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Chinese central bank hiring blockchain experts

August 8th, 2017 at 5:18 pm » Comments Off

However, China is seeking fresh Blockchain experts to manage and create internal currency and ledger programs.



7 cryptocurrency predictions from the experts

August 1st, 2017 at 2:18 pm » Comments Off

Fortune convened some top cryptocurrency entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, bankers, and others to chat about the future of digital money at Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colo. last week. A select group met at the Aspen Institute for a breakfast roundtable discussion on Wednesday morning.



Wells Fargo closing 450 branches nationwide

July 31st, 2017 at 2:00 pm » Comments Off

Wells Fargo has started an initiative to cut expenses by $2 billion by the end of 2019 and that is done partially by eliminating 450 branches across the country. They originally operated the largest branch network in the United States, with almost 6,000 locations.



P2P payment transactions to exceed $120 billion this year

July 30th, 2017 at 3:56 pm » Comments Off

Meanwhile, mobile payment apps are being adopted in smaller numbers



People are raising hundreds of millions selling digital coins online — it’s either the future of funding or a ‘bubble’

July 12th, 2017 at 10:08 am » Comments Off

LONDON – Startups around the world are raising hundreds of millions of dollars by issuing new digital coins, a trend that has made people both excited and concerned.



Study: Women investors better than men

May 22nd, 2017 at 7:58 am » Comments Off

Female investors earned higher returns and saved more of their pay to fund retirement accounts than men, even though most women didn’t think they would, according to a recently released Women and Money Survey from Fidelity Investments.



7 laws that will have to change because of blockchain

May 16th, 2017 at 7:45 am » Comments Off

“Code is law,” as described in Lawrence Lessig’s book ‘Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace’, refers to the idea that computer code has progressively established itself as a predominant way to regulate behavior to the same degree as legal code. With the advent of blockchain technology, code is assuming an even stronger role in regulating […]



Can AI run a traditional bank with no staff?

December 14th, 2016 at 7:13 pm » Comments Off

The Milan-London startup connection is getting stronger. After MoneyFarm and Soundreef, yet another promising Italian startup, Euklid, is opening up shop in the UK capital, moving its headquarters to be part of the city’s vibrant ecosystem.



Venezuelans turn to bitcoin as the bolívar crumbles

November 3rd, 2016 at 12:46 pm » Comments Off

Venezuela’s currency has lost so much of its value that people have given up on counting the notes—they just weigh piles of cash. So far this year, the bolívar has lost nearly half its value compared to the dollar, while inflation has shot up as much as 15 times. That’s according to best estimates, since official […]



Citi expecting trillion-dollar virtual reality market by 2035

October 27th, 2016 at 7:41 am » Comments Off

There are numerous researches indicating virtual and augmented reality market to grow in exponential rates. A recent report by Citigroup is taking this even further. The analysis unit of the investment group, Citi GPS claims virtual and augmented reality technology can be a trillion-dollar industry by the year 2035.



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