French central bank top executive argues for a European cryptocurrency

Could the EU soon have its own centralized cryptocurrency? That is something that a French central bank executive has made an argument for.

Anonymous 4chan group claims to be gearing up to invest $75m in new cryptocurrency...

Members of the controversial online forum 4chan claim to have joined forces to invest and donate $75m in bitcoin to companies protecting personal data, develop anonymity tools, blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

Ripple announces passing 300 customer milestone

Money-transfer company Ripple has over 300 customers and counting on its books.

Germany’s banks lash out against Libra whilst pushing for a digital euro

Could a digital euro be a better alternative to Libra? A leading group of German banks thinks so. The Association of German Banks (Bankenverband) made...

What will tech titans entering the FinTech sector mean for competition, talent and the...

Uber has taken another step into FinTech scene. As other big tech firms are also viewing the opportunities of the sector, the industry might change considerably.

Bittrex New York customers will get more time to withdraw their funds

The New York Department of Financial Services has given cryptocurreny exchange Bittrex's customers more time to empty their accounts.

Jack Dorsey says “Hell no” to question about whether Twitter will join Libra

The dual CEO and co-founder of both Twitter and Square has made no secret to where he stands when it comes to the Facebook-backed cryptocurrency.

Why are lawmakers worried about the Facebook-backed cryptocurrency Libra?

Mark Zuckerberg endured a serious grilling this week as lawmakers around the world continue to express their concerns about Libra. The Facebook CEO did not...

IBM Polska and Tieto to duke it out to be picked to create Bank...

The Bank of Lithuania plans to create a blockchain-based platform named LBChain. Now it is pitting two companies against each other for the privilege to help the central bank with its endeavour.

ANNA announces a new technology taskforce with the aim to create digital asset identification...

With Libra and bitcoin constantly getting in the headlines, it’s easy to see why the cryptocurrency market may require some harmonisation of standards. That is exactly what...

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Mastercard invests in Doconomy to help consumers see CO2 impact their payments have

Mastercard has made an undisclosed equity investment into Doconomy, a startup helping consumers become more aware of their CO2 impact when making payments.

CyberGRX collects $40m in Series D as it looks to meet rising demands

Third-party cyber risk platform CyberGRX has collected $40m in its Series D round which was led by ICONIQ Capital.

OCC names cybersecurity as key risk for federal banking system

The US’ Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has named cybersecurity and technology management as a key emerging risk.

Starling Bank in hot waters after having only lent 1% of the total amount...

When Starling Bank was granted funding from Royal Bank of Scotland, the challenger bank promised to lend £913m to SMEs by 2023.

Encompass and Pegasystems to boost mutual customers support

KYC solution Encompass has partnered with digital transformation company Pegasystems to help mutual customers streamline customer onboarding.