THE GLOBAL FINTECH LANDSCAPE: How countries around the world are embracing digital disruption in financial services

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BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Fintech hubs — cities where startups, talent, and funding congregate — are proliferating globally in tandem with ongoing disruption in financial services. These hubs are all vying to become established fintech centers in their own right, and want to contribute to the broader financial services ecosystem of the future. Their success depends on a variety of factors, including access to funding and talent, as well as the approach of relevant regulators. This report compiles various fintech snapshots, which together highlight the global spread of fintech, and show where governments and regulatory bodies are shaping the development of national… Read Entire Story

11 Analytics Experts Share Their Favorite New Features of GA and GTM

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Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager are tools that most marketers use on a daily basis. New stuff is added to both of them all the time. What’s something new and useful that was added in 2017 the top experts love? In no particular order. #1: Krista Seiden, Google My favorite GTM release of the year is hands down the two new triggers released in October 2017: Scroll Tracking & Element Visibility… Read Entire Story

AI Learning to Play Poker Shows How Far It’s Come (Infographic)

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Why scientists are investing billions into gambling robots, and where it may lead us. Read Entire Story

THE SOCIAL MEDIA DEMOGRAPHICS REPORT: Differences in age, gender, and income at the top platforms (FB, TWTR, LNKD, GOOG, GOOGL, SNAP)

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BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Social networks are here to stay, and they’re constantly evolving. Globally, more than 2.8 billion people — or 37% of the world’s population — use social media, but the way those users interact with each other, and the platforms they adopt, vary widely. In the US market, gender, income, and education level have little impact on whether an individual has adopted social networking as an activity. Age does remain a factor — younger internet users tend to be more likely to engage in social networking overall, and adopt specific social platforms. While social platforms offer tools … Read Entire Story

THE FUTURE OF SHIPPING REPORT: Why shipping could be the next billion dollar opportunity for online retailers (FDX, UPS, AMZN, WMT, BABA)

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BI IntelligenceThe parcel delivery industry — a segment of the shipping sector that deals with the transportation of packages to consumers — is booming thanks to e-commerce growth, and players outside the industry want a piece of the pie. In a new report, BI Intelligence looks at efforts by Amazon, Alibaba, and Walmart to handle more of their own shipping and concludes that big retailers are well positioned to disrupt the parcel industry. Here are some of the key points from the report: Transportation and logistics could be the next billion dollar opportunity for e-commerce companies. The global shipping market, including ocean, air, and truck freight, is a $2.1 trillion market, according to World Bank, Boeing, and Golden Valley Co. There is… Read Entire Story

The eSports competitive video gaming market continues to grow revenues & attract investors

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BII This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. What is eSports? History & Rise of Video Game Tournaments Years ago, eSports was a community of video gamers who would gather at conventions to play Counter Strike, Call of Duty, or League of Legends. These multiplayer video game competitions would determine League of Legends champions, the greatest shooters in Call of Duty, the cream of the crop of Street Fighter players, the elite Dota 2 competitors, and more. But today, as the history of eSports continue to unfold, media giants such as … Read Entire Story

THE BLOCKCHAIN IN THE IoT REPORT: How distributed ledgers enhance the IoT through better visibility and create trust

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BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Blockchain isn’t just for bankers anymore. Most of the buzz around the distributed ledger has focused on its uses in finance, where it originated. But one of the most promising blockchain trends is its growing disruptive presence in the Internet of Things (IoT). Companies are pioneering innovative new solutions that use blockchain for tasks like tracking goods as they move and change hands in the supply chain, monitoring the location and condition of assets like industrial machinery at remote work sites, or storing medical data, and they are transforming the IoT In a new report from BI … Read Entire Story

THE BLOCKCHAIN IN BANKING REPORT: The future of blockchain solutions and technologies

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BIIThis is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Nearly every global bank is experimenting with blockchain technology as they try to unleash the cost savings and operational efficiencies it promises to deliver. Banks are exploring the technology in a number of ways, including through partnerships with fintechs, membership in global consortia, and via the building of their own in-house solutions. In this report, BI Intelligence outlines… Read Entire Story

THE ANDROID MESSAGING EVOLUTION: How Google is responding to messaging app dominance (GOOG, GOOGL)

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BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. The communications market is in the midst of an all-out war. The deluge of messaging apps, such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, WeChat, and Viber, have over-run the segment traditionally owned by SMS and a massive revenue generator for wireless carriers. And consumers are beginning to view these chat apps not as messaging platforms but as portals to the internet. This is threatening the control Google and Apple have over the … Read Entire Story

The Future of Productivity: AI and Machine Learning

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Industry experts explain how AI will change the way we work. Read Entire Story

Not an Early Bird? Science Says Night Owls Are Smarter!

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Night owls of the world can once again hold their heads up high! It appears proof that late-night grinders and noon-time risers might just have a mental edge over the… Read more » (c) Noobpreneur.com Read Entire Story

THE OPEN BANKING REPORT: How banks can leverage open APIs and maintain their retail banking dominance

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BI IntelligenceOpen banking is the democratization of access to data previously exclusively owned by legacy financial institutions. The open banking trend is being driven by a number of factors and will ultimately become the norm. That means retail banks need to rethink their business and operational models if they want to maintain the positions of dominance in the financial ecosystem. In this report, BI Intelligence explores the drivers behind open banking in detail, outline the options for banks as they look to update their business and operational models, and explain the likely potential winners and losers … Read Entire Story