Customers of BB&T and TD Bank have had a frustrating few days, with tech gremlins leaving many unable to access their mobile and online accounts and use ATMs.
Bank of Ireland has joined forces with Tsys to host an open data hack, inviting coders to play with payment data sets for the chance to win cash prizes.
US Bank has struck a partnership with financial technology startup Autogravity to become the latest of the nation's financial institutions to streamline the loan application process for car-loving Americans
Canadian startup Shakepay haas launched a private beta of a multi-currency, P2P mobile wallet that lets users buy and sell bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
The overwhelming popularity of contactless cards is peaking shopper interest in new form factors, as fresh research from Mastercard suggests that one-quarter of Europeans expect to start using tap-and-go payments with a smartwatch, bracelet, keyring or other forms of wearable payments.
Ernit, a Danish piggy bank app that hopes to make digital money more tangible to kids, is ready for a national roll out after striking a deal with local bank Spar Nord.
Greenlight Financial Technology, the startup behind an app and debit card for kids and college students, has raised $16 million in a Series A funding round joined by SunTrust Bank, Ally Financial and the Amazon Alexa Fund.
Starling Bank has introduced a feature, called Settle Up, to make it easier for friends and family to request and receive payments from each other.
Ripple has announced deals with two banks and three payment processors across India, Brazil and China, as the firm seeks to make good on a promise to transform payment flows into and out of emerging markets.
Anyfin, a Swedish startup that offers to refinance consumer loans and credit card debt using a combination of artificial intelligence and a photo of the current statement and repayment terms, has bagged €4.8 million in Series A funding led by Accel and Northzone.
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