Unwired Nation's mobile banking product meant for smaller FIs

Company is offering a product that rivals similar apps from major banks such as Bank of America.

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Five trends in mobile payments worldwide in 2014

Michelle Evans, senior consumer finance analyst at Euromonitor International, examines the key areas in the market as the year enters the final quarter.

Paydiant's large role in mobile payments

The company's CEO recently spoke with Mobile Payments Today about his work with the Merchant Customer Exchange, Subway and what the future holds for this industry.

Summit to take a deep dive into the future of ATM and mobile technologies

The second annual ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit in September will feature experts with exceptional depth of knowledge in areas of innovation, security, compliance and regulation.

Is real-time fast enough for banking information?

ACI Worldwide's Mark Ranta thinks FIs should take it to another level.

CFPB turns its attention to mobile financial services

Agency wants to know how emerging tech can help financially underserved consumers

Paym debuts, but will security concerns derail its full potential?

Almost 400K register for service as U.K. consumers get another m-payment option.

Strategies for developing innovative and successful mobile payment apps

The pressure is on financial instutions to develop products their customers want.

Trustly sees growth in online bank-to-bank payments

Swedish-based company driving mobile use across Europe with bank-account-based payments.

HCE should jump-start mobile payments for banks

Financial institutions now have a way to bypass the secure element owned by telcos.

Mobile payments taking off in the UK

A number of mobile initiatives in the UK is driving consumers there to use their smartphones for payments.

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Mozido raises $185 million in two-part funding round

MasterCard among four investors in mobile payments company; a total of $265 million in capital has been raised by Mozido over the past 12 months.

Nearly 40 percent of US mobile banking users worry about identity theft

Not surprisingly, older users of mobile banking apps are more fearful than younger users about having their mobile banking data hacked.

More UK banks join Paym

Clydesdale Bank, Isle of Man Bank, NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland, Ulster Bank and Yorkshire Bank are among the new banks that will offer Paym this year.

Garanti Bank adds virtual assistant to mobile app

Garanti Bank customers can now converse with the iGaranti virtual assistant using natural, conversational language to inquire about their account details, transfer funds, get exchange rates, and more.

Zapp reveals UK merchant partners

The mobile payments initiative backed by banks plans to launch in 2015.

Mobile Payments Today publishes State of the Industry report

MobilePaymentsToday.com surveyed consumers in the U.S., U.K., India and Brazil to discover how they are adapting to the growing mobile payments industry. Our fourth edition is available in five versions.

Norwegian security company releases app in UK

Promon Shield is meant to stop malware attacks when consumers use their smartphones for activities such as mobile banking.

Not so fast, Citi: Walmart intros GoBank checkless accounts

Walmart's new offering for the un- and underbanked is checkless and overdraft-free, just like Citi's. Both also offer tens of thousands of free ATMs.

Citi issues mobile challenge to software developers

Contest is intended to result in consumer products for apps and the Internet of Things.

Visa explores options to sell stake in Monitise

Card network first invested in the company in 2009, says this sale is consistent with past investment practices.

Orange Money offers mobile transfers with Bank of Africa

Service is live in Madagascar and will be available in more countries in the coming months.

Open Sesame: ING intros voice controls into mobile app

Customers in the Netherlands will get the first opportunity to use new feature.

Security Service Federal Credit Union joins CU Wallet venture

The credit union wants to draw younger consumers to its institution with mobile payments.

BBVA grows digital and mobile customers in South America

Bank announced a $2.5 billion investment plan last year for the region.

Instant P2P payments come to EverBank

Financial institution will use service from FIS that enables users to send funds to anyone with an email address or mobile phone number.

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Mobile financial services are becoming indispensible to the underbanked. In addition to payments, this research center covers other mobile banking services such as balance checks, account transactions, credit applications, funds transfer, ACH, check imaging, remote capture deposit and ATMs.