CA Technologies Sold To Broadcom For $19B


Broadcom has agreed to buy software company CA Technologies for $18.9 He added that the deal will help the company expand in a market for infrastructure technology that amounts to $200 billion, about triple the size of its current opportunity. s technological competition with China, as well as hinder research and development at Qualcomm against foreign rivals racing to develop next-generation wireless technology.

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Can Technology Save Bank Branches?

Bank Innovation

PREMIUM - When was the last time you went to your bank branch to deposit money? Still thinking? That's because most of the daily banking activity has shifted from branches to the smartphone. But that's not to say people don’t use bank branches at all.

Brick And Mortar’s Technology Evolution


Technology has certainly seen a big evolution over the last few decades. As a result, it should come as no surprise that the technology used in the retail industry has evolved over the past thirty years. Brick-and-mortar technology.

Some banks are technology companies

Chris Skinner

I know that systems like Erica, short for Bank of AmErica, are up and running … The post Some banks are technology companies appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Case Studies Digital Bank Grid Innovation Numbers Opinion TechnologyI was having a chat about Artificial Intelligence (AI) in banking the other day. It was an interesting conversation, although most of the examples were for customer service via Chatbots, which doesn’t impress me much.

How Much Can Technology Improve Healthcare Payments?


Touted by observers and industry players as one of the top trends that could impact medical billing and data management for 2018, the technology is increasingly being viewed as part of the path to better efficiency in payments. But that’s not stopping payment and commerce players from trying to use technology to bring more efficiency to the system. The firm’s technology also enables patients to work with providers to come up with flexible payment plans, and do so via a mobile app.

Walmart Teams Up With Microsoft For Cloud Technology


In a statement on Tuesday (July 17), Walmart CEO Doug McMillon said, “Walmart’s commitment to technology is centered around creating incredibly convenient ways for customers to shop and empowering associates to do their best work.”. Through their strategic partnership, the companies will experiment with the integration of Microsoft AI technologies into M&S stores, as well as the retailer’s broader operations, retail news source Chain Store Age reported. “We

7-Eleven Expands Its Facial Recognition Technology


As facial recognition technology explodes worldwide, 7-Eleven expands the reach of its artificial intelligence platform to 11,000 stores across Thailand. The facial recognition technology, which was developed by U.S.-based The rollout at Thailand’s 7-Eleven stores is, however, the biggest expansion of the technology to date, particularly in a retail context: It could potentially be the largest number of facial recognition cameras to be adopted by one company in history.

Ant Financial Changes Focus To Technology Services


Instead, it is honing in on technology services, CNBC reported. Yet, technology services is becoming a larger part of Ant Financial’s sales. By comparison, the company’s technology services were approximately 34 percent of revenues in 2017. International Alipay App Ant Financial banking regulation Chinese Economy FinTech China News revenue TechnologyAmid China’s crackdown on financial risk, Ant Financial is moving away from consumer finance and payments.

How AI is redefining financial crimes detection technologies

Insights on Business

Technological innovation is a reality that is impacting every facet of society. No area of human endeavour from retail, to transportation, to banking has not seen some form of disruptive technology replace the long-established modus operandi.

Three New Advances in Healthcare Technology


How AI and Machine Learning is transforming healthcare technology. How will emerging technologies improve your health outcomes and life expectancy? Technological innovations are helping health care providers advance and improve the medical field at an alarming pace.

What Is Blockchain Technology?

CB Insights

This explainer will offer simple definitions and analogies for blockchain technology. It will also define Bitcoin, Ethereum, blockchain broadly, and initial coin offerings, and highlight promising use cases for the technology. Where does distributed ledger technology make sense?

Equifax Taps IBM Executive As Chief Technology Officer


Equifax , the embattled credit scoring company announced Thursday (June 14) that it named Bryson Koehler as Chief Technology Officer. In a press release, Equifax said Koehler, who was previously the Chief Technology Officer at IBM Watson and Cloud Platform , will be in charge of the company’s global information technology strategy and development.

USA Technologies Launches Universal Card Link Connector


USA Technologies, the payment technology service provider for the self-service retail market , announced Wednesday (Nov. In a press release , USA Technologies said it developed the connector due to guidelines out in Nov. Becoming compliant with the new standards has become paramount, and USA Technologies is the only payments solutions provider that offers a simple fix that eliminates expensive equipment upgrades.

