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From Simple Simon to Appy Daze


It is a little known fact that the first ever smartphone was called Simon. Designed by IBM and released to the public in 1993, the list of Simon’s applications was pitifully short—calendar, address book, world clock, calculator, note pad, email, fax and games.

Today, Simon is a quaint memento thanks to the huge advances in smartphone technology, and in particular, the ever more sophisticated use of applications in financial services. As of last year, customers at Chase Bank have been able to

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