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Siri: Change the Way I Shop Using Mobile Payments

Voice assistant systems are making a lot of changes in our society. If you believe South Park, theyre either going to take all our jobs until we must rise up against them or force us to employ rednecks festooned with older tech to keep unemployment down. Regardless of your stance on these mechanisms, a new […]

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How the Blockchain Ushers in a New Form of Trust – Knowledge@Wharton

Blockchain is one of the biggest buzzwords in technology today. But confusion exists about what it is exactly: The blockchain is often mentioned in the same breath as bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but it encompasses far more than that.

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The Future of Restaurant Payments Is Tied to Your Phone

When it comes to eating out, waiting for the bill is one part of the meal that often drags on the dining experience. When customers are ready to pay and leave, the faster that is facilitated, the better. To solve the issue, several restaurant tech players are testing digital payment solutions to eradicate that waiting […]

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How Insurance Can Get a Boost in the Cryptocurrency Market

Almost US1 billion (around SG1.35 billion) in cryptocurrency assets was swiped by hackers in 2018. According to blockchain security firm CipherTrace, last year’s crypto losses of approximately US927 million (around SG1.2 billion) were 3.5 times higher than the levels seen in 2017, which came to US266 million (around SG359.6 million).

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Wyoming Advances Sandbox Bill to Foster Blockchain and Fintech Innovation

Wyoming advances sandbox bill to foster blockchain and fintech innovation The Wyoming House Committee on Minerals, Business and Economic Development has unanimously approved the Financial Technology Sandbox bill, CoinDesk reported.

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Future of Banking Will Now Depend on Both TechFin and FinTech Industries | CoinSpeaker

FinTechs and Techfins ( Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Chinese giant, Alibaba) are increasingly targeting financial services. Some so-called challenger banks (Starling, Monzo, Varo) have not yet really challenged to a significant degree, but cannot be taken lightly.

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Make Money Moves: Blockchain at Dartmouth

by Zachary Gorman | 44 minutes ago In an era filled with technological marvels and novelties, it can be difficult to figure out which innovations are fads and which will become ubiquitous.

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The Meaning of the Blockchain

THE BLOCKCHAIN, the technology that underlies bitcoin, has yet to live up to the hype surrounding it. Promising blockchain-based projects, such as a land registry in Honduras, have fallen short of expectations. Ersatz securities listings, called “initial coin offerings”, have attracted unfavourable attention from regulators.

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Soon, M-wallets Can Issue Pre-paid Cards

Mobile wallet , Istock Written By Digital payments space in India is set to swell in 2019 as the number of shoppers-on-the-go is poised to jump manifold. This will be powered by increasing smartphone penetration and proliferation of netizens.

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5 Things You Could Do Better With an All-digital Bank

Even though Filipinos are considered to be one of the most digitally-savvy people in Asia, banking in the country still involves visiting branches, queueing up, and being charged for most banking transactions.

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Guarding the Payments Fraud Gates

In Financial Institutions We Trust Financial institutions across the globe remain one of the most trusted industry segments among their clientele. That trust is a soft asset earned through a pillar of the industry: risk management.

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Your Guide to Precious Metals on the Blockchain

Tokenized precious metals create the potential for fractional ownership of gold and greater transparency. Indeed, the world’s largest bank, JPMorgan, is prepared to use its proprietary blockchain to tokenize gold, and the Royal Mint has pursued technologies to achieve the same.

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