The Canadian Bankers Association says Canada must create a digital identification system, potentially utilizing technology such as blockchain and biometrics.
Digital bank Tandem has unveiled plans to float on the stock market within the next five years, as interest in fintech companies continues to swell.
Intel announced that it is working with Facebook to finish a new artificial intelligence chip in the second half of this year.
London remained the top destination in Europe for technology investment in 2018, followed by rival Berlin.
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Monzo, the U.K. challenger bank with more than a million customers and a unicorn valuation to boot, has quietly began working on a U.S. launch.
Experts are warning that the facial-recognition algorithms that attempt to interpret facial expressions could be based on uncertain science.
Royal Bank of Scotland has applied for a German banking licence to help it retain clients in the European Union in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
European Blockchain HUB and Nispana are inviting and welcoming experts on blockchain from different stakeholder groups, entities, and individuals from all around the globe.
Coinbase has launched its cryptocurrency trading platform in more markets as the firm plans an "aggressive" international push next year.
After the deadly terrorist shooting in France’s famous Strasbourg Christmas market, the U.K.’s Metropolitan Police are testing facial recognition on Christmas shoppers.
Google Payment Lithuania UAB has just received an Electronic Money Institution license from the Bank of Lithuania.
The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia have started developing fintech for cross-border settlements, including a digital currency project, according to the UAE’s central bank governor.
London based fintech Shieldpay has agreed a partnership with Visa to deliver secure card payments across peer to peer marketplaces and classified ad sites.
Germany’s second-largest stock exchange, Boerse Stuttgart Group, is set to launch a cryptocurrency trading platform in the first half of 2019.
U.S. government believes quantum computing, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things pose an “emerging threat” to its national security.
Calgary has announced to become the first Canadian city to launch a digital version of its local currency.
Finger vein payments technology is to be introduced campus-wide at Copenhangen Business School by Nordic payments processor Nets and UK biometrics company Sthaler.
U.S. banks and other financial firms are projecting higher spending on cybersecurity as they face bigger threats and more attacks.
Google and Microsoft researchers have recently called for regulation of “oppressive” facial recognition technology.