Lloyds Bank is spicing up the online presentation of its terms and conditions by putting them into an animated infographic.
India's Yes Bank has teamed up with Twitter on a service that lets customers place missed calls in order to receive tweets via text messages.
Regulatory intervention in the digital currency marketplace would need to be co-ordinated by an international body such as the Basle-based Bank for International Settlements, according to the Reserve Bank of Australia.
Microsoft is preparing to follow Apple and Google into mobile payments, lining up the regulatory approvals needed for the launch of a host card emulation-based service.
Singapore's DBS Bank is building hackathons into its talent development programme by pairing inhouse employees with startups from across the region to jointly tackle business and societal challenges.
Poland's Idea Bank is taking a novel approach to the mobile banking phenomenon, with the launch of a fleet of automobiles fitted with ATMs that can be summoned by smartphone.
Fair Isaac is piloting a new credit scoring system that uses alternative data that should make it easier for the underbanked to prove their creditworthiness.
The Swiss bank is planning to open an innovation lab in Level39's high growth space, HighGrowth:42, to explore the role of blockchain technology in financial services.
A former foreign exchange dealer for Visa, CEO of HushMail, director of financial services at VeriSign and one of the founding board directors of the Bitcoin Foundation, Jon Matonis' career has blended the world of security, financial services and crypto technology - now Matonis is a public speaker and non-executive director for several startups in the space.
Nationwide Building Society has deployed Apptio's Technology Business Management (TBM) software in order to 'sweat' its IT and measure the cost, quality, and value of its enterprise-wide technology services.
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