The FBI is investigating cyber-attacks on US banks, including JP Morgan Chase, by Russian hackers, according to press reports.
Governments should step up efforts to boost the use of digital payments in developing countries to increase financial inclusion, empower women and spur economic growth, according to a World Bank report.
A social network app for finance that uses gamification to crowdsource market sentiment data has been launched by former Deutsche Bank executive Kerim Derhalli.
Peer-to-peer loan specialist Lending Club has filed with US regulators for an initial public offering in which it hopes to raise $500 million.
Mobile money firm Monitise is transferring its UK professional services staff to IBM as the two firms ramp up their alliance.
Spain's CaixaBank has struck a EUR500 million deal with Fujitsu to build 8500 cash machines fitted with contactless readers.
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Square has revamped its Cash P2P payments app, enabling users to send and receive money via text. Meanwhile, reports suggest that Jack Dorsey's firm is in the process of raising some cash itself, talking to potential investors about a $200 million funding round.
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) has rolled out IBM's Active-Active mainframe technology to provide business continuity and disaster recovery for its global branches.
Westpac New Zealand is integrating money management technology from New York-based Moven into its new digital banking platform.
The bitcoin-curious - both enthusiasts and sceptics - are being invited to help put together a report for Santander on the impact that cryptocurrencies will have on banks.