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Half of digital payments made in China
Finance, FinTech, Latest News, RegTech
18th April 2019

Half of digital payments made in China

NEWSBYTE Half of all the world’s digital payments take place in China, according to new research.
Results roundup: US banks report a jittery Q1
Finance, FinTech, Latest News, RegTech
16th April 2019

Results roundup: US banks report a jittery Q1

Several US banks have reported first-quarter earnings, providing an insight into how the Wall Street financial services sector is performing in a jittery, more tightly regulated economy, as banks face increased disruption from digital challengers.
NEWS roundup: The global laundromat still spinning
Cyber Security, Finance, FinTech, Latest News, RegTech
12th April 2019

NEWS roundup: The global laundromat still spinning

British bank Standard chartered has been ordered to pay a total of $1.1 billion (£842 million) by US and UK authorities for money laundering activities and breaching economic sanctions.
Trading up: How technology is transforming investment banking
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12th April 2019

Trading up: How technology is transforming investment banking

Technology is changing the very nature of investment banking, according to a report from data analysis firm CB Insights. Goldman Sachs is among the long-established players investing in new digital products as core differentiators, as rivals pull out of some ...
UK university launches ‘SafePod’ secure data facilities
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8th April 2019

UK university launches ‘SafePod’ secure data facilities

NEWSBYTE The University of St Andrews has been awarded £1.5 million from the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), to create and manage what is being termed a ‘SafePod Network’ (SPN).
Going Dutch: New partnership claims GDPR compliant blockchain
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5th April 2019

Going Dutch: New partnership claims GDPR compliant blockchain

Two Dutch blockchain companies, LTO Network and V-ID, have entered into a partnership this week, and announced what they claim is a GDPR-compliant blockchain solution for companies and governments.