Bloomberg is launching a real-time feed of curated Twitter data, sifting through the deluge of social media sentiment to pick out the most useful content for its algorithmic trading clients.
A long-running court battle between Microsoft and the US government about whether the latter had the right to access emails held in Microsoft's Irish data centre has come to an anticlimactic end after a judge dismissed the case, ruling it to be "moot" due to the recent passing of the Cloud (Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data) Act.
BMO has partnered with two tech startups to roll out chatbot service assistants for Facebook Messenger and Twitter.
Deutsche Bank is extending the reach of its social media presence to Instagram, opening a channel to "visually convey a different side" to the company's activities.
Mastercard is to use the popular Facebook Messenger platform as a vehicle for encouraging small businesses in Africa and Asia to move to QR-code based mobile payments.
Customers of US brokerage TD Ameritrade can now research and trade stocks and exchange traded funds through Twitter direct messages.
Researchers from a Dutch university have developed an algorithm that scans tweets about stocks, successfully predicting price fluctuations.
Deutsche Bank is looking to keep in touch with its Chinese-speaking customers by jumping onto WeChat, the social media giant with nearly a billion active users.