Web’s creator to fintech players: Beware the blockchain Frankenstein


Sir Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the World Wide Web, exhorted developers to think about unintended consequences, saying he felt guilty over the digital divide and the proliferation of fake news.


BBVA launches mobile money app


BBVA has launched a new mobile app that is designed to help people in the U.S. send money to friends and family in Mexico — more quickly and cheaper than traditional remittance methods.


Alexa, get me a mortgage


Some banks are looking at how to translate the complicated and document-heavy mortgage lending process into the digital world of voice interactive personal assistants.


BBVA and B of A move to make data sharing safer, less painful


The Spanish bank is opening its APIs to outside developers as Bank of America tests a new data-sharing model with aggregators.


BBVA taps blockchain to make international payments in seconds


Using a program built by Ripple, BBVA has transferred about 50 euro-denominated payments to Mexico from Spain in seconds. Such transactions normally take up to four days to clear, the bank said.


BBVA joins Linux Foundation's blockchain project


As blockchain projects have proliferated, the need for them to be compatible with one another has become paramount.


BBVA increases investment in U.K. digital bank Atom


The Spanish bank said it will continue to be Atom’s main strategic investor and keep two seats on its board.


As chatbots take hold, banks have their pick of styles


The services that Kasisto, Personetics, North Side and Teller offer banks to automate interactions vary in their levels of personality and the workload they can handle.


Trump's anti-Mexico policies threaten Citibanamex, revive divestiture talk


The president’s vow to impose a 20% tax on Mexican imports could make life harder for the Citigroup-owned unit, which is Mexico’s second-largest bank.