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"Going Mobile. Local executive carves niche as national expert on fast-growing banking-industry technology trend" - Scott Olson, Indianapolis Business Journal (IBJ)

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Sunday, April 5, 2009

Mobile Banking Updates - Mar 5

Verisign brings extra security to the iPhone
"Worried that someone could steal your online identity, financial assets or data when you sign into accounts on the iPhone? Then Verisign’s free VIP Access app may be just what you’re looking for. VIP Access, now available in the Apple App Store, adds an extra layer of security on top of online accounts. To do this, it produces a temporary security code that remains valid for only 30 seconds — during which time you must sign into the online account in question. Actually, it’s a three step process:"

Citi and Visa in Singapore m-payments trial
"The pilot, to begin in May, will see up to 300 Citi M1 Platinum Visa cardholders given a Nokia 6212 classic handset. Participants can make purchases of up to S$100 at over 750 merchants by waving the NFC-enabled mobile phones over a contactless reader at the point of sale."

New Features in iPhone OS 3.0 will Help Banking Apps
"Apple's new iPhone operating system was announced last week. There are more than 100 new features that will make the phone even more valuable plus 1,000 new APIs to keep developers innovating like mad. The new OS will be available 'this summer.' Most changes are relatively minor, but two are significant for online banking and personal finance apps:"

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