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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... >>

Barclays Pingit money transfer app now open to all

Barclays Pingit money transfer app now open to all

By 12 April 2012

Barclays mobile payment service Pingit has now been made available to all. It means customers will be able to make and receive payments to each other no matter what bank they use. Pingit enables users to transfer money and make payments by simply using... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Barclays Pingit review (iOS, BlackBerry and Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Barclays Pingit review (iOS, BlackBerry and Android)

By 16 February 2012

Mobile payments is an area of much debate. It’s obviously the way of the future to be able to send funds over and between mobile phones but there ae enormous issues of security and, probably more importantly, customer trust to overcome. Nonetheless,... >>

Infographic: Football banter, Twitter-style

Infographic: Football banter, Twitter-style

By 9 February 2011

Barclays has produced this fascinating infographic that shows how Twitter was a hot-bed of activity for football fans during the transfer deadline day shenanigans. Analysing Twitter traffic using Sysomos' Media Analysis Platform (MAP) Barclays looked... >>

EAT to offer contactless payment nationwide

EAT to offer contactless payment nationwide

By 2 November 2009

Barclaycard has announced another high street retailer is to roll out a contactless payment system for its OnePulse cards. Sandwich, soup and cofee shop EAT is to offer wave and pay transactions across its entire chain of 100 stores from mid-November.... >>


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