Transport for London has teamed up with Raphaels Bank to install cash machines which dispense both pounds and euros at tube stations.
Australian credit union CUA has teamed up with vendor Cuscal to launch a host card emulation-based mobile NFC payments service.
French financial services company LCL has introduced a service that securely issues payment card PIN codes to customers via SMS texting.
The French government has moved to limit the anonymity of bitcoin users through rules that require 'distributors' of the virtual currency to verify the identity of account holders.
More than half of Brits visit a branch at least once a month and only a quarter would consider using a purely digital bank, according to a survey from Accenture.
As customers increasingly carry out basic transactions online, Barclays is ditching the old-fashioned branch cashier, retraining staff as 'community bankers'.
Authorities around the world, led by the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA), have banded together to tackle the Shylock banking malware.
London-based bitcoin exchange Coinfloor has brought in Adam Knight, a former senior manager at Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs, as executive chairman.
Security firm FireEye says it has discovered a botnet that is sniffing out point-of-sale systems and using brute force techniques to hack them and steal card data.
Former Paypal co-founder Max Levchin is looking to disrupt the payments market once again with the launch of a new service that lets online merchants advance credit to consumers at the point of sale.
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority is to probe for anti-competitive practices in the pricing and packaging of pre- and post-trade wholesale market infrastructure.
A cyber-attack on a hedge fund which recently attracted a slew headlines never actually happened, BAE Systems, the firm at the centre of the story, has admitted.
After 36 gruelling hours of coding, designing and testing, Sage Pay's three-person team has emerged victorious at the ZappHack Revive Retail hackathon in London this week.
Bloomberg has acquired market connectivity and trading technology firm RTS Realtime Systems. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The London Stock Exchange has partnered with Indian IT services firm Wipro to launch a hosted reconciliation utility designed to eliminate the needs for firms to invest in technology, people and processes for tracking their outstanding transactions.
Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles is putting the domain name bitcoins.com up for auction, promising to use some of the proceeds to reimburse users of his failed virtual currency exchange.
Executives at Visa Europe are pondering an overhaul of card security standards as new technologies and consumer preferences for frictionless shopping create demands for a more flexible approach to protecting transactions.
Weve CEO David Sear is moving to online payments outfit Skrill where he will take on the newly created position of chief commercial officer.
Cash machine manufacturers Diebold and Wincor Nixdorf have joined forces to found an association that will work to improve ATM security.
Shares in Monitise plunged by more than 15% in morning trading after the mobile money firm cut its full year revenue growth forecast for the second time.
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