Holidays Were Huge for Digital Payments, Preliminary Data Shows

There are still Christmas leftovers in the refrigerator, but already it looks like the 2015 holiday season will go down as a momentous one for digital payments. Amazon reported today that nearly 70% of customers shopped using a mobile device this holiday season, while customers shopping on the company’s mobileRead More from Bank Innovation […]

Fintech Fundings: 23 Companies Raise $685 Million Week Ending Dec 18

There may be a bubble in tech investing. But if there’s one in the fintech sector, the dozens of investors in these 23 companies didn’t get the memo. In the last full non-holiday week of the year, $685 million poured into fintech companies worldwide. The vast majority went into alt-lending including NYC-based Pave ($30o million), Australian P2P […]

191 Million U.S. Voter Registration Records Exposed?

Unclear Who Is Responsible for Misconfigured DatabaseA security researcher claims he’s found an Internet-connected "leaky database" that is storing voter registration records for 191 million Americans. But who’s apparently been leaving the information exposed? via RSS Syndication

Cisco Reviews Code After Juniper Backdoor Found

Will Other Networking Vendors Follow Suit?In the wake of Juniper Networks finding "unauthorized code" in its firewall firmware that could be used to remotely access devices and encrypted communications, Cisco is reviewing its own code for signs of tampering. Will other vendors follow suit? via RSS Syndication