By Isabel Kunkle

Mobile banking will be a $1.82 billion market five to six years from now, a growth rate of 12.2% a year, analysts at Allied Market Research report. This isn’t surprising in many ways. Consumer banking has moved from the teller’s window to the ATM to the personal computer over the years, as busy customers try to avoid long lines and inconvenient branch hours, and more and more people get their paychecks deposited directly into their bank accounts.

 

By Patrick Tucker

Researchers say a movement-tracking app, like one China deployed, could help slow the spread of the disease. If you catch COVID-19, you can spread it before you even know you’re sick. But if you received an alert that a friend or co-worker just tested positive, you could self-isolate and keep your own potential infection from spreading.