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Cardano Partners With Ethiopia Government On National ID Blockchain System

PYMNTS

Input Output (IOHK), the company behind the Cardano cryptocurrency, plans to build a national ID blockchain system in Ethiopia.

Strategies to accelerate cloud adoption

Accenture

Banking on the skills to support cloud To stay competitive and effectively drive digital transformation agendas, banks must dramatically accelerate their move to the cloud.

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XBRL News in the silly season

Daily Fintech

The silly season is in full swing in the XBRL world. Hence just one news item today … 1 Federal Council sets parameters for binding climate reporting for large Swiss companies Sustainable finance offers the Swiss financial centre an opportunity to further reinforce its competiveness.

FinCEN AML/CTF Priorities Part 6: Transnational Organized Crime (TOC)

Abrigo

Transnational Organized Crime Reaches Far and Is Growing One of FinCEN's first priorities for AML/CFT policy is to combat transnational organized crime (TOC). Would you like others articles like this in your inbox?

The Importance of PCI Compliance and Data Ownership When Issuing Payment Cards

This eBook provides a practical explanation of the different PCI compliance approaches that payment card issuers can adopt, as well as the importance of both protecting user PII and gaining ownership and portability of their sensitive data.

BitPay CFO: Crypto Here To Stay As People Have Big Incentives To Pay

PYMNTS

Mainstream adoption of cryptocurrency is still some way off, partly because a lack of education — especially among older consumers — saps confidence.

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This Week in Fintech ending 20 August 2021

Daily Fintech

This week our experts brought you the following insights based on their experience as investors, entrepreneurs & executives.

What’s a Digital Lending Ecosystem and Why Should Banks Care?

Gonzobanker

Financial institutions aiming for long-term success need to revamp the way they think about digital transformation. There’s a great line in the movie The Princess Bride: “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”.

T-Mobile Says It's Working To Address Cybersecurity Incident

PYMNTS

T-Mobile data may have been accessed illegally, the company announced in a Monday (Aug. 16) press release , noting it is “working around the clock” to investigate. “We

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‘Systemic’ Cyberattack Presents Real Risk for US Banks

Banking Exchange

Research from Fitch finds even well-prepared banks could suffer from ‘tail events’ from major cyberattacks Risk Management Feature3 Feature Cyberfraud/ID Theft. 1Risk Management

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Make Payment Optimization a Part of Your Core Payment Strategy

Everything you need to know about payment optimization – an easy-to-integrate, PCI-compliant solution that enables companies to take control of their PSPs, minimize processing costs, maximize approval rates, and keep control over their payments data.

Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 18th August.

Daily Fintech

The rise of Central Banks? Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. This week marked an important milestone in the process of centralizing and increasing the power of Central Banks.

Market Commentary: Week of August 16, 2021

SWBC's LenderHub

Last Week. Treasury auctioned off three-year, 10-year, and 30-year notes for a grand total of $126 billion in new issuance. The highlight was the stupendous showing of the 10-year note on Wednesday.

WorldRemit Raising Funds Ahead of Possible $5B IPO

PYMNTS

The London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit is preparing to raise cash at a valuation of roughly $5 billion ahead of a potential initial public offering (IPO). As Bloomberg News reported Friday (August 20), the company is in discussion with investors about the funding.

Reviewing Bitcoin ATMs: LibertyX

ATM Marketplace

Bitcoin ATMs are making a big splash, but how do they line up when it comes to customer experience? In this series, we will take a look at Bitcoin ATMs, starting with LibertyX's line

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Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

$600 Million DeFi Hack

Daily Fintech

This week Bitcoin jumped above $47,000 and on early Sunday the market capitalization remained stable at around $2 trillion, up 0.5% following a remarkable week. Bitcoin is up four weeks straight and is on pace for its second monthly advance.

Listen: Separating AI cybersecurity hype from reality

BankInovation

UK FinTech Startup Finastra Lands SWIFT Compatible Label For Trade Finance

PYMNTS

FinTech startup Finastra is among the first tech firms to land the SWIFT Compatible Application label 2021 for trade finance, according to a press release on Monday (Aug. 16). "We

Webinar addresses next stage of ATM software

ATM Marketplace

ATM software is about to enter a new stage of innovation with the launch of the XFS4IoT standard. A free webinar, hosted on ATM Marketplace and sponsored by KAL ATM Software, focused on the standard and what it means for the industry

Realizing the Benefits of Automated Machine Learning

How are organizations using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to derive business value? Renowned author and professor Tom Davenport explains the rise of automated machine learning, its benefits, and success stories from businesses that are already using it.

Part 3  Who will fund projects that end our obsession with growth at all costs.

Daily Fintech

Imagine these two pitches to investors: A. We will get to $10m annual revenue with $7m costs and $3m Free Cash Flow. After that growth will be nominal. At best investors will value that $3m Free Cash Flow at some discount to the US Treasury 30 year return. We will get to $100m annual […].

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Corporate bankers turn over a new leaf with data-driven intelligent automation

BankInovation

Amid sweeping disruptions instigated by Covid 19 globally, the banking diaspora has its task cut out.

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Worldline, Bitcoin Suisse Will Offer Crypto Payments In Switzerland

PYMNTS

Merchants in Switzerland can now accept cryptocurrencies as a means of payment for goods and services, following a deal between one of Europe’s leading payment providers, Worldline, and crypto finance and technology pioneer Bitcoin Suisse.

The Medical Field is Changing Because of Artificial Intelligence

Dataconomy

Artificial intelligence is one of the most rapidly growing aspects of tech, and in a well-funded industry like the medical industry, new adaptations are helping with efficiency and precision.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Alt Lending Week Ended 20th August 2021

Daily Fintech

Who are the regulators trying to protect? The strange story of Amigo continues. I have commented on this before. Amigo is a company that provide(s) (d) loans for individuals with poor credit rating so long as they can find someone to provide a sufficiently creditworthy guarantor.

Jack Henry CEO David Foss shares technology wins for fiscal year

BankInovation

An automated database migration for core platform Episys and a toolkit with APIs for third-party solutions for digital banking suite Banno were among the technology deliverables touted by Jack Henry CEO David Foss during Wednesday’s earnings call.

Mortgaging The Future, Literally, With Bitcoin 

PYMNTS

It’s well-known that – depending on the use case – cryptos are making some strides in mainstream commerce. On the retail side of the equation, we’ve seen announcements from companies like PayPal and Tesla that they’ve brought – or will be bringing – bitcoin acceptance into the mix.

PNC pledges $20B over five years for sustainable finance

American Banker

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Level Setting and Peering Around the Corner— Tips for Success in Your Organization

Speaker: Steve Andrews, President & CEO of the Western Bankers Association 

This pandemic has tested the foundation of banks and the strength of the dollar. With all of us facing the same crisis, we are left with the same key questions, "Where are we now?" "Where are we going?" "How are we going to get there?" and "What impediments must we overcome?" Join Steve Andrews, President & CEO of the Western Bankers Association, for CBB's groundbreaking webinar! This exclusive webinar will go over the insider information your bank needs for level setting and peering around the corner. Steve will provide actionable insights, best practices, and real-world examples of the changing landscape of community banking.