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Friday, October 28, 2011

Mobile Banking Updates - Oct 28

S&T Bank Introduces Mobile Banking for Anytime, Anywhere Access
"S&T Bank STBA +5.85% , a full-service financial institution with branch locations in 10 Pennsylvania counties, is pleased to announce the launch of S&T Mobile Banking, a mobile phone-based platform that enables customers to access their accounts via text message, mobile web or with the new S&T app available for iPhone, Android and Blackberry. With mobile banking, S&T customers are able to check balances, transfer funds, review transactions, pay bills and more right from their phone."

Lookout Mobile Security Rolls Out Free iPhone Security App
"iPhone owners do more with their phones than anyone else--browsing the web, sending emails, using social networks and even mobile banking. In fact, 52% of iPhone users conduct mobile banking on their iPhone. When designing this new offering, Lookout focused on providing one, easy to use app to keep iPhone users safe, and started by addressing the biggest risks to iPhone users today. In a recent survey, Lookout found that:

* 93% of iPhone users said they have concerns about the security of the data stored on their phones
* 4 out every 10 iPhone users are unsure about the security of public WiFi
* More than a third of users don’t regularly sync their devices."

Tyfone Introduces iCashe Mobile Wallet That Combines Mobile Banking With Digital Commerce
"CTIA Enterprise and Applications -- Tyfone (www.tyfone.com) announced today the availability of iCashe™, a new mobile wallet and eCommerce engine that for the first time delivers purchasing power through any mobile banking application. Built entirely on top of Tyfone's award-winning u4ia® mobile financial services platform, iCashe is the industry's only service to blend comprehensive mobile banking features with convenient consumer purchasing, gifting and loyalty programs. With the option of adding Tyfone's SideTap™ microSD secure element technology, iCashe also provides contactless NFC payments and the highest level of secure identity management."

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