Equifax Inc.’s political troubles expanded, as a top U.K. Parliament lawmaker demanded information from the company and its British regulator about the hack that exposed sensitive data for nearly 700,000 U.K. consumers.
Ripple announced several new customers Tuesday. The startup says its software, designed to compete with Swift, allows banks and others to send cross-border payments more quickly, transparently and cheaply.
Canadian startup Payment Rails, which aims to use APIs, blockchain and artificial intelligence to find efficient routes for cross-border payments, has closed a seed round bringing funding for its concept to $1.1 million.
Equifax Inc. has seen no evidence that the cyberattackers who got access to sensitive information on 145 million U.S. consumers worked for the company, former Chief Executive Officer Richard Smith said.