How banks can climb higher in Google search rankings


Large banks and aggregator sites, like Bankrate, tend to outperform regional and community banks, but smaller institutions can compete by publishing valuable content and creating web pages for individual branches.


Big banks, Big Tech face off over swipe fees


A showdown between megabanks such as JPMorgan Chase and the likes of Apple and PayPal could be the prelude to a broader fight.


Google Pay overhaul adds in-app banking with Citi, Stanford FCU and others


Google has redesigned Google Pay to add new financial management and loyalty features; and to offer consumers checking and savings accounts from partner banks and credit unions in 2021.


Google, IBM rush to sell banks cloud software


As the pandemic speeds digital adoption at financial institutions, the technology giants are pitching products that scan in data from mortgage documents and provide security and compliance controls used by in-house tech developers.


Congress's scrutiny of tech giants could be blessing and curse for banks


House Democrats’ antitrust reform plan intended to rein in companies like Amazon and Google could help level the regulatory playing field between the banking industry and its digital competitors. It could also revive calls to break up financial behemoths.


Banks model site search upgrades on Google


BBVA and U.S. Bank are fine-tuning the search functions on their sites and apps to improve navigation, sales and customer retention.


The risks and rewards of partnering with Amazon


Banks can capitalize on Amazon’s ambitions by teaming up to launch financial products and services aimed at coveted customer segments. But they should beware the legal and regulatory pitfalls.


Google checking accounts, debt collection tech, PPP loan sell-off: Top stories of the week


Why banks want in on Google checking accounts; readying new tech tools to tackle anticipated rise in delinquencies; more institutions opt to sell PPP loans as heavy lifting nears; and more from this week’s most-read stories.


Google checking accounts: Why banks want in


The marketing and tech-sharing opportunities for Google's eight financial institution partners are captivating despite the risk of data privacy or other issues cropping up down the road.