09 February 2016


Alex NovikEpaysuite - London

Large banks afraid of competition from financial Robo-advisors

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Large traditional investment banks, like Morgan Stanley, Bank of America and Wells Fargo are under great pressure due to competition from financial Robo-advisors. In such a situation it becomes difficult to justify their fees, far exceeding the costs of services from cheaper investment platforms. This opinion was expressed by Kendra Thompson, mana...

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Thomas JorgensenEncap Security - Oslo

What the rise of wearables means for authentication

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Reading the coverage of CES this year, it was possible to draw two conclusions about wearable technology. Firstly, wearable technology is now an established market – a fast-growing segment with lots of innovation that is now much more than just fitness bands and smartwatches. The second is that the variety of “innovations” suggests that wearable t...

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Jeremy LightAccenture - London

Predictions for the payments landscape in 2016

08 February 2016  |  1232 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

A year ago I published my predictions for the payments landscape in 2015 on my linkedin profile https://uk.linkedin.com/in/jeremylight1. I will publish a summary on how they fared when more statistics...

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Graham WilliamsStanchion Payment Solutions - Cape Town

Experimenting with distributed financial technologies

05 February 2016  |  1658 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

As many have said before, distributed financial technologies in the retail payment space feels like the Internet in the mid-90s with lots of potential and expectation but not a lot of action. And just...

Alexander MifsudIxaris Systems Ltd - London

The battle of three for banking supremacy

02 February 2016  |  2180 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Everyone knows that just a few years ago banks owned the financial sector. The only way to pay, transfer and save money was via a traditional bank. The reign of the banks was maintained principally d...

Steve CookDaon - London

Passwords are so last century. They have to go, so deal with it!

29 January 2016  |  3941 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Many of you feel very strongly about passwords, but the fact is … they have to go because of the large volume of hacks or frauds taking place putting you and also your money at risk! It is true, stron...

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Vinod SharmaEconet Wireless Zimbabwe - Harare

Next big thing in Mobile Financial Services Interface

28 January 2016  |  1946 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Mobile Money or M-Money refers to financial transactions or services that can be carried out using a mobile device what ever this is but for Payments Revolution; Speed is The King. Very popular pheno...

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enrico camerinelliAite Group - Boston

Ripple and The Uberization of Banks

27 January 2016  |  2519 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

What I find interesting of Ripple that I don't read much about is that it basically proposes a "uberization" of the banking system: What corporate users need are funds to make their payments...

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Vinod SharmaEconet Wireless Zimbabwe - Harare

FinTech - A True Fairytale

26 January 2016  |  3057 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Abstract -: Idea for this post to find out from all of you through comment on the subject what are the views on FinTech park. What sort of story they make or write, what benefits and new services the ...

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Vinod SharmaEconet Wireless Zimbabwe - Harare

Mobile Payments : Mythical Facts

25 January 2016  |  2449 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Abstract – This article is triggered by real life incidents combined with a high-level overview of mobile financial services and mobile payments. The mobile technologies covered herein are neither new...

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