Westpac Bank is claiming an Australian first with the launch of Siri for Westpac, allowing its customers to make payments using voice technology.
Australia’s big four banks have been heavily criticised in a new report by a global analyst firm, which says digital money management provided by their mobile apps is minimal at best – and their apps don’t reflect the banks’ vision of helping customers improve their financial well-being.
Australians will continue to use cash in tandem with digital payment solutions, according to new research revealing that an average of 66% of consumers are withdrawing cash from ATMs at least once a month – with just over half logging into their mobile banking apps every week.
Twenty years after BPAY was launched in Australia around 60% of Aussies now pay their bills using the service, according to the payments company which says that on average people pay five or six bills a month.
IMB Bank is claiming a first in the banking industry with the launch of a new messaging service for its mobile customers.
Apple has told Westpac to remove the keyboard from its iOS banking app and given the bank time until July to do so.
The Commonwealth narrowly pipped Westpac as Australia’s top bank due to the usability of its mobile and digital services, but Westpac was deemed to be the bank with the highest score in mobile banking functionality, according to a newly published study.
Westpac mobile and online banking services are offline, having been hit by outages since 10 June and customers have struggled to cope over the long weekend, judging by their reactions.
The ANZ bank will run a trial using voice biometrics to transfer sums of money more than $1000 using its mobile apps.
Satellite operator Sky and Space Global has secured a new commercial wholesale contract for communications bandwidth from its initial 3 nano-satellites, the “3 Diamonds”.
Tasmanian banking group, MyState Bank, has launched a new Internet banking platform and mobile banking apps in another step in the bank’s ongoing digital transformation.
Representing more than 1 in 3 of the globe’s population, Juniper Research’s Fintech analysts said "over two billion mobile users would have used their devices for banking purposes by the end of 2021, compared to 1.2bn this year globally".
Customers of the National Australia Bank will have instant use of new, approved personal Visa credit cards, even before they receive their “physical” card, with the bank’s new mobile banking app to be released in coming weeks.
London, we have a problem: nearly 1 in 3 UK mobile banking customers would consider changing banks after a bad mobile experience, but US banking customers aren't as worried.
Retail banks around the world are expected to use startup providers - overtaking incumbent application vendors - to replace legacy online and mobile banking systems over the next four years, according to analyst firm Gartner.
Nearly 1 in 5 of the global adult population, or over 1B users, will have used their devices for banking purposes by the end of 2015.
Suncorp Bank has made fingerprint login available for its mobile banking app in response to what it says is customer demand for quicker access to account balances and mobile banking services.
Security is always a concern with financial transactions conducted online and the explosion in smartphone use for everything from mobile banking, buying event tickets to paying bills means that it’s a number one priority for both consumers and financial services providers.
Australia is improving its global competitiveness through digital technology, according to a newly released report which suggests the nation’s continued prosperity hinges on our ability to use technological prowess to find new solutions to old problems.
I find it strange that things like watching streaming media such as Netflix or listening to music should be classifieded[…]
thanks for this post
There's a lot more in US District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers' decision than you have reported here. Apple won all[…]
I'm a retired proofreader with a lot of free time on my hands and would happily work as a moderator[…]
All this ruling does is clarify the situation and confirm the commonsense proposition that what has long been generally unlawful[…]