"Brandon McGee, Industry Insider, Mobile Banking Guru...He is not only the real deal, a genuine industry insider, but also knows exactly what's on the minds of financial service pros as they contemplate the various mobile options." - Jim Bruene, Publisher & Founder, Online Financial Innovations

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

"Brandon McGee, the industry's unofficial ambassador for mobile banking" 

Monday, October 26, 2009

Mobile Banking Updates - Oct 26

Mobile Commerce: “Life Without a Wallet”
"We’ve all heard about the “cashless society”. But is it fact or fiction? Will mobile technologies play a role in accelerating the demise of our wallets and transform the way we will all transact our financial affairs? If so, when? What is the overall business case that drives the value for mobile commerce – and how can we accelerate its realization? Hear what the experts have to say about this revolutionary topic that is sure to affect all 6.5 billion mobile users worldwide, more than half of which reside in developing countries…"

Smartphone security threats likely to rise
"Worms, spam, viruses and hackers -- they're not just for your desktop or laptop anymore. According to internet security experts they could be well on their way into your pocket or purse. The popularity of smartphones -- like the Blackberry, iPhone, Palm and the emerging Droid -- is on the rise and shows no signs of letting up."

Petra Financial launches new Touchstone Mobile capabilities at MMT in Dubai
"Petra Financial is pleased to announce at MMT Dubai new Touchstone Mobile features being released such as enhanced security, support for wider BlackBerry operating system versions, and a forthcoming native Java version. Petra Financial a global software company is at the forefront of payments management, mobile banking, and mobile financial services; and counts customers such as HSBC, CaxtonFX, National Australia Group, and Deutsche Bank."

M-Com Delivers Best-In-Class Authentication Measures For Mobile Banking And Payments
"International mobile banking solution provider M-Com, announced today that it has been positioned as ‘best in class’ for its effective use of multi-channel authentication and security measures in its flagship mobile banking and payments product, BankAnywhere. This assessment was carried out in research firm Javelin Strategy & Research’s Multi-Channel Authentication via Mobile Banking report, published in September 2009."

Monitise Americas Now Provides Mobile Money Services to over 150 Financial Institutions
"Monitise Americas, the Mobile Money specialist, today announced over 50 financial institutions have now signed up for its full service solution, which consists of real-time balance inquiries, mini-statements, account transfers, bill payments, same-day payments and more, delivered by a downloadable application, iPhone app or a secure browser. A further 100 financial institutions have signed up for its text services, which include weekly balance texts and account updates delivered via SMS."

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