Alvin Holt

Alvin has done Masters in business and finance. He has profound experience and known for his research in the financial market and binary trading.

UK fintech company Chip raises €11.5m using Crowdcube and Future Fund

London-based fintech startup, Chip, which acts as a personal finance manager raised €11.5m in its Series A funding within just 2 days, thanks to...

More than 600 organizations become victim of Ransomware attacks, report says

Where there is the internet, there is the possibility of data leaks. This statement stands true today, with the advent of Ransomware groups. Recently,...

ImmuniWeb: 97% of Cybersecurity firms face data leaks on Dark Web

Research by global IT security company ImmuniWeb showed that 97% of cybersecurity firms had faced data leaks on the Dark Web and that a...

Razer fintech teams up with Franklin Templeton to make digital wealth management platform

With a spotlight on youth and millennials, two large fintech companies have come together to develop a digital wealth management platform. Razer Fintech, a...

Switzerland passes Blockchain Act reform

Switzerland’s senate passed the ‘Blockchain Act’ on September 10. The legislation sailed through the House of Representatives unopposed but underwent reforms in the Senate...

Twitter boss Jack Dorsey takes a stand against online Crypto patent trolling

Jack Dorsey, founder of Twitter and head of financial services company Square has created a platform to increase accessibility to blockchain tech. The platform...

Thai Insurtech Sunday raises $9m from SCB 10X VC fund

Thai Insurtech company Sunday has raised $9m in a pre-Series B investment round from SCB 10X, which is the venture capital arm of the...

Leaked: EU to work on new financial watchdog for digital currencies 

The European Union (EU) is the first regional block all set to pioneer digital currency use. According to a leak posted online, the region...

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Mastercard creates CBDC testing platform for all financial institutions

World leader in payments, Mastercard, has unveiled a brand new testing structure for CBDCs across the globe. With hordes of financial institutions looking to...

NetWalker hits Karachi electricity company, hampers services

K-Electric, the company in charge of providing electricity to Karachi, Pakistan, faced a cyberattack this week. This attack involved NetWalker, for-hire ransomware, that rendered...

New Zealand Govt issues advisory warning over Emotet malware spread

The New Zealand Government’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) issued a warning statement about Trojan malware spread, which targets banking systems - Emotet. This...

Cybersecurity provider Cygilant becomes victim of ransomware attack

Cygilant, a cybersecurity threat management company, was the latest victim of a ransomware attack. The attack reportedly involved a malware named 'NetWalker,' which is...

PSA-Total duo all set to pilot ‘Airbus Battery Project’ in Europe

The Airbus project is an effort to bring the E.V. battery market to Europe. It is backed by France, Germany, and the European Union,...

Bitcoin scam continues, Indian PM Narendra Modi is the latest victim

Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi's website was the latest victim of a Twitter hack by Bitcoin scammers. PM Modi's personal website "narendramodi.in" has a...

Huawei shifts focus to Russia and Cloud Tech post-ban in US

Chinese electronics manufacturer Huawei faced a giant setback in 2019 when the US put the company on its 'Entity List.' This is a blacklist...

Made-in-China Tesla Model Y is spotted on highway as production wraps up in Giga Shanghai

Tesla Motors all set to launch the made-in-China (MIC) version of the country's Model Y in Q1 2021. However, a test model of the...

Remitly sees more than 200% growth in its mobile wallet usage in 2020

Seattle-based fintech startup Remitly, which focuses on remittances by immigrants, recently saw a 200% growth in its mobile wallet usage in 2020 YTD. The...

Americans more open towards AI use than the Japanese: PwC survey

Accounting services giant PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) recently published a survey report on Japanese businesses. The survey tested the mentality of top-tier working professionals in Japan...

Global AI spending to increase by $50b by 2024, new research says

The Artificial Intelligence sector is growing at an alarming rate and will keep growing in the same way for the next few years, according...

Former Tesla engineer Nick Kalayjian moves to Rivian

Former Tesla Motors employee Nick Kalayjian has switched sides and is now working for EV competitor Rivian as Executive Vice President of Engineering and...
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