Wells Fargo is boarding the chatbot train, launching a pilot of an AI-based customer services agent within Facebook's Messenger platform.
BNP Paribas is working with AXA Ivestment Managers on the deployment of a blockchain-based fund distribution platform using smart contracts to ease the flow of information between buyers and sellers.
A security researcher is warning that an Android banking trojan has infected apps on the Google Play store and is trying to steal login information.
Ant Financial has increased its bid to buy MoneyGram by 36%, to around $1.2 billion, in an effort to fight off competition from Euronet.
Consumers in the US will soon be able to use PayPal in Android Pay to make purchases at retailers in-store, in-app and online.
Tom Jessop, a 17-year technology veteran at Goldman Sachs, has joined blockchain startup Chain as president.
US digital bank Simple has written to a number of customers advising them that they may have to open new accounts due to logistical problems in transferring their banking details to new owner BBVA Compass.
Order management vendor FlexTrade is planning to use Microsoft HoloLens to provide traders with a three-dimensional view of their dealing strategies and new ways of interacting with third party data feeds.