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FinTech Update

April 2018 - Volume 2

UBS-Backed Blockchain Platform Completes Live Transactions - CoinDesk

UBS-Backed Blockchain Platform Completes Live Transactions - CoinDesk

coindesk.com

The Batavia blockchain trade finance platform has completed a pilot that conducted live cross-border transactions involving corporate clients.

TransferWise becomes first non-bank to open settlement account with BofE RTGS

TransferWise becomes first non-bank to open settlement account with BofE RTGS

finextra.com

Money transfer upstart TransferWise is finally rubbing shoulders with the Establishment, becoming the first non-bank direct member of the UK's Faster Payment scheme under a new settlement account poli

Biometric banking: the revolution already shaping the future of finance | Verdict

Biometric banking: the revolution already shaping the future of finance | Verdict

verdict.co.uk

Fingerprint authentication, iris scanners, voice recognition: the technological innovations that are changing security in banking

PayPal turning into ‘virtual bank’ as it offers debit card & check deposits

PayPal turning into ‘virtual bank’ as it offers debit card & check deposits

9to5mac.com

PayPal is quietly rolling out basic banking services to some of its U.S. customers, which include a debit card and the ability to deposit checks – alongside the loans which were already available. …

UAE Government Launches Blockchain Strategy 2021

UAE Government Launches Blockchain Strategy 2021

cointelegraph.com

The UAE Government announced the launch of its Blockchain Strategy 2021 to save expenses on document circulation and improve quality of life in the country

HSBC spends $2.3bn on AI and digital innovation

HSBC spends $2.3bn on AI and digital innovation

bankingtech.com

HSBC is making plenty of noise about having spent $2.3 billion on improving its artificial intelligence (AI) and digital capabilities around the globe.

Santander Launches First Mobile App for Global Payments

Santander Launches First Mobile App for Global Payments

ripple.com

Santander One Pay FX, the first Ripple-enabled mobile app for cross-border payments using xCurrent, is now available to Santander’s retail customers in the U.K.

22 European Nations Form New Blockchain Partnership - CoinDesk

22 European Nations Form New Blockchain Partnership - CoinDesk

coindesk.com

Over 20 European countries have jointly established a new blockchain group to share technical and regulatory expertise.