The Swift Institute is offering up a EUR15,000 grant for research into the development of blockchain technology for use in securities markets.
Consumers still trust traditional high street banks more than alternatives such as supermarket banks, challenger banks or technology companies, according to research from MoneySuperMarket.
Consumers looking to switch bank accounts to Halifax can now speed up the process by uploading a photo of their debit card from their smartphone or tablet.
The UK Government has appointed Passion Capital's Eileen Burbidge as a 'special envoy' for fintech, to champion innovation in financial services across the UK and at an international level.
For the first time in more than a decade, the fraud rate for card transactions in France fell slightly last year, new figures show.
Vodafone India has struck a deal with Walmart to enable small firms that use the US retail giant's wholesale stores to make payments through M-Pesa.
With the Apple Pay launch in the UK looming into view, new research from Forrester suggests the computing giant will have a tough task convincing consumers to put their trust in its services.
Barclays Bank is one of a host of sponsors of a BBC initiative to give a pocket-sized computer to every year 7 child in the UK for free, with the aim of inspiring digital creativity and developing a new generation of tech pioneers.
Gemalto is to supply wristbands embedded with contactless chips and a fitness tracker for transit riders in Wuhan, China.
A "processing error" on Tuesday saw thousands of Co-op customers double charged for card payments, the UK retailer has warned.
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