The European Central Bank says that, because they pose unique risks, it may start asking fintech firms seeking banking licenses to hold bigger capital buffers and larger liquidity.
Nearly two thirds of Brits want to be able to use a biometric scan to authorise payments in-store, according to a WorldPay survey.
Wall Street's top regulator says that a 2016 breach at its corporate disclosure database may have enabled hackers to profit from trading on inside information.
Students arriving for Freshers' Week at Brunel University in London UK will be able to pay for goods at campus convenience store Costcutters with a touch of their finger at a Fingopay terminal installed by biometrics outfit Sthaler.
Some of Canada's most promising fintech startups will have the opportunity to mingle with the great and the good of the banking world at the annual Sibos jamboree in Toronto next month.
HSBC customers in China can now make payments with a selfie, thanks to the introduction of facial recognition technology in the bank's mobile app.
Last week a Dutch mobile bank found itself battling to keep its app up and running in the face of a sustained DDoS attack. This week, the culprit was unmasked. Russian mobsters? North Korean officials? No, a local schoolboy who turned up to the Bunq office to confess and agreed to carry out community service in penitence.
The details of more than 200,000 Visa and Mastercard cards were stolen during the recent cyber-breach at credit referencing firm Equifax.
A collection of United Arab Emirates-based banks is set to start pooling their cyber security data through a deal with threat intelligence specialist Anomali.
Apple has ditched Touch ID for Face ID in its new iPhone X, enabling users to authenticate themselves - including for Apple Pay and apps that support the feature - simply by looking at their handsets.
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