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Fidelity's Apple TV app allows users to check investments, news

Fidelity became one of the first brokerage firms with an Apple TV app last week when it launched its application to enable Apple TV viewers to check the markets and their investments. The Fidelity...

Goldman Sachs-developed mobile technology will be marketed externally by Synchronoss

Goldman Sachs has partnered with Synchronoss Technologies to sell some of its internally developed mobile technology solutions to outside firms. Synchronoss will further develop the Goldman-built technology projects and market them to enterprises in conjunction with Synchronoss' own mobility content management system.

Royal Bank of Scotland gives employees Facebook At Work for collaboration

Royal Bank of Scotland is giving all its employees access to Facebook's business service Facebook at Work to encourage collaboration and improve the speed and efficiency of employee...

Finance application to be a primary focus of Samsung-Thomson Reuters partnership

Samsung and Thomson Reuters will join forces to create digital and mobile tools for business-to-business customers. The finance and legal industries are the first two industries for which the partners will design joint solutions.

Citi closes all branches in Massachusetts to focus on digital channels

Citigroup will close all its retail banking operations in the state of Massachusetts in January as it reallocates resources to digital channels. The move means 17 branches in and around Boston will be shut.  

TD Ameritrade adds in-app chat as part of ongoing mobile and desktop integration

TD Ameritrade has added live chat to its mobile trading app, allowing customers to chat and share screens with a live representative without having to call customer support, leave the trading app or toggle to a new windows. The company's new In-App Chat tool is part of a continuing effort to fully-integrate online and mobile technology.

Millennials, security concerns drive financial firms to text communications

Millennials have sometimes been called the texting generation, and a new study indicates their habits may be having a growing effect on how financial firms communicate. Driven by competitive pressure to reach the younger consumers as well as security trends, such as two-factor authentication, financial firms are increasingly adding enterprise-level texting programs as part of their communications platforms.

Cetera to roll out collaborative mobile services for advisors and clients

Cetera Financial Institutions plans to roll out an integrated mobile platform that is expected to increase collaboration for financial advisors and investors.  

Digital, mobile banking preferences prompts Fifth Third Bank to close 100 branches

Fifth Third Bank expects to consolidate or sell approximately 100 branches as well as 30 other properties that had been purchased for future branch expansion, the bank announced Monday. The closures are a result of shifting customer preferences toward digital and mobile banking channels.

Morgan Stanley sees digital wealth management tools as next engines for growth

Morgan Stanley sees digital tools as engines for growth for the firm and expects new cash management and payments tools to help the firm deepen relationships with wealth management customers, Morgan Stanley CFO Jonathan Pruzan said last week at the Morgan Stanley U.S. Financials Conference in New York City.