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Mobile News Round-up: Mobile Banking, AI, and IoT in Your Home

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Mobile News Round-up: Mobile Banking, AI, and IoT in Your Home

This week, read about trends in digital banking through mobile phones, how we should handle AI technologies, Apple's HomeKit, and more.

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By now we've all heard about the Equifax breach--and all of the other ways in which our personal information has been compromised--and some of us have even stood in line for the iPhone 8 or AppleWatch Series 3. So instead of focusing solely on those things, this week I'm bringing you content that may have flown a little under the radar, but all of which shows the impact digital technology and apps are having on our day-to-day lives.

Enjoy!

Europe leads the way in digital banking, payments - ATM Marketplace, September 21, 2017.
The uptake of mobile devices to manage money, conduct banking and make payments is greater than ever in Europe as 77 percent of Europeans now use their mobile devices to keep track of their finances and make everyday payments that include bills, parking and going out, according to a new report from Visa.

ABA Survey: Two-Thirds of Americans Use Digital Banking Channels Most Often - ABA Banking Journal, September 21, 2017.
Online and mobile banking continue to grow in popularity and together represent the primary banking channels for two-thirds of Americans, according to a new survey conducted by Morning Consult for the American Bankers Association.

Digital Banking is Hot, But Don't Close Branches Yet - The Financial Brand, September 21, 2017.
Consumers approach their personal banking in many ways, using different channels for different types of transactions. The use of both basic and advanced digital banking channels is increasing, as customers become familiar with new technologies and capabilities.

AI should be treated like a curious toddler, not a killer robot - The Next Web, September 21, 2017.
There are thousands of articles on artificial intelligence and, if you follow the field, the vast majority of them seem to be warnings of impending doom or technology experts shrieking that AI isn't as big a deal as the media would have you believe, "Move along there's nothing to see here," they appear to say. All of those people are wrong.

Apple HomeKit devices are suddenly booming - The Verge, September 21, 2017.
LIFX is just the latest in a series of companies to have made older products HomeKit compatible, thanks largely to Apple loosening the restrictions it had placed on its HomeKit partners.

New technologies are transforming health, but culture lags behind - mobihealthnews, September 19, 2017.
Healthcare is becoming more decentralized every day thanks to new technologies and a growing emphasis on consumer-focused services, according to presentations at the Patient Engagement and Experience Summit in Boston today. But even as telehealth, wearables, virtual reality, and other technologies disrupt familiar models of health care delivery, a greater shift in culture and policy will be necessary to transform care.

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