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9 Industries Biometrics Technology Could Transform

Using biometrics — technology that measures a person’s physical characteristics, such as fingerprints or voice patterns — to identify and authenticate individuals is becoming more mainstream. Beyond its attempt to make everything from payments to vehicles more secure, biometrics is also enab ...

R|T: The Retail Times – Shopify arms the rebels

The Retail Times is a weekly newsletter covering retail tech news from Canada and around the globe. Subscribe to R|T using the form at the bottom of this page to ensure you don’t miss out on the most important retail tech news every week! BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Winnipeg-based Bold Commerce expands ...

Client Note: Goldman’s Robo-Advisor, A New Blockchain Unicorn, Intel Announces A Quantum Computer Chip, And More

Fintech 1. Goldman Sachs plans to launch robo-advisor Want the full post? Become a CB Insights customer. If you’re already a customer, log in here. The post Client Note: Goldman’s Robo-Advisor, A New Blockchain Unicorn, Intel Announces A Quantum Computer Chip, And More appeared first on CB ...

F|T: The FinTech Times – Global Power

Welcome to the FinTech Times, a weekly newsletter covering the biggest FinTech news from around the globe. If you want to read F|T before anyone else, make sure to subscribe using the form at the bottom of this page. BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Portag3 sets sights on global FinTech market as it closes $4 ...

Chrysalix announces second close of RoboValley Fund, still won’t say how much

Chrysalix Venture Capital, a tech-focused investment firm based in Vancouver, has announced the second close of its Chrysalix RoboValley Fund. The firm declined to disclose the amount raised, but said the amount is close to its $159 million CAD ($120 million USD) goal. As Chrysalix’s second clos ...

How QuickBooks plans to increase the survival rate of small businesses

For many small businesses, surviving another year is the biggest marker of success. Unfortunately, 50 percent of small businesses fail by year five, showing just how difficult survival can be. Some failures are inevitable, due to market forces, or a lack of working capital. However, many of the rea ...

US Open – Fed begins 2-day meeting, ZEW rebounds, NFIB impresses, Oil rally capped, Gold rises, Bitcoin weaker on Matic

Risk aversion dominates Tuesday trade as markets grow nervous over the December 15th deadline for a new round of American tariffs on Chinese goods, shrugging off both a rebound in Germany’s ZEW expectations reading and the strongest reading in over a year for small US businesses.  Germany’s Z ...

US Open – Calm before the storm, Oil pares last weeks gains, gold and Bitcoin steady

Financial markets are bracing for huge week filled with central bank decisions, the UK general election and a critical deadline with the US-China trade war.  Volatility is picking up as the VIX climbed 5.3% in early trade to 14.34.  Chinese trade came in worst than expected, a reminder that the ...

Week Ahead – The UK election is upon us

The upcoming week is going to be a wild ride for those of us in the UK who are facing the most unpredictable election in modern times, one that will dictate not just the domestic agenda over the next five years but also the Brexit outcome. It’s no small issue. Biggest UK election in decades nex ...

Morning News: December 6, 2019

The Prince Got His World-Beating IPO. Now the Hard Work Begins OPEC and Russia Agree to Cuts in Oil Production U.S. Objects to World Bank’s Lending Plans for China China to Waive Trade War Tariffs for Some U.S. Soy, Pork Purchases What to Expect From the November Jobs Report Returning General Mot ...