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PayPal’s first-ever Super Bowl ad will promote its vision of the future of money

PayPal is heading to Super Bowl 50. The payments firm will use its debut appearance on advertising’s largest stage to share its global vision for the “future of money,” the company said Tuesday (Dec. 15).<p>The ad is under wraps for now, but Greg Fisher, PayPal’s vice president of global brand …

FinTech

Apple wants to let you make payments through texts, phone calls, and emails

Evidence that Apple wants to combine payments and iMessage is piling up. And it looks like the tech giant doesn’t plan to stop there.<p>A patent filing published earlier this month (Dec. 2015) indicates that Apple is not only looking at allowing people to send money over its text messaging service, …

Apple Pay

The most interesting challenger bank you’ve never heard of

Most people who have an interest in Fintech have heard of Atom, Starling, Fidor, Mondo or Number 26. Some might have heard of Loot, or Holvi. But …

What is and what isn’t a ‘blockchain’? - Chris Skinner's blog

There are a few friends in my network whose opinions I respect and Professor Michael Mainelli, Chairman of Z/Yen Group is one of those. He has kindly …

2015 in Review: The Year that Fintech Hit Form

February 1, 2016 By: Sirpa Nordlund<p>What a difference twelve months can make. Industry conversations at 2014’s Mobey Day, (Mobey Forum’s annual open …

CIO Explainer: What Is Blockchain?

By<p>Steven Norton<p>Steven Norton<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@steven_norton<p>steven.norton@wsj.com<p>Sign up here for The Morning Download, and get the most important news in business technology emailed to you each weekday morning.<p>Known by many as the technology underpinning the bitcoin digital currency, …

Blockchain

Banking and Fintech: An Uncommon Partnership

A survey of senior bankers and fintech executives provides a unique perspective on the strengths and weaknesses of the current players and the impact …

Banking is going through a revolution - Chris Skinner's blog

I often claim that we are going through a revolution in commerce and, every time we go through a revolution in commerce, we go through a revolution …

Financial Services

Davos: World Economic Forum Tackles Fintech

×<p><i>Technology disruption in financial services was a central theme at this year’s annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.</i><p>Mobile payments. Digital wallets. Bitcoin. The blockchain. Social trading. Those are just a few technological innovations that collectively have the …

Atom app: Is this the future of banking?

Atom, a company aiming to be the UK's only app-based bank, summed up its 2015 with, as you might expect, a set of numbers. Except they're not the …

NO! Challenger Banks will NOT be Uberizing Retail Banking

As a self-confessed Millenial and (I like to think) early adopter I for one am slightly fed up of hearing this talk about new entrants into the …

How Open Banking Will Change the Banking Landscape

<b>Technology has changed the way we interact with companies. Over the past decade, many industries have been disrupted by the likes of Uber, Facebook</b> …

Banking