Tech

  1. Here’s Why Fintech Will Continue to See Rapid Growth (GS, BBVA)

    The fast growth in fintech will continue and P2P is a major part of this.
  2. IBM Beats Expectations, Investors Not Impressed

    Despite beating analysts' estimates in the third-quarter report it released after the bell Monday, IBM (NYSE: IBM) stock ...
  3. 300 Global ETFs to Get Morningstar Ratings

    Morningstar, an investment research provider, is adding 300 exchange-traded funds to its stable of 650 ETFs.
  4. Cybersecurity Stocks' Q3 Results: What to Look For

    As security companies kick off earnings season, revenue breakdowns matter, particularly growth in subscription based services ...
  5. What Does Disney Really Want Blockchain Technology For? (DIS, JPM)

    The entertainment company is open sourcing its blockchain platform for developers. Why? Some of the theories are cynical... ...
  6. The Three Major Bitcoin Protocols Explained

    OK so why are there multiple kinds of Bitcoin now?
  7. How the Fiduciary Rule Impacts Advisor Technology

    Advisors need to make sure that the technology used in their practice is in compliance with the new fiduciary rule.
  8. Motorola Unveils Command Center of the Future (MSI)

    Motorola Solutions is showcasing what the command center of the future can look like using virtual reality and eye tracking ...
  9. SoftBank Group and Saudi Arabia Plan to Launch a $100 Bn Tech Fund (SFTBY)

    SoftBank and the Kingdom will invest $70 million in the global technology sector over the next five years.
  10. eBay Opens a High-End Furniture Shop

    E-commerce stalwart eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) recently launched the eBay Collective, a new site dedicated to furniture and home ...
  11. What is a Distributed Ledger?

    Blockchain technology has come a long way from the obscure corners of the web it was once confined to. But what is it? And ...
  12. Cyber ETF Week in Review (HACK)

    Cyber stocks have rallied in recent months thanks to increased speculation of M&A activity. But this stock just lowered ...
  13. Advisors Outsourcing Investment Management Earn More

    Advisors who outsource investment management generate higher revenues than those who don't, a new study shows.
  14. Gigamon: New Cybersecurity Winner? (GIMO, CSCO)

    Merrill Lynch analysts up Gigamon's price target and upgrade the cybersecurity stock to a buy, noting a distinct advantage ...
  15. Competition Fuels Aetna, Merck Deal (AET, MRK)

    In an effort to boost sales of its diabetes drugs, Merck inks value-based contract to ensure preferred status with insurance ...
  16. Japan May Abolish the 8% Sales Tax on Bitcoin

    Japan is finally looking to drop tax levied on the virtual currency, which would trim the costs for buyers as well as relieve ...
  17. Insurtech

    Insurtech refers to the use of technology innovations designed to squeeze out savings and efficiency from the current insurance ...
  18. Amazon Launches Music Streaming Services (AMZN, AAPL)

    As expected, Amazon launched two new music streaming services today. The company's aim is to expand the market for music ...
  19. MGT Cancels Acquisitions; Shares Jump 40% (MGT)

    MGT Capital Investment shares closed 40% higher Tuesday after terminating its acquisition of D-Vasive and Demonsaw.
  20. JPMorgan Chase Looking to Ethereum Blockchain (JPM)

    JPMorgan Chase & Co has announced its second entrant into the blockchain fray, this time utilizing the smart contract ...
  21. How to Protect Your Accounts From Cyber Criminals

    With the advancement of financial technology online comes the risk of criminals who try to hack your accounts. Here's how ...
  22. Alibaba Pictures Acquires Minority Stake In Spielberg's Amblin (BABA, DIS)

    The deal between Alibaba Pictures and Amblin is expected to bring "more of China to America and more of America into China." ...
  23. India's Bitcoin Startups & the Fundraising Gold Rush

    Unocoin created history with the largest fund raising so far in India for any digital currency venture.
  24. Can Robo-Advisors Meet the Fiduciary Standard?

