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7 areas in banking ripe for quantum computer disruption

27th July 2018

Company: bobsguide
Despite the hype still rife around blockchain, quantum computing threatens to undermine distribution ledger capabilities before they've even had a chance to disrupt the financial services. "And that's before we mention our quantum computing," says Jason Kelley, the IBM Global Head of Blockchain, at the very end of an... read more
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New: The Fintalk Podcast

27th July 2018

Company: bobsguide
During the morning commute, while jogging or on a long road trip, listen to the financial industry leaders of the day on the bobsguide Fintalk podcast. The Fintalk podcast covers everything fintech and bankingtech related, from asset management and risk to data infrastructure, core banking and payments. The Fintalk podcast will also sort the... read more
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Netflixification: the rise of millennial pay-by-finance

26th July 2018

Company: bobsguide
In the shadow of the credit crunch, Generation Millennial - born 1980-1995 - learned a valuable lesson, according to Christer Holloman, CEO of retail finance fintech, Divido. The retail finance industry, now standing at half a trillion dollars, has traditionally been dominated by a minority of large incumbents Hitachi Capital and Barclays,... read more
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Making the money work – smart IT modernization

26th July 2018

Company: Micro Focus
Driving to Digital In an era of digital transformation, not to mention a lot of economic and regulatory change, for many organizations this means unprecedented pressure to deliver new innovation to remain relevant and competitive. With studies revealing that only 5% of organizations winning at digital transformation, the ever-increasing pace and... read more
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“Pay-Later” Option Provides Opportunities

25th July 2018

Company: bobsguide
The digital market in the Asia-Pacific region is growing at a remarkable rate. Several factors play into this, particularly a growing middle-class population throughout the region and widespread smartphone and internet penetration. In total, the value of the Asia-Pacific eCommerce market will grow from £1.05 trillion GBP in 2017, to more... read more
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Mobile payment systems: making the right choice

25th July 2018

Company: bobsguide
There are plenty of mobile payment services and solutions in the market. Luckily, systems tend to fall one of several key categories, so bobsguide has outlined each one to find the mobile payment technology that best suits the needs of your business. Contactless Contactless payments is probably one the most well-known methods of paying for... read more
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Marketplace lending: evolution and expandability

25th July 2018

Company: Profile Software
As with every trend, marketplace lending has evolved into different shapes and sizes, ranging from P2P lending platforms gaining banking licences to actually collaborating with established banks to enhance the offering of both. The regulatory environment around this is also evolving to better protect customers, providing guarantees where needed to... read more
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Getting ready for the transition from Libor to alternative reference rates

24th July 2018

Company: Wipro
Libor, the interest rate that reflects the general cost of unsecured borrowings by large banks, is the world’s most widely used benchmark rate. It is used in millions of contracts with an estimated gross notional of $370trn and is referenced by a wide range of financial products, from exotic derivatives to retail loans by all participants in... read more
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Innovation forcing CIOs to compromise IT security

23rd July 2018

Company: bobsguide
Cyber criminals are frequently targeting systemically vital infrastructure in healthcare, government and finance, and are increasingly sponsored by nation states. Last week, 1.5m medical records were stolen from SingaHealth, Singapore’s main healthcare group, with the hackers acting on political motivation by "specifically and... read more
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Survey: digital transformation and the bank–corporate relationship

23rd July 2018

Company: bobsguide
The banking industry is dramatically changing. The rules are being rewritten. For the 6th year running, CGI and bobsguide's sister publication The Global Treasurer are hosting the annual Transaction Banking Services survey. This survey provides a critical look at the state of the industry and examines the bank-to-corporate... read more