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Dion Global to Expand Disrupt Trading and Risk Management in Australia

Dion Global, the financial technology firm for capital markets, announced its official launch in Australia this week.

Dion Global Solutions delivers improved equity and options trading and risk management to retail banks and stockbrokers, financial advisers and the online trading community. Providing adviser desktop, tablet and mobile devices or a combination of all three, Dion’s Trading suite seamlessly integrates with portfolio and back office systems providing CRM “Productivity tools” for advisers to better service their clients.

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 07:20
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Solucom to Acquire Kurt Salmon's European Business

Solucom announces that it has entered exclusive negotiations with Management Consulting Group PLC with a view to acquiring most of the European activities of its subsidiary Kurt Salmon.

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 06:53
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Why are Fintech start-ups avoiding the core of banking?

In that same dialogue about when banks should act to block, buy or beat new competition, I realised that the new competition is doing something quite clever.  Unsurprisingly, Fintech firms look at banking and realise that it’s pretty dull and onerous stuff.  AML, KYC, compliance, audit, regulatory reporting, rules and oversight of business are the day-to-day core of what banks deal with.  A Fintech firm doesn’t want to deal with that!  So most are targeting things around the banking system, rather than the banking system itself.

Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 10:03
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Startup LISNR Accelerated By PowerMoves.NOLA And Morgan Stanley

 LISNR, the creator of SmartTones, a new communication protocol that sends data over audio, recently announced that it closed $10 million in Series B funding. The company's founder attributes participation PowerMoves@Detroit sponsored by Morgan Stanley as a flashpoint in the startup's growth.

Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 07:32
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Cisco Announces Acquisition of Acano

Today, Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced its intent to acquire Acano Limited, a privately held company based in London that provides collaboration infrastructure and conferencing software. Acano's hardware and software includes gateways, and video and audio bridging technology that allows customers to connect video systems from multiple vendors across both cloud and hybrid environments.

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 13:11
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ING to Join Fintech R3 ’s Global Bank Partnership

ING announces that it has joined a consortium of 30 leading global banks, coordinated by the financial technology firm R3, to collaboratively evaluate and apply emerging block chain technology to the global financial system. The stated goals of the group are to collaborate on research, design, and engineering that will advance innovative solutions for clients that meet banking requirements for security, reliability, performance, scalability, and auditing. 

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 09:54
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Kyobo Securities to select SunGard’s Market Data Solutions

Kyobo Securities Co.

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 09:33
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Transparent technology: How machine learning brings magic to next-generation PFM

Personal Financial Management (PFM) tools have become a very convenient solution for individuals and businesses to get a holistic view of their transactions and overall financial situation. It aggregates information from our transactions and allows us to see where we spent our money, the value of our assets and what liabilities we have. But those are just basic functionalities of first-generation PFM solutions.

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 08:39
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Stonegate Bank and MasterCard to Enable Debit Cards for Use in Cuba

Stonegate is pleased to announce that the bank is now offering a Debit MasterCard that can be used at any of Cuba’s 10,000 hotels, restaurants and other card-accepting merchants.

“This is the first step in relieving the burden of U.S. travelers carrying cash when travelling to Cuba and another step in normalizing commercial relations between the two countries. Hopefully more issuing banks will help this process by approving credit and debit cards as well,” said Dave Seleski, president and CEO of Stonegate Bank.

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 07:54
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Sigma Systems to Reveal SaaS-Based Provisioning System for Polycom

 Sigma Systems, the pioneer in idea-to-install software, today announced that they have completed the implementation of a cloud-based automated provisioning solution for the Polycom® RealPresence® Group Series video collaboration solution.

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 06:56
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