Team CN&CO love financial services (among other things) and we enjoy reading about what’s happening in various quarters of the industry. Here are our favourite fin-blog picks of the week:
Twitter enables longer tweets amid sluggish growth
If you’ve had to shorten your tweets and use TinyURL.com to fit into the 140-character limit, you’ll be glad to know that twitter now allows longer tweets.
Uber’s driverless cars happening!
If Uber itself isn’t bladdy impressive, how’s their latest tech experiment? The question is, would you be comfortable with technology driving you?
Why Silicon Valley is all wrong about Apple’s AirPods
So you think Apple is a tech company? No, you’re wrong.
Lessons from a failed stockbroker
An oldie but a goodie! Purple Group CEO Charles Savage’s talk on innovation at the 2015 Technology in Financial Services Conference, hosted by COVER magazine.
Why Vodacom, MTN failed at mobile money
“Excessive regulation, a business model that tried to do too much too soon and trust worries among consumers. These are the reasons Vodacom’s M-Pesa and MTN’s Mobile Money failed in South Africa, according to the CEO of fast-growing fintech player Hello Group.”
Emerging technologies: how insurers are progressing
A recent report published in the US lists a number of new technologies in the physical and virtual realms, and evaluates how the insurance industry is incorporating them into their businesses.