Lawsky to Banks: Speed Up Payments Innovation — Or Else
Benjamin Lawsky, New York's top financial regulator, sharply criticized banks for their failure to speed up the payment system, warning that the government may step in if they continue to lag behind.  more »
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Charlie Shrem
Charlie Shrem, the former Bitcoin Foundation Inc. executive who pleaded guilty to charges tied to the illicit online bazaar "Silk Road," was sentenced to two years in prison by a judge who rejected his bid to remain free and "change the world."  more »
Discover's lawsuit this week against Visa stems from years of practices that have their root in the Durbin amendment's debit-routing mandates, and Visa will likely have several ways to counter its rival's allegations.  more »
Despite the many high-profile breaches that occurred over the past year, too many businesses have not adopted strong security practices and as many as a third don't have a clear understanding of where their sensitive data is stored or how it is protected.  more »
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