Bank of America

  • How new tech can improve the loan process Crunch Network

    How new tech can improve the loan process

    Anyone who keeps up with the stock market is likely aware that Lending Club is in hot water. Anyone with professional lending experience is likely unphased by this. Even so, peer-to-peer services remain popular. Because of that, traditional lenders are finally feeling pressure to use technology to improve their own processes, and we’re already seeing substantial progress throughout… Read More

  • Former Citigroup CFO Sallie Krawcheck to talk transitioning from Wall Street titan to startup founder, at Disrupt

    Former Citigroup CFO Sallie Krawcheck to talk transitioning from Wall Street titan to startup founder, at Disrupt

    Sallie Krawcheck isn’t your typical startup founder. For one thing, she was the president of Global Wealth and Investment Management at Bank of America. And the CFO of Citigroup. And the CEO of Smith Barney and Sanford Bernstein before that. In fact, Krawcheck, who remains highly regarded on Wall Street, could have remained part of the banking establishment. Instead, after being let go… Read More

  • Apple Pay Is Coming To ATMs From Bank Of America And Wells Fargo

    Apple Pay Is Coming To ATMs From Bank Of America And Wells Fargo

    Both Bank Of America and Wells Fargo are working on integrating Apple Pay into their ATMs, according to a source familiar with the teams on the projects. Engineers at both companies have been placed on multi-month assignments to build the Apple Pay options. I’ve confirmed the identity of at least one engineer who publicly lists themselves as a Bank Of America employee. Wells… Read More

  • Patriots Practice In VR, 10K Google Cardboard Viewers Being Given Away At Gillette Stadium

    Patriots Practice In VR, 10K Google Cardboard Viewers Being Given Away At Gillette Stadium

    The Google Cardboard team has teamed up with Bank Of America and Visa to bring a new VR experience to Android and iOS. The subject is the New England Patriots and you’ll be able to immerse yourself in a practice they participate in. To go along with the new experience, 10,000 customized Cardboard viewers are being handed out to fans at Gillette Stadium. This is yet another Cardboard… Read More

  • Communicating Through Touch Crunch Network

    Communicating Through Touch

    Three squeezes means I-love-you; two squeezes means I’m-scared. My 11 year-old daughter and I share a special language of hand-squeezing. We developed patterns to relay assurance, fear, surprise, and “check out the crazy outfit in that direction”. It’s useful and fun to have a touch-based language, plus it’s fast, discreet, and intimate. Read More

  • Yodlee Partners With Bank Of America To Bring Its Financial Apps To Online Banking

    Yodlee Partners With Bank Of America To Bring Its Financial Apps To Online Banking

    If you’re not familiar with Yodlee, they’re the financial services company that developed technology to make back-end aggregation of bank data secure and speedy so that services like Mint.com could be born and go on to be swallowed up by Intuit for boatloads of cash. Founded in 1999, Yodlee now boasts over 30 million users and has raised over $100 million in funding to date. Read More

  • Bank Of America Plans SMS-based Overdraft Service

    Tired of getting nailed with a $35 fee every time you go 10 cents over your balance, but don’t want to outright block overdrafts on your account? Check this out: Bank of America is planning to roll out a new service that’ll send a notification to customers through a text message, prompting them for permission to allow the purchase. Read More

  • Hold The Phone – Adknowledge Raises $200 Million, Plans Acquisitions

    Hold The Phone – Adknowledge Raises $200 Million, Plans Acquisitions

    Did I say online advertising company Adknowledge raised $45 million in venture capital? I did, and they did, but Adknowledge actually secured more than four times as much in total consideration, in a combination of debt and equity financing. I’m still waiting for someone at Adknowledge to get back to my requests for information, but this morning they publicly announced that… Read More

  • Sony Needs to Drop PS3 Price By $200 or It's Finished: Bank of America

    Sony’s going to have to drop the PS3‘s price by $200 this summer if it wants to be a player in this generation. That’s what a Bank of America analyst says, and who am I to argue with BoA? I like how the analyst calls a $50 price drop “meaningless.” Even the rumored $100 price drop wouldn’t do the trick. The main culprit for Sony’s troubles? A gold star… Read More