Fintech Xalts acquires banking platform Contour Network
Singapore's Xalts acquires Contour Network in a strategic move to augment its trade finance solution ecosystem and digitise the $30tn sector.
Tradeshift appoints Iain Balchin as new CFO
Tradeshift, the B2B e-commerce and fintech platform, hires veteran financial executive Iain Balchin as its new CFO, focusing on expanding network and monetising services.
JPMorgan Chase leads as AI research powerhouse – report
Newly data by Evident shows JPMorgan Chase's ongoing rise as a leading force in AI research, with a significant increase in output.
HSBC survey reveals businesses value human touch in AI era
HSBC survey shows a significant majority of businesses see the human touch as key, despite fears AI may cost jobs in the future.
Immersive Labs recognised in cybersecurity training
Immersive Labs named a leader in cybersecurity skills and training platforms by the Forrester Wave: Cybersecurity Skills and Training Platforms, Q4 2023.
Banks dedicate more resources to responsible AI but clarity lags behind
Banks are dedicating more resources to responsible artificial intelligence, with a 43% staffing increase, but only six clarify their approach.
Michael Harrison to steer UK Sales for Accelerated Payments
Michael Harrison, having vast experience in global banks and tech firms, joins Accelerated Payments as UK Sales Director.
Extend partners with SAP Concur to offer virtual-card-as-a-service
Extend integrates with SAP Concur, offering a virtual-card-as-a-service solution for businesses, countering competitor Brex.
Moneyhub named in 2023 top 100 global fintech startups
Bristol's Moneyhub is ranked among the top 100 'most promising' fintech start-ups globally for 2023 by CBInsights.
Birmingham Tech Week 2023: Full schedule revealed with line-up
Birmingham Tech Week 2023, the UK's largest regional tech festival, has announced its full schedule, featuring top tech speakers and exclusive events.
HSBC & East Village join forces for Birmingham Tech Week
HSBC and East Village team up for Birmingham Tech Week to support female founders in navigating the funding landscape.
GSBN and HSBC complete 'ground breaking' trade finance POC
Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN) has completed a proof-of-concept with HSBC to transform global trade finance using blockchain-enabled technology.
Immersive Labs Hires New Exec Leadership Team
Immersive Labs has appointed Eric Johnson as CRO and Julie Chapman as SVP of Customer Experience to drive global revenue growth and customer acquisition.
The Marketing Society announces new Hong Kong leadership
The Marketing Society has announced its new leadership for its Hong Kong hub, with Natalie Truong as Chair and Hina Wainwright as Vice Chair.
SAS has appointed a new Advisor for Northern Europe
Mark Thundercliffe has been appointed as an Advisor for Northern Europe at SAS, bringing 35 years of corporate, retail and business banking experience.
Oracle and HSBC announce new strategic collaboration
Under the new multi-year agreement, HSBC will upgrade and migrate select database systems to Oracle Exadata Cloud@Customer.
Avoid the 'dump and run' approach: Succeed with data using DataOps
DataOps has the potential to transform the way organisations work with data, boosting literacy and collaboration while improving governance.
HSBC announces new digital accounts receivable tool
Australian FinTech Identitii announces HSBC's launch of its Digital Accounts Receivable Tool using Identitii's tokenisation technology.
Microsoft, Cisco lead new global cybersecurity coalition CR²
Microsoft, Cisco, HSBC, Mastercard, AT&T, and JP Morgan Chase have pledged to advance cybersecurity across the globe.
Morpheus VP confident for entry into Europe data centre industry
The company has only recently launched in Europe after establishing a strong presence in North America with clients like McDonalds and HSBC.
Risk management firm Exiger appoints new APAC regional chair
Exiger names Daniel Banes MD and APAC chair for Hong Kong, as it expands its presence in the Asia Pacific market.
Dick Smith creditors vote for liquidation of failed company
Dick Smith Holdings creditors have voted to place the failed business into liquidation in a last ditch effort to recoup some of their lost money.
Dick Smith shareholders told there's nothing in the bank for them
Dick Smith shareholders won't be recouping any of their investment, with administrators this week confirming the cupboards are bare.
Final Dick Smith stores fall as Move Airport stores close
Dick Smith's final four stores have fallen, with receivers announcing the immediate closure of four Move Airport stores after asset sale failure.