Survey: Barclays accounts for three of top ten UK banking apps

Barclays Mobile Banking, Pingit and mybarclaycard were all in the UK’s top ten most popular iOS and Android banking apps in Q1 2015, according to App Annie. And demand in the UK for mobile banking easily outstrips comparable markets in …

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Barclays joins Zapp, but no launch until October

Barclays is the latest UK bank to sign up for Zapp, which will enable m-commerce and point-of-sale transactions in competition with Apple Pay. In fact, Barclays said it will be the first UK financial institution to offer Zapp’s Pay by …

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Retail sector is still putting off the search for a mobile strategy – survey

New research by UK bank Barclays revealed that sales via mobile devices are forecast to grow rapidly but traditional retailers appear unconcerned by the radical implications for their business. Consumers are set to splash out £53.6 billion annually in the …

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Barclays enables mobile payments through Twitter handles

Barclays said it will be the first UK bank to allow people to pay each other, as well as small businesses, using just their Twitter handles. Mind you, users must first have downloaded the bank’s Pingit mobile money app running …

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