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10 VC Firms Betting Big on Bitcoin and the Blockchain

With more than $800m so far invested in bitcoin and blockchain technology startups since 2012, it's safe to say that venture capitalists are …

Nowhere In The World Uses Mobile Banking As Much As Africa

A new World Bank-Gallup poll shows that the countries of sub-Saharan Africa are the world's leaders in sending, spending, and saving money via phone.<p>In a many of the more remote parts of the countries in the region, it's difficult to have access to any form of banking at all, preventing workers …

World Bank

What Twitter Can Be.

<i>Disclaimers: 1) This is a very long read. Thinking about a company and using its product obsessively for nine years straight will do that to you. 2)</i> …

Here's How Twitter Can Connect Us To The Internet Of Things

While Facebook, Google and others have made their strategies for the Internet of Things fairly self-apparent, Twitter, the real-time social king, has yet to crystalize a cohesive strategy for what many see as the next big wave in technology innovation.<p>Does it matter? After all, isn’t social media …

Internet of Things

There is a crazy theory going around Prague that says Google will acquire Twitter

Outside the main conference sessions much of the chatter among attendees was about whether Facebook or Google was more powerful in terms of reaching the audiences they need. Both have audiences in the billions, but Facebook seems to be innovating faster than Google right now.<p>There was less talk …

European Union

Snapchat, Twitter, and Facebook are at war over the future of news — and one of them tried to buy a media company

"I still think we should buy them," his tweet, which has since been deleted, read.<p>"He is on your schedule for December 15 or 16 -- We need to sell him. I have a plan."<p>Noto was most likely trying to send a direct message to Twitter CEO Dick Costolo. And the company he was interested in buying was …

iOS 9 code suggests next iPhone may have a 1080p front camera

Now that developers finally have their hands on a beta of iOS 9, rumors on potential upgrades for the next iPhone are making their way out into the …

How the Blockchain Could Stop Firms Cooking the Books

Enron, WorldCom, Lehman Brothers and Saytam are all dark moments in corporate history. One way or another, they all cooked the books to hide their …

New York Councilman: Bitcoin Could Save City Millions

Last Thursday New York City councilman Mark Levine introduced a bill petitioning for the city to accept bitcoin as payment for fines and fees.<p>Levine …

BTCPoint Creates 10,000 Bitcoin-Enabled ATMs Using Spanish Bank Network

Bitcoin-to-cash withdrawals are now available at 10,000 additional bank ATMs in Spain.<p>The development is the result of agreements between BTCPoint, …

Top Japanese Investor: Cryptocurrencies Key to Financial Revolution

Veteran Japanese VC Kazutaka Muraguchi says cryptocurrencies are the key to a "worldwide financial revolution", following his firm's ¥100m ($828,000) …

Apple Suspends Bitcoin Game SaruTobi from iOS Store

SaruTobi creator Christian Moss has confirmed that the iOS game has been temporarily removed from Apple's App store.<p>Speaking to CoinDesk, Moss said …

Apps

21 Chairman Hints at Stealth Startup's Larger Mission

Attendees of the second annual Bitcoin Job Fair received a few new details as to what may be in development at secretive startup 21 Inc on Saturday …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Paves a Way for Evolution of the Species

<i>Nozomi Hayase PhD, is a writer covering issues of freedom of speech, transparency and decentralized movements. In this article, she looks at bitcoin</i> …

For Millions, Mobile Banking Now Trumps Going to a Branch, Study Finds

So long branches, hello smartphones.<p>The widespread and rapidly growing consumer adoption of mobile technology has long had implications for the …

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How millennials will forever change the landscape of the business world

But aside from the sheer size of our generation, our behaviors, attitudes and expectations are different than those of any previous generation, sometimes drastically so.<p>The following presentation is a narrative on our generation, backed by research and data, with implications for every sector and …

Petaflops Barrier-Breaking Bull: Tera 100 is Fastest European Supercomputer

<b>A new contended seems to have joined the race for the world's fastest supercomputer, since the Bull: Tera 100 machine has officially broken the</b> …

Mira Supercomputer Will Run Simulation of Our Universe

The advent of the Mira supercomputer, along with more powerful Sequoia and K supercomputers, marks the first time that computers have enough …

Universe

Explicit shots: China's gorgeous flop-tastic Tianhe-2 supercomputer

<b>Pics</b> Some of the feeds and speeds of the Chinese government's Tianhe-2 massively parallel ceepie-phibie supercomputer leaked out in May and then even …

The history of supercomputers - ExtremeTech

By on April 10, 2012 at 11:39 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Have you ever wondered why a …

Supercomputers

Dataconomy Home

The Cambridge Analytica story is starting to take over the news cycle, as the public learns just how the Trump campaign and its donors used Facebook …

This former Goldman Sachs partner is helping the startups that are killing banks right now

De Nonneville was until January a top European executive at Goldman Sachs, but he left the pinnacle of traditional finance to join the booming world of FinTech.<p>De Nonneville, formerly cohead of European interest rate products at Goldman, joined the online French business-loan startup Lendix as its …

Goldman Sachs

Banking Rebundled

Today's banks will become the "attractors" of the future--firms that RE-bundle the emerging set of banking services, providing the front-end …

Mega Social Media Data for Financial Services Has Arrived

Bookmark<p>It wasn’t too long ago that the suggestion that social media data could feed financial services underwriting and products was, well, dubious. …

How Mobile Is Bringing Drive-Thru Banking Up to Speed

Drive-up banking seems out of place in today's high-tech world, conjuring up images of customers tossing driver's licenses, checks and deposit slips …

It's Time to Use Social Media as a Growth Engine in Banking

More than just a means to listen to consumer sentiment, social media can now be used by financial institutions to acquire, engage, cross-sell and …

Beyond Apple Watch: Banks Explore Apps for Other 'Things'

After the early exuberance surrounding Apple Watch, banks and vendors are ramping up testing of bank apps on other wearable devices and everyday …