A new report published by IMS Research entitled "NFC - World - 2010" forecasts that the number of NFC IC shipments will reach 785 million in 2015.
European BlackBerry and iPhone users are nearly three times more likely to use mobile banking services than the owners of other handsets, according to research from Forrester.
Forrester Research has declared the tech downturn of the past two years as 'unofficially over', with IT spending by business and government set to rebound in 2010.
The number of US households paying bills online will grow from 48 million this year to 63 million by 2014, driven by consolidator sites like Yodlee, according to Forrester Research.
Nearly half of US and European financial services firms have cut their technology budgets this year due to the economic crisis, according to a survey from Forrester Research.
After a steady take-up of online banking services between 2000 and 2005, growth has slowed in the last two years and is set to remain sluggish as customers stick to using branches and ATMs, according to a UK study released by Forrester Research.
While financial services firms encourage consumers to apply for products via the Web, none of the UK's top six banks and building societies provide site visitors with strong content and functionality for researching and applying for credit cards, according to a new report by Forrester Research.
US banks are set to grab back a major share of the surging electronic bill payment and presentment (EBPP) market over the next five years, according to the latest forecasts from Forrester Research.
Financial services firms in Europe will invest EUR100 billion on software and services related to the renewal of their banking applications over the course of the next ten years, according to a report by Forrester Research.
Banks must act "urgently" to tackle Net user security fears if they are to retain and attract customers to cheaper online channels says Forrester Research.
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