    The advent of robo-advisors has broached the question of whether they should also be regulated like traditional advisors.
  25. Merrill Lynch to Enter Robo-Advisor Arena

    Merrill Lynch is set to launch a robo-advisor, which would make it the latest major financial services firm to do so.
  26. Will Amazon Get into the Online Ads Business Next? (AMZN, GOOG)

    The Seattle company is expected to report $1 billion in ad revenues this year. Will it become a competitor to Google in the ...
  27. Robert Strang: Investopedia Profile

    As one of the world's leading investigative and security specialists, Robert Strang offers corporations and individuals alike ...
  28. Choose ETFs Over Mutual Funds for Your Portfolio

    Many people debate the merits of mutual funds versus ETFs. Here are some reasons why ETFs should come out on top.
  29. Wal-Mart Is Betting Big On E-Commerce In 2017 (WMT, AMZN)

    The Arkansas-retailer will look more like an e-commerce company in the future, according to CEO Doug McMillon.
  30. Samsung Acquires AI Assistant Built By Siri's Creator (AAPL, SSNLF)

    Viv, developed by Siri co-creator Dag Kittlaus, is designed to work with third-party apps.
  31. HACK Fund Flows Gain in Third Quarter (HACK)

    Cybersecurity spending is booming, so it's no surprise that related ETFs are seeing a boost in fund flows. Here are other ...
  32. Is Bitcoin Being Used for Chinese Capital Flight?

    The price of Bitcoin has been tracking the Chinese Yuan recently, leading some to believe that some in China are using the ...
  33. Can Google Assistant Become the Company's Next Search Engine? (GOOG)

    The software underpinning hardware products released at Google's event today is Google Assistant. And its success could drive ...
  34. 3 Plays for the Booming IoT Space (CSCO, IBM)

    As the IDC projects an IoT market worth $1.7 trillion by 2020, investors are eyeing these technology stocks intertwined with ...
  35. Bill Gross: Central Banks Using Martingale System

    In his monthly investment outlook, Bill Gross says central banks are playing the Martingale Theory game and it won't end ...
  36. Intel Partners With Luxottica on Smart Glasses

    In a joint effort with Italy-based Luxottica (NYSE: LUX), Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) has announced the introduction of its latest ...
  37. What Advisors Need to Know About Gen X and Gen Y

    To remain relevant, financial advisors must understand the viewpoints of the next generations. Recent research shows that ...
  38. Legacy Tech Looks Toward an IoT Future (IBM, CSCO)

    Old-guard tech firms experiencing slowed growth in traditional hardware and software refocus on profitability in analytics, ...
  39. Google Launches Pixel Phone (GOOG, NFLX)

    Google marked its first foray into designing a smartphone with Pixel.
  40. CyberArk Teams Up With KPMG (CYBR)

    CyberArk and KPMG are teaming up to help companies fight privileged account cyber hacks.
  41. Millennial Banking: A Look at Chime and Simple

    Here's what Millennial banking looks like—and what users can expect with these new technology platforms.
  42. MGT: Bitcoin Mining Strategy Paying Of (MGT)

    MGT Capital Investments says its bitcoin mining strategy is paying off.
  43. Avast Confirms Acquisition of Rival AVG (AVG)

    The deal reflects an industry trend toward consolidation, and a massive refocus towards more cutting edge cloud-based and ...
  44. 3 Reasons Why Cash Might Be Obsolete in the Near Future

    Cash might soon become obsolete as consumers increase their use of cash alternatives such as debit cards and cellphones to ...
  45. How Robos, Tech, the Fiduciary Rule and Millenials Intersect

    Investopedia hosted a panel of financial advisors to discuss technology, robo-advisors, the Fiduciary Rule, millennials and ...
  46. Fiduciary Rule Will Cost Industry $11B by 2020

    A recent study projects that the total cost to advisors and firms of implementing the new fiduciary rule will reach about ...
  47. Tesla Reports Its Biggest Quarterly Sales (TSLA, SCTY)

    In a press release on Sunday, Tesla Motors Inc. said it had delivered 24,500 vehicles in the third quarter of this year, ...
  48. IBM Makes Acquisition, Creates New Financial Services for Watson (IBM)

    IBM is planning to make its Watson's capabilities available to bankers to deal with increasingly complex regulation.
  49. Can Symantec Sustain Stock Incline? (SYMC)

    The cybersecurity pioneer's stock rally of over 50% year-to-date is supported by investor's bullish attitudes toward a larger ...
  50. SAP to Invest $2.25 Billion in IoT

    Just a day after announcing it had acquired big data provider Altiscale for an undisclosed sum, Germany-based SAP (NYSE: ...
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