The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has teamed up with six Wall Street banks to launch Clarient Entity Hub, a client data and documentation utility.
More than half of Brits want their banks to integrate fingerprint biometric authentication technology into their digital services, according to a survey.
Japanese gamers can now buy the latest titles on Nintendo's eShop by tapping their contactless payment cards against their Wii U controllers.
PayPal is bringing its Start Tank programme to the UK, inviting the country's tech startups to apply for one of five chances to win a six month stint at its London offices.
Anthemis Group's Udayan Goyal has teamed up with private equity veteran Matteo Stefanel in a bid to raise $250 million for a growth fund targeting fintech startups in the developing world. Finextra spoke to Goyal about the fund.
Shoppers in the Netherlands can now use their PayPal accounts to order ahead and pay for goods and services at 1500 high street locations through a partnership with Rabobank-backed MyOrder
A team of Australian geeks have rigged up an ATM to play popular shoot-'em-up action game Doom.
Fintech deal activity by the world's biggest venture capital firms has grown 61% from 2010 to 2013, according to data from CB Insights.
Holvi, the Finnish digital banking startup targeting small businesses, has hired former SumUp exec Thomas O'Reilly as it prepares to enter the Irish market next month.
Londoners will soon be able to pay for journeys on the tube, DLR and overground with their contactless bank cards and mobile phones.
Online army bank USAA has begun using IBM's Watson cognitive computing platform to help military personnel ease back into civilian life.
Barclays has filed a motion seeking to throw out a lawsuit from the New York Attorney General accusing the bank of deceptively luring unwary investors to a dark pool that was actually being run for the benefit of predatory high-frequency traders.
Crooks have hacked the European Central Bank's website, stealing contact data and demanding a ransom for its return.
New York authorities have charged six people accused of being part of an international criminal gang which used stolen card data to buy thousands of event tickets through eBay-owned StubHub.
Apple is in talks with Visa as it ponders launching a mobile wallet this autumn, according to tech site The Information.
AvantCredit, a Chicago-based online consumer lender, has raised $75 million in a series c funding round led by Tiger Global Management and secured a $200 million credit facility.
A business incubation programme run by a consortium of UK universities has been pitching promising startup companies to Barclays Bank.
PayPal is bringing its working capital programme for small business customers to the UK, offering firms cash advances against future sales.
Fintech vendor Iress is promising to bring market data to the masses through a tool that allows people to request share process information through Twitter.
Amazon has taken another tentative step into the world of offline commerce through the launch of a mobile wallet app where customers can store loyalty and gift cards.
Interbank messaging network Swift has signed up another six major banks to its KYC Registry initiative as it gears up for a launch at the end of this year.
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