Insurwave Limited, a EY and Guardtime marine insurance blockchain joint venture company, has announced a new agreement with Zhuhai Port Holdings Group to explore and collaborate on shipping logistics and marine insurance to promote frictionless trade across the Greater Bay Area and beyond.
With Shanghai's Nasdaq-style science & technology board set to start operations soon, questions hang over whether insurance companies would be allowed to invest in stocks listed on the new board.
Cyber security solutions provider Check Point Research recently published its Global Threat Index for April 2019. The banking trojan Trickbot has returned to the Index's top ten for the first time in almost two years.
Crops like wheat, rice, barley and other related species end up with less nutrients when grown in environments with high levels of carbon-di-oxide and hence affect human health.
Cryptojacking, which is the illegal use of another person's computer to mine cryptocurrency, has replaced ransomware as the number one threat for consumers and enterprises.
Changing weather patterns will enrich some farmers and make depressing yields for others in agriculture. Large swaths of cropland across China, India and the Middle East that depend on irrigation will have to face stiffer competition for water as the climate grows hotter. Rains are, however, likely to increase in South America and southeast Asia and a boom in cultivation in these areas is likely.
Organisations that take a business-driven cybersecurity approach to their digital initiatives achieve better outcomes and outperform their peers.
Insurance has been accused of being old-fashioned, traditional and risk averse. Despite attempts over the last few years to go digital with big data and analytics, AI and whatever else there is, that statement still applies.
Ping An Insurance Group's technology arm, Ping An Technology, has completed a prospective multi-centre clinical trial for the world's first intelligent optical coherence tomography (OCT) retinal disease screening system. This development comes amidst Ping An's constant advancements in leveraging AI and its strong medical repository to establish a healthcare ecosystem.
Digital reinsurance transactions could be made even more efficient via a collaboration between reinsurance brokers, Guy Carpenter and Aon's Reinsurance Solutions business. Leveraging advancements in blockchain and distributed ledger technology, the project is now progressing to the next phase of development which seeks to digitise the reinsurance placement process.