UK banks are experiencing faster growth rates for digital services by customers in the 70s and 80s, according to the latest data from the British Bankers Association.
PayPal is cutting off services to customers in Crimea in response to western sanctions related to Russia's annexation of the region last year.
Britain's banks must do more to protect themselves from cyber attacks, says the Bank of England, following an analysis of the perimeter defences and operational resilience of 36 of the nation's top financial service providers.
The venture capital arms of Citibank and American Express have joined a $21 million funding round for digital marketing communications company Persado.
With only nine months to go until the US EMV migration deadline, more than half of retailers are not ready for the switch, according to a survey from ACI Worldwide.
MasterCard is inviting innovative startups from across Europe to apply for the second edition of its Start Path Europe accelerator.
By 2030, two billion people who don't have a bank account today will be storing money and making payment with their mobile phones, predicts Bill Gates.
Peer-to-peer lenders Funding Circle and Assetz capital are to be the beneficiaries of a new initiative by RBS to refer small business customers turned down for loans by the bank.
The UK's high value payments system Chaps has slashed 50% off fees for low volume direct participants as it responds to public pressure for fairer access from new market entrants.
New York's Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is ratcheting up the pressure on Barclays Bank as he expands his lawsuit accusing the bank of fraud in the operation of its US dark pool.
Mobile banking company Monitise has put itself in the shop window, as its stock price deteriorates still further and it warns on full year revenues.
US banking giant Chase is pulling its Windows mobile app at the end of the month because of a lack of users, telling customers to access their accounts via their browsers.
More than 11% of Android banking and finance-related apps contain malware or suspicious binaries, according to research from RiskIQ.
Cancer Research UK has installed contactless payments technology in shop windows, enabling passersby to tap their cards to make donations.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is hosting an open day for IT professionals as it prepares to embark on a hiring spree that will see it add 200 technology jobs over the next three years.
Thieves in Manchester have been recycling redundant iPod nano devices to snap photos of consumers entering their PINs at an ATM machine in a somewhat crude take on traditional skimming fraud.
Amazon has pulled the plug on its mobile wallet app following a disappointing six-month trial run.
The US Supreme Court has rejected a challenge from retailers to the Federal Reserve's rules on interchange fees.
America's credit union regulator has agreed to pay up to $50,000 to cover costs associated with a data breach that saw it lose a thumb drive handed over to one of its examiners by Palm Springs Credit Union.
Three major financial institutions have contributed to a record-breaking $75 million investment round in bitcoin startup Coinbase.
The British Bankers Association and the Payments Council have called for the Government to take a 'light touch' to regulation of the underlying bitcoin blockchain technology, which they say has the potential to fundamentally change the way financial assets are transferred.
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