Zelle comes calling, but are small banks interested?


Many community bankers fear the fast-growing P-to-P network will increase costs without adding revenue.


Fannie-Freddie case rejected; bitcoin regulator dies


The U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear an appeal by hedge funds; South Korea’s leading cybercurrency regulator dies of heart attack.


U.K. regulator's big idea: Take innovation sandbox global


The Financial Conduct Authority is seeking input on whether it should expand its fintech testing ground to include startups and regulators from around the world.


BB&T commits $50 million for fintech investment


The move comes at a time when banks are becoming more aggressive in acquiring or investing in financial technology companies.


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.


Fed-backed digital currency is inevitable


The central bank is beginning to consider the possibility of a “digital dollar,” which will foster more efficient and transparent payments.


Meta Financial gains national lending platform with Crestmark deal


The payments company will pay $321 million for Crestmark Bank, a commercial lender that focuses on asset-based lending, equipment finance and government-guaranteed loans.


Don't believe the hype: There are no good uses for blockchain


After 10 years of development, nobody has come up with a use for blockchain that has been widely adopted.


TD's innovation agenda: Experiments with Alexa, AI and augmented reality


TD Bank's new lab seeks to divine the future of banking.


Chasing rewards: Credit card use accelerates as debit slows


Both in dollar and transaction volume, credit card use is growing at a faster pace than debit use. Much of the growth is coming from affluent consumers who value rewards like 2% cash back on purchases.