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Tandem introduces new account with ‘Autosavings’ feature

Digital challenger bank Tandem has announced the launch of interest-paying savings accounts capable of automatically putting money aside based on their spending habits. Enabled through...

BUSINESS

TradeIX to add 70 more staff to its Dublin HQ

Blockchain startup TradeIX is looking to expand its headquarters in Dublin, Ireland with the hiring of about 70 more staff. Technology partner for the Corda-based...

Standard Chartered to launch digital platform for Indian SMEs

Standard Chartered's SC Ventures is planning to set up a standalone digital platform to provide small and medium enterprises in India with solutions for...

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SECURITY

BNP Paribas partners with MGI to launch AI FX index

BNP Paribas has partnered with Millennium Global Investments (MGI) to launch BNP Paribas MGI Systematic Currency Alpha Index, a foreign exchange index that works...

TradeIX to add 70 more staff to its Dublin HQ

Blockchain startup TradeIX is looking to expand its headquarters in Dublin, Ireland with the hiring of about 70 more staff. Technology partner for the Corda-based...

Dubai International Financial Centre unveils $10m fintech fund

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has unveiled a $10 million fintech fund managed by Wamda Capital and Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP) for start-ups...

FSS takes 46% stake in Ecentric

Global payments technology company, Financial Software and Systems (FSS) has made a strategic investment in Standard Bank subsidiary Ecentric.  The financial terms of the deal...

Barclays brings BPay to Pingit apps

Barclays is looking to merge its Bpay wearable products with more popular Pingit money transfer app, as it struggles to attract more users. Bpay was...

Kroger extends its Visa ban to subsidiary stores

United States supermarket chain Kroger has decided to extends its ban of Visa credit cards to its subsidiary Smith's Food and Drug Stores. Mike Schlotman,...

MEDIA

TECHNOLOGY

Coinbase acquires Distributed Systems for a decentralized digital identity platform

Blockchain giant Coinbase plans to become the Facebook of crypto with the acquisition of Distributed Systems to create a platform for users to sign...

First Direct enables payments through messaging apps

Online and telephone-only bank First Direct has partnered with social payments startup PayKey to enable its customers to make payments while chatting...

Fintech Select to go with physical bitcoins

Canadian fintech firm Fintech Select Ltd. has unveiled its plan on launching physical Bitcoin product alongside its Selectcoin closed loop swipe card. In an...

Cyber-crooks use mobile games to launder money from stolen credit cards

Cyber-crooks are using in-game currency from mobile games like Clash of Clans to launder money from stolen credit cards. According to the security firm Kromtech...

UK goes hammer and tongs against cyber security threats; new laws coming

The UK Government is finalizing a set of new regulations that will make cyber security reports mandatory for clearing houses to operate in the...

RETAIL BANKING

Tandem introduces new account with ‘Autosavings’ feature

Digital challenger bank Tandem has announced the launch of interest-paying savings accounts capable of automatically putting money aside based on their spending habits. Enabled through...

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