Barclays has teamed up with Samsung on an internal hackathon in which the bank's staffers work to build mobile services that tap the electronics giant's security technology.
The UK's largest retail banks have called on the government to compel smaller, challenger banks to share the cost of financial inclusion by also offering loss-leading fee-free banking accounts.
Bank customers across the UK were unable to log in to their accounts this morning because of a major technical fault at internet service provider BT.
MuleSoft, provider of the leading platform for building application networks, today announced that it has partnered with Barclays to host a digital banking hackathon.
Lloyds Banking Group has become the latest UK high street bank to launch a mentoring service for fintech startups.
Barclays has developed a set of emojis to help bashful Brits overcome awkward conversations when asking family and friends for money.
Thomson Reuters today announced the launch of its Org ID managed service solution for Know Your Customer (KYC) due diligence in South Africa, together with design partner banks Barclays Africa, Rand Merchant Bank (a division of FirstRand Bank) and Standard Bank of South Africa who have all committed to use the Org ID service to perform KYC on their populations of corporate and institutional banking clients.
The R3 blockchain consortium is working with Barclays Bank, Isda and legal and academic bodies to explore the development of a repository of master templates for smart contracts when trading and managing securities on distributed and shared ledgers.
In an era where innovation is a catalyst for growth and out of their strong belief in the key role played by startups and innovators in economic development, Flat6Labs in cooperation with Barclays Bank Egypt has opened the door for participation in its one-of-a-kind 1864 Accelerator Programme launched for the first time in the Egyptian market.
Barclaycard is expanding its bPay contactless payments range through the introduction of a small case that can be attached to watches and fitness bands.
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