IoT in Finance & Insurance

IoT in Finance & Insurance

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John Hancock pushes fitness tracking for life insurance policies

North American life insurance provider John Hancock is to link life insurance policies to holders’ fitness trackers, in what it claims is a drive...

World banking report: Banks challenged by tech alternatives

UPDATED As customers of high street banks NatWest and RBS in the UK found themselves unable to bank online or from their mobiles on...

UK government calls for regulation of cryptocurrency ‘Wild West’

The UK government's Treasury Committee has called for greater regulation of cryptocurrencies, citing volatile prices, hacking vulnerabilities, minimal consumer protection, and money laundering risks...

Trade war: Boxing clever? US hits China with more tech tariffs

Chris Middleton explains why the technology sector is in the firing line of the US-China trade war, while Apple customers may get a shock...

IoT security: How to beat crypto-jacking attacks | Expert panel

Cyber criminals are increasingly hijacking computing power to mine cryptocurrencies. The impact is much greater than firms might think, warns Kate O’Flaherty. But what...

Internet of Insurance: MicroStrategy’s Robert Davis on democratising data analytics

Hot on the heels of his keynote presentation at our Internet of Insurance event in London, MicroStrategy’s Robert Davis, VP product management EMEA, sat...

IBM launches blockchain payment & clearing network for banks

IBM has brought its Blockchain World Wire (BWW) banking payments network out of beta testing and officially announced it to the world. Blockchain World Wire uses...

Cyber-attack insurance coverage poor in UK compared to elsewhere: report

Only one-third of senior executives in UK organisations say that their company insurance currently covers them for a security breach and for the financial...

Internet of Insurance Connected homes create peace of mind: British Gas...

EXCLUSIVE Andrew Hobbs reports from our Internet of Insurance 2018 event in London, as British Gas Insurance CEO Ed Dutton calls for a new...

Five ways the Internet of Things is transforming businesses today

As Internet of Things (IoT) adoption continues to accelerate, Andrew Hobbs explores the key ways it is shaking up the business world. Internet of Business...

Retail IoT: The new cashier-free stores transforming shopping

Cashier-free stores are shaping up to be the future of retail – but that future is likely to be led by China, as Jessica...

SPECIAL REPORT: How A.I. is exploding the Financial Services market

As the World Economic Forum publishes the most extensive and in-depth report yet on artificial intelligence's transformation of the financial services sector, Internet of...