US banks and thrifts trimmed a net of 343 high street locations in the third quarter of 2014, continuing the trend of branch closures.
Early reports of a clumsy interface between thumbprint, iPhone and eftpos terminal and an unfortunate case of double-charging by Bank of America has taken the shine off what at first appeared to be a relatively trouble-free introduction of Apple's new mobile payment service.
Apple Pay enjoyed a relatively smooth launch in the US today, with customers of some of the country's biggest banks able to use their iPhones to make purchases at a host of bricks-and-mortar and virtual stores.
A group of Wall Street firms, led by Goldman Sachs, has acquired instant messaging outfit Perzo and set up a new company to help them break free of their reliance on Bloomberg.
Bank of America today announced that beginning this week it will include chip technology on all new and reissued consumer and small business debit cards.
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN), through its subsidiary Huntington National Bank, has completed its acquisition of 24 Bank of America branches in Michigan, Huntington announced today.
More than 575 million US payments cards will feature EMV chip security by the end of next year, according to a trade body set up to push the migration from magstripe plastic.
A group of Wall Street banks, led by Goldman Sachs, are on the verge of buying a stake in instant messaging firm Perzo as they prepare to break free of their reliance on Bloomberg, according to Reuters.
Almost one in two US smartphone users admit they wouldn't last a day without their mobile, and many consider their devices more important than daily staples such as coffee and television, according to a new report by Bank of America.
Bank of America is to expand its use of videoconferencing to 500 branches across the US, enabling customers to remotely interact with small business bankers, mortgage specialists and financial advisors.
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