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Industry bullish on promise of fintech – Opimas research

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Market players are bullish on the near- and longer-term promise of fintech, according to new research by Opimas, “Fintech Spending and Innovation in Capital Markets”. In 2017, it estimates fintech spending across all capital markets participants to exceed $127 billion.

But what about the human cost of automation?

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New research from recruitment agency Robert Half has outlined the jobs which are under threat from automation, but when are we actually going to talk seriously about the dark side of artificial intelligence (AI)?

PayPal launches two innovation labs in India

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PayPal has set up two innovation labs in India – based out of the company’s tech centres in Chennai and Bangalore – to help the country’s fintech start-ups grow.

Regtech Supplier Performance Report: ignorance is no longer bliss, it’s now criminal offence

Regtech Supplier Performance 2017 Report

The second edition of Regtech Supplier Performance Report, featuring some 50 regtech suppliers, published by Market Fintech Limited and supported by Banking Technology, says that with over 50,000 regulatory documents published across the G20 since 2009, and an average of 45 new documents every week, we must assume that the future of banking will be driven by technological developments.

Top fintech stories this week – 11 August 2017

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

Nordnet welcomes “digital employee”, AI Amelia

Nordnet welcomes

Nordnet, a digital bank in the Nordics, will have a “new digital employee” as of this autumn – IPSoft’s Amelia artificial intelligence (AI) platform.

AI in Financial Services: be a part of the hottest topic in tech world

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Banking Technology is producing the AI in Financial Services supplement for the AI Summit in San Francisco, which is taking place on 27-28 September 2017. Find out how you can be a part of the supplement!

Top fintech stories this week – 28 July 2017

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

Musk disses Zuckerberg over knowledge of AI

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has given Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg a very public b*tch-slap over Twitter, accusing the social media guru of not knowing much about the future of artificial intelligence (AI).

Behavioural black magic

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In 1957 the US market researcher James Vicary claimed he could get moviegoers to “drink Coca-Cola” and “eat popcorn” by flashing messages onscreen for such a short time that viewers were unaware they had seen them. The term “subliminal advertising” was coined to describe this unnerving practice and it was subsequently banned in many countries.

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