Meet the 16 startups selected for Accenture’s new FinTech Innovation Lab London cohort

Accenture has picked 16 new promising startups from such varied disciplines as InsurTech, RegTech, open data and capital markets to take part of its UK-based accelerator programme.

Securrency scores $17.65m in its Series A

Securrency, a blockchain technology developer for the financial and regulatory sectors, has scored $17.65m in its Series A.

Banking FinTech solarisBank push into cryptocurrencies with the launch of subsidiary solaris Digital Assets

German tech company solarisBank has unveiled its new subsidiary solaris Digital Assets, to strengthen its grip on the digital assets market.

Does new Libra rival Saga have what it takes to appease regulators?

The founder of Libra rival Saga reveals why he believes the new digital currency might be more successful than the Facebook project.

Blockchain identity management market expected to be worth $11.46bn by 2026

The blockchain identity management market is expected to grow tremendously over the next few years, provided it can overcome some huge challenges.

Ethereum cryptocurrency expert arrested after giving blockchain talk in North Korea

A cryptocurrency community rivalling bitcoin is in uproar after an Ethereum Foundation worker was arrested after giving a blockchain talk in North Korea.

India explores blockchain framework

India is exploring a potential National Level Blockchain Framework which will support the scaling up and wider deployment of the technology.

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.

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Millennials less aware about phishing threats than other age groups as nine out of...

Just because they are digitally native, it doesn’t mean that millennials are better at cybersecurity than their older peers.

Pine Labs secures investment from Mastercard

Pine Labs, a payment acceptance software builder, has received an investment from Mastercard as part of a new partnership.

BNP Paribas boosts partnership with Tink to reach Italian customers

BNP Paribas has extended its partnership with open banking platform Tink to supply its customers with more personal finance tools.

Banks refuse to reimburse fraud if consumer ignores any warning message

Banks are refusing to cover losses in fraud cases if they can prove they show fraud warnings at the point of purchase, according to a study from Which? Money.

Businesses suffer longer system outages due to ransomware attacks

Ransomware attacks are becoming more severe with businesses suffering from infections being out for up to 16.2 days on average, up from 12.1 days in the third quarter of 2019.