Swiss financial markets regulator Finma has updated its rules for digital client onboarding to reflect advances in technology such as the ability to authenticate a user with a "selfie with liveness detection".
Digital currency exchange Coinbase has blamed bank and credit card company meddling for a recent spate of erroneous charges against customer accounts, an allegation rejected by Visa.
Digital banking startup Tandem is going back to the crowd in a bid to raise a further £4 million from the 2000 members of its Seedrs community.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan is repeating his call for the UK to remain a part of the EU Single Market and Customs Union as new data demonstrates the UK capital's continued appeal as a magnet for international tech talent.
Belgium's KBC Bank is offering customers the opportunity to chat with staff via a dedicated WhatsApp channel.
The romantic marketing suits at UK bank Natwest have chosen to mark Valentine's Day by carrying out a psychological experiment that demonstrates how easily crooks can extract valuable personal information by exploiting our amorous desires.
San Francisco-based digital lending platform provider Roostify has closed a $25 million Series B financing round joined by Santander InnoVentures, Cota Capital and Point72 Ventures.
Azlo, a BBVA-backed digital banking platform targeting the fast-growing army of freelancers and self-employed Americans who make up the gig economy, has opened its virtual doors.
European Central Bank executive board member Yves Mersch has given a spirited defence of cash, praising its ability to facilitate privacy, equality and security, insisting there is "no viable alternative" to the humble euro banknote.
Monzo is to take advantage of EU-wide passporting arrangements and follow fellow challenger Starling to launch its app-only current account in Ireland.
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