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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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Monday, May 23, 2011

Mobile Banking Updates - May 23

Why Chase Continues to Update iPad App
"With constant technological developments, banks must be innovative in their designs. Having an iPhone app is not enough anymore, as Chase (NYSE: JPM) determined by developing the first mobile banking app specifically for the iPad, just a short time after Steve Jobs rolled it out."

3 Challenges Crippling Mobile Banking Today
"After attending the afternoon sessions of Net.Finance’s mobile focus day today, a number of challenges facing the industry’s efforts to successfully utilize the channel for new revenue and cost savings struck me as, well, annoying. Here are three hurdles highlighted in various sessions today"

Mobile Phone Banking and Payments on the Rise
"Making payments and checking bank accounts are becoming ever more popular activities which we carry out on our mobile phones according to the results of a new piece of research. In the last year mobile banking use has doubled, and this trend has really extended across all aspect of what is known as the “mobile wallet” industry. It has been reported in the TNS research study called Mobile Life that over 10% of us use a mobile phone to make payments these days."

ePayments Week: Who will deliver swipe-and-pay first?
"The coming ease of swiping and paying with your smartphone seems like an inevitability at this point, but there was some interesting speculation this week about who would bring it to us first and what the value would be. Forbes columnist Elizabeth Woyke reported that Isis' CEO Michael Abbott continues to expand the company's "mobile wallet" program, inviting Apple, Google, and Sprint into the big-tent effort."

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