Barclays to allow payments by using Twitter handles
100,000 bird samples online
The Natural History Museum (NHM) in Oslo has a bird collection of international size. It is now available online.
Bank regulator eyes tougher rules to fight hacking
Banks could be required to beef up their online password systems under new regulations designed to avert a so-called "cyber 9/11," a top financial regulator said Wednesday.
NY surveying banks on cyber security defenses
(AP)—New York financial regulators are considering tougher cyber security requirements for banks to mandate more complex computer sign-ins and certifications from the contractors of their cyber defenses, the state's top ...
US offers $3 mn reward for Russian sought in bank hack
The United States on Tuesday offered a $3 million reward for information to apprehend a Russian national sought in a major hacking enterprise that stole some $100 million.
Don't count ATMs out just yet
The automated teller machine might be an old and clunky piece of banking technology. But don't count it out just yet.
Financial apps can help keep your spending in check
Joshua Levinson was about to splurge on some exercise equipment, but a personal finance app on his smartphone gave him a friendly reminder: He'd just recently dropped $150 for Valentine's Day.
Millions at risk from rapid sea rise in swampy Sundarbans
The tiny hut sculpted out of mud at the edge of the sea is barely large enough for Bokul Mondol and his family to lie down in. The water has taken everything else from them, and one day it almost certainly ...
Hackers' $1 billion bank theft may still impact consumers
The hacker gang that looted as much as $1 billion worldwide from banks was unusual: It stole directly from the banks, instead of ripping off their customers.
Hackers steal up to $1 billion from banks, security co. says (Update)
A hacking ring has stolen up to $1 billion from banks around the world in what would be one of the biggest banking breaches known, a cybersecurity firm says in a report scheduled to be delivered Monday. ...
Over 100 banks hit by sophisticated cyberattack: report
A sophisticated global cyberattack struck more than 100 banks in 30 countries stealing hundreds of millions of dollars, The New York Times reported Saturday.
Netflix brings its on-demand TV to Cuba
Streaming US television giant Netflix said Monday it was now offering service to Cuba with "a curated selection of popular movies and TV shows."
Why do people hate bankers? No, really...
In survey after survey bankers rank poorly on ethics and honesty. It's not hard to find entire websites dedicated to bank hatred. And Bank of America consistently rates in the top 10 most hated companies ...