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Analysis: Is PayPal's crypto move a game-changer for bitcoin? Probably not, say experts

23 Oct 2020

LONDON PayPal Holdings Inc's decision to open its network to bitcoin and its rivals was hailed by virtual coin enthusiasts as a watershed moment for cryptocurrencies and their path towards becoming a widespread means of payment.

PayPal to open up network to cryptocurrencies

21 Oct 2020

LONDON PayPal Holdings Inc said on Wednesday it will allow customers to hold bitcoin and other virtual coins in its online wallet and shop using cryptocurrencies at the 26 million merchants on its network. | Video

PayPal to allow cryptocurrency buying, selling and shopping on its network

21 Oct 2020

LONDON, Oct 21 PayPal Holdings Inc joined the cryptocurrency market on Wednesday, allowing customers to buy, sell and hold bitcoin and other virtual coins using the U.S. digital payments company's online wallets.

Standard Chartered backs passwordless tech startup Secret Double Octopus

15 Oct 2020

LONDON Standard Chartered Plc's venture capital arm SC Ventures has made a strategic investment in Secret Double Octopus, a Tel Aviv-based startup providing authentication technology that removes the need for passwords, the companies said on Thursday.

Revolut launches 4.5% savings bonus rate for U.S. customers

08 Oct 2020

LONDON London-based financial technology startup Revolut will offer U.S. customers a 4.5% bonus rate on savings deposits, it said on Thursday, making it the latest fintech looking to lure clients through higher interest rates than those offered by banks.

Mastercard backs card issuing start-up Marqeta

08 Oct 2020

LONDON Mastercard Inc has made a strategic investment in fintech firm Marqeta Inc and extended an existing partnership with the card issuing start-up, the companies said on Thursday.

Citigroup backs fintech company Genesis

05 Oct 2020

LONDON Citigroup Inc has made a strategic investment in Genesis Global Technology Limited, a London-based startup that develops technology to make it cheaper and faster for financial firms to build applications such as trading systems, the companies said on Monday.

Personal-finance firm Credit Karma to launch checking account in U.S.

29 Sep 2020

Personal-finance company Credit Karma said on Tuesday it would launch a checking account to U.S. members this year, making it the latest fintech to join the crowded digital banking market.

Personal-finance firm Credit Karma to launch checking account in U.S.

29 Sep 2020

Sept 29 Personal-finance company Credit Karma said on Tuesday it would launch a checking account to U.S. members this year, making it the latest fintech to join the crowded digital banking market.

Wells Fargo signs data exchange agreement with Envestnet Yodlee

24 Sep 2020

Wells Fargo & Co and data aggregator Envestnet Yodlee said on Thursday they had signed a data exchange agreement, the latest move in an ongoing tug of war between fintechs and large banks over information sharing.

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