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INDX, a London-based crypto passive income fund, has released a report comparing traditional assets with their cryptocurrency counterparts that generate a regular payout. Read the report for free here. The firm has also expanded the scope of its native INDX token, which currently pays a quarterly dividend, by adding two additional revenue generating asset classes: Delegated Proof of Stake (DPoS) and Staking.

According to a recent report published by business intelligence provider IHS Markit (NASDAQ: INFO), Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, was named the world’s number one vendor of Video Management Systems (VMS). IHS-reported results from 2015-2018 also point to the company sustaining a 24.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) for the past 3 years in this category.

SWIFT has today released a landmark paper, “Payments: looking to the future”, in which the global co-operative articulates the future of cross-border payments. With the increase in cross-border flows, new technology enabling dramatic improvements and end-customers demanding a better customer experience, SWIFT is setting out its views on the future of cross-border payments in order to support the community.

Today, Ogilvy announced the findings of its 2019 Global Media Influence Survey at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, which revealed that corporate announcements such as financial reporting, CSR initiatives and strategic business decisions are most influential in shaping earned media coverage and driving brand reputation worldwide. The survey of more than 300 journalists found that these tactics in isolation significantly outweigh the power of third-party endorsements such as social media influencers, highlighting the continued importance of sound earned strategies in an increasingly diversified media landscape.

The finance sector in GCC has stepped into the limelight over recent years, emerging as a core pillar to drive diversification and efficiency within organisations. As per Deloitte forecasts, a net 55% of CFOs plan to increase investments in training employees on digital initiatives over the next 12 months. Another estimate by Stanton Chase claims that 65% of experts cite implementing innovative technology as the biggest challenge for a CFO.

DarkMatter Group, the region’s first and only fully integrated digital and cyber transformation firm, today released the first semi-annual Cyber Security Report for 2019 revealing that critical infrastructure sectors, including Oil & Gas, Financial, Utilities and Transportation, are in the firing line from a growing incidence of cyberattacks across the UAE and wider Middle East.

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