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How APIs are being used at Citi, BBVA and other leading banks

05/26/19

In the past few years, APIs have become a surprisingly hot topic, considered by many as a golden key to open banking and innovation.

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Simple drops e-billing, and gets heat from consumers

05/24/19

The digital banking provider Simple has been part of BBVA for five years, and its reputation as an easy way to handle and transfer digital money has only grown in that time frame through the addition of faster payments and P2P services.

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Wells' appeasement, U.S. Bank whistleblower suit, BBVA’s U.S. chief: Top stories of the week

05/10/19

Wells Fargo creates unit to satisfy regulatory demands; U.S. Bank employee fired after blowing whistle on sales scheme, lawsuit says; what BBVA's new U.S. CEO has on tap; and more from this week’s most-read stories.

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What BBVA's new U.S. CEO has on tap

05/06/19

In his first extensive interview since taking the job this year, Javier Rodriguez Soler talks about banking as a service, how to keep customers happy and where he sees AI and other tech innovations heading.

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How BBVA overhauled its mobile banking app

04/30/19

Alex Carriles, who runs mobile, online and digital accounts at BBVA Compass, describes how updates like account aggregation and expense analysis have helped increase use of its app.

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BBVA Compass rebranding as BBVA

04/24/19

In the months ahead, the Birmingham, Ala., bank will drop Compass from its name across all of its branches and digital properties. It’s part of a broader plan by its Spanish parent Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria to unify its brand worldwide.

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U.S. Bank hires its first chief digital officer

04/15/19

Derek White, an alumnus of BBVA and Barclays, will oversee digital innovation across all lines of business at the bank.

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App from Simple co-founder builds bridges from banks to blockchains

04/04/19

Shamir Karkal’s startup, Sila, is launching an API platform that gives developers a way to connect traditional bank systems to distributed ledgers like Ethereum.

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From ‘needs to improve’ to ‘outstanding’: One bank's CRA journey

02/06/19

After essentially failing its 2013 CRA exam, BBVA Compass embarked on an ambitious plan to achieve the highest possible CRA grade. Here’s how it succeeded.

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It’s a platform planet. Can banks adapt to it?

02/01/19

Thanks to big tech companies, the business world is moving to third-party platforms, or online marketplaces where sellers pull buyers' products off digital shelves. A growing number of financial institutions — including BBVA, Citi and community banks like Eastern — say they can't afford to sit out the trend.

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