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Major tech firm invests $32.5m in insurance start-up

Google’s parent company Alphabet has made an insurance start-up its first major investment since forming in August.

Embedded technology is creating cyber risk in the home, claims insurer

A global rise in the use of smart devices in the home is likely to result in increased cyber risk, according to research by Allianz Global Corporate and Speciality (AGCS).

Four in five insurers believe the industry needs to innovate

An overwhelming 83% of insurance professionals believe the sector’s future success is dependent on its ability to innovate, according to new KPMG research.

Most disruptive insurance technologies revealed

Non-insurance technology providers are set to have the biggest impact on the insurance sector, according to new research by Insurance Times.

New technology is the most crucial area of change required

The adoption of new technology is the most crucial area change required within financial services, a study by the Economist Intelligence Unit has found.