Spain's BBVA has introduced a 'remote control' Wallet app that enables users to activate and disable a host of card functions, from setting up transaction limits to blocking the use of the card for certain activities.
BBVA Compass is hoping to win over younger customers with the launch of a basketball-themed mobile gaming app.
Spanish banking giant BBVA is inviting fintech startups from around the world to enter its Open Talent competition for the chance to win EUR30,000 and high-level networking opportunities.
BBVA has named digital banking head Carlos Torres Vila as president & COO and charged him with responsibility for leading a fresh management team for which technology transformation is identified as the bank's "main strategic priority".
BBVA Compass has launched a contest inviting small businesses to use Twitter and Instagram to pitch for cash rewards.
BBVA had bought San Francisco-based user-experience and design outfit Spring Studio as it continues to aggressively pursue its stated aim of becoming the "best digital bank of the 21st century".
US peer-to-peer lender Prosper has scored a £165 million financing round led by Credit Suisse and supported by a clutch of top banks.
BBVA Compass customers can now bypass America's antiquated, sluggish payments networks and make real-time payments through Iowa startup Dwolla's platform.
Kony, Inc., the leading enterprise mobility company, today announced that BBVA Compass will use Kony's application development platform to design and deploy some mobile banking applications across several operating systems and platforms.
Spanish bank BBVA has set its sights on building "the best digital bank of the 21st century", according to remarks by chairman Fransisco Gonzalez at the company's annual shareholder meeting in Bilbao.
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