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Cyber-insurance market bound to explode

The insurance market minimizing customers’ losses in the event of a cyberattack is still tiny despite an increasing number of threats. But experts believe the situation is going to change drastically fairly soon. The European...

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Reading street lights

Has India’s economic development led to convergence or divergence? One answer can be obtained from inequality. The Gini coefficient of per capita expenditure was 0.35 in 1951 and 0.34 in 2010 – hardly any change...

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Tech Startups with a product

One of the biggest criticisms against the Indian IT industry is that it failed to generate enough products. This has nothing to do with the ability, but rather an economic decision. Simply put, the gestation...

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Will Quant Funds Trigger the Next Stock Market Crash?

Quant-focused hedge funds – they specialize in algorithmic rather than human trading – gained $4.6 billion of net new assets in the first quarter, and now hold $932 billion, or about 30% to the $3.1...

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Is an interest rate change on the horizon?

For nine years, interest rates have fallen and the European Central Bank has fired up the economy with a flood of money. It is becoming increasingly clear that this cannot last forever. “With a sense...

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The Machine: HP Enterprise’s ‘memory-driven’ computer for the age of big data

They say it’s a computer for the big data era. Hewlett Packard Enterprise has unboxed The Machine, boasting 160 terabytes of memory. But wait! It’s just a prototype.   It has been developing this computer...

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Shale’s Lesson for Creditors and Debtors

The heavy hand of past borrowings continues to hang over us. China’s explosion of debt is worrisome. The bad loans being carried by European banks may be a factor restraining the willingness to lend. The...

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Retail: Entering to succeed – Mapping the policy landscape

Entering an evolving market is akin to stepping into a minefield. How does one exploit such a market with enormous potential, but where the risk of policy quagmire is also equally probable? One way is to...

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Kotak Bank 811 – The Answer to Post Demonetisation Era Banking

A key component of banking in the post demonetisation era is a purely digitally-enabled savings account. 811 and 811 Edge is a new age banking solution offered by Kotak Mahindra Bank. It is newest method...

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A bitcoin how-to for hapless hackers

If you were a wannabe hacker, here’s how you’d use bitcoin to hold internet users to ransom. But be warned: You’d probably get caught – especially if you made mistakes like the WannaCry hackers. First,...

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Granting indigenous land rights could save the climate – or not

Indigenous peoples believe they preserve forests best – something that is becoming more important as the planet heats up. But indigenous peoples need land title to implement protection – why is this so contentious? Indigenous...

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If you can’t track it, it doesn’t exist

Technology can measure your heart rate while jogging, tell you which way to turn when driving and so on. But the entrepreneurs at the Cube Tech Fair in Berlin are betting on bigger things, says...