Interest in digital currencies has been piqued as technology pioneers begin to research the insurance possibilities.
At the start of the millennium, the idea of a digital currency independent of governments or central banks and unbacked by physical reserves was viewed in much the same light as the flying car or the flux...
A fifth of European consumers would buy insurance or banking products from Google, Amazon or Facebook: study
Customers could increasingly turn to big-name disruptive firms in the financial services sector, according to a survey of the European market by Fujitsu released today (4 May).
A man who was involved in staged accidents using an ice cream van has been convicted on fraud charges. The crash-for-cash scam would have cost insurers almost £100,000 if they paid out in full.
Early registration for the .insurance domain name has launched today, via Instra, the corporate domain name retailer subsidiary of CentralNic, with the aim of ensuring online security amid growing levels of cyber threats.
Allianz spends an average of £5m every quarter defending against spurious claims, but last quarter saved £2.5m.