Topic: finance

NASSCOM India Leadership Forum 2018: Sessions you can’t miss on the final day

Here is a list of the sessions that you should not miss on the final day of the NASSCOM India Leadership Forum 2018, on February 21st. 

Accenture launches new artificial intelligence testing services

The new service is designed to help companies build, monitor and measure reliable AI systems within their own infrastructure or in the cloud.

Paytm cries foul; NPCI directs WhatsApp to follow standard rules

WhatsApp recently announced its venture into payment banking system and amid this update Paytm founder alleges foul play by the former.

FinTech disruption: Does India need Initial Coin Offerings?

Technology heads of leading banks and financial institutions debate the necessity and role that initial coin offerings (ICOs) play in fintech innovation.

6 common myths that are wrong about blockchain

There’s obviously value in the blockchain but what are the common myths that many undermine the technology? Forrester analysts uncover six common blockchain myths.

CtrlS launches Bangalore’s 1st Tier-4 Datacentre

The company is now launching Bangalore’s 1st Tier-4 Datacentre, assessed as one of the largest Tier-4 datacentres in South India.

BFSI bets on blockchain and ML to sort the bad debt mess

IT heads across the Indian banking space are turning towards blockchain and machine learning to solve BFSI’s raging migraine – Non-performing assets.

Australian exchange to replace old clearing system with blockchain tech

ASX Group, operator of the Australian Securities Exchange, has outlined plans to spend $50 million on technology this year, including the blockchain-inspired replacement for CHESS and a major upgrade of one of its data centres.

IBM sees blockchain as ready for government use

In testimony before a congressional committee, IBM's Jerry Cuomo warned against over-regulation because of cryptocurrency volatility, said the government should embrace the distributed ledger technology and encouraged its use in the enterprise.

Top money lending apps, and how they work

These top money lending apps help people to obtain quick loans using their smartphones.

IT ministry sets up four committees for research on Artificial Intelligence

Since AI got bigger boost in the Union Budget 2018, now the IT ministry has made four committees to give shape to AI's presence in the country.

WhatsApp Payments live in India: Will it survive competition? 

Facebook-owned messaging app, Whatsapp has launched its payment option in India for both Android and iOS users. The feature allows peer to peer payments through UPI-based payments.