More than one-third of banking executives say that IT investment in mobile payments is the most important focus for them from a customer interface perspective, according to data cited in an infographic prepared by CDW.
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To attract Millennials, banks and retailers need to tap into their enthusiasm for smartphones and mobile apps, according to a survey by Zogby Analytics on behalf of Mitek, a provider of mobile document image capture software.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Sept. 24, including Walmart's low-cost mobile banking offer to customers, Apple's $100 markup for iPhone 6 Plus, VoLTE fueling an IMS land rush, Adobe's acquisition of photo editing software Aviary and half of Apple mobile device users have upgraded to iOS 8 after a week of deployment.
Wells Fargo has taken three mobile banking-related startups under its wing as part of its first official accelerator program.
The number of mobile phone users tapping into mobile banking will double over the next five years, predicts Juniper Research.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for July 1, including the feature Twitter has now extended to all of its advertisers, a ranking of the top mobile ad efforts, the latest round of Moven venture capital funding, the latest predictions for V2X communications and the new leader for MEMS sensors in automobiles.
The number of Australian mobile commerce customers soared 448 percent over the last three years, according to research prepared by Roy Morgan Research on behalf of the Australian Communications and Media Authority.
U.K. banks were slow to adopt mobile banking, and two of the largest banks, Barclays and HSBC, didn't deploy a mobile banking app until 2012, writes Stephen Walker, eBusiness and channel strategy analyst at Forrester Research.