Standard Chartered has appointed former aerospace engineer Michael Gorriz as group chief information officer.
Monitise founder and co-CEO Alastair Lukies is to step down from the board of the UK mobile banking group, as the business strives to go it alone as an independent company following a failed search for a third-party suitor.
MasterCard has appointed Betty DeVita chief commercial officer of its payments innovation research and development arm, where she will be tasked with guiding disruptive new technology towards the market.
Santander has launched the UK's first standalone mobile app to help customers source and keep track of their tax-free ISA savings schemes.
A British man was left shocked when he logged into his online NatWest account and discovered that a bungled Chaps payment had made him, albeit briefly, a millionaire.
Kreditech, a Germany-based lender focused on the unbanked, has suffered a data breach that has resulted in the personal records of thousands of applicants stolen and dumped on the dark web.
With innovations encompassing the bond marketplace, bitcoin, and cyber-security, a second cohort of London-based startups are about to board the thirteen-week Barclays Accelerator programme
Nasdaq has made its first trading technology platform sale to a bitcoin-based digital currency startup.
The co-founder of a Nasdaq-listed payments processor and a former legal advisor for American Express - Tom DeLuca is now focused on his latest venture, AMP Credit Technologies, a platform for banks and lenders to provide short-term unsecured small business loans.
Banks must concentrate on harnessing a range of digital technologies or risk losing customers to a new wave of competitors, according to a report by the British Bankers Association (BBA) and Accenture.
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