Transport for London is warning Apple Pay users that they could end up paying over the odds for tube journeys if their iPhone batteries run flat.
Samsung has begun testing its mobile payments service with a small group of customers in South Korea ahead of an expected full-scale launch next month.
TradingView, a social platform where traders and investors can share their insights and ideas, has raised $3.6 million in a Series A funding round led by iTech Capital.
International authorities have shut down one the most notorious and active online forums for cyber criminals and left more than 70 people across the globe facing charges or search warrants.
A London-based start-up that invests in the technology behind crypto-currency bitcoin is planning to list on London's AIM in what is believed to be the first IPO for a blockchain company.
Barclays is promising to create a global community for fintech innovation, opening physical hubs around the world, beginning with New York, to house startups.
Google has begun testing a buy button that lets smartphone users click on selected search ads to go to a product page where they can complete a purchase.
Cloud-based data supplier Xignite is to provide fintech startups with low-cost API access to real-time market data quotes from Nasdaq.
The Payment Systems Regulator has appointed Ruth Evans, an industry outsider and chairman of the The Authority for Television on Demand (ATVOD), to guide discussions over the future of payments in the UK.
Standard Chartered chief innovation officer Anju Patwardhan has become the latest senior banker to talk up the potential of blockchain technology as a way to cut costs and improve transparency for financial transactions.
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