Did someone cancel the fintech revolution or has it just been delayed? That's the question posed by a new report on the UK scene, which argues that new entrants have failed to lure customers from incumbents and that VC money has started to dry up.
Two Australian fintech associations have welcomed a commitment by the country's securities regulator to step up research and investment in technologies that could help ease the compliance burden for new companies entering financial services.
Following a year-long experiment, the Bank of Canada says that distributed ledger technology is not ready to act as the backbone of a wholesale interbank payment system.
Worldpay is experimenting with the use of virtual reality to provide genuine card transactions for users immersed in a computer-generated environment.
The power of digital payments to drive financial inclusion and social justice emerged as a key theme on the first day of the Payments Canada Summit in Toronto.
The Dubai Financial Services Authority is to allow fintech firms to apply for a restricted six-to-12-month financial services license in order to test out innovative new products and services on the ground.
New research from HSBC has found that people would rather put their faith in a robot to perform open-heart surgery than trust one to open a savings account or provide mortgage advice.
BBVA is making eight of its APIs commercially available to companies, startups, and developers worldwide, enabling the integration of customer banking data with third party products and services.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has teamed up with World Bank Group member IFC to encourage fintech innovation in Asia through the establishment of an Asean Financial Innovation Network (Afin).
ING is taking a humanoid robot on a tour of its Dutch branches to teach kids how to manage their money.
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