All articles by Douglas Blakey

Douglas Blakey

AWS unveils Amazon Bedrock & new generative AI offerings

Five generative artificial intelligence innovations are released by AWS. The firm says it means that organisations of all sizes can build new generative AI applications, enhance employee productivity, and transform businesses

Cyberattacks on European financial services more than double in 2023

Financial services overtakes gaming as the top vertical for DDoS attacks according to research from cloud and cybersecurity vendor Akamai

GFT & Thought Machine partner to target US market

Fresh from their shared success in launching Mox, the digital banking arm of Standard Chartered in Hong Kong, the companies are taking their partnership stateside

Young disabled people three times more likely to turn to debt advice charities

Disabled people disproportionately hit by cost-of-living crisis, reports Creditspring

TD Lab launches TD Accessibility Adapter tool

Piloted in early for Toronto Dominion colleagues, the accessibility tool gives public use at no cost to help drive inclusive online experiences

2/3 of consumers would switch providers due to fraud or for better protection: SAS

Three-quarters of consumers fear falling victim to fraud with nine in ten believing that organisations should do more to protect them

Many American employees optimistic about their financial future but inflation worries persist

Saving for retirement remains top financial goal but more employees prioritising pressing needs reports Bank of America

Monese’s XYB partners with Google Cloud

Fintech, whose backers include PayPal, Investec and HSBC, incorporates Google’s generative AI within its platform

Xbox credit card appeals to a niche group of customers

Xbox credit card initiative will strengthen its relationship with customers and secure a new revenue stream, writes Harry Swain

DBS should focus on digitalisation to capitalise on its acquisition of Citibank’s Taiwan operations

DBS’s move to acquire Citibank’s consumer banking operations in Taiwan (Province of China) will prove highly beneficial for the bank, as long as it can tap into the digital needs of Taiwanese consumers writes Phoebe Hodgson