28 March 2015

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Intel to probe blockchain potential

17 March 2015  |  6510 views  |  0 comments | 24 tweets | 10 linkedin

Chip maker Intel is the latest tech giant to investigate the potential of blockchain technology, advertising for a cryptographic researcher to work on decentralised ledgers.

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Alibaba unveils 'smile-to-pay' tech

16 March 2015  |  6782 views  |  4 comments | 26 tweets | 23 linkedin

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is developing facial recognition technology that enables mobile shoppers to replace their passwords with selfies.

Mobile & online

BMO Harris Bank introduces cardless ATM withdrawals

16 March 2015  |  4882 views  |  0 comments | 10 tweets | 9 linkedin

BMO Harris Bank has created what it claims is America's largest cardless ATM network, enabling customers to use their mobile phones to withdraw cash at 750 machines.

Retail banking

BBVA: "We are building the best digital bank of the 21st Century"

16 March 2015  |  7293 views  |  1 comments | 20 tweets | 26 linkedin

Spanish bank BBVA has set its sights on building "the best digital bank of the 21st century", according to remarks by chairman Fransisco Gonzalez at the company's annual shareholder meeting in Bilbao.

Mobile & online

Square to shut down food ordering app

16 March 2015  |  2791 views  |  2 comments | 6 tweets | 4 linkedin

Square is to shut down its food ordering app after an underwhelming response from the consumer marketplace.

Mobile & online

Misys develops Apple Watch application

16 March 2015  |  3676 views  |  0 comments | 9 tweets | 6 linkedin

Core banking vendor Misys has developed a bank-to-consumer marketing app prototype for the Apple Watch.

Transaction banking

Women in FinTech - Kitty Parry, founder of the Social Media Charter

13 March 2015  |  4982 views  |  1 comments | 11 tweets | 1 linkedin

In our continuing series, in association with the Breaking Banks radio show, looking at accomplished and interesting women working and changing the FinTech sector, Liz Lumley sits down Templars PR CEO and founder of the Social Media Charter, Kitty Parry.

Retail banking

IBM in talks with central banks about blockchain adoption - Reuters

13 March 2015  |  8356 views  |  0 comments | 23 tweets | 15 linkedin

IBM has held informal discussions with a number of central banks about the creation of a blockchain-based digital cash and payment system for major currencies, according to a report by Reuters.

Security

Halifax trials heartbeat authentication technology

13 March 2015  |  7515 views  |  5 comments | 29 tweets | 18 linkedin

Halifax is trialling technology which can authenticate user identities by analysing their unique heartbeat rhythm.

Mobile & online

CommBank rolls out HCE-based NFC payments

13 March 2015  |  5131 views  |  0 comments | 8 tweets | 7 linkedin

Commonwealth Bank of Australia is working with MasterCard to use host card emulation to extend the availability of its mobile contactless payments service.

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