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Capgemini joins Hartford InsurTech Hub

Capgemini announced today that it has joined the Hartford InsurTech Hub. Powered by Startupbootcamp, the Connecticut-based hub is a global  accelerator set up to help the insurance industry advance its innovation goals by scouting technology solutions provided by startups around the world to meet the industry’s core business challenges and aspirations.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 06:37
Western Union Teams Up with Thunes to Expand Payout Capabilities to Mobile Wallets

Western Union (NYSE: WU), a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, has teamed up with 

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 06:30
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IBM Blockchain World Wire, a New Global Payment Network, to Support Payments and Foreign Exchange in More Than 50 Countries

MONEY 20/20: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced IBM Blockchain World Wire, a real-time global payments network for regulated financial institutions, is officially accessible in a growing number of markets.   

Designed to optimize and accelerate foreign exchange, cross border payments and remittances, World Wire is the first blockchain network of its kind to integrate payment messaging, clearing and settlement on a single unified network, while allowing participants to dynamically choose from a variety of digital assets for settlement.   

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 05:53
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The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, today announced that Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB) has selected its multi-award winning Global Trade Repository (GTR) service in order to meet their regulatory obligations under the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR), which is expected to apply from April 2020. 

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 11:31
DER Touristik UK appoints CodeGen to power

DER Touristik UK has appointed travel technology company, CodeGen, to provide its end-to-end reservations system, TravelBox, to power premium long-haul travel brand Kuoni in the UK market as part of its digital transformation strategy. 

The TravelBox platform, which enables travel companies to draw content from multiple sources and create bespoke, multi-centre holiday itineraries, will replace Kuoni’s current system later this year.

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 11:25
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Databarracks: UK should follow the US’ lead in IoT cyber-security legislation

A bill to secure government use of IoT technologies was introduced to the United States Congress last week.

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 11:23
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FIS and Worldpay to Combine to Accelerate the Future of Finance and Commerce Globally

FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in financial services technology, and Worldpay, Inc. (NYSE: WP; LSE: WPY), a global leader in eCommerce and payments, announce that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. This combination greatly expands FIS’ capabilities by enhancing its acquiring and payment offerings and significantly increases Worldpay’s distribution footprint, accelerating its entry into new geographies.

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 11:19
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Using advanced AI to stay ahead of cybercriminals

As the threat landscape continues to evolve rapidly, it now includes increasingly sophisticated, zero-day malware that traditional security approaches can no longer keep pace with. As a result, security researchers estimate that the cost of cybercrime will outpace security spend by over 16X, reaching $2.1 trillion by the end of 2019. Staying ahead of today’s accelerated cybercrime trends requires adding artificial intelligence (AI) to an organisation’s network security strategy.

The rise of artificial intelligence

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 11:18
The hidden problems Europe uncovered during unbundling

This is the second in a three-part series of articles to help US asset and hedge fund managers answer their clients’ questions about the unbundling of payments for research and trading and understand what a best in class research management system looks like.

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 11:16
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Sbanken chooses Nets to support open banking

Norwegian bank Sbanken has selected Nets to support open banking with Nets Access to Account Services (NAAS) - a single platform that enables access to banks across the Nordics and Europe.

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 11:08
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