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Infographic: UK’s blockchain job market

Infographic blockchain jobs UK

Blockchain vacancies in the UK increase by 25% with Britain posting three times as many jobs as Germany – and more findings in this infographic.

LendingRobot joins NSR Invest to form biggest roboadvisor in marketplace lending

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P2P lending roboadvisor LendingRobot will join NSR Invest, creating what it calls “the largest independent roboadvisor in the alternative lending space”, reports Finovate (Banking Technology‘s sister company). LendingRobot explains in its blog that the “websites, operating, and trading systems” of each platform will continue to function as usual for the time being as the companies prepare […]

Top fintech stories this week – 18 August 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

Infographic: making security manageable through network segmentation

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This infographic, created by Tufin, looks at the current threat landscape and how network segmentation can help keep organisations secure from today’s sophisticated cyberattacks.

Physical containers – reused in novel ways. Does that include nextgen branch offices?

Shipping container reimagined

With standards as simple as what we see with shipping containers, creative folks will begin considering options for almost anything that can benefit from these containers being mobile. The user experience that today we enjoy with mobile devices has changed the very heart of today’s data centre even as we see on-premise IT moving to clouds. Couldn’t a case be made that such flexibility be embraced even more aggressively in the future and couldn’t that change the very way we view banking as it continues to transform?

Infographic: 58 insane facts about Bitcoin

Did you know that the FBI owns 1.5% of the world’s Bitcoin!? Get ready for some super scrolling with “ten years of the world with Bitcoin” – and 58 insane facts. Infographic and research courtesy of Bitcoin Casino. Source: Bitcoin Casino

eMerchantPay gets e-money licence, joins PIF

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Payments service provider eMerchantPay has received authorisation from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority as an e-money institution (EMI), which means it can issue products including payouts, e-wallets and prepaid cards – and it has joined the Prepaid International Forum (PIF), reports Banking Technology‘s sister publication Paybefore. “The EMI licence allows for the opportunity to develop new payments capabilities […]

Jemstep the right roboadvisor step for KeyBank

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When roboadvisor firm Jemstep was acquired by investment management company Invesco a year and a half ago, Invesco CEO Martin Flanagan highlighted the importance of combining technology and human insight to produce better investment outcomes for customers. Now Jemstep has partnered with KeyBank’s Key Investment Services (KIS), to provide another opportunity for Invesco’s roboadvisor to […]

US Senator questions big banks on CFPB arbitration

Too much debt

As expected, US Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) is not going to let the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) final rule on arbitration agreements go down without a fight. The ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee’s Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protections wants big banks – not just their lobbyists – to address the […]

Singtel rolls out first virtual Visa card in Singapore with Wirecard

Singapore-listed stocks can now be traded in London

The most popular digital wallet in Singapore has rolled out the first virtual Visa card in the country thanks to a partnership between  technology group Wirecard and Singtel, reports Banking Technology‘s sister publication Paybefore. Singtel Dash, a mobile payments platform that enables users to shop, pay transport fares and remit money, is currently Singapore’s most widely […]

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