Solving state corruption with technology

Chris Skinner

This is a blog about technology and finance, not the economy and politics. This idea is cropping up more and more … The post Solving state corruption with technology appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

Hertz Partners With Shift Technologies


Rental car giant Hertz recently announced it teamed up with startup Shift Technologies , said Fortune. Shift Technologies is an online used-car marketplace. Under the new deal, Shift Technologies will feature and sell used vehicles from Hertz’s rental inventory, giving Hertz access to an additional retail sales channel. Shift Technologies is reportedly looking to use the deal as a means to expand its offerings beyond its current market in San Fransisco and Los Angeles.

The Race To Build Technology For Connected Cars Speeds Up


As cars and trucks become “smarter” (deeper connections to the web, improved self-driving capabilities), the technology required to keep those vehicles connected to the digital world is becoming more important. According to Bloomberg , Japan-based wireless provider KDDI , which developed an “auto connectivity platform” for Toyota , has “signed on several other Japanese carmakers to test and deploy the technology.”

The 5 biggest technology trends affecting FinTech today

Insights on Business

In a landscape where new technology arises, gets implemented and goes mainstream in a heartbeat, I wanted to cover five of the most impactful trends currently impacting the FinTech industry today: 1. Technology is gauging our emotional state based on our interactions with our devices.

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RBC To Spend More Than $3B On Advanced Technology


billion on technology with a focus on artificial intelligence, digital products and social media. According to a report in BNN Bloomberg , RBC said it will invest in the technology with a goal of attracting more than 2.5 While RBC is increasing its spend on technology, the bank is no stranger to AI. Artificial Intelligence AI artificial intelligence bank technology canada Digital Banking News RBC Roya Bank of Canada What's Hot

Payments Providers Are Lukewarm on Blockchain Technology

Bank Innovation

The ways businesses, consumers, and even banks make payments are changing, as technologies like realtime payments and APIs make it easier to send money across the globe. But one technology seems curiously absent from recent payment innovation, and that’s blockchain. “We

USA Technologies Grows Cashless Footprint


A&A Vending Services is expanding its relationship with self-service retail market payment technology service provider USA Technologies (USAT). USA Technologies has been guiding us through the process, offering insight and support to ensure our financial commitment pays off as quickly as possible. Vending Machines cashless payments Unattended Retail USA Technologies USAT What's Hot

What technology will transform financial services?

Insights on Business

Jeff believes that big data and artificial intelligence (AI) are two core technologies that are transforming financial services business models.

Lessons from Distributed Ledger Technology and the Future of Banking

Bank Innovation

It’s no secret distributed ledger technologies (DLT) have been front-of-mind for financial institutions examining solutions to existing problems in institutional and retail banking.

How B8ta Gives Consumers A Technology Test-Drive


B8ta’s goal is to give technology makers with big innovations (and small ones, of course) access to a physical channel when they are too still small for the biggest stores. And whatever retail technology they sell in terms of profit, they keep. “Retail isn’t dead; it needs a revival.”.

Payment Cloud Technologies Launches New Banking Platform


Payment Cloud Technologies announced Tuesday (Nov. Payment Cloud Technologies said the new banking platform will help An Post’s brand, its diversification and will serve to strengthen the company’s services to meet a broader range of customers. ‘We Bank.VISION is a solution for everyone,” said Ian Clowes, CEO of Payment Cloud Technologies, in the press release. Payment Cloud Technologies wants to provide fairer access to financial services and thus the launch of bank.VISION.

Why Technology Is Actually Helping Cash Thrive


Our partners, and 7-Eleven in particular, have always been very forward-thinking and innovative when it comes to this sort of payment technology market,” Kaplan said. But there are fewer consumers who are unfamiliar or uncomfortable with digital payment technology every day.

The Financial Technologies SMEs Aren’t Using


The average small business considers itself a “moderate” user of technology, according to the SMB Technology Adoption Index. Clearly, there’s still a long way for SMEs to go before they fully embrace FinTech – and the latest research on the topic reinforces the notion that small businesses aren’t using technology the way some may have hoped.

Macy’s Names Chief Technology Officer To Lead eCommerce Teams


After serving as the VP of technology at The Home Depot , Naveen Krishna is heading to Macy’s to become the retailer’s chief technology officer. In his role, he will lead the company’s technology strategy, in addition to spearheading the teams that build the company’s eCommerce experience — among other functions, retail news source Chain Store Age reported. “We Before working for Home Depot, Krishna oversaw Target ’s web technology and operations.

