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Apple CEO Tim Cook has declared 2015 'the year of Apple Pay' as the consumer tech firm reported the biggest quarterly profit ever made by a public company on the back of record iPhone and iMac sales.

Bats Global Market has acquired institutional spot foreign exchange market Hotspot FX from KCG Holdings in a cash transaction valued at $365 million.

Ant Financial, the financial services arm of e-commerce giant Alibaba, is leveraging Big Data technology and all of its considerable customer assets to launch a powerful new credit scoring agency.

Canary Wharf accelerator space Level39 has opened a tech trade route to Hong Kong, through a partnership with Asian startup incubator Nest.

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Banking apps failing user experience test

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The functionality of mobile banking apps developed by five of the UK's top banks has been criticised after they racked up so-so scores in user experience testing conducted by Adaptive Lab.

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Swyp bids to replace wallets with a single card

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Swyp has become the latest startup to promise to replace the credit, debit, gift and loyalty cards in customers' wallets with a single card and app combo.

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Apple Pay - Two Different Views

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Omnichannel and legacy IT systems - Part I

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2015: a year of closer connections

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Former ING Direct CEO Arkadi Kuhlmann has launched a mobile banking service in Canada that promises to cater to "citizens of the world" through a multi-currency savings account.

Speaking today at Citi's annual Digital Money Symposium event, Greg Baxter, global head of digital strategy at the US money centre bank, questioned the long-term economic viability of bitcoin as a global currency.

Halifax has launched a tailored online banking service for young customers aged between 11 and 15 in an effort to promote better money management skills.

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