Dawn of the billion-dollar cyber-heist

A sophisticated spear-phishing gang has stolen as much $1 billion from banks and other financial institutions in the past two years, according to computer...

Australian stock exchange firm develops blockchain

Australian stock exchange firm, Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), reveals it will be becoming the first worldwide market to use bitcoin technology, in a bid to settle and clear trades
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Video: Wells Fargo and the future of banking

Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan spoke at the Financial Services Roundtable’s FinTech Ideas Festival conference on the future of banking and technology. Sloan noted...

Head of SEC warns cryptocurrency investors of scams

The head of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) advises bitcoin and cryptocurrency investors to be careful of criminal activity and scams
voice biometric security technology for banks

HSBC and first direct bring biometric banking to the mainstream

HSBC and first direct are planning the UK’s largest roll out of voice biometric security technology. HSBC will also introduce touch ID for mobile banking...

UK tech firm Imagine sells for £550million to Chinese investment firm

UK technology firm, Imagination, is being bought for £550million by Chinese-backed investment firm, Canyon Bridge

Alphabet Google agrees US$1.1billion deal with HTC

To expand its smartphone business, Alphabet’s Google has agreed a US$1.1billion deal with HTC

Adolescents in front line of internet adoption

The United Nation’s (UN) ICT agency revealed global data showing that young people between the ages of 15-24 are at the front line of...

Brokerage firms boost Check Point by 73%

Capital brokerage firms boosted its position in Check Point Software Technologies by 73%, based on its most recent 13F form document with the Security and Exchange Commission throughout the Fiscal Q2

Skye Bank’s ‘game-changing’ SkyeXperience

One of Nigeria’s largest retail lenders, Skye Bank, unveiled its new digital banking solution, SkyeXperience