Posts Tagged ‘Barclays’
Fintechist Barclays Fraud Warning 2017

Barclays Warns Consumers About Heightened Fraud Risks During Christmas Shopping Spree

by JP Buntinxon November 17, 2017
Christmas is almost upon us. Not only is this a joyous holiday, but it’s also a difficult time for retailers all over the world. Barclays, a major bank in the UK, is warning about the high risks of online fraud this holiday season. This warning comes nearly seven weeks in advance, which is pretty unusual. […]
Fintechist Barclays Anti-fraud Questionnaire

Barclays Hopes to Prevent Online Funds Transfer Fraud with a Pop-up Questionnaire

by JP Buntinxon October 26, 2017
Banks want to keep tabs on how consumers use the money stored in their account. This is only normal, although not everyone appreciates this “Big Brother” attitude all that much. Barclays is taking a rather strange step to keep tabs on unusual transfers. A pop-up questionnaire will show up when people make unusual online funds […]

Fintechist Barclays Sensors Bankers

Barclays Deploys Sensors to Track Bankers’ Time Spent Behind Their Desks

by JP Buntinxon August 20, 2017
Financial technology is coming to the financial sector in many different ways. Payments will never be the same in a few years from now. However, banks and financial institutions have to implement other changes as well Barclays, for example, will use sensors to see when their personnel are at their desks. This is a rather […]
bPay Loop

bPay Loop Brings Contactless Payment Support To Any Wrist Device

by JP Buntinxon July 11, 2016
Wearable technology does not seem to be an immediate success to boost contactless payments. In fact, there is a lingering question of how useful wearable technology is to the average consumer. For those who do not want to make the switch just yet, Barclays has come up with nifty solutions. Their new bPay loop lets […]

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The Value of A Financial AI Chatbot in Fintech

by JP Buntinxon May 4, 2016
Although a lot of Fintech companies are looking at robo-advisors right now, several banks around the world are experimenting with chatbots for financial services. Barclays Africa is among the first banks to combine a chatbot with artificial intelligence in the financial world, but does this concept hold any measure of viability in the Fintech sector? […]