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Deep Dive: Ripple/XRP Edition Part I

There are many businesses focusing on blockchain, many digital tokens and many more cryptocurrencies. Accordingly, it can be hard to know which are …

Bitcoin

Ripple Up 138% Since Monday, Litcoin And Ether Also Exploding

The crypto currency markets continue the momentum and are well into completing their third week of the Bull Run but the showstoppers are different this time. On Wednesday, the crypto markets achieved another historic milestone as the total market cap crossed the $500 billion mark, however, the …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin is at $10K — and that’s just the beginning of how it will revolutionize money

For the first time, we have a truly global technology revolution on our hands, fueled by smartphones, sensors and blockchain tech.<p><i>A version of this post was originally published at</i> <i>thebarefootvc</i><i>.</i><p>The price of bitcoin reached $10,000 on Tuesday. This just in: Make that $11,000. Over the years, I have …

Bitcoin

The Surge in Cryptocurrencies Extends Far Beyond Bitcoin

Bitcoin isn't the only cryptocurrency enjoying a massive ramp up this year.<p>The MVIS CrytpoCompare Digital Assets 10 Index (DA 10), launched by the …

Stocks

2017 is the year cryptocurrency joined the global financial system

This week, the value of a single bitcoin officially cleared $10,000, a new high point that’s over an order of magnitude greater than its price at the start of this year. Bitcoin has defied market expectations before, but in 2017, it didn’t just become more valuable. Bitcoin and other …

Bitcoin

Russian cybercrime mastermind accused of $4bn bitcoin fraud

Vinnik is accused of laundering $4bn worth of bitcoin through crypto exhange BTC-e.<p>Greece's Supreme Court on Wednesday (15 November) postponed until …

Corruption

Cramer: Square's bitcoin play is 'big' and will make 'people feel better' about the cryptocurrency

Mobile payment company Square's willingness to test bitcoin on its app is "big" and could potentially drive the stock even higher, CNBC's Jim Cramer …

Cryptocurrency

Square Could Be a Game Changer for Bitcoin

Some Square Cash users can now buy and sell bitcoin through the app. Here's why it's important to Square investors as well as to bitcoin's …

Stocks

Minimalist Brand Identity for Architecture Studio Mirror

Tariq Yosef Shishani shared a quite elegant brand identity project on his Behance profile. The project is titled Mirror and it is for an architecture …

Identity

Beyond The Cult Of Human-Centered Design

The design industry’s reigning paradigm is in crisis. It’s time to evolve from human-centered design to humanity-centered design, write Artefact’s Rob Girling and Emilia Palaveeva.<p>On the eve of a historical election, last year’s Fast Company Innovation Festival was about hope and potential. In the …

Design Thinking

A closer look at Google Calendar’s new design

The upgrade button doesn’t interfere with any established workflows, but strategically positioned and styled to be noticeable for observant users or …

Tests Go First. Usability Testing in Design.

A tech guru, Steve Jobs, once said: “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” Unfortunately, some people still …

Usability

Why Are Bank Branches Disappearing?

As online and mobile banking continues to gain traction, bank branches become more and more obsolete.<p>There's been a lot of talk in the bank industry …

For Millennials, JPMorgan Develops a Judgment-Free Checking App

That feeling when your mobile-banking app reminded you that the tab from a few drinks with friends had just eaten into your rent money: …

Banking

Japanese Conglomerate SBI Group Launches Eight Cryptocurrency-Based Businesses

Find out which eight businesses are being launched by Japanese SBI Group.

Bitcoin

Japan's SBI Holdings Reveals Wider Push into Cryptocurrency Industry

SBI Holdings, the financial services business division of Japan’s SBI Group, has revealed plans to move deeper into the world of cryptocurrencies and …

Blockchain move from Mastercard

Mastercard (MA +0.2%) announces that it will be opening up access to its blockchain technology via its API published on Mastercard Developers.<p>The …

Zen Protocol And The Art Of Blockchain Relevance

One of the best books ever written is Robert Pirsig’s <i>Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance.</i> Even after several rereads and three decades, the words remain vivid, coherent and relevant.<p>Essentially the book talks of madness and how motorcycle road trips can clear the mind and bring intelligent …

Bitcoin

Mastercard Will Now Let You Pay With Blockchain—But Not Bitcoin

For the first time, Mastercard is offering the ability to send money over a blockchain rather than by swiping a credit card.<p>After developing its own …

UI Inspiration: Some more Fresh UI/UX Interactions

We had a pretty good response from last week's article about fresh UI/UX interactions. You guys are suggesting we should do this as a weekly thing? …

Android Pay adds 34 new banks and credit unions in the US, including Charles Schwab Bank

If I've learned one thing from writing posts about Android Pay, it's that there are far more banks and credit unions in the US than I thought there …

Banking

Why You Should Charge Clients More Than You Think You’re Worth

One of the most challenging decisions freelancers, solopreneurs, and independent consultants face is how much to charge for their time and expertise. What if people complain that you’re overpriced — or, even worse, walk away from a deal with you entirely? But the answer isn’t swinging to the other …

Ivy League

The Multiverse Is Inevitable, And We're Living In It

Imagine that the Universe we observe, from end-to-end, is just a drop in the cosmic ocean. That beyond what we can see, there’s more space, more stars, more galaxies, and more everything, for perhaps countless billions of light years farther than we’ll ever be able to access. And that as large as …

Space Science

UX Trends for 2018

As technology advances, it’s often the case that more capabilities make things more complicated, not less. To deliver a quality user experience, …

UX Design

8 UX Advice For Beginners UX Designers (From My Experience)

<i>“Learning is experience. Everything else is just information.” ― Albert Einstein</i><p>I read a lot about UX before getting my first UX Designer job, I was …

Building UX Teams at Scale: Inside Atlassian’s Bespoke Hiring Process

When you hear the word “Atlas,” you might think of the ancient Greek giant holding the world on his shoulders.The software company Atlassian …

UX Design

‘Design thinking’: Does it live up to the hype?

Almost one in five people waiting at the emergency department at Whiteriver Indian Hospital on Arizona’s Fort Apache Reservation left without being …

Design Thinking

Interaction Design & UI/UX: 10Cool Projects with 10Clouds

We have featured the branding redesign from the kind of from 10Clouds on ABDZ. Let's now take a look at their actual work that involves UI/UX, Web …

Why Designing Simple Solutions Is so Complicated

Recently I’ve been reflecting on why it’s so difficult to develop simple solutions — simple in the context of helping our users, clients and …

UX Design