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Cybercrime vs. cybersecurity: how to invest in the escalating arms race

Cyberattacks on both individuals and companies are on the rise, and with geopolitical tensions running high, specifically around the Russia – Ukraine war, could we see the case for investing in cybersecurity increase even further?
In this blog, I’ll explore the growth of the cybersecurity industry, as well as the financial implications to governments and individuals as they look for ways to protect themselves from the growing threat of cybercrime.

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Electric Vehicles: Road to disruption

Electric Vehicles: The road to disruption

At the intersection of technological innovation, demographic change and the transition to a zero-carbon economy, electric vehicles (EVs) will benefit from one of the strongest megatrends of the 21st Century. This article looks at the history of EVs and examines ways in which EV technology may impact the cities of the future.

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The E-commerce revolution: investing in the online retailing boom

The E-commerce revolution: investing in the online retailing boom

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Already growing in importance prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the forced lockdown of millions across the world in the past two years has rapidly introduced many more to the convenience, value and choice available through online shopping. As a result, what was a strong trend prior to COVID-19 has accelerated,

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Play the game

Play the game: investing in the dynamic video gaming and esports industry

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The video gaming industry of today bears little resemblance to the industry of years gone by, when teenagers saved their cash to buy a cartridge of their favourite game at Walmart.
There are now around 3 billion gamers globally, of whom a full 2.5 billion play on their mobile devices1,

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In the fast lane: Electric vehicles and the automotive technology revolution

In the fast lane: Electric vehicles and the automotive technology revolution

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The roads of tomorrow will look nothing like those of today.
Reflecting rapid technological innovation, the global automotive sector is on the cusp of profound change over the next few decades. These changes include the transition to low-emission electric and hydrogen-powered motors, automated driving,

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No cash accepted: investing in the digital payments revolution

No cash accepted: investing in the digital payments revolution

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Thanks to improvements in smartphones, mobile networks and payments technology, the traditional bank-centric payments system – based around cash and plastic credit cards – is increasingly being disrupted by faster, cheaper and often more secure mobile-based systems.
Across emerging markets, and among the young within developed markets especially,

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Tips to better shape your figures

Health and wealth management: 4 tips to better shape your figures

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Investing has a lot in common with maintaining a healthy diet and exercise routine.
A few common sense tips apply to both: diversify, be consistent, look out for fads, avoid extreme measures, keep emotions in check and think long term.
There’s also a staggering variety of strategies and decisions: Take the lift or the stairs?

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Forget nukes – cyber conflict is the 21st century crisis

Forget nukes – cyber conflict is the 21st century crisis

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The online age has heralded a new era of warfare, which pits not only sovereign nations against one another, but also cyber criminals against businesses, individuals, and their intellectual property.
Cybersecurity incidents soared in Australia during the past financial year, according to the recent Australian Cyber Security Centre’s (ACSC) second annual threat report.

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