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Dell putting its company muscle behind new IoT strategy

Michael Dell

Dell Technologies is looking to leverage the various parts of the company into a new internet of things (IoT) strategy that focuses on the edge of the network, hyperconverged infrastructure at the middle, cloud computing in the data centre, as well as the end points picking up all the data.

La Caisse and Desjardins Group launch fintech and AI in finance fund

Fintech

Canada’s La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Desjardins Group have set up an investment fund dedicated solely to the fintech sector and to artificial intelligence (AI) applied to finance.

Central banking and fintech: a brave new world?

Christine Lagarde, IMF

This is a moment to celebrate 20 years of independence during which the Bank of England has been a stabilising force for the UK economy, inspiring others in the world of central banking.

What we learnt at CloudSec: life, death and Twitter

Death and smartphone

Before you get too excited about the down and dirty world of cloud security, we should warn you this is more of a light-hearted report on the quirky things our sister publication Telecoms.com picked up at the CloudSec conference.

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?

Robots

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

RBI

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.

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