Insights

Our take on the latest trends and activity in the world of finance, technology, and beyond.

July 25, 2017

Cyber-Attacks: Catch Me If You Can

In 2017, we’ve seen 2 of the highest-profile examples of ransomware cyber-attacks, with the WannaCry and NotPetya incidents in May and June, respectively. They’re not part […]
April 17, 2017
Blockchain, Not Bitcoin

Jury’s in on Blockchain

Not Bitcoin, Blockchain If you’ve heard of Bitcoin, you’ve heard of blockchain. Bitcoin verifies transactions between its holders by using a shared ledger. Each transaction is […]
March 22, 2016
AI

I’ll Be Back … For Your Job

Over the last year, we have heard leading minds warning of the dangers of artificial intelligence (AI). We’ve since seen a robot that can take a […]
February 3, 2016
Zika

Who is Battling Zika?

On January 25, 2016, the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Margaret Chan, provided a report[1] on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa […]
January 5, 2016
Sweet 2016

Sweet 2016: Trends to Watch

Among other news, 2015 brought about a continued decline in oil pricing, the fall of Sepp Blatter’s FIFA and a revision of Volkswagen’s ($VOW.DE) emissions data. […]
December 1, 2015
eSports

Big Players in eSports

Trevor Francis, Jim “Catfish” Hunter and bowler Don Carter are all names that can be associated with being the first to break the magical seven-figures in […]
November 11, 2015
Diabetes

Diabetes – Patches and Lenses

November 14 is World Diabetes Day, which aims to raise awareness of the chronic disease. The date marks the birthday of Frederick Banting who won the […]
July 30, 2015
Drones

A Game of Drones

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or drones, are one of the major areas for excitement in new gadgetry alongside the Internet of Things, wearables and virtual reality. Every […]