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The brightest minds in financial technology will be descending on Finovate Europe next week. It's the perfect place to network for start-ups and established players alike

Finovate 2016

The brightest minds in financial technology will be descending on Finovate Europe next week. It’s the perfect place to network for start-ups and established players alike

As the only conference focused exclusively on showcasing the best in financial and banking technologies, Finovate Europe will bring together the sector’s brightest talents to discuss where financial services are headed. The conference will take place ...

Cybercrime is one of the most pressing issues of today. How will businesses respond?

Alec Ross on the weaponisation of code

Cybercrime is one of the most pressing issues of today. How will businesses respond?

World Finance spoke with Alec Ross, author of The Industries of the Future, on the prospect of a cyber war sparking the next arms race. ...

Computer-based testing revives conservative finance

The financial services industry is finally adopting computer-based testing for its exams

Computer-based testing (CBT) has been practised for almost two decades and has been adopted by the IT, education, medical and other professional industries, yet the financial sector has remained typically conservative when faced with the prospect of ditch...

Blackberry – once the must have device in business, but now its almost become a dinosaur in the modern-touch screen landscape. How did this happen?

Blackberry is alive, but where does it go from here?

Blackberry – once the must have device in business, but now its almost become a dinosaur in the modern-touch screen landscape. How did this happen?

Losing the Signal is the story of the mobile phone that toppled global giants before succumbing to the ruthlessly competitive forces of Silicon Valley. World Finance spoke with author Jacquie McNish. ...

It’s said to be one of the main threats to business in the coming year – so how should you approach cybercrime in 2016?

Cybercrime attacks to continue despite raised awareness

It’s said to be one of the main threats to business in the coming year – so how should you approach cybercrime in 2016?

World Finance spoke with David Emm, Principal Security Researcher for Kaspersky Lab, about what we have learned from the biggest cyber crimes of 2015. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

There’s been an explosion of collaborative consumption in recent years – with products such as cars and apartments being offered to multiple consumers over the web

What does collaborative consumption mean for business?

There’s been an explosion of collaborative consumption in recent years – with products such as cars and apartments being offered to multiple consumers over the web

World Finance speaks with Rachel Botsman, Co-author of What’s Mine is Yours: How Collaborative Consumption is Changing the Way We Live, who explores the currency that makes systems like Airbnb work: trust, influence, and what she calls "reputation capit...

World Finance asked Amaury de la Lance CEO of Aston ITrade Finance if FinTech is leaving us more exposed to different lending standards

How much do we really comprehend the impact of fintech?

World Finance asked Amaury de la Lance CEO of Aston ITrade Finance if FinTech is leaving us more exposed to different lending standards

Fintech expert places the drawbacks and bonuses of advanced technology in the financial sector. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

Sheikh Ghassan Al Sulaiman from Al Ghassan Motors discusses Saudi Arabia's $20bn per year luxury car market

The Owners’ Club: Saudi Arabia’s thriving luxury car market

Sheikh Ghassan Al Sulaiman from Al Ghassan Motors discusses Saudi Arabia’s $20bn per year luxury car market

Every year Saudi Arabia imports 600,000 cars, worth more than $20bn. Sheikh Ghassan Al Sulaiman, CEO of Al Ghassan Motors, tells World Finance that the key to the industry is creating the luxury lifestyle associated with the brands. World Finance: ...

Both Dell and EMC have agreed to the conditions of what could prove the biggest tech merger in history

Dell agrees to record breaking deal with EMC

Both Dell and EMC have agreed to the conditions of what could prove the biggest tech merger in history

Dell has agreed to the terms of a $67bn deal to join up with the Massachusetts’s-based data storage company EMC in what could prove the biggest tech merger in history. According to sources at Dell, the partnership “brings together the industry’s ...

With the internet becoming more and more important for global commerce, should Russia reconsider how open the internet is?

Under surveillance in Russia: is ecommerce as open as it could be?

With the internet becoming more and more important for global commerce, should Russia reconsider how open the internet is?

World Finance speaks to investigative journalists Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan authors of The Red Web on the Kremlin’s control of Russia’s internet. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

How has digital transformed the landscape? Fiona Vickers, Co-Global Digital Practice Leader for Korn Ferry explains what this means for customers and for managers

Digital transactions give banks better customer engagement

How has digital transformed the landscape? Fiona Vickers, Co-Global Digital Practice Leader for Korn Ferry explains what this means for customers and for managers

Corporations have attempted to catch up with the digital age over the last few years. Here, we speak with Fiona Vickers to look at the opportunities. Come back later for a full transcript of this video....

Innovation and consolidation are changing the global telecoms market. Within a few years, it could look even more different

Telecoms is experiencing something of a facelift

Innovation and consolidation are changing the global telecoms market. Within a few years, it could look even more different

The breathtaking pace at which technology is advancing is causing massive changes within the global telecommunications industry. Whereas a few established providers dominated many markets, now new entrants, some of whom come from outside the industry itse...

TeliaSonera and Telenor have abandoned their planned merger in Denmark because of stiff opposition from European regulators, sparking concerns that larger telecom merger opportunities across the EU will be impacted

Regulators get heavy in telecoms deals

TeliaSonera and Telenor have abandoned their planned merger in Denmark because of stiff opposition from European regulators, sparking concerns that larger telecom merger opportunities across the EU will be impacted

In the UK alone, the microscope is tuned to O2, Hutchison, Telefonica, EE and BT, where much is expected over the coming months. World Finance spoke with Jonas Lind, from mobileforesight to discuss the impact. Come back later for a full transcript ...

Today apps are fast emerging as a key opportunity for banks when it comes to attracting millennials

Millennials opt for digitally-savvy banks

Today apps are fast emerging as a key opportunity for banks when it comes to attracting millennials

The banking industry has undergone a quite extraordinary transformation in recent years, and the changed consumption patterns coupled with rapid technological advances have asked that the industry rethink traditional operating models if they’re to survi...

ICSFS equips financial services industry with cutting-edge technology

In tough economic times technology offers the financial services industry a means of keeping costs down and profits up

In today’s world, when a business is looking to take things to the next level, it turns to technology to help get it there. In the banking sector, the current economic climate and increased regulation mean that profits are restricted and bottom lines sh...

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