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Future of Finance Series, episode 8: a new approach to cyber risk in financial services

Future of Finance Series, episode 8: a new approach to cyber risk in financial services

The final instalment of our Future of Finance Series considers the resilience of financial services in the face of increasing cyber incidents. >>>CREDIT: READ THIS ARTICLE FORM THE ORIGINAL SOURCE — IMPORTANT: this article has not been originally created by perceptron.news and its intellectual property belongs totally to the original source. Every text, code example,...

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Bitcoin Daily: App Lets Users Earn Crypto On Zoom Calls; Bundle App Pairs Cash, Crypto Payments In Africa

Bitcoin Daily: App Lets Users Earn Crypto On Zoom Calls; Bundle App Pairs Cash, Crypto Payments In Africa

A new app is letting users earn digital currency via Zoom amid the coronavirus pandemic, which is making it easier for businesses to earn money, CoinDesk reported. The SmartSessions paywall, which was created by 2key New Economics, lets “solopreneurs” and companies tap into digital currency payments as they provide services via the videoconferencing software. Once...

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The Future of Finance: introducing our new mini-series

The Future of Finance: introducing our new mini-series

Introducing our new mini-series exploring the course set by the Bank of England in its Future of Finance review. >>>CREDIT: READ THIS ARTICLE FORM THE ORIGINAL SOURCE — IMPORTANT: this article has not been originally created by perceptron.news and its intellectual property belongs totally to the original source. Every text, code example, image, photo, and...

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Expedia Agrees To $1.2B Deal, Names New CEO

Expedia Agrees To $1.2B Deal, Names New CEO

Expedia Group has announced a new CEO and said it has agreed to a buyout, according to The Wall Street Journal. Vice Chairman Peter Kern will take the helm of Expedia, which contains Travelocity, Orbitz and Vrbo under its umbrella, and has been without a CEO since last December. Acting Chief Financial Officer Eric Hart...

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NBCUniversal TV Launches Shoppable Ads

NBCUniversal TV Launches Shoppable Ads

NBCUniversal, owned by Comcast, will allow consumers to buy products from branded TV advertisements, articles and videos without going to a new website, according to a CNBC report. The system is called NBCU Checkout and allows businesses to set up a new shop for customers where they can sell to consumers with just one integration....

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Future of Finance Series, episode 7: Embracing digital regulation

Future of Finance Series, episode 7: Embracing digital regulation

The seventh instalment of our Future of Finance Series looks at how the supervision of financial services could be digitalised and the potential for automating regulatory compliance. >>>CREDIT: READ THIS ARTICLE FORM THE ORIGINAL SOURCE — IMPORTANT: this article has not been originally created by perceptron.news and its intellectual property belongs totally to the original...

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Hypur To Offer Digital Payments For Cannabis Firms With CU Partnership

Hypur To Offer Digital Payments For Cannabis Firms With CU Partnership

To provide digital contactless payments, delivery and curbside pickup options for cannabis businesses, payment provider Hypur Inc. is teaming with Salal Credit Union. The collaboration builds on Hypur’s extensive network of financial institutions (FIs), according to an announcement.  Hypur will bolster Salal’s network of cannabis retailers and wholesalers via different digital payment offerings. Cannabis operations that partnered with Hypur...

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UK firms to get more time to prepare for EU security measures for online payments

UK firms to get more time to prepare for EU security measures for online payments

The FCA is one of the first regulators to announce it will allow extra time for payment firms and merchants to roll out strong customer authentication. >>>CREDIT: READ THIS ARTICLE FORM THE ORIGINAL SOURCE — IMPORTANT: this article has not been originally created by perceptron.news and its intellectual property belongs totally to the original source....

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House Passes $484B Stimulus Bill With PPP Funds For SMBs

House Passes $484B Stimulus Bill With PPP Funds For SMBs

The House of Representatives on Thursday (April 23) passed a $484 billion bill for more financial aid for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and others amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to The Wall Street Journal. Clad in masks, lawmakers passed the bill by a vote of 388 to 5, along with one lawmaker voting “present.” The...

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CRIF Realtime Launches Tools For SMBs To Calculate Coronavirus Risks

CRIF Realtime Launches Tools For SMBs To Calculate Coronavirus Risks

To help small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the U.K. struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic, CRIF Realtime is rolling out a new array of products called COVID-19 Credit Passport, according to a press release. CRIF Realtime, which specializes in credit risk for businesses, said the new offering would use open banking technology and help...