Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA) is teaming up with MasterCard for a pilot that will see participants pay for their train and bus journeys by tapping their contactless credit and debit cards.
Telefonica Germany has launched a mobile banking service using white-label technology supplied by Fidor Bank.
Distributed ledger technology could help with damage limitation in the event of service disruptions, as the paper ‘How to get a head on operational resilience’ discusses.
Visa is set to open a huge new Silicon Valley office that will house 300 staffers working on technology research, business intelligence, data security and merchant solutions.
Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX) claims it is the first execution venue in Europe to list a European regulated product based exclusively on the crypto currency.
Venture capitalists have invested more than $200m in UK tech startups in the month following the controversial Brexit vote, allaying fears that London's growing tech sector would be one of the first casualties of the withdrawal from the European Union.
More than half of Americans still like to have cash on them at all times but 62% expect the US to become a cashless society in their lifetimes, according to a Gallup survey.
The UK and South Korea have formed a "fintech bridge" that will help financial technology firms and investors from each country gain access to the other.
It has been a week to forget for the London Metal Exchange after it was forced to delay trading on Friday by four hours due to a connectivity issue with an external network provider, according to Bloomberg.
MasterCard is considering an application to become a licenced payment services provider in China, according to Reuters.
Thailand's central bank has called for more regulation of the country's growing fintech sector in order to prevent systemic risk and protect consumers.
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