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Women Face Higher Auto Insurance Rates from EU Gender Equality Law
February 28, 2011 @ 13:35 PM | By Anthony O'Donnell

If the European Court of Justice accepts an E.U. Advocate General's advice tomorrow when it rules, E.U. insurers will no longer be able to charge gender-based different prices on a range of products including car insurance, private medical insurance, pension schemes and annuities.

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Accommodating the Future: Securing Widescale Adoption of E-Bill and E-Pay
February 24, 2011 @ 11:24 AM | By Mike Tallitsch- WAUSAU Financial Systems

More consumers want to view and pay their insurance bills online, and insurers making the necessary technology investments now will be best prepared to realize quickly cost efficiencies and customer retention.

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Sun Life Claims First App for RIM PlayBook
February 18, 2011 @ 11:34 AM | By Nathan Golia

The life carrier says that its group pension plan enrollment app was the first created for the tablet computer.

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IBM's Watson : Today Jeopardy, Tomorrow Insurance Applications
February 15, 2011 @ 12:25 PM | By Anthony O'Donnell

IBM exec Jamie Bisker predicts that tools based on IBM's Watson sophisticated question answering system will be sold and implemented within five years.

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CIO Insight from Celent's CIO Roundtable
February 14, 2011 @ 13:12 PM | By Nathan Golia

At the event, three carrier executives shared their thoughts on the current business environment, sourcing and social media.

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AXA Equitable Video Notes Low Levels of Trust for Financial Institutions
February 11, 2011 @ 11:37 AM | By Anthony O'Donnell

Trust must be earned, AXA's piece insists, but insurers also need to do a better job of telling their side of the claims story.

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Oracle's Hurd Talks Emerging Markets, Enterprise Mobile At Financial Services Event
February 09, 2011 @ 12:13 PM | By Nathan Golia

The president of the technology company stressed the importance of globalization to financial companies' growth.

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Dodd-Frank Title V Overview
February 08, 2011 @ 08:30 AM | By Anthony O'Donnell

Insurance & Technology breaks down the industry implications of Title V of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

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Egypt Unrest Stirs Claims Conversation
February 04, 2011 @ 12:04 PM | By Nathan Golia

Insurance carriers and governments are beginning to examine how to compensate potential losses related to the events in Egypt.

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Rivalry Flares In Emerging Social Network Management Market
February 03, 2011 @ 11:48 AM | By Anthony O'Donnell

Trash talking vendors vie for early dominance in a market with enormous growth potential in insurance and financial services.

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Hastings Mutual CIO Ayoub On Preparing For Major Winter Storms
February 01, 2011 @ 11:24 AM | By Nathan Golia

Like many American businesses, Hastings, Mich.-based Hastings Mutual is preparing for heavy, disruptive snowfall today. Paul Ayoub, CIO for the carrier, discussed how his company is getting ready for the blast.

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