All articles by Stephen Little

Stephen Little

American Express partners with Earthport

American Express has partnered with the London-headquartered cross-border payments company Earthport, to expand its foreign exchange international payment service.

Samsung Galaxy S4 to include NFC and barcode scanning technology

Samsung will embed NFC and barcode-scanning technology on the new Galaxy S4 smartphone.

PayPal launches iPad app for small retailers

PayPal has launched an iPad app that turns tablets into a point-of-sale device.

USAA Bank adds voice recognition to its mobile app

The USAA Bank, providers of financial services to American military personnel and their families, has partnered with technology vendor Nuance Communications to add voice recognition software to its mobile app.

CBA launches Kaching payment app for Facebook

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), Australia’s second-largest bank by assets, has launched its Kaching mobile payment app for Facebook.

Itaú Unibanco launches mobile payment pilot in Brazil

Itaú Unibanco, Brazil’s second-largest bank by assets, has teamed up with the Rio de Janeiro-based telecoms operator TIM Brasil for a mobile payment pilot scheme.

Citi launch new m-banking solution

Citigroup (Citi) has launched a new mobile payment solution in the Dominican Republic which is designed to make transactions more efficient for small grocery stores and businesses.

Mobile banking usage in Australia soars: (MISC) Market Intelligence Strategy Centre Australia

More than 6m Australians are now using mobile banking, with adoption at a faster rate than internet banking a decade ago, according to a report entitled Remote Banking Futures by financial services consultancy MISC (Market Intelligence Strategy Centre).

Fifth Third Bank introduces mobile cheque depositing service

Ohio-headquartered Fifth Third Bank has announced a new feature for its mobile app which will enable customers to deposit cheques using their mobile phones.

Bank of Ireland launches new mobile payment service

Bank of Ireland, Ireland’s biggest-bank by assets, has launched a new mobile banking service that will enable customers to transfer money from their accounts to other Bank of Ireland customers by using their phone number.