30 October 2014

Latest Innovation announcements


Twitter partners with IBM on enterprise adoption of social data

19 hours ago  |  810 views  |  0

We believe that social data has unlimited value, and near limitless application. Today, we’re taking an important step toward unleashing this value through a new relationship with IBM.


FCA opens Innovation Hub

28 October 2014  |  1214 views  |  0

The Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Innovation Hub, part of Project Innovate, is now open and offering support to innovators.


Physical bitcoins arrive in UK

24 October 2014  |  2260 views  |  1

TGBEX Limited, which claims to be the world's first and only producer of high quality physical bitcoins was pleased today to announce its launch in the United Kingdom.


NCR moves branch innovation team to new facility in Draper, Utah

24 October 2014  |  1583 views  |  0

The bank branch is poised to change more in the next 18 months than it has in the previous 30 years combined. And the innovation fueling that change is being built by a team just outside of Salt Lake City.


MasterCard launches Nearby App for Apple Pay

24 October 2014  |  1905 views  |  0

Consumers around the United States are loading credit and debit cards from Bank of America, Capital One, Citi and Wells Fargo onto their iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus for use with Apple Pay. One of the first questions being asked is, “Where can I use it?” MasterCard has the answer – MasterCard Nearby.


Uber upgraded to support Apple Pay

21 October 2014  |  1289 views  |  0

Today, we launched an update to the Uber app that is integrated with Apple Pay, a new service that offers an easy, secure, and private way to pay using Touch ID.


MasterCard demos innovations at NYC technology hub

21 October 2014  |  1286 views  |  0

Today MasterCard will demonstrate its newest digital innovations including MasterPass, MasterCard Digital Enablement System (MDES) and wearable technology during a press event at the grand opening of its new technology hub in New York City.


Applications now accepted for fifth NY FinTech Innovation Lab

20 October 2014  |  1558 views  |  0

Applications are now being accepted for New York's fifth annual FinTech Innovation Lab, a 12-week program co-founded by Accenture (ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City that helps early- and growth-stage financial technology (fintech) companies accelerate product and business development by gaining exposure to top bank and venture capital executives.


UK government to consult on options for P2P ISAs

17 October 2014  |  1476 views  |  0

At Budget the Chancellor announced a radical reform of the ISA system, turning it into a simpler product with an equal subscription limits for cash, and stocks and shares, and increasing the overall limit to £15,000.


Fidelity partners Betterment on digital advisory platform

16 October 2014  |  1272 views  |  0

We are delighted to announce that Betterment and Fidelity Institutional Wealth Services are collaborating in connection with Betterment Institutional, a platform that gives advisors the tools they need to be more productive, more efficient, and provide the best experience for their clients.


SIA survey: A two-speed Italy for digital payments

15 October 2014  |  215 views  |  0

In Milan today during “SIA EXPO 2014”, the event dedicated to “Digital Transformation”, the SIA survey carried out by SWG was presented.


Social cash app Wallabe wins Sabadell hackathon

15 October 2014  |  1768 views  |  0

Wallabe, a mobile app that facilitates the exchange of cash between individuals (social cash) based on the possibilities of mobile telephony and the infrastructure of the financial institutions, won the first hackathon organized jointly by Banco Sabadell and Barcelona Mobile World Capital.


Square taps Bluetooth for money transfers

14 October 2014  |  1182 views  |  0

Today, Cash adds the ability to send or request money from anyone nearby using Bluetooth LE technology.


Lloyds Bank recruits digital champions for Get Online Week

13 October 2014  |  283 views  |  0

The Halifax and Lloyds Bank, part of Lloyds Banking Group are hosting a range of events during Get Online Week as part of its commitment to getting people and organisations online.


JPMorgan Chase invests in Chicago Entrepreneurial Community

10 October 2014  |  2313 views  |  0

JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced investments in five not-for-profit entrepreneurial organizations.


WePay launches Stripe competitior

08 October 2014  |  1210 views  |  0

Since the early days of selling, every e-commerce site or platform has included some way of making payments.


London tech firms break record for attracting VC funding

07 October 2014  |  1761 views  |  0

London-based technology firms are attracting record levels of venture capital investment, as funds from around the world look to capitalise on the growth of companies in London's booming technology sector, according to new figures released today.


Alternet partners with P2P Cash for BitLicensing

02 October 2014  |  1484 views  |  0

Alternet Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: ALYI), a business to business facilitator for digital currency and mobile commerce services in the digital asset and virtual currency ecosystem, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, OneMarket, continues to make progress towards the launch of its Digital Assets and Currency Exchange, in the State of New York through formation of a joint venture ("JV") with P2P Cash, Inc.


Xignite releases new SDKs for fintech developers

30 September 2014  |  1448 views  |  0

Cloud-based financial market data provider Xignite today released new Software Development Kits (SDKs) for Java and .NET on GitHub for immediate use by clients, prospects and financial technology developers.


DataArt Partners Keyshare for augmented reality mobile e-commerce tech

24 September 2014  |  904 views  |  0

DataArt, a custom software development partner for the financial services and other select industries, today announced its partnership with Keyshare, a revolutionary new mobile e-commerce disruptor, and detailed its role in the development of Keyshare's Augmented Reality Locator (ARL) key and mobile e-commerce platform.

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