French junior minister tells FinTechs to stand up to big tech
Companies like Amazon, Google and Facebook have taken steps into the financial industry, but now a French minister is urging FinTechs to stand their ground.
Apple said to be buying mobile payment company Mobeewave
Technology giant Apple has reportedly acquired mobile payment technology developer Mobeewave to potentially transform iPhones into payment terminals.
Are smaller startups ready for big tech entering the FinTech space?
Big tech firms already control what people watch, buy and find online. Now, some of them are trying the waters of FinTech.
New Apple Card users can be rewarded with $50 in cashback
Apple has announced a new deal for anyone signing up to get an Apple Card in June – $50 in cash back. But there is a catch.
Could Backbase’s new banking platform really help incumbents compete with new...
Challenger banks and huge tech titans threaten to take traditional banks' share of the market. Now Backbase believes it might have a solution.
Researchers fooled facial recognition software in payment kiosks with a mask
All it takes to fool facial recognition software is to put on a printed mask, according to new research.
New Financial Stability Board report warns that big tech stepping into...
Tech titans could end up dominating the FinTech space if left unchecked, a new report from the Financial Stability Board (FSB) warns.
US regulator is investigating if Apple Card is sexist after accusations...
Apple and its partner Goldman Sachs have found themselves at the centre of allegations about Apple Card discriminating women.
What will tech titans entering the FinTech sector mean for competition,...
Uber has taken another step into FinTech scene. As other big tech firms are also viewing the opportunities of the sector, the industry might change considerably.
Apple Card fortifies the digital model, and that’s trouble for banks
Apple's market position, colossal user-base and its partnership with Goldman Sachs could threaten retail banks.