Android Pay users that have linked their PayPal accounts will soon be able to pay for goods when mobile shopping using the Chrome browser with just just a touch of their fingerprint.
The Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group has developed an AI chatbot that will answer customer questions over Line, the popular Japanese messaging app.
Indian mobile wallet giant Paytm is to open its new Payments Bank on 23 March, joining telco Bharti Airtel as one of the first non-banks to take advantage of the Government's relaxing of restrictions on bank licensing in an effort to boost financial exlusion.
Standard Chartered group chief information officer, Dr Michael Gorriz says that banks need to develop new strategies for how to harness their data assets to spur growth.
The former CTO of UK challenger Tandem has joined forces with experienced execs from the more traditional banking sector to build a digital-only bank in Dubai.
Boston-based Eastern Bank has spun off an online loan platform for small businesses that was developed by its innovation lab into an independent company that has already raised $9 million in funding.
Fintech unicorn Transferwise says the company has reached operational profitability six years after launch.
A new mobile app is promising to help users avoid drunken late night impulse spending by linking credit and debit cards to a breathalyser and, if too much has been imbibed, barring certain purchases.
FIS-owned consultancy Capco is suing its former UK boss Andrew Tarver for £145 million over allegations that he stole clients and conspired to cover up the evidence.
JPMorgan Chase has joined a $50 million funding round for LevelUp, a Boston-based mobile payments service that lets customers order ahead at partner restaurants.
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