is the bank branch, and what becomes of it. Will it even exist in the future?
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Pygg Helps Australian Students Pay their Friends via Twitter or Facebook | Visible Banking

Pygg Helps Australian Students Pay their Friends via Twitter or Facebook | Visible Banking | Financial | Scoop.it

Pygg, one of the latest social media innovations in banking has raised many eyebrows, with its pledge to transfer small amounts of money through SMS, E-mail, twitter and facebook. University students find the service useful and fun.

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A New Student-Loan Program Launches

A New Student-Loan Program Launches | Financial | Scoop.it
The Pay as You Earn plan allows some graduates to peg their federal loan payments to 10% of their discretionary income and then have any remaining balance forgiven after 20 years.
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The Paypers. Insights in payments.

Online invoicing, time tracking and billing software FreshBooks has launched an iPad application for small business owners.
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MasterCard, ING bridge desktop, mobile commerce via new payment service - Mobile Commerce Daily - Payments

MasterCard, ING bridge desktop, mobile commerce via new payment service - Mobile Commerce Daily - Payments | Financial | Scoop.it
MasterCard and ING Group are trialing a new mobile payment strategy that gives consumers a way to begin shopping online via desktop or tablet and complete a purchase using their mobile phone.
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UK 'needs socially useful banks'

UK 'needs socially useful banks' | Financial | Scoop.it
Barclays chief executive Antony Jenkins says that banks must become "socially useful" if they are to rebuild trust.
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BankAmeriDeals Cash Back Deals for Bank of America Customers

BankAmeriDeals Cash Back Deals for Bank of America Customers | Financial | Scoop.it
BankAmeriDeals is a free cash back shopping program for Bank of America customers. Choose your cash back deals and shop or dine as you normally would.
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Visa CEO talks consumer tech, future of mobile payments

Visa CEO talks consumer tech, future of mobile payments | Financial | Scoop.it
Visa CEO Joseph Saunders talks about the growth of mobile payments and the state of the IPO market.
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Mobile money in emerging markets: is the operator-led model broken? | memeburn

Mobile money in emerging markets: is the operator-led model broken? | memeburn | Financial | Scoop.it

Research by the Mobile Money Unit of the GSM association (GSMA MMU) suggests that while the MNO’s have enjoyed varied levels of success with mobile money in emerging markets, their overall impact and success remains a bit of a mixed bag. The survey sampled 52 MNO mobile money services from the 150 services around the world. It included 11 in East Africa (including Safaricom), 13 in West Africa, 15 in Asia/Pacific and 8 from Central Asia and the Middle East.

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Digital Shopper Relevancy (FULL REPORT) | Publications | Capgemini Worldwide

Capgemini, the consultancy, polled 16,000 adults in 16 markets including Brazil, China, Germany, India, Russia, Mexico, the UK and US. Some 51% of the panel concurred that physical stores will solely become places to "select and order products" by 2020.
Nearly 60% of individuals surveyed also expected a "seamless, integrated" ability to make purchases across all channels to be "the norm" by 2014, rising to over 70% of people in developing nations.

 

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Mobile Banking: Mobile Banking Updates - Jul 12

Mobile Banking: Mobile Banking Updates - Jul 12 | Financial | Scoop.it
Quarter of mobile internet users 'use mobile banking services'
"Research from YouGov indicates that there is still room for growth in mobile banking. The research, commissioned by mobile web and app vendor Antenna, found that a quarter of UK mobile internet users use mobile banking services. Perhaps unsurprisingly, mobile banking is most popular with the young. 30% of 18-24 year olds and 33% of 24-34 year olds regularly use their mobiles to access their bank account."
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The Paypers. Insights in payments.

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Smart Transaction Systems (STS), a provider of gift card and loyalty card services, has launched an application for iPhone and iPad devices that enables businesses to process gift and loyalty card transactions using their mobile devices.
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Making the Most of Today’s Branch | BAI | Banking Strategies | Distribution Channels | Branches

Even as bankers prepare for the time when branches will be less relevant, they need to make the most of the sales opportunity in today’s retail banking environment.
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TooKam.com: a Social Media rEvolution in (Engagement) Banking

TooKam is basically a(nother) virtual branch launched by a traditional bank, but with a twist. This new bank aims to be more approachable, transparent, engaging, and to give back and drive charitable behaviours.

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