Five bank fees likely to disappear thanks to technology

Five bank fees likely to disappear thanks to technology
The fintech solution – peer-to-peer (P2P) lending businesses like RateSetter are challenging that bank model by creating a marketplace for loans. People with extra savings can set the rate they're prepared to 'lend' at and private borrowers get a fair …
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Buyers Beware
Unfortunately in the last few weeks a series of unfortunate developments have reminded investors that investing in P2P lending and crowdfunding space is not for the faint hearted. I still think the potential for intelligent investors to make decent …
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Sweden to Become World's First Cashless Country
A study by the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm shows that Sweden is on track to become the world's first cashless country. Today, five of six major banks in Sweden are already refusing to operate with cash. As a result, and considering …
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Palette continues expansion with new office to serve Norwegian market
In August this year Palette secured investment from Monterro 1, a leading technology investment group, to help it to expand into new markets. Palette already has offices in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and the USA and as part of its growth strategy it is …
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Singapore: Digix, bitcoin processor Coinify team up to launch Ethereum crypto

Singapore: Digix, bitcoin processor Coinify team up to launch Ethereum crypto
From here, purchasers are then able to convert their digital gold token into other assets, trading it on a peer-to-peer (P2P) basis or through crypto-exchanges. Commenting on its differentiation, Chng explained to the International Business Times …
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From a box to a boat, this startup lets your store stuff in someone else's place
Like any P2P network, building trust and confidence is essential. … Once established, we will take those operational learnings into natural extension markets such as Hong Kong, Singapore, and Southeast Asia, where space comes at an absolute premium.
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Global Fibromyalgia Drugs Market 2015-2019 – Reportlinker Review
According to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, fibromyalgia is a syndrome with an unknown cause and chronic pain and muscle tenderness as the major symptoms. Unlike arthritis, it does not cause joint, muscle or …
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Government Services Group, Inc. Receives 2015 Best of Tallahassee Award

Government Services Group, Inc. Receives 2015 Best of Tallahassee Award
P2P RTC will impact the landscape of communications, shifting from traditional telephony style communications models to OTT (Over-The-Top) cloud assisted & PaaS (Platform as a Service) communication services. The P2P shift will impact many areas of our …
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The PNC Financial Services Group To Report Fourth Quarter And Full Year
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) announced today that it expects to issue financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2015 on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. PNC Chairman, President and …
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CIMCON Software Chosen as Top 20 Compliance Provider by CIO Review
BOSTON and LONDON, Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — CIMCON Software, Inc., the recognized Global Market Leader that pioneered Spreadsheet Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), today announced that it has been named one of the Top 20 …
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Venmo Enters Mobile P2P Lending Space

Venmo Enters Mobile P2P Lending Space
P2P lending has been marked in recent months by startups that have a crowdfunding bent, such as WeFinance. There are other P2P platforms that have launched in China and beyond. PayPal recently debuted a feature that lets users request money or …
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Dwolla Credit Expands Payments Reach
And now, with its new feature, it's jumped further into the P2P payments space by allowing users to leverage that credit to pay friends and family. Here's how the new feature works, according to Dwolla: Simply type in an email address, phone number, …
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Finning to Release Q3 2015 Results and Hold Investor Call on November 12, 2015

Finning to Release Q3 2015 Results and Hold Investor Call on November 12, 2015
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA — (Marketwired) — 10/29/15 — Finning International Inc. (TSX: FTT) will release its Q3 2015 results on November 12, 2015 before market open, and will hold an investor call at 9:00 AM Eastern Time. To access the investor …
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Disruptive Innovation In Financial Markets – Speech By Mary Starks, Director
The US takes the biggest share of this, but Europe is experiencing the fastest growth, particularly in the UK and Ireland. The UK Government has been extremely …. Let me start with the example of crowdfunding, including peer to peer (P2P). The …
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Fintech – a disruptive technology or a term being devalued?
The Accenture FinTech Innovation Lab has identified the following hot areas: big data analytics and predictive modelling; risk management; security; social media and collaboration; infrastructure and operational technologies, crowdfunding and P2P …
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HDS Appoints Ari Staiman as VP Business Development and Legal
Prior to joining HDS, Ari served as General Manager of the China and Ireland branches of Borderfree, a technology and e-commerce company. Ari also served as Borderfree's General Counsel, guiding it through its …. P2P RTC will impact the landscape of …
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MAY 18 DIGEST: World's First 'Bitcoin Tracker' Goes Live, Ireland's P2P
MAY 18 DIGEST: World's First 'Bitcoin Tracker' Goes Live, Ireland's P2P Currency. XBT Provider has issued the world's first bitcoin tracker to be used on a regulated exchange; Mexican Bitcoin Exchange Volabit launches 'Whatsapp Personal Assistant' and …
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September in Latin America: All the tech news you shouldn't miss from the past

