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One of the paradoxes of the early digital banking era (1995 to 2007) was why Capital One was a laggard? The new company (spun out from Signet Bank in 1994) was widely revered as a data analytics and marketing master. But it was practically a digital no-show for more than a decade, offering just a minimum level of functionality online. As recently as 2010 they were the last major bank to launch a native mobile banking app.

Fast-forward six years and Capital One owns the innovation mantle, at least in the United States. It has Capital One… Continue reading

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This story was originally sent to professionals just like you in this morning’s Payments INSIDER newsletter by BI Intelligence, a subscription research service from Business Insider. Get two weeks risk-free »unnamedBank of America’s newest mobile app update will include support for Android fingerprint scanners as well as Apple’s Touch ID, according to The Verge. Rather than entering login information, consumers will be able to tap their fingerprint to access their mobile banking account. Citi, one of Bank of America’s major competitors, added fingerprint support to its app in July.

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Banking is a bit of an old boys’ club dominated by a few huge, lumbering corporations, but up-start Atom thinks it’s time for a new player with a different approach. Atom wants to take mobile banking seriously; so seriously, in fact, that it aims to exist almost solely as a mobile app. The company has just been granted a UK banking licence and plans to launch later this year, first using mobile apps to offer its services before graduating to desktops in due course. Atom will have a 24-hour support team available by phone, email, webchat and social networks, but the idea is you can do everything, even open an account, from within the mobile app.

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Mobiles becoming dominant for banks
The growing love affair smartphone-toting Kiwis have with mobile banking is starting to push the desktop PC into second place. ASB is the first bank to reach a “tipping point” where more than half of all customers’ online sessions are now taking place on mobile devices.
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