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Why JP Morgan’s Blockchain Patent Application Is Not That Surprising

JP Morgan once again caused a bit of an upheaval within cryptocurrency circles last week - this time with the publication of their peer-to-peer (P2P) …

Blockchain

THE SMALL BUSINESS FINTECH REPORT: How fintechs are targeting small- and medium-sized businesses and pushing incumbents to fight back

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.</i><p>Fintechs have found a way to serve small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) while still making a profit, and now …

Small Business

Coinbase Spoke to U.S. Regulators About Acquiring Federal Banking License

Major U.S. cryptocurrency exchange and wallet Coinbase spoke to regulators about obtaining a federal banking charter, according to a report by the …

Cryptocurrency

Coinbase’s first investment, Compound, earns you interest on crypto

Compound wants to let you borrow cryptocurrency, or lend it and earn an interest rate. Most cryptocurrency is shoved in a wallet or metaphorically hidden under a mattress, failing to generate interest the way traditionally banked assets do. But Compound wants to create liquid money markets for …

Cryptocurrency

HSBC makes major blockchain breakthrough

HSBC has claimed a major breakthrough in the development of blockchain with what it says is the world's first finance transaction conducted using the …

Blockchain

The Transformative Power of Blockchain: How Will It Affect Your Enterprise?

Product Marketing, Big Data<p><i>Today's blog post is a Q&A session with blockchain expert and founder of Datafloq, Mark van Rijmenam.</i><p>According to the …

Blockchain

How Amazon and Entrepreneurs Can Pay Zero Federal Income Tax, and Do So Legally

To learn how they, too, can pay no taxes, entrepreneurs should closely review all the things the government wants them to do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the recent news that Amazon paid zero federal taxes for 2017, every entrepreneur should be asking, :"How can …

Income Tax

HTC is launching a blockchain-powered phone

HTC is developing a new Android phone that will be powered by blockchain technology.<p>The phone, named Exodus, will feature a universal wallet and a built-in secure hardware enclave to support cryptocurrencies and decentralized applications.<p>HTC has roped back the creator of its virtual reality …

Blockchain

Former JPMorgan head of blockchain announces new start-up

Former head of J.P. Morgan's blockchain arm Amber Baldet has finally announced her next move. The former bank executive started a new blockchain …

Blockchain

What Blockchain Could Mean for Marketing

Companies are collecting more data than ever before, and are making significant business decisions based on it. Of the 4 Vs of Big Data (Volume, Velocity, Variety, and Veracity), we have now seen ample evidence of the impact and importance of the first three. A higher “Volume” of data has led to …

Marketing

How to combine and analyze data from multiple data sets using Excel Power Pivot

If you've have lots of data and lots of analysis to do, but little time or skill, you need Excel's Power Pivot feature. Here's how to get started …

Analytics

The man who called 'The Big Short' says Deutsche Bank is a 'problem bank'

LONDON — The hedge fund manager famous for betting against the United States housing market in the run-up to the 2008 financial crash says Deutsche Bank is "a problem bank" that must "shrink dramatically.<p>Speaking to Bloomberg TV, Steve Eisman said: "Deutsche Bank has real profitability issues, they …

Deutsche Bank

The Definitive Guide: How to Value a Stock

Investors need to have several tools in their toolbox when it comes to properly valuing stocks.<p>Investors who want to sport market-beating returns …

Investing

How ProtonMail is pushing email privacy standards

Rumors of email’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. While the “age-old” communication conduit may have new rivals, it is showing little sign of letting up.<p>In 2017, active email users stood at 3.7 billion globally, a figure that’s expected to hit 4.1 billion by 2021, according to research firm …

Privacy

Free data visualization with Microsoft Power BI: Your step-by-step guide

Microsoft has jumped into the free, self-service data analysis space with Power BI.<p>Power BI offers basic data wrangling capabilities similar to …

The top 10 strategies to turn data into actionable analytics

Leading digital analytics experts share how to effectively use data and analyticsThe number of data sources that are available is growing every day. …

Digital Marketing

How To Use Color To Prove Your Point, From A Data Viz Expert

The importance of color theory is a well-explored topic in art and design. But what about when it comes to information design?<p>When working with large amounts of data, precision is key. The same is true of the art of data visualization: size, shape, shade, hue–the tiniest details of a visualization …

How Business Intelligence Helps Small Businesses Make Better Decisions

Credit<p>We often talk about the benefits of business intelligence, but we rarely explain what business intelligence is and why you should even consider it. More often than not, we are faced with this dilemma as we find ourselves excited at the "prospect" of what our business intelligence (BI) tools …

Big Data

What is Google Data Studio and how can you use it?

Currently in beta, Google Data Studio allows you to create branded reports with data visualizations to share with your clients. Columnist Sherry …

Search Engines

AWS launches Kinesis Analytics for analyzing real-time streaming data

Amazon’s AWS cloud computing platform today launched Kinesis Analytics, a new service that makes it easier to analyze real-time streaming data with the help of standard SQL queries. Kinesis Analytics builds on AWS’s Kinesis real-time streaming data platform, which enables developers to ingest …

Visme is Launching the "Visualize Me" Contest to Help Unleash Everyone's Inner Creativity

​From September 20 through October 5, 2016, contestants from all over the world will visualize their stories using Visme’s icons, as well as hundreds …

Infographics

Storytelling, The New Trend in Business

Posted by Social Media with Carmen Lascu on 09/09/2016<p>We are living in a world where cold calling and self promotion are no longer working and we …

Secret 1970 document shows first Israeli settlements in West Bank were built under false pretences

A secret document from 1970 has revealed that one of the first Israeli settlements in the West Bank was built under false pretences to circumvent …

Israel

Men in hijab: Two men explain why they are covering their heads to support their wives and family in Iran

Men in Iran have been wearing hijabs in Iran in a show of solidarity with their wives and female family members. Their photos are being sent to Masih …

Hijab

Datawatch: Who can stay post-Brexit?

The fate of EU migrants in the UK hangs in the balance, but the UK government has stated that those who have lived “continuously and lawfully” in the …

Europe

The Best Science-Based Upper Body Workout for Growth (Chest/Back/Arms/Shoulders)

Templum: The Future Of The Tokenized Asset Offering (TAO)

Templum, a New York-based trading technology company has attracted $10 million of funding from Japan’s SBI Group. This is big news for those of us in the crypto space – institutional crypto trading platforms are starting to emerge.<p>It is the beginning of the tokenization of everything that can be …

Blockchain