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CaixaBank launches Spain’s first mobile only bank

Spanish banking giant, CaixaBank, has launched Spain’s first mobile only bank aimed at targeting millennials.

China and UK fintech close in on US

The 2015 ‘Fintech 100’, which lists the world’s top fintech companies for this year, has been published by Fintech Innovators, a collaboration between fintech investment firm H2 Ventures and KPMG. UK and China make strong showings, as top global fintech firms, with companies new and old. Alexander Atkins writes

Banking Should Take Inspiration from mainstream retail

Peter Sieyes, Associate VP of Digital Integration Services at Infosys, looks at how today’s banks should be inspired by the mainstream retail world

Companies innovate at Billingsgate

Finovate Europe, London’s largest annual fintech event, displayed the best and boldest examples of disruptive technology in the financial sector, from cloud technology to cryptocurrencies. Anna Milne and Patrick Brusnahan report from the event and look closer at some of the stars of the two-day conference

Security risk for 11% of Android banking apps

40,000 (11%) of the 350,000 banking related apps across 90 app stores contain malware or suspicious binaries according to RiskIQ, a San Francisco headquartered digital security company.

Mobile Banking soars in the US

Mobile banking has overtaken desktop banking for the first time. Annual figures are from the largest 3 US retail banks: Wells Fargo, Chase and Bank of America.

Contactless mobile payments (finally) gain momentum: Deloitte

NFC smartphone payment will grow to a modest share of the payment market in 2015, developing from near nil to niche, states Deloitte.

TSYS introduces tokenisation to secure mobile transactions

TSYS has introduced a tokenisation service to secure payment card information for purchases made through mobile and digital wallet technology.

Barclays’ Pingit expands to India

Barclays has extended its Pingit mobile payments app to users in India in an ongoing expansion of its app.

ASB to launch new online payment system

ASB will unveil a new online payment system allowing customers to perform transactions solely by using their mobile number on 3 December.