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.
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 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 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.
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 has made a strategic investment in Kansas City-based working capital marketplace C2FO. Terms of the arrangement have not been disclosed.
Scotiabank is inviting Toronto's geeks to take part in a hackathon designed to find creative ways to help Canadians manage their debt.
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.
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.
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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