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Why productivity-focused users still need high-end computers

The idea that computer users can neatly be classified into groups such as gamers, developers, multimedia consumers and productivity-focused is simplistic. The prices of computers are such that for the average consumer, one desktop or laptop computer is going to be all they have and therefore they expect to use it for everything they want a computer to do. 283 more words

Business

How FinTech must disrupt to be effective

Although few would dispute that a strong financial industry is necessary for a thriving economy, the growth in finance over the last three decades, as a 2015 paper by Thomas Philippon in the American Economic Review shows, has not contributed to more efficient capital allocation. 784 more words

South Africa

Outsourcing: Experience is Key

By: Stephanie Miller

Hedge funds want to simplify their operating model and create a more sophisticated and joined-up approach to middle- and back-office outsourcing. Managing multiple technology provider relationships can be complex and expensive, particularly as managers move towards esoteric or illiquid products. 333 more words

Asset Managers