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13/11/2017 Top News Vodacom Signs Up 1.1 Million New M-Pesa Customers - Techfinancials.co.za (blog)

Vodacom Signs Up 1.1 Million New M-Pesa Customers (Photo Credit: www.shutterstock.com). Vodacom announced on Monday that its mobile money services has added 1.1 million new M-Pesa customers in the six months to end-September 2017. The Vodafone owned firm, which recently acquired Safaricom, ... Vodacom data revenue tops voice for first time TechCentral all 18 news articles »

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13/11/2017 Top News Experian claims fraud costs UK £190 billion per year - Enterprise Times

Experian claims fraud costs UK £190 billion per year Online banking fraud was up 226% in the last year and telephone banking fraud by 178%. Both of these currently rely on systems that can be circumvented by keyloggers and other tools. They are also open to user credentials being accessed when people do ...

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13/11/2017 Top News Paytm expands further, plans to acquire Nearbuy, Little: reports - Deccan Chronicle

Paytm expands further, plans to acquire Nearbuy, Little: reports Mumbai: In a bid to stay ahead in the battle of online payment companies, Paytm is likely to acquire two startups called Nearbuy and Little for around USD 30 million, said media reports. According to a report in Times of India, the deal is likely to ... and more »

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13/11/2017 Top News IoT technology is a major cybersecurity headache for businesses - Siliconrepublic.com

IoT technology is a major cybersecurity headache for businesses 82pc of all respondents said that if audited, they would not be able to identify all of the devices connected to their network and 59pc said they are willing to tolerate a medium to high risk level in relation to compliance requirements for IoT ... and more »

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13/11/2017 Top News Indian shares fall; L&T, refiners drag - Reuters

Indian shares fall; L&T, refiners drag “Rising crude is weighing on the market and has become a major concern,” said K K Mittal, Vice President at Venus India Asset Finance . The broader NSE index fell 0.5 percent to 10,273.30 as of 0626 GMT, while the benchmark BSE index was 0.3 percent ...

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13/11/2017 Top News Why we must nurture our future leaders - City A.M.

Why we must nurture our future leaders There's a leadership problem brewing in the business finance industry. If nothing is done to create and develop the next wave of new leaders, it could be an industry that is under threat. And it's not just asset finance that is at stake, it's the UK's ...

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13/11/2017 Top News Streami launches cryptocurrency exchange - The Investor

Streami launches cryptocurrency exchange The launch of GOPAX came a day after major cryptocurrency exchanges in Korea suffered service glitches. Bithum, the country's largest cyber currencies exchange, had to shut down its service for two hours from 3:40 p.m. on Nov. 12. The problem occurred ...

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13/11/2017 Top News Wirecard Boost the Launch of Orange Cash Joven in Spain - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Wirecard Boost the Launch of Orange Cash Joven in Spain A global platform bundles international payment acceptances and methods with supplementary fraud prevention solutions. With regard to issuing own payment instruments in the form of cards or mobile payment solutions, the Wirecard Group provides ... and more »

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13/11/2017 Top News SQN Asset Finance Income Fund Announces Dividend of GBX 0.60 (LON:SQN) - Week Herald

SQN Asset Finance Income Fund Announces Dividend of GBX 0.60 (LON:SQN) SQN Asset Finance Income Fund logo SQN Asset Finance Income Fund (LON:SQN) announced a dividend on Friday, October 20th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 2nd will be given a dividend of GBX 0.60 ($0.01) ... and more »

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13/11/2017 Top News Bitcoin tumble erases $38 billion as rival cryptocurrency gains - Economic Times

Bitcoin tumble erases $38 billion as rival cryptocurrency gains The cryptocurrency has dropped 9.5 per cent since late Friday, extending its slide from last week's record to as much as 29 per cent, according to data compiled by Coinmarketcap.com and Bloomberg. Bitcoin cash, a rival that split from the original ... Bitcoin Plunges 29% From Record High - Bloomberg Bloomberg Bitcoin Gold Goes Live After Bumpy Blockchain Launch - CoinDesk CoinDesk all 3 news articles »

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13/11/2017 Top News Stock Update: Looking at Sqn Asset Finance Income (SQN.L)'s Levels - Baxter Review

Stock Update: Looking at Sqn Asset Finance Income (SQN.L)'s Levels Sqn Asset Finance Income (SQN.L) presently has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -155.90. The CCI was created to typically stay within the reading of -100 to +100. Traders may use the indicator to determine if a stock is trending or to spot ... and more »

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13/11/2017 Top News Green finance? Why global banks are pledging billions to fight climate change - eco-business.com

Green finance? Why global banks are pledging billions to fight climate change As part of this transition, green energy investment is already growing rapidly: the United Nations reports doubling of clean energy asset finance over the past decade, with US$1,657 billion being raised in total 2007-2016, much of it from bank lending. and more »

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13/11/2017 Top News India a very important market in our global strategy: Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang - Economic Times

