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Infographic: Mobile banking lags behind other electronic banking options

While 81 percent of banking customers said they use online banking, fewer than half use their mobile device to interact with banks, according to a TechChecks's survey summarized in this infographic.

Amazon's drone dismay ends with FAA exemption

After almost a year of waiting, Amazon has been given the okay from the FAA to begin testing the latest version of its drone delivery program in the U.S.

Target's transformation roadmap makes mobile the front door

Target has embarked on a multi-faceted transformation to grow business and CEO Brian Cornell has declared mobile "the front door."

Spotlight: Two-thirds of Apple Pay users are encountering checkout problems

A disturbing two-thirds of Apple Pay users are encountering problems at checkout, according to a survey of 3,000 users by Phoenix Marketing International obtained by Bloomberg.

Belgian bank deploys MobileIron platform to mobilize account managers

Bank J.Van Breda & Co., a Belgian bank that specializes in serving entrepreneurs, has turned to MobileIron's enterprise mobile management platform to mobilize its account managers.

Amazon gets impatient, takes drone testing to Canada

As the Federal Aviation Administration continues to drag its feet on issuing regulations, Amazon is taking drone testing outside of the U.S.  The Guardian  first reported that the online retail giant has begun testing at a secret site in Canada, just over the border in British Columbia.

Amid IoT standards standoff, Panasonic opens portfolio for development

Panasonic pledged this week to provide royalty-free access to a chunk of its intellectual property, including software and patents, to push forward the development of the Internet of Things. While at face value it may seem like an altruistic move, in fact, it may be just the lastest shot in the ongoing standards war raging in the IoT industry. 

Regulatory barriers are least of Amazon's problems when it comes to drone deliveries

While Amazon recently cleared a regulatory hurdle at the Federal Aviation Administration for its drone deliveries, technical hurdles won't be so easy to clear.

Microsoft, PayPal deliver on promise of Surface-based POS system for SMBs

Fulfilling a pledge made at the National Retail Federation show in January, Microsoft and PayPal this week launched a mobile point-of-sale system called PayPal Here for Surface designed for small and medium-sized businesses.

Samsung not ceding mobile payments space to Apple

Korean electronics conglomerate Samsung, which has surpassed Apple in the smartphone space, now wants to challenge Cupertino in the mobile payments space with its purchase of mobile wallet startup LoopPay.