ENTRIES TAGGED "mobile banking"
Small banks struggle with mobile and a look inside Netflix' data.
As banking goes mobile, smaller banks must find a way to keep up. Also, Netflix data is deconstructed at the Strata Conference, and commerce-related highlights from the Mobile World Congress.
Mobile payment companies have an adoption issue, and a new batch of iPhone 5 payment rumors.
Consumer Reports says only 5% use mobile payments, and they better be darned careful about how they do. Also, an infographic shows the uptake in mobile banking, and we've got new reports from the rumor mill about Apple tapping PayPal for iPhone 5.
Google offers NFC stickers, Square branches out, banks improve transfers.
Google offers NFC stickers in the first phase of its Wallet program, while Square reaches beyond merchants with a customer-friendly app. Also, major US banks take a cue from PayPal and finally make it easy to send money.
Isis invites everyone into its NFC effort, rumors swirl around Apple retail, and mobile banking is on a tear.
Isis' CEO opens the doors to its NFC effort, while a stealth project at Apple's retail stores makes some wonder if it will leap ahead of other NFC players. Also, mobile banking is on a tear, especially where it's the first option for the unbanked.
Teens yawn at check-ins, how the Skype deal helps Facebook, and thoughts on payment systems set free.
A recent survey questions whether the teen market has any interest in check-ins. Also, Facebook gets access to Skype through its investor Microsoft, and some thoughts on taking Facebook Credits and Apple's payment system beyond their walled gardens.
What do mobile users want in return for their location data?
The iPhone location story helped some mobile users understand that their phones know where they are. What will it mean for the carriers and services that use that data? Plus: Google and Facebook get into the deals business and mobile banking evolves.