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SoundCloud secures future through largest ever funding round
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Netflix purchases Millarworld in the first acquisition of its 20-year history
Film and TV streaming leader Netflix has bought comic book publisher Millarworld to reinforce its content strategy amid rising competition
Becton Dickinson to acquire Bard for $24bn in latest medical technology merger
Medical technology giant Becton Dickinson hopes to improve its market position and benefit from $300m in cost synergies after agreeing a deal to buy Bard
Blockchain poses a threat to your confidentiality
Implementing distributed ledger technology could trigger new security and confidentiality issues, as well as broader financial market risks
Is robo-advice the future of wealth management?
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Blockchain: Complex challenges on the path to fintech transformation
EY’s Paul Stratford and Sarah Clarricoats on the advantages and challenges of blockchain in asset wealth management
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
Alec Ross on the weaponisation of code
Cybercrime is one of the most pressing issues of today. How will businesses respond?
Computer-based testing revives conservative finance
The financial services industry is finally adopting computer-based testing for its exams
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?
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?
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
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
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