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Ripple's bank creep, LendUp's new CEO, regulatory competition: Top stories of the week

01/11/19

One bank's push to use Ripple's XRP in cross-border payments; LendUp spins off credit card business, names new CEO; a worrisome resurgence of rivalry among the banking agencies; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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Add BMO Harris to list of banks aligning with auto fintechs

12/05/18

The Chicago bank's new partnership with AutoGravity mirrors others struck this year by JPMorgan Chase and U.S. Bank with providers of mobile apps that bundle the car-buying and lending processes.

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Startups' new approach to PFM: Sit back, let us handle it

11/28/18

The latest personal financial management tools provide a more passive approach for customers that analyzes patterns and suggest ways to fix issues.

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Even in the cloud, banking is tied to legacy tech

11/02/18

Serverless computing has its proponents — Capital One and BBVA among them — but the service hasn’t yet proven it can fulfill general systems needs in banking.

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Umpqua Bank names first head of innovation

10/12/18

Käthe Anchel is expected to help push Umpqua’s recent focus on what it calls the “human-digital” banking experience.

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Where banks can boost transparency in payments

09/13/18

At this year’s Swift Business Forum in New York, executives said banks can build "more intelligent routing" to speed up payments and reduce the cost of processing and delivery.

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Banks won't 'like' this offer from Facebook

08/06/18

Facebook is seeking customer data from big banks. Executives say it's not clear what the benefit would be, but the drawbacks are easy to tally.

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Fintech vendors keep reinventing themselves, and banks struggle to keep up

07/31/18

Vendors keep merging, and new ones keep forming. For banks, the change brings access to more options, but shorter relationships.

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App gap poses threat to community banks

07/27/18

Small banks are being warned to slow down mobile tool development and check vendor arrangements, as researchers repeatedly find vulnerabilities that can be exploited by cybercriminals.

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Under new CEO, full speed ahead for Goldman's consumer push

07/17/18

The appointment of David Solomon, who will take over for retiring CEO Lloyd Blankfein, has not altered the bank's aggressive plan to build a mobile phone-based bank for consumers in the U.S. and beyond.

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