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Why Blockchain isn’t as Popular as we Expected

Although Blockchain technology has widely been accepted as efficient and safe, years after its initial rise in popularity we look around and see it hasn’t exploded in growth like some had expected. This lack of popularity has left many to wonder if the initial excitement was simply overhyping it and whether the technology is turning …

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Fintech and Banking Trends to Watch in 2021

Gustav Korobov and his team over at finextra.com have analyzed six trends happening right now and over the next eight months that could have a major impact on the banking and fintech sectors. Familiarizing yourself now will allow you to be ahead of the curve and not caught off guard. The six trends are decline …

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Coinbase Accounts Hacked and Customers Receive No Justice

Cybersecurity is one of the most discussed topics among the global fintech community, and for obvious reasons as it’s one of the most important attributes of a tech company. While discussing new innovations or plans, such as Britain in their moves forward in fintech after Brexit, cybersecurity is typically one of the number one issues …

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Banks and Fintechs Breach Users’ Privacy

One of the scariest aspects of today’s growing digital world is the reduction in privacy people feel while using these services. Social media applications like Instagram track a scary amount of information on each of their users in order to provide the most tailored content and to push products they think their users will like. …

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Fintech Startup Paystack Scammed In Africa

Online scams have been around for practically as long as the internet has existed. Everybody remembers the free iPads, cruises, and hotel visits we won and could claim by just entering our credit card and social security information, seems legitimate right? It didn’t take long for scams like that to get widely recognized and mostly …

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How Has the Pandemic Impacted Fintechs?

It’s widely known and unfortunate news that the pandemic has led to not just widespread health turmoil, but also worldwide economic recessions. Lockdowns have caused many businesses deemed as “non-essential” to close their doors indefinitely, or operate at a far lower capacity than normal. All this while still being expected to pay the same rent …

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Cybersecurity Fintech Feedzai Garners Large Support From Investors

Fintech startups have been able to move largely against the trend of many other sectors during the global pandemic, as nontraditional payment and banking services are becoming increasingly demanded. More and more people are abandoning their traditional bankers, such as JPMorgan Chase and Allied Irish Banks for contactless payment services such as PayPal, Venmo, Cash …

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Why a Mortgage Company Needs Cyber Insurance

With increased cybersecurity awareness and preventative technology by small to Fortune 500 companies, criminals are still finding it fairly easy to identify and attack cyber weaknesses. Possessing risk-management technology is essential for the mortgage industry due to the sensitive personal and financial information they possess and are privy to. In general, risk-enhanced platforms are designed …

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