Saxo Bank revamps mobile trading app

Denmark's Saxo Bank has boosted its mobile trading app

Saxo Bank has added new features to its trading app SaxoTrader, which works on iPhone and iPad and is designed to make trading more mobile.

Commerzbank adopts visual security tool for mobile payments

Commerzbank has adopted new security tools

Germany’s Commerzbank has adopted a visual transaction signing tool from British security firm Cronto for its online banking customers, designed to protect against Trojan malware.

Finalists named for London banking ideas challenge

The final stage of the challenge will be hosted at Canary Wharf

Seven innovative start-up companies have been chosen to take part in a major new London-based project that aims to bolster advanced technologies in financial services. The seven firms will participate in a twelve-week programme in which they will gain support from the major banks and gather interest from venture capitalists and investors.

Trendy techs top CIO priority lists for 2013 says Gartner study

The world othe CIO is changing

Faced with flatlining IT budgets, global CIOs must better exploit the business potential of technology to achieve results – currently they realise only 43% of that potential says Gartner. Top of the priority list is what the research firm calls ‘digital technologies’. In this it includes mobile, analytics, Big Data, social media networking and cloud, […]

Tough year ahead for NFC as retail payments diversify

Celent: NFC will struggle in 2013

NFC technology advocates face continued disappointment in 2013 as it is likely to be overshadowed by other developments in retail payments, according to a new report by financial research firm Celent.

CIBC promotes NFC payments via BlackBerry

CIBC is hoping to boost uptake of NFC

Canada’s CIBC bank has launched a novel promotion aimed at increasing uptake of NFC technology for mobile payments.

Video banking 2.0 targets retail bank productivity

Pranger: video banking can help retail banks better serve their customers

Once considered too difficult and unreliable to be viable, video banking can now help banks increase engagement with the retail customer while cutting costs, according to Gene Pranger, chief executive and founder at uGenius, a provider of personal transaction technologies.

M-Pesa mobile payment arrives in India

Mobile banking comes to India with M-Pesa, the mobile payment service that banks the 'unbanked'

Indian bank ICICI Bank has partnered with Vodafone to launch M-Pesa, the famous mobile payment service, in India.

Clear2Pay Supplement Sibos 2012

Payments 2020: The New Reality is the latest in a series of supplements produced for the Sibos event by Clear2Pay in association with Banking Technology, and the picture it paints is of a global industry
changing rapidly as technology and service innovations create a whole new way of doing business.

MTS targets ‘unbanked’ Russian market


Russian telecoms company MTS is planning to provide banking services to customers that lack a traditional bank account, following an agreement to purchase of a 25.09% stake in MTS Bank.