Don't expect big, sweeping leaps in credit union mobile banking apps this year.
Android vulnerabilities are real but few security experts are urging outright bans.
Functions such as remote deposit and mobile pay add to the attraction, consultancy ath Power says.
Google Wallet all but dead, picture pay shows promise and more emerge from Finovate's spring show in San Francisco.
Popmoney now allows person-to-person transfers within mobile banking app, company says.
Mobile phones are more than just phones. They have become indispensable portable computers, helping manage our personal lives, connecting us at all times to the office and bringing us the information we want, when we want it at the speed of light.
The question is fundamental: which is faster, and easier? Inputting commands into a smartphone by typing on glass or by talking them into the device?
In this preview from next week's print edition, experts ponder whether mobile banking by voice command is ready for prime time.
Big banking tech companies recently have been hungrily gobbling up smaller companies and the question is, Will this consolidation continue? The other question, Is this good, or bad, for credit unions?
Conferences, white papers, surveys, pilot programs, new applications all screamed the same refrain in 2012: mobile banking, mobile banking, mobile banking.