US Falls Short In Restaurant Technologies


Technology is the new norm for restaurant customers worldwide — especially if those customers happen to live in Asia or the Middle East. In another restaurant technology survey of U.S. consumers , 79 percent agreed that restaurant technology improves their guest experience. say that technology would help to increase sales, make their restaurant more productive and give their business a competitive edge.

Blockchain Tracker: Technology’s In Retail


Blockchain technology is slowly slinking through the aisles of retail business. Walmart is using it for tracking product and pork , and analysts are placing side bets on Overstock using the technology. More and more blockchain startups launched in 2016, and investors are starting to seek out companies incorporating blockchain technology.”. Technology advancement is clearly at play. Blockchain Blockchain tracker Retail Technology What's Hot

New Technology Brings Password Transmission Through Skin


Researchers at The University of Washington’s Networks and Mobile Systems Lab are experimenting with technology that sends signals such as passcodes through the skin. The same technology could be applied in the health sectors for calorie counting or for dispensing insulin by pumps. The technology is dependent on faint electromagnetic signals that devices emit when used normally.

USA Technologies, Apple Expand Partnership


USA Technologies wants to make it easier — and more rewarding — to snag a Snickers at a vending machine using Apple Pay. The self-serve technology firm has announced that it will integrate its loyalty and payroll deduct program with Apple Pay at about 300,000 machines nationwide. Apple Pay Apple Pay Vending Machine Mobile Payments USA Technologies What's Hot

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Hiring headache? Try technology


The answer to this staffing problem is technology that streamlines and automates as many tasks at the institution as possible. By implementing automation technology each staff member can increase their productivity to get more done with the existing staff. Automation technology is not about replacing staff, it’s about taking rote tasks off their plate so that they can focus on higher-value activities.

Banks are not technology companies (yet)

Chris Skinner

I’ve been illustrating my frustration with incumbent banks for some time, saying that they lack technology leadership. Almost a third of my new book talks about the biggest challenge for banks to respond to Fintech, Big Data, Cloud, Blockchain and all those other issues is to have leadership.

The next ten years of technology from Gartner and Skinner

Chris Skinner

Gartner has found that … The post The next ten years of technology from Gartner and Skinner appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Future Grid Opinion TechnologyI just spotted that Gartner have made a series of ten bold predictions for IT 2018 and beyond.

Zebra Technologies Speeds Up Checkout Times


This week, Zebra Technologies launched its new MP7000 multi-plane 1D/2D imager scanner for merchants to help speed checkout processes. looking to ramp up their technology offerings. Zebra Technologies’ senior vice president and general manager of its Data Capture Solutions, Bob Sanders, commented on what these new offerings will do for the retail sector. Faster is better in today’s tech-driven age.

Fostering the Financial Technology Infrastructure of Tomorrow

Insights on Business

Imagine a scenario in which opacity and complexity have been removed from the financial services industry. Anyone with an idea of how we might conduct business better and more efficiently, be it in wealth management, lending, insurance, or payments, could bring it to life with ease.

One-Third Of Employers Use Decade-Old Payroll Technology


A new survey has found that one-third of employers are using payroll technology that is at least 10 years old. The “Evolution of Payroll Technology Survey,” conducted by Kronos with the American Payroll Association , polled nearly 1,000 payroll professionals from small, mid, and enterprise-size organizations (SMBs) across all industries.

Amazon Explores New Technology For Home Food Delivery


Amazon is exploring a cutting-edge food technology for home delivery, as the online retailers continues to find new ways to get into the $700 billion U.S. The new technology— first developed for the U.S. executive and now head of a startup working with MATS technology. Amazon 915 Labs amazonfresh Blue Apron food grocery MATS technology meal delivery microwave assisted thermal sterilization News Retail What's Hot Whole Foods

Banking on Mobile Technology


Every day, people turn to technology to replace the traditional banking experience. Banking on Mobile Technology on BankNXT. In fact, 50% of all adults will use a mobile device to access financial services by 2021. However, banks aren’t exactly optimistic about this change.

Data Enablers: Neo Technology Off The Charts


That’s Neo Technology’s specialty. The company created Neo4j — an open-source graph database technology that has become the world’s leading graph database — in 2007, and the technology now serves over 200 clients including eBay, Walmart, IBM, and NASA. EE: Neo Technology was officially founded in 2007 by CEO Emil Eifrem and CTO Johan Svensson. EE: Graph technology is increasingly becoming an enterprise standard.