Wells Fargo tests voice-recognition mobile technology
Imagine picking up your phone and being able to ask, "How much did I spend at restaurants last month?"
Consumers enamored with mobile banking, experts say
Snap, tap and done. That's the catchy mantra of mobile banking, increasingly touted by financial institutions as a way to oh-so-easily pay bills, check balances and deposit checks from your cellphone. And consumers are heeding ...
Car-hailing app Uber to take PayPal
Car-hailing app Uber is now letting its users pay for their rides using PayPal.
Smartphone banking opens door to ill-doers
Matt Certo jumped at the chance to use his smartphone for banking as soon as his bank offered the service a few years back.
Technology likely to alter the old-fashioned bank branch
As more people do their banking on computers, tablets and mobile devices, trips to the local bank branch are increasingly rare. Still, convenient branch access remains the top reason that people select a bank.
Intuit sells financial services unit for $1.03B
Intuit is selling a division that provides software to financial institutions in a deal worth about $1.03 billion as it focuses on products for consumers and small businesses.
Myanmar moves to delay foreign telecom deals
(AP)—Foreign companies hoping to tap into one of the world's final telecom frontiers grappled with lingering political uncertainties Wednesday after Myanmar's lower house of parliament ruled that licenses ...
Myanmar's telecom race enters final stretch
(AP)—Foreign companies will tap into one of the world's final telecom frontiers Thursday when Myanmar hands out licenses to operate two new mobile phone networks—part of efforts by the long-isolated nation to use technology ...
Mobile-payment companies roll out new toys for businesses
Forget ka-ching. It's all tap-tap these days. Restaurants and shop owners fed up with antiquated cash registers and expensive credit card terminals are switching to cheaper devices that plug into smartphones and tablets. ...
Banking goes mobile, with a few hitches
Dan Brower fished a much-awaited check from his mailbox but didn't have time to swing by his bank's branch. So the Kansas City resident fired up his 2-week-old iPhone, and with just a flick of his finger - disappointment. ...
Facebook outlook still muddled one year after IPO
A year after a nightmarish share offering, Facebook still has its ardent backers and detractors.
Dutch banks' online services hit by cyberattack
Dutch banks say a cyberattack has affected their online services, but did not breach the security of customers' accounts.
RBS says technical issues blocking mobile apps
(AP)—British bank RBS says technical issues have prevented customers from logging into its mobile applications—another in a series of computer glitches that has hit the struggling institution.
Africa, Asia lead 'mobile money' boom
Africa and Asia are leading a global boom in the use of "mobile money" as millions turn to their mobile phones instead of coughing up cash or handing over credit cards.