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New campaign urges people to be 'Cyber Streetwise'

A new campaign to change the way people protect themselves while shopping or banking online in order to avoid falling victim to cyber criminals is being launched today by the government.

Bank is all apps and ears

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks have launched both Apple and Android mobile banking apps as part of a series of measures to support and listen to its customers.

HSBC launches new Mobile Banking app

HSBC has launched a new Mobile Banking app for customers, available now on iOS and Android devices*.

West Brom savers look to the web

Building society the West Brom has added a new easy access account to its online savings portfolio WeBSave.

Busy Brits embrace anytime banking

After hours banking has become commonplace for millions of busy Brits, according to research commissioned to mark the fifth birthday of Faster Payments, the UK's immediate internet and phone banking payment scheme.

Brits use bank holiday to settle up finances

We can't deny that everyone loves a bank holiday weekend, but latest trend data from Barclays shows that Brits are taking this extra day to actually, well, bank.

Santander launches mobile banking app for Android

Santander has launched a brand new mobile banking app for customers who use Android smartphones and tablets, including the Kindle Fire, as well as updating the iPhone/iPad app the bank originally launched in January 2012.

Don't get caught out like Corrie's Gail!

Coronation Street conman Lewis Archer's £40,000 internet banking scam could have been foiled if Gail McIntyre had been more security savvy, according to, the Payments Council's consumer education campaign.

Countdown starts to mobile payments for all

Paying a friend or business on your mobile as easily as sending a text is set to become a mainstream option in spring 2014, when the Payments Council's new mobile payments service launches.

Barclays launches mobile banking app

Barclays is introducing a free mobile banking app allowing its customers to have simple access and a way of managing their accounts whilst on the move.

N&P Gold Account users keep current online

More than four out of five new customers who opened an award-winning Gold current account with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society (N&P) run their finances online, new research by the society has found.

O2 Wallet launches

O2 has announced the launch of O2 Wallet: a seamless and secure digital wallet service that will deliver the benefits of mobile money to more UK consumers than any other product or service currently available.

Barclays Pingit now available to all

Barclays Pingit, the UK's first person-to-person service for sending and receiving money using mobile phone numbers, is now available to the customers of all UK banks and building societies.

Barclays Pingit expanded for teenagers

Barclays is expanding its ground-breaking Barclays Pingit mobile app following unprecedented consumer demand, and with younger people also calling for access on blogs, app review sites and social media.

Online banking with chemistry

first direct has relaunched its customer website following a complete redesign to reflect the changing nature of how its customers communicate with the bank.