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Barclays customer? No Apple Pay for you then

Barclays customer? No Apple Pay for you then

By 9 June 2015

When Apple announced that Apple Pay was coming to the UK, there was a surprise omission: there was no sign of Barclays Bank, one of the UK's most prominent high street banks. Barclays isn't going to supporting Apple Pay when it launches in the UK next... >>

Pay people via Twitter, now an incoming thing in the UK thanks to Pingit and Barclays

Pay people via Twitter, now an incoming thing in the UK thanks to Pingit and Barclays

By 25 February 2015

Paying with cash is so last millennium, digital dealing is the future. The latest way to pay, from 10 March, will be via Twitter thanks to Pingit and Barclays. Barclays claims to be the first UK bank to offer payments via Twitter. It will do this using... >>

Contactless payment limit jumps up, is unlimited tap-to-pay coming?

Contactless payment limit jumps up, is unlimited tap-to-pay coming?

By 9 February 2015

Contactless cards are becoming more powerful than ever before as their limit gets pushed even higher. Now you can tap-to-pay up to £30 using your contactless card. The contactless card was first introduced back in 2007 where the limit was £10. This... >>

Barclays banking on Code Playground and Digital Driving License to enhance our digital skills

Barclays banking on Code Playground and Digital Driving License to enhance our digital skills

By 15 January 2015

There's been a lot of talk about "coding" recently, with its addition to the national curriculum for schools from September 2014. Barclays has launched a new Code Playground, giving both customers and non-customers the chance get to grips with coding. ... >>

Barclays launching finger scanner for online banking

Barclays launching finger scanner for online banking

By 5 September 2014

Barclays has announced that it will be introducing a finger scanner to be used for online banking in the UK. Barclays has teamed up with Hitachi to create the biometric reader which uses the tech company's Finger Vein Authentication Technology, or Vein... >>

What is Paym and why should you care?

What is Paym and why should you care?

By 29 April 2014

Paym is the new buzzword this week in the mobile payment space, but what does it mean and why should you care? What is Paym? From the 29 April you can pay your friends and family using just their mobile number, rather than having to ask for their account... >>

British banks to accept photos of cheques through smartphones, says UK Treasury

British banks to accept photos of cheques through smartphones, says UK Treasury

By 27 December 2013

Almost four years late to the game, British banks will soon have to accept photos of cheques captured via smartphones, reducing the processing time from six days to two, according to the UK Treasury. Banks like JP Morgan Chase in the US have accepted... >>

Barclays Cloud Is launched for online banking customers to keep their documents as safe as their money

Barclays Cloud Is launched for online banking customers to keep their documents as safe as their money

By 18 September 2013

US bank Barclays has launched a cloud storage solution for its customers so that they can store important documents in a safe online locker that is tied to their online banking accounts. Barclays Cloud It is an unlimited online document management service... >>

App of the day: Barclays Mobile Banking review (Android)

App of the day: Barclays Mobile Banking review (Android)

By 17 June 2013

It makes the world go round but you can't buy love with it. It walks, it talks, it's the root of all evil, but all we want is dirty cash. The country has none, but fortunately banks do, and some of that filthy lucre goes into app development. Mother always... >>

Barclays switches to voice recognition for phone banking

Barclays switches to voice recognition for phone banking

By 9 May 2013

Barclays Wealth is to start using a voice recognition system developed by the company behind Apple's Siri for its phone banking. Called Nuance FreeSpeech, it can check to see if a person is who they say they are, via voice recognition, and then inform... >>