Using less cash means leaving more digital traces of where your money goes - but there are ways to keep some privacy.
On October 23 Google announced that it built a quantum computer thousands of times faster than classic computers. This could have immense impacts on finance, cryptography and other fields.
Mobile loan platforms have given Kenyans access to easy loans, but they come at a high price.
Traditional banks don't understand the challenge they face from fintech disruptors and their competitive advantage is on the wane.
Revolut recently got an EU banking licence from Lithuania but it's facing some political headwinds.
New waves of products offered by FinTech companies are likely to spur banks to compete in a space where they have been slow to innovate.
Mobile money transfers have been a great asset. But the rise of online betting could threaten its contribution.
Now with more unicorns than fintech, could it be showtime for mediatech?
Open banking will require data sharing that will disrupt the monopoly that big banks have on customers' financial data. It will boost the range of products and deals available to people.
Many startups now offer "instant" loans for online purchases. This business model has been around for centuries and is incredibly profitable.
Crypto cash is catnip for criminals and a huge challenge to law enforcement – so it's time to bring in a tough, jurisdiction-busting regulatory body.
The government needs to learn from the mistakes in the US in sharing our credit history information to third parties.
Bitcoin's central appeal of anonymous, irreversible transactions could become its biggest weakness.
Bank customers usually stay with their bank despite scandals in the sector, however new tech that gives consumers more information might help them switch.
Australia could follow the UK's lead in fostering progress in the financial technology sector.
Brexit's presents some problems for startups in labour, trade and regulation but its not all bad.
Business Briefing: ASIC tries to prevent fintech startups from becoming scammers.
ASIC is teaming up with its Singaporean counterpart to encourage more fintech startups and dip its toe into the fast moving waters of the digital economy.
While Bitcoin gets all the attention, the blockchain technology it's based on could have applications across business and government.
The Australian government's fintech strategy resets the risk dial on how fintech firms are regulated, but the big unknown is how consumers will respond.
To successfully ride a disruptive technological wave will take more than simply adopting the technology.