Obopay Adds a P-to-P App for iPhones

December 2009
American Banker;12/14/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 221, p7
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The article reports that Obopay Inc. was offering application (app) software for Apple Inc.'s iPhone that allowed consumers to initiate person-to-person payments. The app can be used to send funds to consumers with U.S. phone numbers. Users can also view transaction histories, request funds from contacts and deposit funds they receive into their bank accounts automatically.


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