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HSBC online and mobile services downed by cyber attack
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HSBC online and mobile services downed by cyber attack

29 January 2016  |  7029 views  |  5 comments

HSBC customers remain locked out of internet and mobile services for much of Friday after the bank was subjected to a denial of service attack.

Mobiles join London's contactless travel revolution
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Mobiles join London's contactless travel revolution

29 January 2016  |  5323 views  |  0 comments | 16 tweets | 19 linkedin

More than 3.2 million journeys have been made on London's transport network by passengers tapping in and out with a mobile device, new figures reveal.

Bank of America loads up on blockchain patents
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Bank of America loads up on blockchain patents

29 January 2016  |  9924 views  |  3 comments | 26 tweets | 25 linkedin

Bank of America is in the process of filing 20 new blockchain-related patents, adding to the 15 it has already submitted to the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Ripple to create Asian joint venture with SBI Holdings
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Ripple to create Asian joint venture with SBI Holdings

29 January 2016  |  3543 views  |  0 comments | 15 tweets | 4 linkedin

Ripple is to create a joint venture company with Japanese financial conglomerate SBI Holdings to drive the adoption of its distributed ledger technology for cross-border payments across Asian markets.

EC focuses on monitoring, not regulating, virtual currencies
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EC focuses on monitoring, not regulating, virtual currencies

29 January 2016  |  4222 views  |  0 comments | 6 tweets | 13 linkedin

The European Commission is examining whether virtual currencies need to be regulated in the wake of last November's terrorist attacks in Paris, but is currently more focused on monitoring the likes of bitcoin than on rushing out new rules.

Citi Ventures invests in C2FO
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Citi Ventures invests in C2FO

28 January 2016  |  2294 views  |  0 comments | 2 tweets | 2 linkedin

Citi Ventures has made a strategic investment in Kansas City-based working capital marketplace C2FO. Terms of the arrangement have not been disclosed.

Scotiabank preps $25k hackathon
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Scotiabank preps $25k hackathon

28 January 2016  |  2813 views  |  0 comments | 6 tweets

Scotiabank is inviting Toronto's geeks to take part in a hackathon designed to find creative ways to help Canadians manage their debt.

Frictionless payments driving growth at Facebook and PayPal
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Frictionless payments driving growth at Facebook and PayPal

28 January 2016  |  7283 views  |  0 comments | 33 tweets | 21 linkedin

The creation of a frictionless payment experience is driving innovation - and profits - at PaPpal and Facebook, as both companies report a stellar set of results.

Cambridge Blockchain wins Santander DL Challenge
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Cambridge Blockchain wins Santander DL Challenge

28 January 2016  |  4368 views  |  0 comments | 7 tweets | 3 linkedin

Massachusetts-based Cambridge Blockchain has walked away with a £15,000 cash prize and the promise of future angel investment after winning a distributed ledger challenge organised by Santander InnoVentures in partnership with OneVest, CoFoundersLab and 1000 angels.

Moven teams up with loan refinancers CommonBond and Payoff
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Moven teams up with loan refinancers CommonBond and Payoff

28 January 2016  |  3520 views  |  0 comments | 12 tweets | 5 linkedin

Neo-bank Moven has struck deals with loan refinancing startups CommonBond and Payoff as it seeks to burnish its "financial wellbeing" credentials.

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