A recent report from the British Banking Association has focused on Bitcoin as the main hindrance to valuable payments revenue, with MasterCard claiming cryptocurrency as its new competition.
In spite of its central role in banking, many financial employers see IT as a “necessary evil”, says former NYSE programmer and clearpool.io director Dr. Jamie Allsop.
Veteran banking developer and JAX Finance speaker Mashooq Badar explains what it’s like to work in finance and the obstacles that developers face.
Celer’s Java trading platform will now enable trading firms to customise their applications and carry out more consistent trading with more control over latency.
Tails 1.3, the Amnesic Incognito Live System famously used by Edward Snowden, has just been released and introduces the Electrum Bitcoin Wallet, on top of addressing numerous security concerns.
Rakuten is one of the world’s largest online financial platforms, and in an unprecedented move, the Japanese giant has chosen to share how they overhauled their entire legacy system and moved across to Java EE.
Number26 is Europe’s most modern bank account, with all transactions appearing instantly on your smartphone. As a rising star on the FinTech stage, we were keen to hear more about the tech behind Europe’s latest banking solution.
After most of Silicon Valley (except for Apple) snubs Obama’s cybersecurity conference, the U.S. president has professed his love of Apple Pay, but has forgotten to mention Samsung Pay. #awkward
Where in the world should you be if you’re eager to have your finger on the pulse of FinTech? What cities best represent the culture, technology, innovation and growth that the FinTech space is continuing to have?
It’s clear that FinTech is an emerging space that is having a global impact on how we live and how we do business. But how do we define what it is and what makes it so important?
The city of Ghent, Belgium is working to join the ranks of Europe’s Bitcoin cities – Arnhem, Hannover and Madrid have all managed to bring more merchants over to the Bitcoin ecosystem, with the Flemish city now following suit.
Apple have entered the mobile payment platform game with Apple Pay, a mobile wallet that lets you checkout without using an actual card. We take a look at the technical details behind the FinTech platform.
Attention all FinTech developers: there are a host of open FinTech APIs out there ready to be utilised in your next big project. We run down the list of APIs you should be adding to your virtual toolbox.