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:

Kurt’s pick:

What Apple and Microsoft’s New Computers Say About the Future of PCs
“The PC industry is in crisis, and it’s our fault.”

Gianluca’s pick:

It’s been an app of a year! What’s your favourite?
Time magazine just revealed its list for the Top 50 apps of the year. Certainly, apps have now become commonplace in our lives and using them often leads us to fulfilling goals, making a purchase, learning or just getting from A to B efficiently.

Rob’s pick:

Editor’s Note: Madonsela roasts Eskom over Gupta ‘capture’
Until now, Eskom’s bombastic CEO Brian Molefe has managed to keep a relatively low profile as speculation over the public protector’s state capture report swirled. Instead, all eyes have been on President Jacob Zuma and two of his cabinet ministers, Des van Rooyen and Mosebenzi Zwane.

Colin’s pick:

FinTechs: Heating up again
Some interesting stats in this KPMG blog about the fintech sector in Africa.

Neo’s pick:

Getting #cybersmart with Ryan van de Coolwijk and MWR InfoSecurity
Ryan shares tips on how to become more #cybersmart.

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