Disruptors

Fidelity data-sharing hub aims to end screen scraping

06/11/19

The investment firm is launching a company called Akoya that it says will help ease the technical aspects of data sharing, as well as disputes and liability issues, for banks, fintechs and data aggregators.

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Manulife wields Amazon Prime, chatbot to battle big banks

06/11/19

Manulife Financial, Canada's largest life insurer, is taking on the country's large lenders with a new package of banking products designed to win over digitally savvy millennials.

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The year of the fintech merger

06/10/19

A trio of big deals in the payments and financial service provider area and continued bank and venture capital interest in fintech investments are creating expectations for a banner year.

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Where did JPMorgan Chase's Finn experiment go wrong?

06/06/19

The bank launched Finn in an effort to attract millennials. But there were problems with how it implemented the digital-only brand, experts said.

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BB&T-SunTrust moniker mystery, Dimon's Wells blast, big banks and APIs: Top stories of the week

05/31/19

Suspense builds on what the new name of merged BB&T-SunTrust will be; JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon says Wells Fargo 'irresponsible' for lack of CEO plan; how APIs are being used at Citi, BBVA and other leading banks; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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Steve Wozniak on common innovation mistakes

05/31/19

The Apple co-founder offered advice on how to create successful products, why he craves privacy and why companies should value engineers and inventors.

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Plaid launches in U.K. to boost open banking on both sides of the Atlantic

05/29/19

The data aggregator plans to help U.S. fintechs expand into the U.K. and vice versa.

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BB&T-SunTrust priorities, OCC's shock tactic, CECL remorse: Top stories of the week

05/24/19

Jury's out on whether BB&T-SunTrust will serve the community or Wall Street; 'we were willing to shock historical norms,' says Otting on OCC's makeover; is it too late for Congress to stop CECL?; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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Consumer gripes grow, AI oversight, luring tech talent: Top stories of the week

05/17/19

As CFPB mulls privatizing database, consumer complaints are on the rise; an argument for continued human oversight of artificial intelligence; how some banks are luring talent from big tech; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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‘This technology is not a luxury’: TymeBank CEO on AI chatbot

05/08/19

A digital challenger bank is relying heavily on artificial intelligence to provide low-cost banking to low-income people and small businesses.

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