International Regulatory Standards Coming for Crypto

International Regulatory Standards Coming for Crypto

Cryptocurrencies are notorious for existing outside the normal regulatory oversight that governs most financial assets. Indeed, that’s a main selling point for many fans of crypto. But a group of international regulators this week outlined a plan to try and put some shackles on these shackle-less digital currencies.

Read More

Intel’s New AI Framework

Intel’s New AI Framework

Last month, the White House issued an executive order laying out how the U.S. would maintain American leadership in AI. Putting aside the fact that the order assumed, perhaps inaccurately, that the U.S. is the world’s AI leader, it was criticized for being long on blather and short on meat (what a surprise)

Read More

The Seamy Underbelly of Selling Cybersecurity Tech

The Seamy Underbelly of Selling Cybersecurity Tech

For any technology vendor, selling to large corporations can be an exhaustive and time-consuming process. The sales cycle is incredibly long, and even getting the ear of the right executive can be nearly impossible. But a CNBC report this week shows the lengths to which some vendors will go to get the attention of top security executives in an ever-increasing and competitive marketplace.

Read More

A regulatory framework for the era of vacuum tubes.

A regulatory framework for the era of vacuum tubes.

A white paper just out from the Milken Institute and fintech specialist Jackson Mueller says that developing a fintech hub “requires more than just a press release or a news soundbite.” It contends there must be an impetus for change that leads officials from the top down to wade into uncharted regulatory territory.

Read More

COMPANY OF NOTE: Privitar.

COMPANY OF NOTE: Privitar.

Advanced analytics and machine-learning applications present financial services firms with a challenge. On one hand, consumers want their financial institutions to utilize technology to provide new and more frictionless services. But they also want their sensitive personal data to be protected to the fullest extent possible.

Read More

You can’t unspin the AI fidget.

You can’t unspin the AI fidget.

From academics to AI gurus, it seems like everyone has a view on the Zuckerberg-Musk trashtalkathon over AI regulation. For us, recent discussions with finance pros with AI chops have fueled our Muskian perspective. Here’s our theory on Zuckerberg’s position: 

Read More