Fidelity Introduces Cora, a VR Financial Agent May 21, 2018 VR is not just for video games. Built from scratch, Fidelity collaborated with Amazon to develop its virtual reality financial agent, Cora. Alexa, Say Hello to Envestnet May 16, 2018 Envestnet launches a new machine-learning aggregation and analytics tool, Envision, that incorporates Amazon’s voice bot, Alexa. Data Aggregators Develop “Open Data Access” Standards May 15, 2018 Data aggregators and fintech firms are having their own “don't be evil” moment, as they try to balance the benefits of open data access with the risks posed by breaches and fraud. Morningstar Brings Direct Platform to Wealth Management Firms May 08, 2018 Morningstar takes another step toward stitching together the end-to-end tech stack for financial advisors. Veo One Integrates New Research App, YCharts May 04, 2018 TD Ameritrade continues integrating third-party applications into its advisor portal Veo One. The latest is data visualization and research provider, YCharts. Bitwise Cuts Crypto Fund Fees for Institutions, Family Offices May 02, 2018 Crypto-fund pioneer Bitwise Asset Management is tweaking its cryptocurrency index fund, adding weekly liquidity and cutting fees for $1 million and up accounts. Schwab CEO Talks Fees and a Possible “Brentrance” for Advisor Platform Apr 26, 2018 Fees, fintech and conversations about expanding the RIA platform were some of the topics discussed by Schwab’s CEO. The company has nearly $3.5 trillion in assets under management. Robos See Red in 2018 Apr 25, 2018 A tumultuous start to the year for popular robo advisors saw SoFi Wealth avoiding the deepest losses in taxable accounts, while active-strategy holdings at T. Rowe Price led the way for IRAs. Marijuana ETFs Off of January Highs Apr 20, 2018 Politics and growing pains are killing vibes among cannabis ETFs, which are down for the year.