BBVA says that it is shutting down banking app Simple, will transfer users to BBVA USA

Some consolidation is underway in the world of challenger banking apps. BBVA today told users of Simple — the pioneering mobile and online banking app that it acquired for $117 million in 2014 &

Zeroqode will usher us into a codeless future

Codeless development platforms are at once a blessing and a curse. If they’re complete enough to be powerful they are too difficult for beginners and if they’re simple enough for beginners

Sling Studio makes multi-camera video production so damn easy

Tito Hamze gives an in-depth review of the Sling Studio, a multi-camera production studio that turns your existing cameras wireless and makes your phones into cameras with the ability to control every

Simple is closing some customer bank accounts, and users are mad as hell

Simple, the online banking service that promised to be a better alternative to big banks like Chase or Citibank, is falling short of some users' expectations. This time, it comes as a result of the su

Simple’s new kind of shared bank account targets unmarried partners, roommates & more

Online banking service Simple today is launching a new type of banking product aimed at a younger generation of customers who want to be able to collaborate on finances with others, but aren’t

Simple rolls out shared bank accounts that work for anyone, including roommates

Online banking service Simple is today rolling out a new product: shared accounts. However, unlike joint checking accounts typically shared by spouses, Simple’s shared accounts work differently

Online Bank Simple Ditches All Fees

When the online banking service Simple got started, one of its promises to customers was that it would eliminate many of the excessive fees that traditional banks charge while also offering an improve

Simple Issues Bank Startup Mondo Cease And Desist Over Alleged Use Of “Safe To Spend” Trademark

Simple, the U.S. banking startup now owned by BBVA after it was acquired in early 2014, seems to have forgotten what it's like to be a fledgling upstart already. The company's lawyers have sent yet

An Apple Watch In Middle America

Okay, it’s technically not “middle” America, geographically speaking, but it is a small chunk of suburbia on the outskirts of an even smaller urban center. A place where people don’t r

Months After Its “Upgrade,” Simple’s Online Bank Is Still Broken

Simple is no longer "simple." Nearly two months after an upgrade to its systems and infrastructure, online banking service Simple is still recovering from a series of glitches that have affected every

Online Banking Service Simple Just Made Bank Transfers Faster

Simple, the online banking service acquired by BBVA earlier this year, had an overall goal of addressing the various pain points found at traditional banks, like minimum balance requirements, fees,

The Secret Bubble

There are a couple of kinds of ‘bubbles’ that we talk about in tech. The most prominent is the ‘money bubble’, which posits that companies and investors are riding a wave of faux optimism when

Banking Startup Simple Acquired For $117M, Will Continue To Operate Separately

Banking startup Simple has been acquired, the company announced today. The acquiring company, BBVA, is a 150-year old financial services corporation that operates in a number of markets, and a leading

How T-Mobile’s New Mobile Banking Service Compares With Simple And Amex Serve

T-Mobile today <a target="_blank" href="">announced</a> its intentions to get into the business of providing banking s

Simple’s MoneyDrop Will Soon Let Users Transfer Funds Using Bluetooth

Things seem to have been moving rather smoothly for the folks at online banking startup Simple. They've spent the last year fleshing out their mobile apps with some much-needed features, and added som

Braintree Expands Venmo Touch, Partners With Online Banking Startup Simple For One-Touch Mobile Payments

Braintree, the Chicago-based payments gateway that’s now processing over $10 billion in payments annually, including those for startups like  Uber, Fab, Hailo, Airbnb, Rovio and others, is to

Online Banking Startup Simple Finally Makes It Easier To Move Money Into Your Account

Online banking startup <a target="_blank" href="">Simple</a> has made some serious strides since it opened up to the public last year, but there's one thing the service has just n

Why Simple Is Better Than Your Bank, Both Online And On Mobile Devices

Most banks are notoriously bad at online, and especially mobile, experiences. Some don't have mobile apps at all, and those that do exist typically aren't that good. That's why the folks at Portland,

Online Banking Service Simple Now Has An Android App, Designed From The Ground Up

Since launch, online banking provider Simple has sought to provide an alternative to traditional banking services. It’s done that with built-in data visualization and a beautiful and intuitive mobil

Simple Fleshes Out Its Online Banking Service With Mobile Check Depositing

From the outset, online banking startup <a target="_blank" href="">Simple </a>has been focused on supplanting the brick-and-mortar banks in its users' lives, but they haven't alwa
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