Apple has filed a patent which uses NFC and Bluetooth technology to enable person-to-person payments between iPhones or Apple Watches.
The Euro Retail Payments Board (ERPB) says that person-to-person mobile payment providers across the continent should work together to ensure interoperability.
Former Goldman Sachs programmer Sergey Aleynikov has had a conviction for stealing the bank's propriety HFT code thrown out for the second time.
New Zealand digital wallet Semble has added a public transport option to its portfolio through a partnership with contactless transit card Snapper.
With the UK launch of Apple Pay imminent, Barclays has joined the ranks of financial institutions and retailers supporting the home-baked 'Pay by Bank App' from Zapp.
With Australia's banks increasingly turning to the public cloud, the country's financial services watchdog has warned of "areas of weakness" in how the shift is being managed.
Nearly two thirds of British 'no-hang up' victims do not get compensated by their banks, the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has revealed.
A cybergang member has been sentenced to 50 months in prison for his part in a global ATM heist that saw $14 million dollars stolen in a single weekend.
More than three quarters of Brits think that it is important that their bank offers both online and branch services, according to a survey from TSB.
Montise says it will attempt to steer its customer base away from customised mobile banking platforms to standardised deployment of cloud-based API and on-premises products as it bids to get the business back on an even keel.
Lloyds Bank customers may soon be able to use their contactless debit card as a way of securely authenticating their identity when setting up the mobile banking app on an NFC-enabled device.
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