Archive for: February, 2012
James Richards - 80-30 - London | 20/02/2012 | 2311 views | 1 comment
The recent launch of Barclays’ new Pingit app is another significant milestone on the road to true mobile money, taking consumers one step closer to using their phone as their wallet.
While many other banks are working on similar schemes, Barclays has taken the market by surprise with its timing. Going solo on a big innovation like this is a...
Tags: Mobile & online, Payments
James Richards - 80-30 - London | 06/02/2012 | 3365 views
As moves to make account switching easier draw closer (D-day for regulation to come into play is currently September 2013), the Payments Council has published a report confirming the consumer demand for a more simple way to move from one current account provider to another.
There are many fables about consumer reticence in changing their main bank...
Tags: Online banking, Mobile & online
Elizabeth Lumley - Finextra - London | 01/02/2012 | 3548 views | 11 comments
No, this isn't a blog about that jobsworth bouncer at a Toronto bar who tried to stop me entering the Misys party at last year's Sibos (However, I did say 'I'm sooo Tweeting this!', before my colleague intervened - oh the shame....)
Anyway, I attended the always entertaining CSFI/Visa Europe roundtable last Thursday on digital identity. The meetin...
Tags: Security, Retail banking