Exchange trade body publishes cyber resilience principles

Guidelines urge legislators to work hand-in-hand with industry to bolster defences

BofA fined by SEC for mini-flash crash lapses

Merrill Lynch unit settles allegations that weak controls led to multiple orders being sent to markets, resulting in mini-flash crashes.

Testing case study – Ferratum

How outsourcing integration testing helped online lender Ferratum launch into mobile.

Google Cloud Joins Amazon, IBM in Serving Blockchain Clients

Google’s cloud services will be used to test blockchain technologies for banks, an area where IBM, Microsoft and Amazon have been courting clients for the past year.

National Australia Bank, Bank Leumi Start Tech Alliance

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, National Australia Bank Ltd. and Bank Leumi Le-Israel Ltd. formed an alliance to develop technologies faster and cheaper amid an industrywide shift toward digital banking.

FCA declares its fintech testing sandbox a success

Payments tops the list with seven applications ready for testing, including blockchain firms.

Google’s AI Brainiacs Achieve Speech-Generation Breakthrough

Google’s DeepMind unit, which is working to develop super-intelligent computers, has created a system for machine-generated speech that it says outperforms existing technology by 50 percent.

Misys moves to platform-as-a-service strategy

Software vendor says its FusionFabric.cloud will open up its core platforms.