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FIX Trading Community Announces to Open Technical Resource to Facilitate Software Development

FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global financial trading, today announced that it is now opening its technical standards process to software developers throughout the financial industry.

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 08:39
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Diebold And Wincor Nixdorf To Combine

Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD), a global leader in providing self-service delivery, value-added services and software primarily to the financial industry, and Wincor Nixdorf AG (FWB: WIN), a leading provider of IT solutions and services to banks and the retail industry, today announced that the companies have entered into a business combination agreement.

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 07:48
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Greenstone Equity Partners and iTech Capital Team Up to Connect GCC Investors

Greenstone Equity Partners, one of the largest independent fund placement firms in the Middle East, announced its collaboration with Europe based iTech Capital ("iTech"), a venture capital ()VC") firm focused on growth investments in digital economy businesses.

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 07:29
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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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