Why more banks are ditching their legacy core vendors


Newcomers Nymbus, Neocova, Finxact and Technisys and older competitors like Temenos, Infosys and Oracle are winning over community and regional banks by offering what some bankers describe as more flexible technology at fairer prices.


Fiserv updates online bill pay for banks, plans real-time payments


Leveraging new technology and APIs, Fiserv has rolled out CheckFree Next, a major update of the core CheckFree bill payment technology Fiserv acquired in 2007.


The JPM-OnDeck split, Truist's tech plans, Capital One's breach: Top stories of the week


JPMorgan Chase ends business loan partnership with OnDeck; Truist out to prove it can best the megabanks in tech; Capital One's data breach was bad, but it could've been worse; and more from this week's most-read stories.


Fiserv-First Data deal set to close


Fiserv expects its $22 billion purchase of First Data Corp. to close on Monday after clearing regulatory requirements.


The year of the fintech merger


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.


Finastra sees small banks as a way to catch up in U.S. core tech


The London firm lags the three largest U.S. vendors but bets its new open banking platform can win it more business.


Fiserv hit with lawsuit from small Pennsylvania credit union


The tech company denied allegations from Bessemer System Federal Credit Union regarding security issues and other problems with Fiserv's services.


Fintechs try wooing banks back to construction lending


Software startups say bringing borrowers, builders and lenders onto one digital platform can remove some of the risks lenders faced during the crisis.


Mergers like Fiserv-First Data are a red flag for banks


As major vendors consolidate, financial institutions should be looking to adopt emerging technologies, rather than relying solely on legacy firms to provide services.


'The distorted lens of one's ideology': Comments of the week


Readers weigh in on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's payday rule, consider the gender wage gap in banking, debate restrictions to membership at the Federal Home Loan banks and more.