Bitcoin exchange and virtual wallet operator Coinbase has secured a $10.5 million investment from a group of Japanese investors, including Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU), to fund its Asian expansion strategy.
The UK government is trialling the use of distributed ledger technology and a mobile app to help welfare claimants track what they are spending their benefit payments on.
With PSD2 looming, German regulator Bundeskartellamt has ruled that the country's banking industry is violating competition law by putting up barriers that hinder competing online payments services.
As they share ever more personal information online, young Brits are increasingly falling victim to identity fraud, figures from security outfit Cifas show.
A British cyber-security firm set up by a former JPMorgan banker has closed an £8 million Series A funding round
As states across Europe eye up London's business riches and tout their EU-friendly fintech credentials, German centre-right political party Freie Demokraten is taking a cheekily direct approach, driving a giant billboard truck into the heart of the capital emblazoned with an invite for Brexit-scarred startups to move to Berlin.
After 16 months of deliberation, North Carolina has enacted a blockchain-friendly bill with the passing of the North Carolina Money Transmitter Act.
Barclaycard is expanding its bPay contactless payments range through the introduction of a small case that can be attached to watches and fitness bands.
The prevalence of mobile banking in Europe is soaring, with nearly half of phone owners now managing their finances through their handsets, new research commissioned by ING suggests.
With one in 10 veterans believing that serving in the British armed forces has made it harder for them to access financial services and products, Barclays has launched a dedicated digital hub to help them find tailored products.
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