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Top 10 digital transformation trends shaping 2020

Digital transformation continues to be a gamechanger in many industries around the world, including the financial industry. Given its importance in shaping our future, it is worth taking a quick look at 10 of the most significant digital trends expected to define 2020: Consumer experience connections – the consumer experience …

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5 key takeaways from Money20/20

Money20/20 was held earlier this year in Las Vegas. Here are 5 key takeaways from the event: The distinguishing lines between merchants and FinTechs continue to blur –  Uber created a team called Uber Money that will be responsible for its various FinTech offerings. And now Amazon is enabling utilities …

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How Gen Z will reshape digital banking

Generation Z (gen Z) presents a new breed of consumers for financial institutions. Technologically-savvy and highly-educated, they bring a new mindset and type of consumerism for financial institutions to grapple with. Here are 3 areas in digital banking that are likely to be reshaped by this new generation: Semi-autonomous digital …

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Talent deficit hinders digital modernization efforts

With the IT modernization movement moving beyond the initial euphoria of the promises of digital technologies and into an understanding of the realities of what it will take for full modernization, many companies are facing a serious issue on this long-haul journey – the huge talent deficit,  particularly for AWS, …

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2019 FinTech100

Now in its sixth edition, the FinTech100 highlights truly innovative companies that create products and services at the juncture of technology and financial services, especially those disrupting the existing processes and products that dominate the marketplace. This year’s FinTech 100 features companies from 29 countries and includes a balance of …

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Top 10 data breaches to impact the financial services industry

Consumers expect financial institutions to provide an expert level of security when it comes to sensitive data. Over the years, however, some of the biggest data breaches have involved, in some way or another, financial institutions. Here’s a quick look at ten of the biggest data breaches impacting the financial …

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Video: Big Data challenges and opportunities

Sui-Jon Ho discusses how data is being used in financial institutions and why Big Data is presenting them with unique challenges and, more importantly, opportunities.    How one cybersecurity firm hit a value of USD 1.25 billion New universal scoring platform to launch in Kyrgyzstan Infographic: the collaborative economy

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3 Big Data trends in finance

Global investments in Big Data and business analytics is projected to grow from USD 130.1 billion in 2016 to over USD 203 billion in 2020. Here are 3 of the biggest Big Data trends, each represented by an innovative new solution: Business intelligence (Qlik Analytics Platform) – Qlik has developed …

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How to survive a data breach crisis: the Monzo case study

Monzo, a disruptive neo-bank working to expand into the U.S., recently experienced a hiccup in its data security that resulting in nearly 500,000 U.K. account holders being urged to change their PIN numbers. It is important to note that the vulnerability was discovered by internal engineers and quick and decisive …

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HSBC opens data innovation labs in London and Toronto

HSBC has opened two data and innovation labs, one in London and the other in Toronto. The labs will engage in activities aimed at improving HSBC’s products and services through the use of analytics and robotics. The labs will also cooperate with firms specialized in other important areas such as …

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Balancing data privacy rights

Data is quickly becoming a point of contention between companies working to collect, process and secure it and governments seeking to force companies to provide them the data they possess. The debate between the two sides revolves around an age-old debate: freedom vs. security. While governments argue that they should …

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6 startups that will reshape wealth management

FinTech startups are reshaping the financial world, including wealth and asset management. Here are 6 WealthTech startups that are promising to change the way we manage our wealth: Cred – Cred uses artificial intelligence to help financial institutions deliver highly-personalized investment portfolios to digital clients. Responsive.ai – not just another …

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Banks reviewing how consumers get perks from income cards

Income cards have become popular around the world due to their convenience and the benefits they provide. For example, some income cards not only serve as a bank account, they also offer reward programs and generate interest on existing balances. For banks, income cards have become a key way to …

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BigTechs march to battle in the financial sector

Over the past few years, there has been much made of the FinTech boom and how tech- and financially-focused companies were invading the financial sector from seemingly every corner. A new player, however, is entering the sphere and making even bigger waves. BigTechs (also known as TechFins) have swooped into …

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Apple Card review

With Apple Inc. starting the rollout of its brand-new Apple Card and its availability expected to reach more than 40 countries by the end of the year, we wanted to take a moment to give you a brief overview of this new payment device.   What is it Apple Card …

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G20 countries discuss new tax system for large internet companies

At a meeting of the financial heads of G20 countries in Southwestern Japan, a discussion was held on developing a new tax system for large internet companies such as Google and Facebook. Specifically, the financial heads discussed implementing a tax policy under which such companies would be taxed in each …

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