01 September 2014

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

SEC comes down on Breached Companies

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If you’re wondering if businesses, who’ve been targets of cybercrime, have been properly handling the fallout, you have company: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC is investigating this very issue. Key Questions Include: Did the businesses adequately protect data? Were investors properly notified about the breach’s impact?...

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Asif FaruqueFinextra - London

Helping through your handset: M-Changa

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“One of our biggest questions we asked ourselves was ‘What’s after M-Pesa?’ What’s the next step?” Says M-Changa CTO, David Mark. In our hour-long interview he goes on to (rhetorically) ask me, ‘Who’s used the unique position of Kenya, where 70% of the people have access to mobile money?’ For David and co-founding CEO, Kyai Mullei - it is, withou...

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Steve D'SouzaSales Kinetics - London

What do you do to get a suitable client? Part 2

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“There can be no disparity in marriage like unsuitability of mind and purpose.” ― Charles Dickens, David Copperfield The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) requires all wealth managers to demonst...

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Asif FaruqueFinextra - London

Fintech startups: A week in review

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Is Crowdfunding helping women break through in technology? A report from VentureBeat shows that women create 65% of Kickstarter projects – yet only make up about 20% of tech founders in general. Th...

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Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Contactless payments are not a choice

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If you want a new debit or credit card in Australia, you're getting PayWave or PayPass - there's no choice. And Australian police forces, and at least some consumers, don't like it. Police are bemo...

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David MaitlandCouchbase - London

Can NoSQL give financial institutions the edge?

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In the ultra high-speed world of financial services, a fraction of a second can be a lifetime. Long gone is the outdated view of banks and other financial institutions as dusty old buildings, filled w...

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Ian WeaversRule Financial - London

Think global and simple to 'change the banks'

29 August 2014  |  918 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

One of the consequences of the banking slowdown since 2008 is that there has been relatively limited investment in “change the bank” technology projects. This reduced spend has had the effect of leavi...

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Tim FurmidgeBT - London

Across the pond and beyond

29 August 2014  |  1480 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Regulation mandating the recording of all mobile communications leading to a financial trade has had far reaching implications for financial firms across the globe – and not just in the UK and the US ...

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enrico camerinelliAite Group - Boston

Peer-to-Peer or Promise-to-Pass -away-?

29 August 2014  |  1598 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

This is a very short note I felt compelled write to share my sense of frustration. I am a strong believer in the Peer-to-Peer concept and business models. However I see an indiscriminate use of the &...

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Paul ClapisSunGard - London

Why Payment Operations Should Go with the Cash Flow

28 August 2014  |  1598 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Thanks to a combination of external and internal pressures, the intraday monitoring and optimization of cash positions is now de rigeur for banks. As a result, cash managers are becoming increasingly ...

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