Capital One hacked; job cuts and a reorg on tap for Citi


In what's being called "one of the largest-ever data breaches of a large bank," Capital One said a Seattle hacker gained access to the personal information of more than 100 million customers; Citigroup plans to cut hundreds of jobs in its global markets division and combine its equity trading and prime brokerage units.


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


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


Simple drops e-billing, and gets heat from consumers


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.


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


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.


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


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.


How BBVA overhauled its mobile banking app


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.


BBVA Compass rebranding as BBVA


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.


U.S. Bank hires its first chief digital officer


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


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


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.


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


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.