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07Sep/21

FICO Survey: UK Borrowers 31 Percent More Likely to Open Account Digitally Than in 2020

A new study in the UK by analytics software firm FICO shows that UK consumers today are 31 percent more likely to open an account digitally than a year ago. However, the surprising outliers in the rush to digital-first account opening are Generation Z (Gen Z). Financial education is key as it appears that digital savviness is not enough to counter the need for in-person help and advice when selecting banking providers. Continue reading

31Aug/21

Driving Will be Outlawed by 2050, says IDTechEx

Autonomous cars will match or exceed human safety by 2024, after which they will grow rapidly at a CAGR of 30% finds IDTechEx’s new report ‘Autonomous Cars, Robotaxis & Sensors 2022–2042’. By the 2040s, they will be capable of fulfilling the world’s mobility needs without a single collision. So why should humans be allowed to continue driving? Continue reading

29Aug/21

REVOLT Announces Second Season of What’s Good Africa

Today, leading Black-owned independent content platform REVOLT, announced the second iteration of What’s Good Africa, a weekly unscripted lifestyle series exploring all aspects of Hip Hop culture in Africa. Created by What’s Good Networks and co-produced by its affiliate production studio Ark House Productions in association with REVOLT, this incredible new season will feature episodes exploring Ghana’s bustling music, fashion, food and art scenes. Continue reading

22Aug/21

The Bellevue Collection to Bring Seven Decades of Fashion to Life on the Runway

One of the Pacific Northwest’s most celebrated events will be back this fall as Fashion Week at The Bellevue Collection returns Oct. 8 – 9, for a weekend of fashion shows, stylish events and top-tier shopping. This year, fashion-forward guests may attend the premier events, Posh Party Trend Show and The Collective Runway Show, in-person or virtually via livestream. All 2021 events celebrate The Bellevue Collection’s 75th anniversary by showcasing seven decades of fashion. Continue reading

20Aug/21

Education Consultant Issues Comment on How Private Home Tutors Prepare Young People for a Globalised World

Prestigious private tutoring company, Tutors International was founded by education consultant and tuition expert, Adam Caller. Tutors International specialises in perfectly matching private home tutors with UHNW families, chiefly in full-time residential positions. Mr Caller has observed how the full-time home tuition model, combined with his tailored approach to recruiting each tutor, has provided premium education that aligns with a globalised world. Continue reading

16Aug/21

Online Blockchain plc: Umbria’s Cross-Chain Narni Bridge is Now Live

Umbria Network is pleased to announce that its highly anticipated Narni ‘Insta’ Bridge is in Beta and available to the public.
Users of the bridge – bridge.umbria.network – can now transfer $UMBR (Umbria’s governance token) between the Ethereum Mainnet and Matic Mainnet quickly, easily and cheaply. Imminently the bridge’s functionality will extend to see it compatible with a universe of other assets and integrating with a host of different blockchains. Continue reading

13Aug/21

How Private Is My VPN?

VPNs promise privacy, but The Markup found their apps and websites full of trackers

By: Alfred Ng

For the last seven years, Shannon Morse has been making videos on security and privacy tips on YouTube. That includes reviews of Virtual Private Networks, or VPNs—software that encrypts your network traffic so that internet service providers or people on the same Wi-Fi network as you can’t spy on your activity.

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13Aug/21

LandOrc Uses NFT and DeFi Technology to Bridge the Global Real Estate Funding gap

LandOrc, headquartered in UAE, is a new Tech solutions provider that facilitates lending for real estate industry by providing access to Decentralised Financing (DeFI) and utilising land titles in non-fungible token (NFT) form as a collateral, with all transactions on the Ethereum blockchain for greater trust, transparency and speed. Continue reading

11Aug/21

The Linux Foundation and Fintech Open Source Foundation Announce the Agenda for Open Source Strategy Forum London 2021, Oct 4-5

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, and co-host Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS), a nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate adoption of open source software, standards and best practices in financial services, today announced the conference agenda for Open Source Strategy Forum London 2021 (OSSF). The event takes place October 4-5 in London, England. The schedule can be viewed here. Continue reading