How advances in fintech are helping financial advisors

Technological advances have transformed many industries and the financial sector is no different. The increase in financial technology (Fintech) tools and software has impacted the personal finance arena as well as the wider financial environment. Image Credit Fintech markets and investments According to Accenture, global investment in fintech ventures more than doubled in 2018, exceeding $55billion. This increase was led by a huge increase in the value of deals in…

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The story of Creeper, the first computer virus ever programmed

Creeper

“I am a creeper … catch me if you can!” The year was 1971, and this message began to appear on several ARPANET computers. At that time, nobody had seen anything like it in the computer world, a program that replicated itself and spread from one node to another through the network. The program was called Creeper (creeper), and today is considered the first computer virus in history. It was not a malicious program, and it simply traveled through…

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How to avoid being fooled into shopping online at Wallapop or Ebay

shopping online

We have never had so many possibilities when it comes to buying as today with the Internet. Especially when it comes to second-hand products, where platforms like eBay or Wallapop make it easy for you to find the product you’re looking for at a decent price. But of course, where there is business there can always be people willing to cheat you and keep your money for nothing. That’s why today we’re going to give you a series…

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The calculators that wanted to do much more than calculate

calculators

Those of us who are already in their forties go through the school, the institute and the university without imagining that the calculator could happen someday. Its did it a little later, when we understood that our old calculators could be replaced easily by smartphones than many other things, and made them better. That has not prevented the segment of calculators has become a unique niche market in which some users…

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Technological trends for 2018: What new devices are coming in the future?

The technology has become an essential aspect of the daily lives of millions of people throughout the world. Mobile devices, internet, instant communication, medical advances, new forms of entertainment, machines to facilitate work and many more elements are already firmly entrenched in our day to day, but the future is full of surprises. Here you will find the most expected trends for 2018 … + Artificial Intelligence: Advances in this…

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The Idea Factory, a brief history of Telecommunications

The Idea Factory

Today we take a few things for granted. For example, in technology companies there are R & D departments that research and develop products in a structured way. Or that telecommunications work, simply. And when we ask ourselves if there is any relationship between the two we can discover more than we think. The Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation, in an entertaining and clear way, tells the story of the…

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What is Ransomware? How does it act? How to prevent it?

Ransomware

Surely, you have read the word ‘ransomware’, a type of malware that sows panic among those who suffer it and who has now become a little more famous after first affecting the operating system of Apple, OS X. This type of code is especially harmful for those who are affected by it because whoever infects us requests a rescue in order to be able to access the affected information again….

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Five ways to generate disposable information to protect your identity on the Internet

Identity theft on the Internet is fashionable. As reported in StatisticBrain, there are between 12 and 15 million victims a year, with economic losses amounting to about 5000 dollars per person. Media such as MakeUseOf details different ways in which it can occur. We ourselves have talked about how the lack of security in data protection takes its toll. You can not control all potential threats 100%, but you are…

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