Digital payments

Silicon Valley Bank recruits new class for fintech accelerator


Four of the startups are focused on business and consumer bill payments, and a fifth offers student loan repayment assistance as an employee perk.


How to execute a digital strategy to support changing expectations


It’s no secret that financial services organizations are on a digital transformation journey.


MoneyGram pilot is important real-world test for Ripple's payments plan


The San Francisco startup behind the cryptocurrency XRP claims it can send money around the world faster, cheaper and with greater transparency.


Banks tap new source of fee income in helping firms with e-payments


Commercial customers, including small businesses, seem ready to pay up to shift to faster, more sophisticated electronic invoicing and payments, and enterprising banks that provide them the technology to do so could find it lucrative.


Top bank tech trends for 2018


With so much uncertainty, the only thing that's clear is how different the sector may look a year from now. Here's an overview of the leading trends in technology that will impact banking in 2018.


As insurers drown in paper, banks see a digital opportunity


Some firms are investing in technology to help insurance clients shift to paperless payment processing.


Mastercard targets millennial clients with digital money management service


Assemble allows Mastercard partners or issuers to provide checking, budgeting and payment features, as well as additional money management.


Doing customers wrong allows your competitor to make things right


In a relationship-based business, it’s not enough to sell your customers a sharp tool to pay for things. You also have to help them avoid cutting themselves with it.


Wider cryptocurrency use could harm system stability: Fed’s Quarles


The Federal Reserve Board's vice chair of supervision said that digital currencies hold the potential for innovation but that the financial system's security and resiliency are more important.


Add Ally Bank to Amazon’s Alexa partners


Only a few banks have so far integrated with Amazon’s personal voice assistant service.