Items tagged with Bank of America

Just last week, we reported that Chase announced plans to remove its mobile app from the Windows Phone Store. With global Windows Phone market share hovering below three percent and users showing little interest in its app, Chase saw little reason to devote resources to the platform. "We are focusing our support on the products our customers use the most,” said a representative for Chase at the time.  Today, Bank of America has similar sentiments, as it too is abandoning its Windows Mobile app. Bank of America today posted a notice on the landing page for its Windows Phone app that states: ... Read more...
One could argue that Apple users are accustomed to paying a premium for their mobile brand of choice, but being charged double for the luxury of using Apple Pay, the Cupterino company's new mobile payment system, is not something anybody signed up for. Yet it happened to roughly 1,000 Bank of America debit card holders. "We’re aware of a Bank of America issue impacting a very small number of Apple Pay users," an Apple spokeswoman told Bloomberg in a telephone interview. "They’re working on a fix that will be available shortly and reversing any duplicate transactions." The issue has... Read more...
It's pretty remarkable how quickly a technological shift can impact our daily lives. Consider that 10-15 years ago, comparatively few people owned a mobile phone. And now? Not only do most adults in the U.S. carry a handset with them, but in a survey conducted by Bank of America, 47 percent of U.S. consumers admitted they couldn't last a full day without their smartphone. Out of the 1,000 survey respondents 18-years-old or higher and living in the U.S., 85 percent said they check their smartphone at least a few times per day, and 35 percent said they're "constantly" checking and using their phone.... Read more...
Which company do you loathe more to do business with, Electronic Arts or Bank of America? They're two very different operations, but nevertheless, both companies advanced to a 'championship' round of sorts in an annual poll by The Consumerist to determine the Worst Company in America. When the dust settled from more than 250,000 votes, Electronic Arts emerged victorious, if you want to call it that, winning the comically titled '2012 Golden Poo' award (we're guessing it doesn't smell like roses). "To those who might sneer at something as 'non-essential' as a video game company winning the Worst... Read more...