Finance

Finance
cannabis

IBM says blockchain could secure Canada’s cannabis sales

IBM says blockchain technology could provide a “secure way to track the legal sale of cannabis in Canada," as the country plans to legalise cannabis next year
money

86% of UK consumers trust banks to manage money ‘effectively’, says report  

86% of UK consumers trust their banking providers with their personal information and to manage their money effectively
blockchain

Cyber criminals ‘exploit’ blockchain’s popularity, says Kaspersky

Cyber criminals are looking for ways to capitalise the popularity of blockchain, while cryptocurrency holders search for new investment opportunities
art

Cyber criminals target art galleries

Art galleries and dealers appear to be targeted by cyber criminals with an email scam, fooling some organisations
banking

HSBC’s app crash

HSBC’s app crashes on the day it said to be spending US$200million on digital banking services
demand

Chip sales soar for Samsung

Samsung’s chip demand is "soaring", making a record profit of US$109million a day
sensors

Japan’s Sony expects ‘highest-ever’ annual profit

Japan’s Sony expects its highest-ever profit because of the large sales of image sensors used in smartphones and other devices, raising its full-year operating income forecast
Australian

Australian tech spending will rise, says report

According to Gartner, next year Australian tech spending will rise by 2.6%
blockchain

Blockchain to reshape digital businesses by 2018, says report

According to Dimension Data, Blockchain used with robotics, machine learning, artificial intelligence and virtual reality will reshape digital businesses and disruptive outcomes by 2018
Citadele

Citadele Bank leverages fraud through DIGIPASS

Citadele Bank integrates DIGIPASS into its mobile app and CRONTO visual transaction, which signs into its online banking platform

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