Business news / Technologies

GDPR: A business opportunity or obstacle?

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Unless you have been on vacation with no wi-fi for the last 12 months, you have probably heard all about GDPR — the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. GDPR has been summed up […]

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Technologies

The Ethical Minefield of Microchipping

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When the object beneath his skin first got implanted, Alexander Huber grabbed his hand pretty often. He stroked the little dent between his thumb and index finger and pushed it back and […]

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Technologies

Code and ethics

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Data has rapidly become one of the most valuable assets a company can hold, thanks in part to the advent of innovative technologies that can extract powerful insights from an array of […]

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Financial crimes / Technologies

Lloyd’s renews European focus on cyber expertise

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Today, the pace of innovation is reshaping the insurance industry, especially in digitisation and cyber insurance. In fact, a growing body of research indicates that the risk of cyber attack is one […]

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Сryptocurrencies

Swedish Government Auctions Cryptocurrency Again

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The office of Sweden’s bailiff, the government debt collecting organization, offers potential buyers to acquire 4.59 BTC valued at around 370,000 Swedish krona, or approximately $37,700, according to the current exchange rate. That’s close […]

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Extracting value from insurtechs

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A quick view of the insurtech related deals in 2018 shows increasing activity with relevant transactions across all lines of business. For example, in the USA there is a strong focus on health, […]

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Poste Italiane to acquire €40m stake in Moneyfarm

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Poste Italiane S.p.A. (“Poste Italiane”) and MFM Investments Ltd (“Moneyfarm”) have entered a partnership agreement to provide digital investment services and offer an innovative digital wealth management solution for Poste Italiane’s clients. […]

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Events

New Year’s at the Burj Khalifa

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As I was going through my camera’s spare memory card the other day, I discovered that there were still tons of video and photos from our New Year’s eve celebration in Dubai […]

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Events

Burj Khalifa spectacular New Year’s Eve celebration

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The breathtaking fireworks display, perfectly timed to the show on the facade of the Burj Khalifa, was complemented by dazzling lights and lasers, all synchronised to The Dubai Fountain show, leaving global […]

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Business news

The 73-year-old Vietnamese refugee is responsible for bringing Sriracha to American consumers

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After settling in Los Angeles in 1979, Tran founded Huy Fong Foods Inc., named for the Huey Fong boat that brought him to the U.S., and started making hot sauces for local […]

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Business news

Russia’s indigenous peoples campaign against Arctic pollution

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Across the Russian Arctic, indigenous peoples are asking Elon Musk not to buy nickel from Norilsk Nickel, one of the largest nickel and palladium mining companies in the world. For the past […]

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