Nationwide announces the launch of a new digital insurance platform

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The insurer has made the move in order to respond to a rising trend of consumer digital expectations. Nationwide has announced the launch of a new digital insurance platform. This has been a long awaited move by the company, which is responding to the growing need for digital options from a new generation of consumers. The new digital platform is called Spire, and it will officially launch before this year is complete. The Fortune 100 giant, based in Columbus, Ohio intends to make its digital insurance platform available to its…

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Can Peer to peer insurance startups really insure a home for $35?

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P2P companies are beginning to cause a disruption in an industry worth over a trillion dollars. New peer to peer insurance startup strategies that had never earned much notice are starting to become disruptive to the industry. Among those new insurers is Lemonade, a peer to peer lender. It recently obtained its New York state license as an insurance carrier. Lemonade will be selling exceptionally inexpensive homeowners and renters insurance. The intention of the new Lemonade peer to peer insurance company is to sell policies for well below the standard…

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Bitcoin insurance now available to businesses

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Up to $5 billion in coverage is now being offered by a provider to protect companies. Companies that have been hoping to be able to open up to new types of currency and payments opportunities but who would also like to minimize the risk connected with doing so will now be able to obtain Bitcoin insurance from another provider, as Great American Insurance Group has announced that it is offering this type of protection. This virtual currency has been creating quite a stir but is maintaining its growth in adoption.…

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Bitcoin insurance may provided much needed security to holders of digital currency

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Insurance coverage for Bitcoin is gaining more attention Despite its volatility, Bitcoin continues to grow as an attractive currency for those that are becoming more involved in the digital world. As the digital currency gains more momentum, the need to provide it with some form of security becoming greater. Bitcoin insurance is beginning to gain popularity among firms that deal in the digital currency. The benefits of insurance protection have recently been highlighted due to the shutdown of two major Bitcoin firms due to hacking and other problems. Firm launches…

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Bitcoin insurance is now available

Bitcoin insurance industry news

Insurance coverage for digital currency comes to the UK Digital currency has been making slow progress with consumers and businesses alike for several years. The idea of digital currency is quite attractive, especially as mobile technology becomes more important in daily life. The idea, however, is also problematic in that digital currency is susceptible to a wide range of problems as well as being very attractive to hackers. Bitcoin could be considered the premier digital currency and its history has been marked by volatility, theft, and exploitation. Now, however, Bitcoin…

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SIM cards could be a problem for the insurance industry

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SIM card vulnerability has insurance industry worried Germany’s Security Research Labs, a leading security firm, has found a serious flaw with the SIM card that are used in most mobile devices, which could have serious implications for the insurance industry. The discovery has been enough to spur the United Nation’s International Telecommunications Union into action. The organization suggests that the discovery is very significant and represents a potential threat to the global insurance industry and millions of consumers with smartphones and tablets. Flaw could affect millions of mobile consumers Security…

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US insurance industry may benefit from new Internet monitoring system

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Insurance industry continues to see threats in digital world Cyber security has become a very big deal for the U.S. government. Federal officials often highlight the risks that exist in the digital world, expressing their concerns that hackers and malicious parties could do irreparable damage to the country in a variety of ways. While these threats can often be over-politicized, the insurance industry is well aware of the risks they represent and has also been working to draw more attention to these risks in recent years. Federal government to develop…

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