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Less than two years after Uber offered its first official ride in San Francisco, the startup turned its focus abroad.
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Uber announces deeper push into financial services with Uber Money

Ride-hailing giant Uber is making a deeper push into financial services. The company announced on Monday the formation of a new division called Uber Money to house its efforts, which include a digital wallet and upgraded debit and credit cards. The emphasis, at first, will be expanding Uber’s efforts to […]

Retailers can’t get enough data scientists
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Retailers can’t get enough data scientists

As the retail apocalypse continues – with an estimated 8,600 closing their doors in 2019 – other retail survivors are upping their game with hard-to-find data scientists Retailers are on the hunt for data scientists, now more than ever. Given the rise in online shopping and the cut-throat competition from […]

Coinfirm partners with Kroll to help users recover lost or stolen crypto
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Coinfirm partners with Kroll to help users recover lost or stolen crypto

Pawel Kuskowski, CEO at London-based Coinfirm, a company focused on developing regulations technology, or Regtech, for blockchain-based financial assets, estimates that there’s $10 billion in stolen cryptocurrencies. In order to help victims recover their funds, Coinfirm has partnered with cybersecurity firm Krollwire to launch ReclaimCrypto.com. There’s usually no recourse for […]

Wirecard launches payment app boon Planet
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Wirecard launches payment app boon Planet

Wirecard has announced the launch boon Planet, a payment app with neo-banking services. Users can manage their entire everyday financial life within the app and will benefit in the future from additional services such as insurance, mobility, and loyalty features, along with additional financial services. With boon Planet, a fully […]

Payments Regulation – Restriction or Growth Opportunity?
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Payments Regulation – Restriction or Growth Opportunity?

The platform economy and cryptocurrency spaces are booming global industries. But as a result of regulatory changes, they’re not easy spaces to penetrate. PSD2 was introduced in January 2018, dictating that non-regulated businesses who held customer funds were no longer acting compliantly. Prior to this, businesses had been able to […]

National Cyber Security Centre stops over 600 cyber-attacks in the UK across the year
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National Cyber Security Centre stops over 600 cyber-attacks in the UK across the year

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has revealed it has protected the UK from more than 600 cyber-attacks in the past year This announcement comes as the NCSC releases its third annual review where it also explains other actions it has taken to protect the public. This includes an initiative to stop […]

Innovative Technology That Works for Compliance
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Innovative Technology That Works for Compliance

Most organizations think their compliance training efforts reduce regulatory fines; however, a 2016 survey found only 66 percent of organizations measure the effectiveness of their compliance training. Considering the cost of compliance violations, you would think more organizations would want definitive performance improvement data. So, why not measure? Often, it’s […]