ChatGPT & Job Shifts: AI Review Roles Emerge | Amundi’s $2T Plan: Tokenizing Funds | BlackRock, Barclays Join JP Morgan’s Token Network

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ChatGPT’s Impact on the Job Market – “While ChatGPT stokes fears of mass layoffs, new jobs are being spawned to review AI”


While the rise of generative AI, like ChatGPT, has sparked concerns over job displacement, new roles are emerging that focus on reviewing AI outputs. Prolific, a UK-based company, compensates individuals for reviewing AI-generated content. The company collaborates with major entities like Meta, Google, and academic institutions. These human reviewers provide essential feedback on AI outputs, ensuring accuracy and preventing harmful content generation. The CEO of Prolific, Phelim Bradley, emphasizes the importance of “AI workers” in shaping AI models and ensuring ethical AI development. Source

Amundi’s Tokenization Plans – “$2 trillion asset manager Amundi eyes tokenizing money market funds”


Amundi, one of Europe’s largest asset managers with over $2 trillion in assets, is exploring the tokenization of money market funds in Italy. Gabriele Tavazzani, CEO of Amundi Italy, envisions creating the first tokenized fund under Italian law, which would be open, digitally native, and fungible. This move aligns with Italy’s growing interest in tokenization, with other firms like Azimut and MedioBanca also venturing into this space. Source

JP Morgan’s Tokenized Collateral Network (TCN) – “BlackRock, Barclays join JP Morgan’s Tokenized Collateral Network”


JP Morgan’s Onyx division has launched its TCN, with BlackRock and Barclays initiating transactions on the platform. The inaugural transaction involved BlackRock tokenizing shares in its Money Market Fund and using them as collateral with Barclays for a derivatives contract. Tokenization can expedite the transfer of asset ownership, offering instant settlements. This initiative aims to reduce operational friction in meeting margin calls, especially during market pressures. Source

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Metro Bank UK: 2023’s Next Bank Collapse? | Samsung’s Trackable Card Unveiled | UBS Tests Tokenized Fund on Public Blockchain

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Metro Bank’s Financial Struggles: Will Metro Bank in the UK be 2023’s next banking collapse?

UK’s Metro Bank shares plummeted by 31% following reports of its urgent need to raise funds to stabilize its finances. The bank is in discussions to raise £250 million in equity and £350 million in debt. Since its establishment in 2010 as a challenger to major UK banks, Metro Bank’s shares have dropped nearly 66% since mid-September. This decline was exacerbated when UK regulators denied its request to modify capital requirements calculations for its residential mortgages. The bank’s challenges have been ongoing, with significant losses reported in recent years and fines imposed for understating the risk of certain loans. Source

Samsung’s IoT-Trackable Credit Card: Samsung unveils revolutionary card that can be physically tracked

Samsung has unveiled a unique credit card in South Korea that can be tracked using its SmartThings Find service. This integration offers users real-time card location via Bluetooth Low Energy technology, enhancing security and aiding in locating misplaced cards. Currently exclusive to South Korea, this card reflects the growing integration of IoT in everyday payment tools. Source

UBS’s Tokenized Fund on Ethereum: UBS pilots tokenized money market fund on public blockchain

UBS Asset Management has piloted a tokenized money market fund on the Ethereum public blockchain as part of the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Project Guardian. Tokenizing funds can enhance liquidity and market access. UBS executed fund subscriptions and redemptions using smart contracts and aims to expand its tokenization efforts with more partners. Source

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Apple Wallet shows UK bank balances | Mercedes Pay turns cars into payment tools | Meta eyes AI, smart glasses for metaverse boost

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Apple Wallet’s UK Integration: Apple Wallet app can now show current account balances from UK banks

Apple is introducing a new feature in its iPhone Wallet app, leveraging the UK’s Open Banking API. This will allow users to view their current bank account balances, along with a history of deposits and payments, directly within the app. The feature aims to enhance financial awareness, especially when making purchases using Apple Pay. Initially, this integration will be available to a select group of Wallet app users in the UK, with banks like Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds, RBS, Monzo, and Starling supporting the rollout. Apple emphasizes its commitment to user privacy, ensuring that all data accessed from the API remains on the user’s device and is not stored on Apple’s servers.

Mercedes Pay: Mercedes Pay turns vehicles into payment devices

German car manufacturer Mercedes is innovating in the FinTech space by integrating a contactless payment feature into its vehicles. This will enable drivers to seamlessly find, book, and automatically pay for parking spaces upon arrival.

Meta’s Push for the Metaverse: Meta looks to digital assistants, smart glasses and AI

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta, is focusing on digital assistants, smart glasses, and AI to drive the company’s vision for the metaverse. At a recent conference, Zuckerberg unveiled new AI tools and the Quest 3 virtual reality headset. He also introduced AI-powered editing tools for Instagram and a new AI digital assistant that can generate sophisticated responses. This assistant can even access Microsoft’s Bing search engine for real-time information. Meta’s overarching goal is to immerse users in its envisioned metaverse, with AI playing a pivotal role in shaping this digital universe.

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Microsoft to offer AI assistant to top clients from Nov. 1 | Cisco’s record $28B buy: Acquires cybersecurity firm Splunk | Apple, Goldman halt iPhone stock-trading plan amid market shift

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  1. Microsoft to sell AI assistant software to biggest clients starting Nov. 1
  2. Cisco makes largest ever acquisition, buying cybersecurity company Splunk for $28B
  3. Apple and Goldman were planning stock-trading feature for iPhones until markets turned

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LSEG examines blockchain for digital cross-asset ecosystem | JP Morgan explores deposit tokens | Apple releases patch after Pegasus breach

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  1. London Stock Exchange explores blockchain for cross-asset digital ‘ecosystem’
  2. JP Morgan investigating deposit tokens
  3. Apple issues emergency patch after Pegasus spyware breach

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Elon Musk’s X gets payments licenses in 7 US states | OpenAI debuts ChatGPT Enterprise | Google prices AI in Gmail at $30/user/month for big firms

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  2. OpenAI launches ChatGPT Enterprise
  3. Google to charge big businesses $30 per user per month for AI in Gmail

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