MasterCard is reporting positive results from a year-long global social media monitoring campaign, tapping into conversations across 43 markets worldwide to gain insights and drive its business strategy.
Recently-reopened US bitcoin exchange Tradehill has moved to beef up its security through a partnership with online identity verification start-up miiCard.
The Australian arm of banking giant ING has teamed up with social innovation crowdfunding specialist StartSomeGood to launch Dreamstarter, a platform for entrepreneurs looking to raise money for socially useful projects.
Mobile POS outfit Square has raided rival PayPal to appoint a new head of retail partnerships as the company reports fast growth in the tablet point-of-sale terminal market.
Google has become a minority stake-holder in Lending Club after leading a $125 million deal to buy a share in the peer-to-peer loan specialist from existing investors.
CME Group says that it is working to close the time gap that sometimes exists between customers receiving trade confirmations and the information appearing in public data feeds after the Wall Street Journal reported that high-speed traders are exploiting the lag.
Anne Coghlan, head of group treasury at Dyson, discusses how her organisation is redirecting attention towards complying with the single euro payments area as the industry prepares for the 2014 end dates.
A US appeals court has ruled in favour of Nyse Euronext and Nasdaq OMX in their battle with Internet and securities industry associations over market data fees.
Struggling ATM manufacturer Diebold is axing around 700 jobs, mostly in North America, as part of a 'realignment plan' designed to save up to $150 million.
Payments start-up Dwolla has secured a $16.5 million funding round led by Andreesen Horowitz as it bids to develop a cheaper alternative to bank-owned payment networks and card schemes.
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