In Africa, banking the unbanked remains a pressing need. Roughly 700 million people in Africa are financially excluded – denied economic citizenship.
Two UK banks RBS and Natwest have added Apple's Touch ID fingerprint technology to their iPhone apps allowing customers to
Starbucks could soon be letting you pay for a whole lot more than coffee with its official Starbucks app as the brand is
The speed at which the mobile market evolves is staggering. We have seen disruptive technologies such as the tablet really change the way we interact and go about our daily lives in recent years, both as consumers and within business.
it is mobile payments that are truly disrupting traditional banking. Up until recently, mobile payments have been the way of the future, with smaller payment via contactless cards as well as peer to peer payments taking off.
Do Banks Still Need Branches? Only If Offered as an Olive Branch Bridging Between Traditional and Online Worlds
There is no simple answer to whether retail banks still need branches for customers to visit. The truth is that, even though regulation and technology is moving at pace, it will depend on the bank, the region and the customer.
Mobile phone payment technology took another step forward today with the launch of a scheme allowing people to take cash
While the West has been trying to develop the right platforms and technology for mobile payments to work, and technology providers and operators have been battling for mobile payment supremacy, Kenya has gone straight from a barter/gift/debt economy to digital transaction - leapfrogging over the last 100 years of the West's progress in monetary transactions.
Welcome to the 2012 MBA's! The MBA's is a worldwide search to find and recognise the very best mobile banking apps and services
Banks have been tossing around with the idea of mobile banking like a hot potato for years. Stuck in an endless debate about what to do with it, how to best roll it out, and what benefits can it deliver, it has often been passed from the ownership of one senior executive to the next.