Damian Kitowski

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There’s a debit card out there for kids as young as 6

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — There’s a new word for money, and it’s Oink — a payment system that gives kids the ability purchase goods online or with a …

Halifax uses heartbeat sensor to secure online banking

ECG signals could replace online banking passwords following a successful trial by Halifax.<p>A proof of concept experiment used an ECG band to record a …

21 Steps to Onboarding Success in Banking

New customer onboarding is one of the most effective sales strategies for banks and credit unions wanting to improve engagement, share of wallet, …

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

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Mobile payments: Pros and cons of mobile wallet systems

Wireless? Bar codes? What's the best way to pay with your phone?<p>Apple Pay, Google Wallet and a few other services use a wireless technology called …

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The open banking ecosystem for small businesses

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Smart credit cards are coming. Here's what you need to know

At least four startups are betting the world isn't ready for mobile payments.<p>Unlike services like Apple Pay and Google Wallet (which use your phone), all-in-one cards or "smart cards" embrace a familiar medium -- the plastic credit card -- and turn it into an all-in-one payment solution.<p>Smart …

The 5 Things Great Leaders Do

A fair wage and clean working conditions are the food and shelter of work — necessary, but insufficient. A thriving workplace goes beyond functional …

Principles behind the Agile Manifesto

Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer<br>through early and continuous delivery<br>of valuable software.<p>Welcome changing requirements, even late …

Ayo smart glasses pipe artificial sunlight to your eyeballs

The market is full of so-called “artificial suns”, which produce light meant to replicate what you get from the sun. Those who keep odd schedules or …

7 Truths About LinkedIn Everybody Needs to Know

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

This Is What Computers Look Like Now and That's Just Awesome

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Goodgame Studios quietly becomes one of Germany’s biggest game companies

Chances are you haven’t heard of Goodgame Studios. But the game studio in Hamburg has become one of Germany’s biggest game companies, with more than €202 million, or $220 million, in revenues 2014. The company has more than 245 million users for its online and mobile games like Goodgame Empire. It …

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Algorithmia Launches With More Than 800 Algorithms On Its Marketplace

Algorithmia, the startup that raised $2.4 million last August to connect academics building powerful algorithms and the app developers who could put them to use, just brought its marketplace out of private beta.<p>More than 800 algorithms are available on the marketplace, providing the smarts needed …

QR Code Lets You Get Your Flipboard to the Web, Fast!

There’s a nifty new feature on Flipboard.com today: sign in with a QR code. This is useful for people who are logged into Flipboard on a mobile device and would like to bring everything they follow quickly to Flipboard on the Web. It’s also how anyone who’s been using Flipboard without an account …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

The Stratos Card Aims To Unify Credit Cards, And Can Be In Your Pocket Next Month

Yep, here’s another card that promises to consolidate all your credit cards into one. But unlike the others, the Stratos Card appears to be worth a longer look.<p>Stratos, the company behind the card, has a novel approach and has seemingly worked through all the niggles so far associated with …

The Huawei Watch Brings Serious Style To Android Wear

A somewhat unlikely suspect might just have revealed the best-looking Android Wear-powered device: The Huawei Watch, from the gadget-maker of the same name, made its official debut onstage today at Mobile World Congress, and it’s easily one of the best looking devices ever to sport Google’s …

9 Apps That Can Change the Way You Work

Although we all fume at our phones and computers sometimes, technology really is incredible. It has changed the way we work, making it faster, easier and cheaper than ever to do business on a global scale.<p>But with a new year in front of us, productivity is top of mind for entrepreneurs, as is doing …

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American Express touts Apple Pay as ‘Next Evolution of Membership’ [video]

It’s no surprise that the three major card companies in the US have been taking advantage of being the first with Apple Pay out the door and that the majority of their latest ads and promotions have centered around the new payment service. The latest comes from American Express with a just released …

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Skype for Android Now Supports Offline Photo Sharing

If your main form of communication with a friend is via Skype, it’s been frustrating for Android users to send photos while that friend is offline. Well beginning today, you can send as many photos as you like and know that they will receive them when they sign on via the mobile app.<p>The latest …

Sling TV opens the floodgates, accepts sign-ups without invites

Sling TV, the online TV streaming service from Dish Networks, is now available to everyone: The service ended its invitation-only soft launch late …

Marketing Tools for Any Self-Publishing Authors

Once you’ve got an intention, move onto your audience. Who are they? Why will they care? Where do they currently get their information from?<p>If you don’t know who your audience is, consider this:<p>Why did you write the book?<br>• What do you want people to get from it?<br>• Why would those people be motivated to …

29 Free Internet Tools To Improve Your Marketing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Aren’t shortcuts just the best?<p>While everyone else takes the long way, you and your shortcut get to breeze right through, skipping a few steps and feeling pretty smart doing it.<p>Finding a good marketing shortcut feels especially great, considering all …

The difference between coders, programmers and engineers

April 28, 2014 | 5:31 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2014/04/28/tech/difference-between-coders-programmers-and-engineers/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

As Kickstarter Evolves, Investors Watch For Next $1 Billion Idea

Most of the projects on Kickstarter are quirky, small and artisanal — take the example of the glow-in-the-dark dog collar — but in one corner of the online bazaar, the projects are about the numbers. Some investors visit Kickstarter in search of the next billion-dollar company.<p>On the crowdfunding …

Coursera now Crowd-Translating Courses into new Languages

Coursera is launching an initiative to help expedite the translation of its online learning platform into non-English languages. The Global Translator Community (GTC) is a program that essentially allow volunteers to crowdsource translated subtitles for the 600-plus video courses on its site.<p>“Like …