Fidelity Investments has added a location-based feature to its iPhone app that tells users about nearby publicly traded companies.
Already facing competition from online and mobile channels, bank branch staff in Japan are about to come up against a new threat: mini humanoid robots.
AIB is to outsource 170 technology roles following a review of its IT operations.
Shares in Swiss core banking vendor Temenos have slipped 18 percent after the vendor revised guidance and warned of disappointing Q4 sales.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is seeking Registrations of Interest (ROI) from potential vendors for the procurement of a real-time gross settlement system and a security settlement system with a depository.
The use of mobile phones for making in-store payments is set to grow by 1000% during 2015, marking a mass-market tipping point for NFC-enabled transactions, forecasts Deloitte.
President Barack Obama has outlined plans to require companies that suffer data breaches to alert affected customers within 30 days.
Ulster Bank is to run two three-day hackathons in Dublin and Belfast in collaboration with Open Bank Project parent Tesobe.
MasterCard has signed a deal to transfer domestic Russian transaction processing to the country's new national payments system.
US bank Capital One has bought money management app Level Money. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Institutional investors around the world spent more than $12 billion on their trading desks last year as they raced to keep pace with the growing speed of electronic markets, changes in market structure and lower trading costs, according to a report from Greenwich Associates.
Banking co-operative Swift has appointed a new chief technology officer and chief operating officer as it re-structures its IT development and operational activities.
With volumes on lit exchanges in the doldrums, Nasdaq has approached a number of big banks about taking over operation of their dark pools the Wall Street Journal reports.
Softcard, the mobile payments venture owned by America's leading telcos, is slashing jobs in a cost-cutting exercise but insists that it is not shutting up shop.
A hacker collective is threatening to publish more than 30,000 customer emails stolen from Banque Cantonale de Geneve (BCGE) unless the Swiss bank hands over EUR10,000 today.
Indian IT services group Tech Mahindra has agreed a sub-$30 million all-cash deal to acquire niche core banking consultancy Sofgen.
Despite the hype surrounding big data, three quarters of North American bankers are dissatisfied with analytics technology, according to research from Aite Group.
On the day it outlined plans to cut thousands of jobs, Standard Chartered has revealed that one employee definitely on his way out is CIO and group head of technology Jan Verplancke.
Members of the European Parliament are to debate Europol's refusal to divulge information about US access to Swift international payments data amid concerns that the agreement is trampling over the data protection rights of EU consumers.
First the good news: The number of cyber attacks on retailers dropped by half in 2014. The bad news? The thieves are escaping with much bigger hauls as assaults show a greater degree of sophistication.
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