A teenage hacker who knocked out Commonwealth Bank of Australia's online services as part of a cyber-campaign against a host of websites has avoided conviction.
Police have arrested a Sage employee in connection with a data breach at the accounting and payroll software provider that may have compromised the bank account details of employees at 230 UK companies.
Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten is to open a blockchain development lab in Belfast to cater for its expanding portfolio of investments in the fintech arena.
Swift is to push the gospel of global interoperability for the ISO 20022 messaging standard to the very top of the payments food chain with the formation of a High Value Payment taskforce comprised of global banks and major market infrastructure providers.
Ingenico is to provide a beachhead to European merchants for Chinese powerhouse Alipay, embedding the popular mobile app into its instore payments gateway.
German cooperative bank Volksbank eG Schwarzwald Baar Hegau has become the first client to install NCR's new 'innovation experience room', a space packed with the latest technology, such as virtual reality headsets and drones, that is designed to help build digital literacy among employees and customers.
Danish neobank Lunar Way has signed deals with major banking partners in its home country and neighbours Sweden and Norway as it prepares to expand across the Nordics.
European exchange group Euronext has agreed to pay around EUR14 million for a 20% stake in central counterparty EuroCCP.
Financial services firms are still concerned about distributed ledger technology security, with transaction confidentiality a particular worry, according to a new report from Greenwich Associates.
Singapore's DBS is rolling out conversational AI technology that will allow customers to manage their money and make payments in Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp.
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