Swiss Financial infrastructure operator SIX is to use the cognitive computing ability of IBM Watson to build a new cyber-security hub to help banks comply with Swiss privacy laws and regulations.
Deutsche Bank has opened an innovation lab in New York, its fourth globally after Silicon Valley, Berlin and London.
Poland's Alior Bank is vowing to cement its place as a leading 'digital disrupter' over the next three years, slashing the size of its branch network and pumping money into technology.
BBVA has amassed a EUR200,000 prize pot for the ninth edition of its Open Talent innovation competition, which the Spanish bank is billing as the world's biggest fintech challenge.
Capital One is piloting a natural language SMS chatbot that uses artificial intelligence to respond to customer questions, and even emojis.
Canadian digital receipt startup Sensibill is planning to move into the US and UK after raising $17.3 million in a Series A funding round led by Information Venture Partners and OpenText Enterprise Apps Fund (OTEAF).
Economic arguments that the use of new technologies and artificial intelligence will lead to a reallocation of human labour to more productive tasks could be seriously wide of the mark, argues a staff paper on the Bank of England's unofficial Undergound blog, which holds out the possibility that millions of jobs may be at risk in the forthcoming 'Fourth Industrial Revolution'.
Japan Exchange Group and the Tokyo Stock Exchange are looking to bring artificial intelligence to bear on determining abusive trading practices in market surveillance operations.