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Dwolla's Speedy Alternative to ACH
September 30, 2012 Dwolla's upstart settlement service tries to take on ACH.
Citi Aims to Build ID Management Business
July 12, 2012 Citigroup is experimenting with new means of authentication and digital signatures for its customers and piloting an identity...
Open Source's Promise
July 1, 2012 Open source software offers many benefits, including lower cost and faster development times, but it also presents management...
Dynamic Pricing May Be the Key to Customer Retention: Bank of the West
June 28, 2012 The bank hopes to find the right formula to attract the best customers and to deepen relationships with ones it already has.
Customers' Actions Speak Louder than Intentions for Banks, Research Group Says
June 27, 2012 Aite Group has developed what it says is a better metric for calculating customer likelihood to buy products and services from...
Elavon Upgrades Security Software to EMV
June 26, 2012 U.S. Bancorp unit will bring tokens to security suite.
Microsoft's Tablet PC Could Ease Adoption in Branches
June 20, 2012 Microsoft's Surface could pose a formidable challenge to Apple's iPad, but for bankers it presents the prospect of gaining a...
Industry with Few 'Friends' Can Still Leverage Social Media
June 19, 2012 Banks can still use social media to promote their brands and connect to loyal customers without being widely "liked" by their...
Public Cloud or Private? Banks Map a Path Towards Both
June 18, 2012 Deutsche Bank and National Australia Bank are quickly building out internal clouds, but are only dipping their toes in public...
Citi Adds Trade Services to Corporate Mobile Banking
June 13, 2012 Citigroup announced Tuesday that it is adding components of its Trade Advisor product to the CitiDirect BE Mobile banking suite.
Banks and Square Pin Down a Strategy for Pinterest
June 8, 2012 Pinterest, the photo-clipping social network, may be the next step for banks and payment companies seeking to add a visual...
In Mobile Stampede, Banks Neglect Online Banking
June 8, 2012 Online banking's many features may go overlooked by bankers when a unified strategy is called for, IDC report and industry...
E-Payments Luminary: Merchant Rewards Will Light Bankers' Way
June 6, 2012 Peter Kight, who founded CheckFree in the 1980s, has a vision for the future, but it's up to the banks if they want to be there.
Cartera Clinches New Funding Round
June 5, 2012 An investor group led by Comvest is providing $12.2 million in funding.
ATM Lawsuits Draw Banks into Disabilities Act Mire
May 29, 2012 Banks had two years to update their ATMs following changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act. As soon as the March 15...
Oracle to Launch Upgraded Core System with Open Development
May 25, 2012 New version of Flexcube said to provide integrated core, private and online banking, as well as new development tools that let...
Bank of America Reaches 10 Million Mobile Banking Users
May 24, 2012 Bank has been adding 43,000 new active mobile customers a week.
Total System Reveals Acquisition Plans
May 23, 2012 The payment processor wants to grow through acquisition and work directly with merchants.
Hackers Target the Weakest Link: The End User
May 22, 2012 Stu Sjouwerman, CEO of security firm KnowBe4, took about two minutes to launch a successful social engineering attack against...
Banks' Bitcoin Influence May Rise as Dwolla's Declines
May 18, 2012 When the alternative payments provider Dwolla changed its terms of service earlier this month, it made it harder for users of...