September in Latin America: All the tech news you shouldn't miss from the past
Mexico City's Federal District Government is preparing to launch a seed fund for local startups, El Financiero reported. … PayPal p2p payments will not be available from Puerto Rico after October 30th, the company announced in a policy update. It had …
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Expanded Polystyrene Market Worth 17.74 Billion USD by 2020
The key players in this market are BASF SE (Germany), Total S.A. (France), Synthos S.A. (Poland), Kaneka Corporation (Japan), Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) (Saudi Arabia), PJSC SIBUR HOLDING (Russia), Alpek SAB de CV (Mexico), ACH Foam …
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Ecopetrol Announces Decision on Operation of Rubiales Field
Besides Colombia – where it generates over 60% of the national production – it has exploration and production activities in Brazil, Peru & the US (Gulf of Mexico). Ecopetrol owns the largest refinery in Colombia and most of the pipeline and …. P2P …
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The Mosaic Company Confirms Mechanical Incident At Its Esterhazy Potash Mine
… waterways or efforts to reduce the flow of excess nutrients into the Mississippi River basin, the Gulf of Mexico or elsewhere; further developments in judicial or administrative proceedings, or complaints that Mosaic's operations are adversely …
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Italian secret internet censorship list, 287 site subset, 21 Jun 2009

Italian secret internet censorship list, 287 site subset, 21 Jun 2009
Secret "child pornography" censorship blacklists in other countries, such as China, Thailand, Australia, Finland and Denmark have all been shown by WikiLeaks to have been corrupted into censoring non-child pornographic content, including political …
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Why these giant Chinese companies could destroy Australia's fintech ambitions

Why these giant Chinese companies could destroy Australia's fintech ambitions
The possibilities offered by fintech are enormous. Mobile payments, payment terminals, smart contracts, smart bonds, P2P lending and crowdsourcing are all examples of new technologies that pose a risk to core services provided by the financial …
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LendInvest is Making Money. P2P Lender Reports 2nd Annual Profit as Revenue Jumps
Stack of Coins Money LendInvest, a UK-based peer to peer lending platform that targets the mortgage market, has reported a profit of £3.1 million on revenue of £15 million for the year ending March 2015. LendInvest reported a profit in 2014 of £1.2 …
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Start-up threat to creaking banks
Other core banking activities — such as lending — are under attack from technology start-ups, particularly so-called peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders. By using sophisticated software to match people or companies with money to lend to those who want to …
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Five reasons why P2P lending is ideal for small businesses
In such a scenario, P2P loans provide a transparent, cheaper, faster and a modern solution for business finance. P2P loans make the best use of technology and traditional methods of lending to come up with a unique solution that has proved to be a win …
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Researchers create P2P Alibi Routing to avoid censorship and government

Researchers create P2P Alibi Routing to avoid censorship and government
University of Maryland researchers developed P2P Alibi Routing to allows users to choose where they do NOT want their packets to go, thereby avoiding 'censorship of Internet traffic and suspicious boomerang routing.' …
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How The Pirate Bay Plans to Beat Censorship For Good
Instead of bypassing external censors, the new tool will create its own P2P network through which sites can be accessed without restrictions. “The goal is to create a browser-like client to circumvent censorship, including domain blocking, domain …
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Telegram Дурова заблокировали в Иране
По его словам, иранское министерство информации и связи потребовало у Telegram обеспечить их инструментами шпионажа и цензуры. «Мы проигнорировали требование, они нас заблокировали», — говорится в сообщении Дурова, …
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Beating Internet Censors With BitTorrent's Maelstrom Browser
BitTorrent Inc, the company behind the popular file-sharing client uTorrent, hopes to start a new revolution with its people-powered browser Maelstrom. Now that the first Beta has been released to the public ,developers can come up with interesting use …
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P2P Car Sharing Has Just Launched in Spain, an Interview with SocialCar

P2P Car Sharing Has Just Launched in Spain, an Interview with SocialCar
After car sharing services like ZipCar or BMW's New Car Share that lets you pick up and drop a car anywhere you want, it is no surprise that Person to Person car sharing is growing too. This works a bit like couchsurfing; I have an empty couch, you …
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How Wikileaks killed Spain's anti-P2P law
Spain last night killed a controversial anti-P2P bill that would have made it easier to shut down websites that link to infringing content. The move was a blow to the ruling Socialist government, but it may be of even bigger concern to the US, which …
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PayPal's New Way To Make Pals Pay Back
… today, any person or business in the following 18 countries can create their personalized link: the U.S., Germany, the U.K., Australia, Canada, Russia, Turkey, France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Sweden, Belgium, Norway, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland …
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