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.
Square is to shut down its food ordering app after an underwhelming response from the consumer marketplace.
Core banking vendor Misys has developed a bank-to-consumer marketing app prototype for the Apple Watch.
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.
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.
Halifax is trialling technology which can authenticate user identities by analysing their unique heartbeat rhythm.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia is working with MasterCard to use host card emulation to extend the availability of its mobile contactless payments service.
The UK's current account switching service (Cass) has failed to produce a significant increase in the number of people moving banks, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which says that a move to full account number portability could prove a more effective approach.
MasterCard's latest quirky idea to siphon more of its cash to future innovations is to invite budding entrepreneurs to give a sixty-second pitch - inside an actual elevator.
Banco Sabadell stands to benefit from a £450 million 'IT dowry' bequeathed by Lloyds Banking Group if its proposed £1.7 billion takeover of TSB is approved.
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