China’s $189 Billion Giant of Finance Reveals a Huge Bet on Tech

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China’s $189 Billion Giant of Finance Reveals a Huge Bet on Tech

Bloomberg16 hours ago
Over the past decade, the Chinese behemoth has invested billions in technology to make its insurance, lending and asset management businesses more competitive. In recent years, it started selling that tech — everything from online banking platforms to facial recognition systems — to other financial firms …

Djibouti—Harnessing Trade and Technology for Inclusive Growth

International Monetary Fund3 hours ago
I would like to thank the government of Djibouti for inviting me to this high-level dialogue on the importance of trade and technology. These forces are critical for all countries. But they are especially important for small states such as Djibouti, where they can play a major role in economic transformation.
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2017’s Best Technology Tips and Tricks: You Asked, We Answered

New York TimesDec. 13, 2017
The Tech Tip online column is published five days a week on The New York Times’s Personal Technology page, which adds up to about 240 questions tackled over the course of a year on a variety of topics: hardware, software, social media, gadgets and more. Looking back on 2017, here are five Tips that …
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Danish Central Bank Head Issues Stark Warning on ‘Deadly’ Bitcoin

U.S. News & World Report1 hour ago
FILE PHOTO: Virtual currency Bitcoin tokens are seen in this illustration picture, December 8, 2017. Picture taken December 8. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Reuters. By Stine Jacobsen. COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Potential investors in bitcoin should steer clear of a dangerous gamble and …
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Schumer Wants Bomb-Detection Technology in New York

Wall Street Journal14 hours ago
A screening technology that can detect a suicide vest or other explosive devices is being tested in the Los Angeles transit system, and Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday called for the Transportation Security Administration to bring that technology to New York City. The device, generally called a standoff …
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Toyota to Market Over 10 Battery EV Models in Early 2020s

U.S. News & World Report4 hours ago
FILE PHOTO: View of a Toyota logo on a wheel at the Mondial de l’Automobile, Paris auto show, during media day in Paris, France, September 30, 2016. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen/File Photo Reuters. By Naomi Tajitsu. TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp <7203.T> said it would market more than 10 …
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Uber Ties up With BBM Messenger on Ride Booking

U.S. News & World Report5 hours ago
Uber’s logo is pictured at its office in Tokyo, Japan, November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Reuters. JAKARTA (Reuters) – Uber Technologies[UBER.UL] said on Monday it has joined forces with BBM Messenger to allow users around the world, including in the application’s biggest market of …

Opera Software Changes Name to Otello Corporation

U.S. News & World Report2 hours ago
OSLO (Reuters) – Norway’s Opera Software has changed its name to Otello Corporation, it said in a statement on Monday. The developer of software for advertising, telecoms, games and other online business also plans to change its current OPERA ticker on the Oslo Bourse, although a new trading symbol …

What’s Next for Financial Technology Innovation

Stanford Social Innovation ReviewNov. 28, 2017
Similar to sandboxes used in the tech industry, where developers test software in a segregated environment to avoid risks to the wider system, these regulatory sandboxes allow firms to test solutions in a controlled environment for a set duration (typically 6 months) without immediately imposing the usual …
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Rio Tinto to Retrofit Pilbara Trucks for Autonomous Handling

U.S. News & World Report12 hours ago
Rio said it had signed deals with Komatsu Ltd and Caterpillar Inc to retrofit 48 trucks with Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) technology. This will be the first time the technology has been deployed on Caterpillar trucks, Rio said in a statement. After completion, due by the end of 2019, more than 130 of …

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