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Technology 28 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

MDV keen to finance green technology ventures

Malaysian Debt Ventures Bhd plans to finance green and clean technology business ventures in an effort to create a viable growth area for the country.

Technology 11 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

Making virtual libraries more vibrant

Plans are afoot to facilitate knowledge sharing through a virtual library network called U-Pustaka.

TECH 06 Feb 2014 | 11:23 AM

The Bank of Tetris? Finance gets videogame revamp

Imagine if getting a bank loan was like playing a computer game: as you performed special moves, completed levels and racked up points, your credit profile improved and your cost of borrowing dropped.

Technology 18 Mar 2015 | 12:20 PM

Money, scouts and speed dating: Banks fight for technology edge

Hoping to link with tech entrepreneurs and get ahead of a wave of digital innovation, Europe's top banks are setting up multi-million dollar investment funds, hiring scouts in Silicon Valley and hosting "speed dating" sessions.

TECH 07 Apr 2015 | 6:30 AM

Peer-to-peer lending surges in US, challenging traditional banks

Josh Smith, a 30-year-old blogger on finance, was in the midst of a career change in 2009 when he sought to refinance US$8,000 (RM29,031) in credit card debt.

Technology 11 Jun 2015 | 4:26 PM

Automated lenders threaten to eat banks' lunch

When Kevin Pereira needed a loan last year for his shaving gear business, his bank, Wells Fargo, considered his application and turned him down.

TECH 12 Jun 2015 | 1:36 PM

Crowdfunding property development in China

Internet financing, a fast-growing source of funding for small companies and start-ups, is finding an unlikely new class of customer in China - billion-dollar real-estate developers having a tough time securing loans from traditional sources.

TECH 12 May 2016 | 2:23 AM

Google says 'no' to payday lender ads

Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc, said it would ban advertisements for payday loans as these "deceptive or harmful financial products" take advantage of vulnerable customers.

TECH 07 Jun 2016 | 8:06 AM

US sees 'potential for abuse' in online lending: DOJ's Caldwell

The potential for abuse is growing in financial industries such as online lending, where technology is replacing traditional safeguards, the top lawyer in the US Department of Justice's criminal unit said.

TECH 13 Jun 2016 | 3:45 AM

Latest threat to online lenders: "stacking" of multiple loans

Many online lenders have failed to detect the “stacking” of multiple loans by borrowers who slip through their automated underwriting systems, lending company executives and investors told Reuters.