Tieto given extended responsibilities as Region Skåne’s IT partner

Tieto has signed a comprehensive agreement with Region Skåne to deliver complete IT services that support the region's continued digitalization journey. The goal is to help the region’s efforts to create safer and more equal healthcare services. The agreement is for four years with the possibility to extend until 2031. The contract is worth SEK 410 million. Read more »

72 per cent of the UK fear theft of their personal data from company hacks

Almost three quarters of the nation fear their personal details will be stolen EVERY TIME they hand over bank details and email addresses to companies, it has emerged.   Two thirds are concerned that their data may have been stolen without their knowledge.    The general distrust of organisations and web-based stores emerged in a study of 2,000 adults, which also revealed around one in five have already had their personal data stolen.   Almost a... more Read more »

Unlocking of Government’s mapping and location data to boost economy by £130m a year

OS MasterMap data to become freely available for businesses up and down the United Kingdom Minister says this will help generate jobs and boost the UK economy by £130m a year This is the first project delivered by the new Geospatial Commission with Ordnance Survey Making key parts of the Ordnance Survey (OS) MasterMap freely available will help businesses use geospatial data more easily and drive innovation across the UK economy. Read more »

Opus Announces Integration of BitSight Security Ratings Data to Address Accelerating Third-Party Information Security Risks

Opus, the leading provider of global compliance and risk management solutions, today announced the integration of cyber-risk security ratings from BitSight, the Standard in Security Ratings, with its award-winning Hiperos 3PM Information Security Platform. The combination equips enterprises to thoroughly and objectively identify, assess and monitor the information security risk of all third parties (such as contractors, vendors and suppliers)... more Read more »

Valsala patents its new technology fot measuring vaporized hydrogen peroxide

The new patent protects Vaisala's innovative and in-house invented dual gas sensor structure and the method for measuring vaporized hydrogen peroxide. The United States Patent and Trademark Office granted the applied patent for Vaisala in March 2018. Vaisala has also patents pending in both China and Europe for the same invention. Read more »

RSRCHXchange survey reveals MiFID II is driving global standards for research unbundling

Global poll of 418 fund managers representing over $30trn in AUM reveals research unbundling is expanding to the US and Asia, is mostly seen as positive for end investors, although bad for brokers, while smaller companies are expected to be more negatively affected. RSRCHXchange, the marketplace and aggregator for institutional research, today released headlines from the results of their latest survey on research unbundling which came into... more Read more »

Broadridge acquires fund data firm MackayWilliams

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR), a global fintech leader, has further expanded its global market intelligence business with the acquisition of MackayWilliams, a specialist European fund market and research firm. The acquisition will combine Broadridge’s fund data and analytics solutions with MackayWilliams’ leading insight into European mutual fund trends, brand perceptions and fund selector behaviour offering clients a more... more Read more »

Centrify poll says Two in three professionals hit ‘delete’ button on social media accounts over personal data misuse

With the Facebook scandal involving Cambridge Analytica still fresh in people’s minds, two-thirds of professionals admit they would delete their account if a social media provider misused their personal data. Read more »

Wall Street Horizon integrates corporate event data with Money.Net

Wall Street Horizon, a leading provider of corporate event data, today announced a partnership with Money.Net, an online platform for financial data and news, to provide desktop users with access to its corporate event data in order to further bolster clients’ trading and risk strategies.  Read more »

CA Technologies Secures Cyber Essentials Certification to Protect Global Data

CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) today announces that it has secured a UK Cyber Essentials certification to protect customer data at a global level. Cyber Essentials is a UK Government-backed scheme designed to protect an organisation and its data against a wide range of common cyber attacks. CA Technologies made a strategic decision to secure the certification for protection of its global customer data, rather than just its UK-based customer data. Read more »

Tieto survey finds many companies cannot explain properly how personal data is used

More than two thirds of the people in Finland, Sweden and Norway are worried about how companies use the personal data they collect. This is one of the main findings in a new SynoInt survey commissioned by Tieto. Over 90 percent of the respondents say it is important to be informed about how companies use their personal data but only one third believe that the companies do this well enough. Read more »

ARQA Technologies advances its OMS solutions into European markets through QuantHouse data and hosting services support

 ARQA Technologies, one of the major players in technologies for financial markets, continues developing solutions for the European markets for complex trading infrastructures, powered by QuantHouse data and hosting services. The new opportunities are the result of high demand for ARQA OMS – a classic OMS for sell-side companies which use Sales&Trading approach in servicing clients. Read more »

After regulatory dust settles asset managers focus on wave of new technologies

The results of Linedata’s eighth global asset management survey reveal a shifting focus away from regulation as companies prepare for a new wave of demands and opportunities afforded by disruptive technologies. In recent years, adapting to new regulation was considered one of the main challenges for over half of respondents (51% in 2017 and 52% in 2016), but in the 2018 survey this has dropped to just over a third (37%), with cutting costs (37... more Read more »

GlobalData announces OTT voice application penetration in Latin America will more than double to 2020, while service revenues decline

Mobile voice service revenue in Latin America (LATAM) will decline from $33.7bn in 2017 to $27.1bn by 2020, with a negative Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 7.0% between 2017 and 2020, due to the growing adoption of over-the-top (OTT) voice applications such as Skype, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, according to  Read more »

Quint launches company focussed on real-time data insights

Qunit Group, one of the leading fintech companies in the UK, has launched Infinian, a new data company, to leverage and commercilaise the Groups vast real time data assets.  Infinian provides highly insightful data to financial services business, fintech companies and some of the biggest global data businesses and credit bureaus. The company’s suite of products enables its customers to enhance the quality of their credit decisions and existing... more Read more »


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