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Risk Management / Technology /  • June 12, 2018
Way too much information

This past March, it was revealed that Cambridge Analytica, a political consulting firm that did digital work for Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, obtained private data on 50 million Facebook users that was used for behaviour...

Human Interest / Technology /  • May 25, 2018
Smart solutions for the real world

The word “innovation” can refer to many things: a new app that rates the latest craft beers, a life-changing tech gadget that you can’t live without, artificial intelligence or self-driving vehicles. Island Savings, a division ...

Business / Technology /  • January 26, 2018
Visa’s tap-and-pay goes the Olympic distance

It won’t just be the athletes of the XXIII Winter Olympic Games and Paralympic Games using the latest technology as they skate, ski, slide, leap and twirl their way to glory this Feb. 9-25 in PyeongChang county, South Korea. Specta...

Community Development / Technology /  • January 18, 2018
Servus Credit Union embraces science

A new partnership between Servus Credit Union (380,000 members, $14.8 billion in assets) and the University of Alberta Faculty of Science — the first of its kind for an Alberta-based financial institution — was announced last November. ...

Technology /  • May 23, 2017
Winds of Change

In 2012, the credit union system was faced with a new technological challenge: adapting to, in order to take advantage of, the software and data storage opportunities offered by cloud computing. Transferring data to an amorphous cloud initially cau...

Banking / Technology /  • August 22, 2016
B.C. credit unions foster FinTech

As part of the BC Technology Industry Association’s new FinTech Program, Central 1 Credit Union, Coast Capital Savings, Ficanex Services Limited Partnership, and PayPal Canada have joined forces as founding members of the program to foster the FinTech sector and support small business in B.C.

Banking / Technology /  • March 29, 2016
Royal Canadian Mint sells MintChip
Toronto-based nanoPay buys cryptocurrency technology

The Royal Canadian Mint has sold its assets related to MintChip™ to Toronto-based nanoPay

Business / Technology /  • March 15, 2016
Global: Bordeaux battles zombies
French video game company Motion Twin is run as a worker co-op

Motion Twin is a Bordeaux-based computer video game company that’s run as a worker co-op.

Banking / Technology /  • December 11, 2015
Mobile banking app wins design award

Central 1's mobile banking app has won a user experience award for its design and ease of use.

Technology /  • July 1, 2015
Global: Europe’s Internet virgins
How wired is Canada compared to European nations?

In a world where online banking is growing by leaps and bounds, some nations are lagging behind.

Banking / Technology /  • May 1, 2015
Debit card losses at all-time low
Although payment card fraud is in free fall, Canadians are still wary

Skimming, pickpocketing and other payment card fraud continues to plummet.

Banking / Technology /  • May 1, 2015
Time machine: Enterprise, May 1972
Online banking systems get slammed in the seventies

A quick take on investing in technology to bring value to the end user.

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