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On-demand Webinar: Finance and Banking – Why now is the time to invest in data & AI

Why now is the right time to invest in data and AI capabilities and how organisations can maximise ROI.


Data centres have passed the Covid-19 resiliency test

A decade ago data centres were an emerging asset class and approached by investors with considerable trepidation. Today, they have passed the COVID19 resilience test with distinction and these “digital factories” are becoming a magnet for investment funds


Research shows organisations expect to ramp up tech investment post Covid-19

Investment in new tech by businesses is likely to increase despite uncertainty from the coronavirus pandemic, new research suggests.

A survey of IT professionals by CWJobs as part of its annual Confidence Index found that almost half (49%) of senior staff believe they will increase their tech budget in the wake of the outbreak.


C’ya Calibra: Facebook changes name of digital wallet to Novi

Facebook has changed the name of the digital wallet to be used with its new cryptocurrency, the latest in a number of changes to the digital currency and its ecosystem.

The virtual wallet associated with the Libra virtual currency will now be known as Novi.

When first announced last year, the wallet was known as Calibra.

The change is the latest in a series of tweaks to the Libra network since its unveiling last June, following intense scrutiny from global banks and regulators.


Know your tokens: Defining “digital assets”

While the term “digital asset” is cropping up more and more in the media and financial markets, it remains shrouded in uncertainty. Despite growing awareness of “digital assets”, many remain uncertain as to what the term means, and whether there is real value in this nascent market. 

This is undoubtedly the result of the chequered history of the digital asset and cryptocurrency space. These terms have been viewed as somewhat interchangeable, leading to confusion and misconceptions surrounding the nature, purpose, and viability of digital asset classes across industries. 



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