India a very important market in our global strategy: Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang The company, which had invested in Indian digital payment platform and ecommerce brand Paytm to become the largest stakeholder in it, is “happy” to see digital payments growing in India, the CEO said. “We have invested in Paytm. We are very happy to ... Alibaba Sees India As Significant Market In Its Global Strategy CXOToday.com Ecommerce Mammoth Alibaba Undeterred In Its Focus On India, Says CEO Daniel Zhang Inc42 Media all 4 news articles »

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13/11/2017 Top News Korea raises concerns over China's cyber security measures in WTO meeting - The Korea Herald

Korea raises concerns over China's cyber security measures in WTO meeting South Korea has raised issues with China's strict cyber security regulations at a recent meeting of the World Trade Organization, citing concerns of potential trade secret infringement, a trade agency said Monday. The Korean Agency for Technology and ... and more »

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13/11/2017 Top News E-payments thrive one year after demonetisation - DAWN.com

E-payments thrive one year after demonetisation (The UPI, which is part of the government's move to make India 'cashless', powers multiple bank accounts into a single mobile application, ensuring seamless fund routing and merchant payments ). According to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, there were more ... and more »

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13/11/2017 Top News Fraud costs the UK economy £190bn as incidents soar - City A.M.

Fraud costs the UK economy £190bn as incidents soar Online banking fraud has gown 226 per cent this year while telephone banking fraud is up 178 per cent. Read more: Serious Fraud Office doubles use of orders to freeze and seize assets. "Plastic card and online banking fraud continues to increase, so ...

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12/11/2017 Top News UnionPay expands beyond China - The Business Times

UnionPay expands beyond China These markets have been earmarked due to the local regulators' support for QR code payments, along with the markets' calls for the QR code payments to be adopted as a low-cost mobile payment option. In May this year, it partnered Mastercard and Visa to ... and more »

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12/11/2017 Top News US STEM CELL INCORPORATED (USRM) In Motion; Strong Momentum for Holders - Press Telegraph

US STEM CELL INCORPORATED (USRM) In Motion; Strong Momentum for Holders Yahoo.com published article titled: “US Stem Cell, Inc. Working Closely with FDA to Obtain Regenerative Advanced …”, Finance .Yahoo.com published: “General American Capital Partners Invests up to $5 Million in US Stem Cell, Inc.” on April 13, 2017. and more »

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12/11/2017 Top News The Classification of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency by the IRS - CPAPracticeAdvisor.com

The Classification of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency by the IRS In 2014, after many years of speculation, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued guidance in Notice 2014-21 that classified cryptocurrency as property[1], not currency, for federal income tax purposes. But according to the requirements of the ...

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12/11/2017 Top News 1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ) (FCCY) versus Dime Community Bancshares (DCOM) Head-To-Head Review - Dispatch Tribunal

1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ) (FCCY) versus Dime Community Bancshares (DCOM) Head-To-Head Review The Bank's Mortgage Warehouse Funding Group offers revolving lines of credit that are available to licensed mortgage banking companies (the Warehouse Line of Credit). The Bank's investment activities are classified as available for sale and held to ... and more »

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12/11/2017 Top News 40 Companies From China and EU Have Applied to Mine Bitcoin in ... - Bitcoin News (press release)

40 Companies From China and EU Have Applied to Mine Bitcoin in ... Companies from China and the European Union have applied to start mining operations in Russia. The country already has “hundreds” of cryptocurrency mining ... Bitcoin Transaction Processing Now Consumes More Power Than A ... Hot Hardware all 3 news articles »

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12/11/2017 Top News Trump's love for coal lifts Fenner - The Times

Trump's love for coal lifts Fenner Analysts are factoring in a total payout of 4.2p per share, up from 3p last year, but if free cashflow improves further and debt continues to fall, there could be more scope for dividend growth. Fenner is not just about conveyor belts. Its widgets ...

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11/11/2017 Top News Baltimore Ravens: Factoring in the offensive line problems - The Ebony Bird

Baltimore Ravens: Factoring in the offensive line problems The Baltimore Ravens offensive line has been part of the problem. Here is a look at what went wrong for the Ravens up front: Without Marshal Yanda, Ronnie Stanley is the one rock the offensive line can count on. In fact, Stanley is showing why he is a ... and more »

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11/11/2017 Top News Negotiators struggle to build bridges as Brexit looms - Asset Finance International (press release) (blog)

Negotiators struggle to build bridges as Brexit looms While business leaders in the UK and Europe have stressed the importance of a smooth Brexit transition to protect the economies of both sides, there are signs that negotiators are struggling to find common ground on key issues. As the Brexit deadline ... and more »

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11/11/2017 Top News Lloyds Bank builds broker offering with new appointment - Asset Finance International (press release) (blog)

Lloyds Bank builds broker offering with new appointment Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking has appointed a new relationship manager to its growing SME asset finance broker team as it expands its offering to the sector. Robert McLagan will look after a panel of asset finance brokers across the UK to provide them ...

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