Thompson Reuters joins R3 Blockchain Consortium

Thompson Reuters is the latest company to join a consortium of institutions, headed up by New York fintech firm R3, dedicated to developing use cases for the blockchain technology in financial markets.

Axial grabs U$14m to match private companies with investors and buyers

Axial, a New York-based online capital marketplace, has raised $14m in its Series C round. The company's platform is designed to match private companies...

Azimo integrates with Facebook Messenger

International money transfer startup Azimo in integrating its service into Facebook Messenger to allow senders and receivers to connect through the social network of 1.65bn users.

IBM Reportedly planning acquisition of point-of-sale business Revel

IBM is reportedly planning a re-entry into the point-of-sale (POS) space. According to Bloomberg the firm is in discussions to acquire iPad-based POS company Revel Systems.

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Check out the FinTech and RegTech firms picked for Plug and Play Japan’s latest...

An eclectic group of startups from around the world has been chosen to take part in Plug and Play Japan’s winter and spring batch.

The Swedish central bank to test its digital defences against the EU’s TIBER-EU cybersecurity...

The Riksbank may be the world’s oldest central bank, but it is still recognising the evolving threats it has to deal with.

Researchers fooled facial recognition software in payment kiosks with a mask

All it takes to fool facial recognition software is to put on a printed mask, according to new research.

FinTech Fincera’s CEO detained by Chinese police for suspected financial crime

Li Yonghui, the chairman and CEO of New York-listed FinTech firm Fincera, has been detained by Chinese police under suspicion of illegally accepting public funds.

Customers accuse Curve of incurring higher fees by sending them corporate cards they didn’t...

UK FinTech is facing criticism again after customers received cards with higher fees than what they asked for.