A look at the global fintech landscape and how countries are embracing digital disruption in financial services

This is a preview of the “Global Fintech Landscape” premium research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Since sprouting in the US and UK around 10 years ago, fintech has spread globally. Now, after years of proliferation, countries around the world are […]

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How 2 Polaroid employees pushed the beloved camera company to stand up for Black South Africans during apartheid

Decades before there were iPhones and Instagram, Polaroid was pioneering the domain of highly portable, fast-developing photography. But Polaroid’s instant-imaging tech was being used for a sinister purpose in South Africa as an integral component of a tool used by white authorities against Black citizens. When US-based employees Caroline Hunter and Ken Williams discovered this, […]

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10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Palantir Technologies is preparing to go public but behind the cloak-and-dagger image, insiders and investors say, it’s struggled to build a steady revenue model. As its long-awaited public listing approaches, […]

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Inside the world’s first AI-focused university in Abu Dhabi, which opens in January 2021 and will offer all students full scholarships

The world’s first university dedicated to the field of artificial intelligence is set to open its doors to students in Abu Dhabi in January 2021. The Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence is part of the Emirati city state’s 50-point plan to diversify its economy for the future. Trustees includes Dr Kai-Fu Lee, previously […]

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