Bitcoin startup Xapo has unveiled plans for a debit card that lets users pay with the crypto-currency wherever MasterCard is accepted.
Ulster Bank has apologised to customers after its latest computer glitch saw some accounts debited twice for ATM withdrawals.
Electronic trading and brokerage giant Instinet has hired Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Tony Necakov as chief technology officer.
New York-based point-of-sale startup ShopKeep has raised $25 million in a funding round led by Thayer Street Partners.
Three Lloyds Bank employees installed devices on colleagues' computers to gain remote access to systems and steal more than £2 million, the Old Bailey has heard.
More than two thirds of US financial industry participants think that the equity markets are not fair and half consider high-frequency trading harmful, according to a survey from ConvergEx Group.
The National Stock Exchange (NSX) has moved to play down its relationship with Atlas ATS, insisting that it has not agreed to regulate the bitcoin trading platform.
The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC) is stepping up its efforts to shift the US capital markets industry to a T+2 settlement life-cycle.
A lack of customer awareness could be hindering uptake of mobile banking services around the world, a new survey from BuzzCity suggests.
PayPal chief David Marcus says that the rise of host card emulation has forced him to reevaluate his long-held scepticism about mobile NFC payments, but he still feels bluetooth low energy will be the technology the revolutionises the way we pay.
IntercontinentalExchange has acquired Algo Technologies and will use the vendor's matching engine to boost the performance of the New York Stock Exchange, according to Bloomberg.
First National Bank's Twitter guy has spent the day issuing grovelling apologies after a bomb-related joke blew up in his face.
Transport for London is reportedly in negotiations with mobile operators ahead of a pilot which will see commuters pay for journeys through their NFC-enabled handsets.
Peckish Americans now have a new tool at the disposal in the quest for pizza after Domino's integrated Google Wallet into its Android ordering app.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has been criticised by a US congressional watchdog over cybersecurity weaknesses, including the failure to authenticate users and encrypt sensitive data.
Speculation about the future of Square is growing after the mobile payments startup was forced to pour cold water on a Wall Street Journal report claiming that, facing growing losses and a shrinking cash pile, it has been in talks about a possible sale to Google.
Walmart is taking on Western Union and MoneyGram through the launch of a low-fee store-to-store money transfer service.
Despite the hype, the vast majority of Brits have no interest in using bitcoin to shop online, with a lack of trust cited as the main barrier to uptake.
Swedish financial management start-up Qapital is preparing to launch in the US with a service that enables users to track their spending, set savings goals, and transfer cash to a savings account held by an FDIC-insured banking partner.
Search engine provider Baidu has become the latest Chinese Web firm to move into the mobile money arena, launching a payments and wealth management wallet.
MasterCard has struck a deal to buy PinPoint, a provider of loyalty and rewards service to banks and merchants in Asia Pacific. Financial terms were not disclosed.
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