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What telco mobile money licenses mean for Nigeria’s financial services sector

CIO Business Intelligence

Over the last decade Africa has gained a reputation for global leadership in mobile money, with Kenya at the forefront, but up to now financial services via mobile phones have not taken deep root in the continent’s most populace country — Nigeria. With the new licenses, banks are set to face some challenges from the telecommunications sector.

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New trade body wants to license training data for AI use

CIO Business Intelligence

Seven companies that license music, images, videos, and other data used for training artificial intelligence systems have formed a trade association to promote responsible and ethical licensing of intellectual property.

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Forte’s PTI gets financial transaction licenses for blockchain games

Venture Beast

Forte said that its PTI division has received important regulatory licenses to enable blockchain gaming transactions around the world. Read More.

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VMware licensing and pricing hikes: What options do you have?

CIO Business Intelligence

A VMware licensing cost increase of 150%. For many VMware customers, the licensing model and price changes were abrupt. Facing backlash from existing customers, Broadcom has attempted to explain the new product and licensing model with a hope that current customers can manage the transition. An increase of 300%.

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Understanding the Importance of Educational Content Licensing for Schools and Institutions

Kitaboo

That’s what we call educational content licensing. Whether it’s eBooks, videos, or digital learning tools, educational content licensing allows you to use all the exciting content legally. This licensing is what enables your school to offer a top-notch learning experience. What is Educational Content Licensing?

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Take FinOps beyond the cloud: How to widen your IT financial savings

CIO Business Intelligence

A new surge of enthusiasm surrounds a strategic framework poised to simplify the management of cloud expenses and help companies lower their IT costs — it’s called FinOps, a portmanteau of the words Financial and DevOps. The allure of simple pay-as-you-go services comes with a catch—the need for vigilant financial oversight.

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Principal Financial unifies IT to lay foundation for growth

CIO Business Intelligence

That’s where EVP and CIO Kathy Kay found herself in coming to Principal Financial Group from PG&E in May 2020 with a desire to lead an aggressive plan to adopt digital technologies, ranging from the cloud to AI. Digital Transformation, Financial Services Industry

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