Hyperledger Project, a collaborative cross-industry effort created to advance blockchain technology, announced today at Money20/20 in Las Vegas that 10 new members have joined the project to help create an open standard for distributed ledgers for a new generation of transactional applications.
Sberbank joint venture company Yandex.Money is to offer mobile money transfers and support group chats for crowdfunding via Apple's iMessage.
Sberbank clients, holders of Mastercard cards, can now use Apple Pay, which will let them make secure and convenient contactless and online payments.
Sberbank CIB, the corporate and investment banking business of Sberbank, announces the appointment of Vladimir Yarovoy as Head of Electronic Markets Distribution, Managing Director, within its Global Markets department.
Sberbank CIB has added a new section – Brokerage Service – to the Sberbank Online system.
As reports of Pokémon Go-related injuries come in from around the world, Russia's Sberbank is offering free accident insurance to the game's players. Meanwhile, the bank is also hoping to lure people through its doors by equipping branches with special modules that attract Pokémon.
Yandex.Checkout has launched built-in chat payments for online stores.
Sberbank announces the start of a joint programme with IIDF (Internet Initiative Development Foundation) to develop financial technology start-ups.
Sberbank launched Sberbank Online, its mobile application, with a new feature that enables users to request transfers.
Russia's Sberbank is dipping its toes in the conversational commerce marketplace with the launch of an experimental project to test the use of mobile applications across popular social media messaging sites.
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