PayPal is cutting off services to customers in Crimea in response to western sanctions related to Russia's annexation of the region last year.
Britain's banks must do more to protect themselves from cyber attacks, says the Bank of England, following an analysis of the perimeter defences and operational resilience of 36 of the nation's top financial service providers.
The venture capital arms of Citibank and American Express have joined a $21 million funding round for digital marketing communications company Persado.
With only nine months to go until the US EMV migration deadline, more than half of retailers are not ready for the switch, according to a survey from ACI Worldwide.
MasterCard is inviting innovative startups from across Europe to apply for the second edition of its Start Path Europe accelerator.
By 2030, two billion people who don't have a bank account today will be storing money and making payment with their mobile phones, predicts Bill Gates.
Peer-to-peer lenders Funding Circle and Assetz capital are to be the beneficiaries of a new initiative by RBS to refer small business customers turned down for loans by the bank.
The UK's high value payments system Chaps has slashed 50% off fees for low volume direct participants as it responds to public pressure for fairer access from new market entrants.
New York's Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is ratcheting up the pressure on Barclays Bank as he expands his lawsuit accusing the bank of fraud in the operation of its US dark pool.
Mobile banking company Monitise has put itself in the shop window, as its stock price deteriorates still further and it warns on full year revenues.
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