One of the first-ever mobile-first banks is shutting down. After an email notice started to circulate on Twitter earlier in the day, a spokesperson for BBVA confirmed to Engadget the company plans to shutter Simple. The move is part of an ongoing...

(Simple Photo)Simple, the Portland-based online banking company with a presence in Seattle, is shutting down due to the sale of banking giant BBVA, The Oregonian reported on Thursday. Founded in New York in 2009 and moved to Portland in 2011, the company was one of Portland’s most prominent tech...