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We’re at the very beginning of the next technological revolution – Nokia’s CTO

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Analyst firm Ovum hosted its Digital Futures event at which Nokia’s CTO explained why we need to fundamentally redesign the network.

Intel and Tencent team up for blockchain tech

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Chinese investment holding company Tencent and US-based Intel have joined forces to co-operate on blockchain projects.

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.

FitPay and Mastercard take prepaid to wearables and IoT

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FitPay Inc, a US-based provider of payment, credential management and authentication platform services, is planning to offer prepaid capabilities on wearable and other devices connected to its FitPay Payment Platform.

Softbank ups investment in security AI firm Cybereason

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Softbank has upped its investment in security firm Cybereason, as the focus on artificial intelligence (AI) continues.

Google moves to claim a bigger piece of the IoT pie

Google goes IoT

Internet giant Google has launched Cloud IoT Core, a new service in its Google Cloud Platform designed to extend its capabilities to distributed devices.

Mastercard buys NuData Security for IoT spree

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Mastercard will acquire Vancouver-based biometrics firm NuData Security as it looks to make something out of the internet of things (IoT). NuData provides online and mobile anti-fraud solutions using session and biometric indicators. Mastercard will integrate NuData to its suite of fraud management and security products. Ajay Bhalla, president of enterprise risk and security for […]

Introducing the internet of McThings

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McDonald’s has made its first step towards the internet of things (IoT) with the introduction of a mobile ordering app as a means of streamlining the in-store customer experience. Banking Technology‘s sister publication telecoms.com reports that using apps to deliver services in this segment is hardly a new idea, though experiences to date have been […]

IBM in major IoT drive with new partners

IBM working with Standard Life and ING Direct Australia

IBM has unveiled a large ecosystem initiative as it opens the doors of its new $200 million global headquarters for its Watson Internet of Things (IoT) business in Munich, Germany. BNP Paribas, Capgemini and Tech Mahindra are some of the firms who will place development teams at the IBM centre. Harriet Green, general manager, IBM […]

Insurtech in 2017: making insurance great again

Make insurance great again!

There are many reasons to be excited about insurtech in 2017!

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