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Wealthsimple scales with its vision of democratizing investment

Occupy Wall Street was all about delivering equity in terms of wealth distribution and earning. Maybe technology can help with that.

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Checking in on a newly acquired NetSuite

SuiteWorld 2017 was always going to be a fascinating glimpse of life for this once independent vendor. We weren’t disappointed.

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Kimble launches A.I.-enabled PSA -- buzzwords or innovation?

A.I. is one of the premium buzzwords du jour. In Kimble’s case, is it justified?

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FAQ: What is blockchain and how can it help business?

The distributed ledger technology better known as blockchain has the potential to eliminate huge amounts of record-keeping, which can get confusing when multiple parties are involved in a transaction. But for many companies it, and...

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42% off TurboTax Deluxe 2016 Tax Software Federal & State - Deal Alert

No Tax Knowledge Needed. TurboTax will ask you easy questions to get to know you and fill in all the right tax forms for you. And TurboTax is tailored to your unique situation—it will search for the deductions and credits you deserve,...

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‘I expect to be able to tap my AirPods and ask Siri to get me a loan'

How Apple Pay will achieve its potential, and why it should

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How to protect yourself from ATM crime

Banks like Wells Fargo are rolling out much better ATM security. Here's why it won't stop ATM theft.

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How IBM wants to bring blockchain from Bitcoin to your data center

At its InterConnect conference in Las Vegas, IBM is announcing new features for its blockchain service in an attempt to bring this distributed database technology from its initial use of powering Bitcoin to a broader market, including...

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Feds struggle with regulating banking’s use of big data

Some highly sensitive data is going to be set loose.

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Recent malware attacks on Polish banks tied to wider hacking campaign

Malware attacks that recently put the Polish banking sector on alert were part of a larger campaign that targeted financial organizations from over 30 countries.

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'Fileless malware' attacks, used on banks, have been around for years

Fileless malware attacks, which were recently discovered in the networks of at least 140 banks, telecoms and governments, account for about 15% of known attacks today and have been around for years.

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Polish banks on alert after mystery malware found on computers

Malware discovered on computers and servers of several Polish banks has put the country's financial sector in alert over potential compromises.

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Online card fraud up as thieves avoid more secure chip cards for in-store payments

Deterred by more secure chip cards for in-store payments, thieves have resorted to stealing credit-card numbers and passwords or opening new accounts with false credentials to use in making online payments for purchases, according to...

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Hackers seek company insiders on the black market

If you’re the CEO of a company, here’s another threat you need to worry about: hackers trying to recruit your employees for insider-related theft.

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6 ways the digital-physical blur is affecting your money

The banking industry as well as the high-tech industry is continuing to experiment with the art of the possible, particularly around the digital-physical blur of payments and redesigned business processes. After more than 65 years of...

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54% off Quicken Deluxe 2017 Personal Finance & Budgeting Software, Disk or Download - Deal Alert

Take control of your finances. Quicken imports your bank transactions safely and automatically, even from loan, investment & retirement accounts. It categorizes your transactions and puts them in one place. Use it to create a plan to...

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Survival strategies for a hyper-regulated economy

How software automation and mobile communication can ease the pain of regulatory compliance, improve enterprise performance and deliver new customer features.

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Capital One rides the cloud to tech company transformation

Capital One, one of the top 10 largest banks in the U.S. with $313 billion in total assets, wants to be a tech company that also is a top financial services provider.

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