P2P lending platform Lending Club has teamed up with Google to offer loans to the Web giant's partner firms.
Mobile banking continues to outstrip desktop-only banking at three of the top US banks - Wells Fargo, Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase.
India's Kotak Mahindra Bank has launched a savings account that can be opened and managed via Twitter and Facebook.
Swedish capital markets technology vendor Cinnober has won EUR2.5 million in funding from the European Commission to develop a real-time risk margining, multi-asset clearing platform for the banking sector.
Athens' public transport network is moving into the 21st century, ditching its current cash only fare system for a mobile ticketing platform from MasterCard and Masabi.
Hampden & Co, a new UK private bank scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2015, is to use a cloud-based version of Oracle Flexcube as it digital banking platform.
The price of bitcoin is hovering dangerously close to the $200 mark as BTC/USD exchanges creak under pressure from a wave of sell orders from spooked investors.
Fidelity Investments has added a location-based feature to its iPhone app that tells users about nearby publicly traded companies.
Already facing competition from online and mobile channels, bank branch staff in Japan are about to come up against a new threat: mini humanoid robots.
AIB is to outsource 170 technology roles following a review of its IT operations.
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