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Jun 04

Citizens Bank Launches Mobile Deposit, Quick Balance View

Citizens Financial has launched mobile check deposit and quick balance-viewing functionalities on its mobile banking apps for Citizens Bank and Charter One Bank customers. Mobile deposit allows customers to deposit checks by taking photos of them with a mobile device. The new Fast Balance feature lets customers check their account balances without logging in through

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May 22

Citi Lets Customers See Account Balances Without Logging In

Citi introduced the new Citi Mobile Snapshot feature for its iPhone and Android mobile banking applications. It allows customers to check the accounts balances of their bank accounts and credit cards from the login screen, without actually logging in. The feature also shows that last 15 transactions. “Customers want fast and simple access to their

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May 07

Huntington Bank iPhone App Shows Balances Without a Password

A new update to Huntington Bank’s iPhone mobile banking application comes with a convenient feature for customers who don’t want to go through the process of logging into their accounts to check their account balances. The new feature, called “Quick Balance,” shows up on the app’s login screen. It show the balance of a customer’s

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FirstCapital Bank of Texas Launches Video Teller ATMs
Apr 02

FirstCapital Bank of Texas Launches Video Teller ATMs

FirstCapital Bank of Texas, based in Midland, Texas with $824 million in assets, introduced video teller ATM technology. It allows customers to speak with live, remote bank associates through an ATM at any time during every day of the week. The bank says that up to 95 percent of transactions typically conducted at a teller

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Mar 06

Isis Holds Taxicab Promotion for American Express Customers

Through June 1, 2014, American Express card customers who pay for a ride in an NYC Yellow Medallion Taxicab through the Isis Mobile Wallet will get back 50 percent in the form of statement credits. The promotion is available for personal, OPEN Small Business and Serve card customers. Each eligible card can receive up to

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Feb 12

Wells Fargo Holds Promotion to Boost Isis Wallet Usage

Wells Fargo is holding a limited-time promotion to encourage more of its credit card customers to use the Isis Mobile Wallet, with which the bank is partnered. Wells Fargo credit card customers who link their cards to the Isis Mobile Wallet will receive a one-time $20 statement credit after making one contactless payment. Additionally, they’ll

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Feb 05

Ally Bank Launches Windows 8 App

Ally Bank has released a native mobile banking application for the Windows 8 mobile platform. The app functions similar to the online bank’s apps on other mobile platforms. Customers can check account balances, view recent transactions, transfer funds, make mobile check deposits and more. “Our Windows app is yet another example that demonstrates Ally’s customer-driven

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Yahoo Email Hack Could Jeopardize Bank Accounts
Jan 31

Yahoo Email Hack Could Jeopardize Bank Accounts

Yahoo reported that a third-party database was hacked and there was unauthorized access to an undisclosed number of Yahoo Mail accounts, which could in turn put users’ bank accounts at risk. “Our ongoing investigation shows that malicious computer software used the list of usernames and passwords to access Yahoo Mail accounts,” said Jay Rossiter, senior

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Mint Now Allows Users to Track their Bitcoins

Mint, the popular personal financial management tool, announced that it is the first money management tool that will track users’ Bitcoins, an increasingly-popular digital currency. On top of the many financial accounts that can already be linked to Mint, the tool now links to Coinbase, the largest Bitcoin wallet service in the U.S. with more

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More Banks Experiment With Voice Technology
Jan 27

More Banks Experiment With Voice Technology

Interested in finding out how much you spent at grocery stores last month? Why don’t you ask — using your bank’s mobile app? Soon you might be able to. Wells Fargo & Co. has begun testing voice-recognition technology that could impact how its 12 million mobile-banking customers use their smartphones to bank. Wells Fargo’s move

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