JPMorgan Chase says hackers have compromised its network, putting the personal information of around 465,000 pre-paid cardholders at risk.
PNC bank is inviting people to build their own virtual gifts based on the items in the Twelve Days of Christmas carol for the chance to win a 3D printed version of their creation.
Corporate treasurers cite security challenges and bring-your-own-device business policies as the key obstacles to wider uptake of mobile banking platforms for treasury activities.
China's central bank has finally had its say on bitcoin, ruling that it is not a proper currency and banning financial institutions from handling it.
On the day it was fined EUR725 million by the EU for rate rigging, Deutsche Bank has confirmed that it has banned traders from using chat rooms, which have proved a fruitful hunting ground for regulators sniffing out market manipulation.
Seedrs has secured more than £2m of investment via its own platform, setting a new world record for the most equity raised via a crowdfunding site.
Sainsbury's Bank estimates that approximately £11.4 billion will be withdrawn from UK ATMs this December, equating to over £367 million per day.
A quarter of Brits would seriously consider switching their bank if it suffered a major technology failure, such as a problem with ATMs, according to a survey from Fujitsu published just two days after the RBS meltdown.
Apple has bought social media analytics firm Topsy Labs for a reputed $200 milliom.
The bank owners of Italian payments processor SIA have agreed to sell a 59.3% stake in the venture in a deal valuing it at around EUR765 million.
ING Direct has become the latest Canadian bank to join the SecureKey Consierge service, which enables consumers to log-in to Government Web sites with their online banking credentials.
The UK government is preparing to allow the inclusion of peer-to-peer lending within Isas, giving investors a tax-free return on their investments, according to the Telegraph.
Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba has set up a cloud computing service for the country's banks and securities firms.
Westpac's New Zealand arm has sent out an SOS to the UK's geeks, launching a mobile and Web banking app design competition, which will see the winning developer score a trip down under.
NCR has struck a $1.65 billion deal to buy online and mobile banking specialist Digital Insight from private equity firm Thoma Bravo. Separately, NCR has also closed the $84 million acquisition of Alaric Systems.
RBS chief Ross McEwan has admitted that the bank has failed to invest properly in its IT system for decades after customers were left unable to access their money or pay for goods on Cyber Monday.
TD Canada Trust has unveiled 'green' ATMs which let users make envelope-free deposits and view scanned cheque images and itemised cash on their receipts.
FX risk reduction utility CLS Group has raised £160 million from its banking shareholders to meet new capital standards for systemically important market infrastructures and to invest in new technology.
Leeds Building Society is asking Brits to tell their "saving stories" on a new dedicated Web site and promising to chip in to help meet the goals when tales are shared via social media.
The UK and Irish capital markets are to move to a shortened T+2 securities settlement timeframe with effect from October 2014.
Oman's Bank Muscat says its insurers have agreed to indemnify the $38.8 million loss it suffered in a pre-paid card fraud scam earlier this year.
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