Authentication & Security

What Do IoT & Blockchain Have in Common?

"The Internet of Things could be one of the largest and most exciting verticals for blockchain technology in the coming years." - Ryan Selkis, Director of Investments at Digital Currency Group Blockchain was an under-rated innovation in the beginning. A lot (investments, use-cases, startups) is happening in this field and...

Read More · 4 minutes

Authentication & Security

Chinese Hackers Attack Samsung’s LoopPay, Company Says Payments System Not Breached

A group of Chinese hackers (rumored to be government-affiliated), alternatively known as the Codoso Group or Sunshock Group has struck again. The sophisticated hacking group were the masterminds behind another cyber espionage campaign, employing a watering hole style attack using and other websites. iSIGHT PArtners, a global cyber threat...

Read More · 2 minutes

Enabling Technologies

Let’s Talk Credit Unions: The Basic Need for Digital Transformation Initiatives?

In the recent article on credit unions, we defined the type of organizations, the way they operate as well as the overall industry landscape. The latest reports analyzed in the article indicated the upcoming decline of credit unions as traditional financial institutions. Increasing competition is coming from FinTech startups that...

Read More · 9 minutes


FinDEVr 2015 San Francisco Day 1

Let’s Talk Payments is where the New Global FinTech is. This time we found the New Global Fintech at FinDEVr 2015 in San Francisco. FinDEVr is the premiere financial technology and banking event that brings FinTech developers, Chief Technology Officers (CTOs), banks, VPs of engineering and the best technology all...

Read More · 3 minutes


Santander InnoVentures Puts $4M in Ripple as Series A Investor

Ripple, the cryptocurrency-based payments system, announced that Santander InnoVentures (Santander Group’s $100-million FinTech venture capital fund) is investing $4 million in its recent Series A funding round as an investor, bringing the round’s total to $32 million. Until now, the firm has raised $41 million in total. Santander is set...

Read More · 2 minutes