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How the cloud is impacting banking

Cloud solutions can offer a multitude of benefits – ranging from cost reduction to scalability – to businesses operating across a wide range of industries. Their effect on the finance sector could be especially profound

FIS set to acquire Worldpay in $43bn deal

The purchase of Worldpay by Fidelity National Information Services will create one of the world’s largest providers of electronic payment infrastructure, with the firms’ combined revenue expected to top $12bn

London Stock Exchange teams up with IBM for mainstream blockchain trial

LSE’s Italian subsidiary will be the first financial service provider to conduct a mainstream trial of blockchain

Mastercard unveils biometric payment card

Mastercard will roll out payment cards with fingerprint scanners in South Africa, with trials also planned for Asia Pacific and Europe

Boring financial jargon or critical info? Cardinal rules for investment writing

Financial writing should be kept simple, but this principle must not be taken too far – crucial legal information cannot be dumbed down, even if it does seem ‘boring’

Samsung Pay launches in China

Samsung has entered the Chinese mobile payments market in a bid to boost its reputation in the country

Powa down

Details are emerging of what went wrong with Powa Technologies, the failed London fintech start-up that entered administration in February

Square up with first quarterly results

The latest quarterly results suggest payment company Square is having some success moving into business support services

Mobile World Congress 2016: Selfies for payment security

Forget thumbprints: the future of verification is selfies and hearbeats, says Ajay Bhalla

HSBC launches voice and fingerprint security

The bank will roll out biometric technology this summer to help protect customers’ accounts

Small businesses aren’t prepared for cyber-attacks

Financial services companies underestimate the risk posed by cyber-attacks. If they don’t invest, they aren’t safe

The businesses bringing barter to the web

Despite cash’s best efforts, bartering just won’t go away. The ancient practice has now found a new home online