Millions of Australian banking customers were unable to access ATM and Eftpos services on Sunday after severe storms on the east coast caused widespread damage, including a major outage at a cloud computing service used by several banks.
Australia's St George Bank will soon let iPhone-owning mobile customers log into their accounts with only a fingerprint.
Australia's St George Bank has begun trialling iBeacon technology in branches, pinging information to customers' iPhones when they enter the building.
Australia's St George Bank is to offer free office space to start-ups through a network of 'Business Hubs' across the country.
Australia's St George Bank has built a smartwatch app prototype as it prepares for a world where customers check their account balance and make payments from their wrists.
Just two months after rolling out its first m-banking application, Norway's Sparebanken Vest is forecasting that mobile will soon overtake online as the bank's primary channel for customer interactions.
St George Bank of Australia claims to have 60,000 mobile banking customers who use only their smartphone to do all their banking.
The launch this week of the new PropertyMate feature as part of St.George Banking Group's latest iPhone app, once again demonstrates its position as a leader in innovation in mobile and online banking.
Android smart phone users will now have access to key online banking features with a new, purpose-built Mobile Banking application for Android devices - another Australian first for St.George bank - with an application for the new Blackberry Torch to follow soon.
Australia's St.George Bank is to release a new banking app specially designed for Apple's iPad tablet, offering full online banking functionality, GPS features and access to the bank's YouTube channel.
© Finextra Research 2019