Citi is teaming up with Cornell University, leasing space at the Ivy League school's engineering campus in order to engage with students and faculty on areas such as blockchain and machine learning.
An American company is inviting employees to get RFID chips that can be used to buy food in the office break room implanted in their hands.
In a bid to encourage tardy students to pay their tuition fees on time, Dutch institution Groningen University is set to start sending payments requests over ABN Amro's Tikkie app.
Online financial advisory firm Betterment has raised $70 million, valuing the robo-advisory hybrid at $800 million.
Sydney fintech hub Stone & Chalk is extending its reach into Victoria, with founding CEO of Fintech Victoria, Alan Tsen, at the helm of its new Melbourne-based operations.
Emirates NBD is has launched 'FaceBanking', a live video chat service available online and via mobile calls.
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A task force made up of hundreds of industry players brought together by the Federal Reserve has set out 10 recommendations to make payments in the US faster and more accessible by 2020.
AI-based credit scoring startup Aire has raised $5 million in a Series A funding round and won deals to work with P2P lending pioneer Zopa and the UK arm of Toyota Financial Services.
A Tribunal Court judge has blocked a £14 billion class action lawsuit against Mastercard for overcharging customers, agreeing that the claims were not suitable under the current collective actions regime.
Investors' interest in the payments sector continues to intensify with today's news that three of the largest private equity firms in the world have made bids to acquire stakes in payment providers.