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Thu, March 06, 2014 - Newsweek tracks down reclusive scientist who according to another report denied any involvement with Bitcoin
Fri, February 28, 2014 - Mt. Gox has filed for bankruptcy, its lawyer told Japanese media at the Tokyo District Court
Thu, February 27, 2014 - Financial data and news company Bloomberg has developed in-house access controls and embraced several other technological fixes after it emerged last year that the company's journalists had routinely accessed data on how Wall Street clients were using the company's computer terminals.
Tue, February 18, 2014 - A senior executive from Visa Inc. this week dismissed concerns over the manner in which the Europay MasterCard Visa (EMV) chip card standard is being implemented in the U.S. and insisted the move will yield significant security benefits for retailers, consumers and banks.
Thu, February 13, 2014 - To ward off cyber-crooks trying to break into customers' accounts, banks are expanding their security efforts beyond desktops and onto iPhones and other mobile devices.
Mon, February 10, 2014 - The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange said it will suspend withdrawals from bitcoin wallets it holds until the bug is resolved
Mon, February 03, 2014 - Banks' insistence on sticking with Windows XP as their ATM OS of choice is a risky move, says InfoSec Institute's Kim Crawley.
Thu, January 30, 2014 - In an era when consumers' wallets are filled with credit cards, rewards cards, gift cards and other cards, Coin aims to be the universal payment option of choice. But can it stand out in a growing market of smartphone apps, digital wallets and NFC technology?
Wed, January 29, 2014 - Do you still depend on monthly paper bills received via snailmail? Soon, you may be able to pay those bills by using your smartphone to photograph them along with either a personal check or credit card.
Wed, January 29, 2014 - Entrepreneurs want to attract virtual currency businesses to Wall Street
Tue, January 28, 2014 - Facing escalating competition in the mobile payments revolution, a new CIO banks on data analytics to map out a profitable future, writes Editor in Chief Maryfran Johnson.
Tue, January 28, 2014 - The New York State Department of Financial Services plans to issue rules for the cryptocurrency this year
Fri, January 24, 2014 - Western Union has survived dramatic business upheavals before. Can its CIO help this venerable company survive the digital payments revolution?
Thu, January 23, 2014 - Online banking is not 100% secure -- nothing is. That is not expected to change in 2014. But a number of security experts, along with an industry official, say it is reasonably safe, if users take reasonable precautions.