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Deloitte: The 6 Major Blockchain Trends for 2018

While the mainstream viability of cryptocurrency remains in question, one of the technologies that has emerged in its wake is primed to do big things. If you are interested in exploring what blockchain can do for your business or whether your startup idea can benefit from this versatile and secure technology, the prospects are rather […]

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Apple Kicks Off Massive Digital Payments Promotion in San Francisco; Big Discounts With Apple Pay

Apple kicked off a major digital wallet promotion in San Francisco today. This is just days after CEO Tim Cook reported that the company tripled Apple Pay transactions this year, hitting more than 1 billion in annual volume. That’s bigger than Square and more than Paypal’s mobile transactions, says Apple.

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Breaking the Seal? Arizona Attorney General Opens Applications to First Fintech Sandbox

The wild west of Arizona is now officially open to a new kind of fintech company.

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What Does the U.S. Treasury Fintech Report Mean for Crypto?

After 18 months of anticipation, the Treasury Department released on Tuesday a seminal report examining the barriers to financial technology and innovation in the United States and proposing a sweeping set of recommendations designed to cut red tape and foster continued experimentation.

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Square vs Paypal and a Search for the Best Mobile Credit Card Readers

Mobile credit card payment processing is not a niche phenomenon, but an entire movement that mirrors mobile phone usage and growth. According to the Mercator Advisory Group, on their site Payments Journal, In-Store mobile payments are expected to overtake credit cards and grow from a current $75 billion to $503 billion in 2020.

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Here Are 10 Industries Blockchain Is Likely to Disrupt

You’ve probably heard that blockchain technology is going to revolutionize… fill in the blank. But what actually is it and how is it going to disrupt these industries? In simplest terms, blockchain refers to a decentralized database.

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How FinTech Initiatives Are Driving Financial Services Innovation

It was on this date, July 11, in the year 1804 in Weehawken, New Jersey, that Alexander Hamilton, architect of the American financial system, met his fate at the hands of Aaron Burr. Some would argue that the financial services industry has changed very little since then.

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Exploring 5 Trends Driving the Fintech Revolution

If you have not heard about the Fintech revolution that is happening right now, you need to get out from under your rock. These revolutionary advancements are not just impacting the financial industry. They have the potential to change the way we conduct transactions in all aspects of business.

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Sacramento Kings Become the First Sports Team to Mine Cryptocurrency

From a solar-powered sports arena, to bitcoin and now cryptocurrency mining, the Sacramento Kings are back at it, setting the stages for yet another technological blueprint in the technology sector. The NBA organization announced Wednesday, that it has partnered with global cryptocurrency leader, MiningStore.

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Blockchain Continues to Advance Into the Payment Environment

While the debate continues over the use of cryptocurrency like Bitcoin as a legitimate way to make payments, blockchain steadily advances into the world of payments behind the scenes to change the transaction environment.

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The 10 Largest Companies in the World Are Now Exploring Blockchain

Love it or hate, the biggest companies in the world just can’t ignore blockchain any longer. The distributed ledger technology that first let owners of the bitcoin cryptocurrency exchange value without a bank has forced its way into the research and development halls of the ten largest companies in the world.

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CitiConnect APIs Support Real-Time E-Commerce Payments

As corporations follow consumer trends toward more direct connections requiring real-time payments, Citi sees growing use of its Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) in CitiConnect.

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