NanoPay, a Canadian payments outfit which now owns the MintChip cloud-based digital currency, has raised $10 million in a Series A funding round joined by Goldman Sachs.
Denmark's Nets has warned local banks and international card schemes of a data breach which may have compromised up to 100,000 credit cards.
One year after launching, Samsung Pay has cut a deal with MasterCard to expand to online payments and announced a roll out to three new markets.
MasterCard is to come embedded as a payment option in an intelligent dashboard developed by IBM Watson for General Motors.
Peer-to-peer FX trading startup Cobalt DL is to deploy OpenCSD, the permissioned ledger based platform from SETL to create a shared view of trade data for market participants.
A wave of new digital tools will complement, not replace, finacial advisors, according to senior Credit Suisse exec Marco Abele, who says it's not yet time to worry about the rise of the robo-advisors.
Ingenico has developed technology that lets people make online payments by tapping a payment card against an NFC-enabled mobile phone.
The European Central Bank (ECB) is calling for a restrained approach to high-frequency trading regulation, arguing that more emphasis should be placed on high-frequency quoting.
Mastercard is joining the Facebook Messenger gold rush, developing artificial intelligence chatbots for banks and merchants that allow customers to transact, manage finances, and shop via the platform.
Nationwide Building Society has engaged a team of outside experts to provide fresh insights to a board sub-committee exclusively dedicated to IT strategy, technology, resilience, innovation and business transformation.
Bank of America has unveiled Erica, an AI chatbot that will be available to answer queries and help the bank's million of mobile app users make smarter spending and saving decisions.
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