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Android Payment Apps Can Be Risky

Android Payment Apps Can Be Risky

Eleven percent of the payment apps available globally for Android phones and tablets contain malware or suspicious binaries, according to RiskIQ, a company that helps organizations maintain the integrity…
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Digital Banking — An Expert Guide On How To Get There

Chris Skinner has been blogging, about banking and technology, speaking at conferences, running the Financial Services Club, in London and other…
American Express To Research Ways To Encourage Savings

American Express To Research Ways To Encourage Savings

Financial services is seeing some odd partnerships. American Express is starting a research pilot with the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) using the Amex Serve platform to study consumer savings behaviors. Now ordinarily you would expect American Express…
American Express Opens Tech Lab In Palo Alto

American Express Opens Tech Lab In Palo Alto

American Express is opening a new tech lab in Palo Alto to focus on big data, cloud computing and mobile infrastructure. The company expects to employ about 200 people at…
McKinsey: Omnichannel Provides Lower Returns Than Digitizing Documents

McKinsey: Omnichannel Provides Lower Returns Than Digitizing Documents

Omnichannel as a buzzword is omnipresent in banking conferences these days, and has been for at least a couple of years. The idea is pretty simple — you should be able to deal with your bank from your mobile phone,…
New York Is Ready With Revision Of Bitcoin Regulations

New York Is Ready With Revision Of Bitcoin Regulations

New York regulators will issue a revised proposed draft of regulations for bitcoins,  Benjamin M. Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services, told the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington this morning. Lawsky, who had explained the department’s process for developing virtual…
Silicon Valley Bank: At The Core Of A Tech Network

Silicon Valley Bank: At The Core Of A Tech Network

It’s not as if Silicon Valley doesn’t have enough startup accelerators, even enough specializing in financial tech with Yahoo and Wells Fargo active in the business, but Silicon Valley Bank decided it needed its own — Commerce Innovated…
MasterCard Opens A Financial Inclusion Lab In Africa

MasterCard Opens A Financial Inclusion Lab In Africa

Using an $11 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation MasterCard is opening a lab for financial inclusions in Nairobi, Kenya. The MasterCard Labs for Financial Inclusions will
Discover Financial Moves To Infosys For Core Banking

Discover Financial Moves To Infosys For Core Banking

Discover Financial Services (DFS) has replaced its hosted Fiserv core banking system with a new real-time core system from Infosys Finacle. It is only the second U.S. bank to move…
TD Partners With Moven For Mobile Money Management

TD Partners With Moven For Mobile Money Management

Toronto Dominion Bank in Canada has announced a partnership with Moven, a mobile-phone based banking and budgeting app that lets users track their payments and see by category how…