Fintech

Financial technology, including fintech and blockchain

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The top 5 problems with blockchain

While blockchain holds the promise for reinventing business processes, it is still a nascent technology that continues to show vulnerabilities.

Can public bitcoin mining be a revenue stream?

Major high-traffic sites are already secretly mining cryptocurrency. But is this a viable revenue stream?

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As finserv companies lag in Win10 migration, are they exposed to attacks?

And finserv companies should be ahead of curve on security, not behind it.

Fintech regulation could drive competitive growth in Mexico

Mexico joins countries like Germany in its new move to regulate fintech

Blockchain-based companies have finally joined the unicorn club?

Instead of five blockchain unicorns, we have one. And a couple of billion-dollar ICOs

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Mastercard launches its own blockchain payments network

Following others in the financial services industry, Mastercard unveiled its own blockchain distributed ledger for cross-border payments.

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Blockchain gains traction in FinTech as payment networks emerge

Banks and financial tech companies are increasingly embracing blockchain’s native capabilities as the basis for cross-border payment networks.

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FinTech builds on blockchain for international mobile payments

IBM unveiled a cross-border blockchain payments service with a Polynesian payments system provider designed to improve efficiency and reduce the cost of making global payments for business and consumers.

What you need to know about cryptocurrencies

An attempt to make sense of the complex (and trending) world of cryptocurrencies

China’s cryptocurrency clampdown: what next for digital-first businesses?

We take a look at the Chinese governmental move on cryptocurrencies

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What is FinTech (and how has it evolved)?

Financial Technology has been around virtually as long as the financial services industry itself. But since the economic meltdown of 2008, a new breed of disruptors has displaced traditional ecommerce providers with more efficient...

Blockchain market 101: A $7.74B tech potential

From IBM to Microsoft, how is the blockchain market playing out?

Initial coin offering: Why the IPO of cryptocurrencies is suddenly popular

Is an initial coin offering (ICO) right for your business?

Blockchain for Dummies: What you really need to know

Read an interview with the author of “Blockchain for Dummies” and download the first chapter as a PDF

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Linux group pushes out production-ready blockchain collaboration software

The Linux Foundation is touting availability of Fabric 1.0, a foundation for developing blockchain applications such as smart contracts.

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Accounting firms keep the status quo, but disruption looms

Accounting firms of all sizes responded to the idea that their industry will be disrupted by technology.

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Automation and the end of accounting

While software vendors are approaching the subject with sensitivity, does automation signal the upcoming end of the accounting profession?

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Corvil launches Cara, virtual financial markets security analyst

Some interesting sector-specific news from this European vendor points to some broadly applicable trends.

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Wealthsimple scales with its vision of democratizing investment

Occupy Wall Street was all about delivering equity in terms of wealth distribution and earning. Maybe technology can help with that.

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Checking in on a newly acquired NetSuite

SuiteWorld 2017 was always going to be a fascinating glimpse of life for this once independent vendor. We weren’t disappointed.

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