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Toyota pushes into blockchain tech to enable the next generation of cars

On the same day that Ford officially ousted its chief executive in a bid to remake itself as future-focused vehicle manufacturer, Toyota announced its own steps to embrace technology’s next wave.<p>Andwhile Ford is looking to catch up to the leaders in autonomous and electric vehicle manufacturing, …

P2P

BitConnect Coin Sees Massive Growth Amid a Surge in Adoption

<b>May 5, 2017, Ashford, UK –</b> The UK-based Bitcoin startup, BitConnect is witnessing continued growth of its BitConnect Coin cryptocurrency. The growth …

P2P

This Week In Credit Card News: How Thieves Steal Your Card; Are Rising Delinquency Rates A Concern?

<i>Crime Confessions: How I Stole Your Credit Card</i><p>Roughly one in three Americans had their credit card information stolen in the past five years. If identity thieves get your credit card, they can ring up a huge shopping bill and it can take months to undo the damage. A former identity thief, told how …

P2P

Google to let users make in

Google has unveiled a new payment API that will allow customers to make payments through third-party mobile apps, websites and the company’s …

P2P

Lawmakers believe MoneyGram acquisition is a threat

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Ant Financial, the parent company of top Chinese mobile wallet Alipay, has received renewed criticism from several US lawmakers in its ongoing attempt to acquire legacy …

P2P

Go Cashless with a P2P Payment Mobile App

Have you ever come across the bearings wherein you just wrap up your dinner or get out of a taxi and realize you forgot your wallet? What then? …

P2P

TWINO and KPMG report shows growth in Europe's alternative lending

The growth of alternative lending options in Europe, such as peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, will require new regulation and oversight, according to a …

P2P

Five Points to Keep in Mind When Investing in P2P Lending

Before investing in P2P lending, it is advisable to choose a lending platform after considering the track record of the leadership and their risk …

P2P

iPad Developers’ Precise Tips to Develop a P2P Payment App

Peer-to-peer or P2P payments are an in-demand service for a payment platform to have these days. From Download.com’s top 25 downloads, it has been …

P2P

Blockchain economy on the horizon

The world is moving towards a blockchain-based economy because of its inherent security and lack of third-party involvement, according to William …

P2P

CEO Of Chinese Fintech Firm Creditease On The Future Of P2P Lending In China

Bridging the gap between China’s shadow banking and traditional banking sectors, Creditease is an online lending and investment platform that represents the increasing importance of the Chinese fintech industry. The firm was started in 2006 by CEO Ning Tang, who attended the prestigious Tsinghua …

P2P

Square Cash gets physical

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Square Cash, the mobile peer-to-peer (P2P) payment offering from Square, will launch a physical prepaid debit product, according to Recode.<p>This product expands on the firm’s …

P2P

Popular Mac App Developers Issue Urgent Malware Warning

Image source: Apple<p>It's been a rough week in Mac security. First, Checkpoint warned users of a Trojan spreading in Europe that was the first of its …

Malware

Magnetico: A Personal Torrent Search Engine That Can’t Be Shut Down

With BitTorrent more than a decade and a half old, it’s one of the most enduring P2P protocols around. It hasn’t been developed much in recent years …

Security

Square is maturing

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>In Q1 2017, Square continued to come into its own as a public company, posting another quarter of strong performance.<p>The firm processed $13.6 billion in gross payment volume …

P2P

New Torrent Search Engine Abuses Wikipedia to Get Traffic

In the world of file-sharing, few will argue that the environment in 2017 is very, very different from that of 2007. Running sites is far from …

SEO

mParticle launches peer-to-peer audience sharing to make marketing with partners easier

There are plenty of solutions available to help you get the most from your marketing analytics and data, but when you start to introduce a business partner’s information into the mix, it can all get very complicated.<p>Today mParticle — the customer data platform — announced at MAU 2017 in Las Vegas …

P2P

KeepSolid VPN Unlimited Review 2017

KeepSolid VPN Unlimited is a Virtual Private Network (VPN) service that appears to be highly endorsed, according to its website. It has been quite a …

P2P

BitTorrent Is Shutting Down Its Live TV Streaming Service

San Francisco-based BitTorrent Inc. is set to shut down its P2P-powered live TV streaming service BitTorrent Live in the coming weeks, Variety has …

26 on trial over China P2P fraud

BEIJING — Twenty-six executives of a Chinese online peer-to-peer lender stood trial in Beijing on Wednesday and Thursday after allegedly cheating the …

P2P

PayPal's strategic risks pay off

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>PayPal beat analyst expectations and grew its revenue to just under $3 billion, up 19% year-over-year (YoY) in Q1 2017. Those results, which were announced in the firm’s …

P2P

Apple, Inc. Wants to Help You Pay Your Friends

Can Apple Pay become Venmo before Venmo becomes Apple Pay?<p>Back when <b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ:AAPL) first launched Apple Pay in 2014, it was able to avoid a bit …

P2P

P2P Lender China Rapid Finance Lays Out Terms For IPO

P2P lender China Rapid Finance seeks to raise $105 million in its U.S. IPO by offering 10 million shares with a price range of $9.50 to $11.50 per …

P2P

Altcoin Created by BitTorrent’s Cohen To Combat “Bitcoin Flaws”

BitTorrent Founder Bram Cohen has said he wants to create a “storage based” cryptocurrency to combat “centralization in Bitcoin mining.”<p>The veteran …

Bitcoin

Lifetime Subscription, Save 96%

We have a great deal on the VPN.asia: Lifetime Subscription in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, you can save 96% off the normal price.<p>The …

Streaming Media

BitTorrent's uTorrent will soon let you download movies, TV shows directly from browser

BitTorrent's popular torrent client, uTorrent, hasn't received any updates in years, but it looks like the biggest ever change is coming soon. BitTorrent creator and founder Bram Cohen revealed at the "Steal This Show" podcast this week that series of interesting upgrades for the torrent client are …

Software

Saudi P2P Bitcoin Trading on LocalBitcoins Climbs 280% to All-Time High

Bitcoin trading volumes in Saudi Arabia via peer-to-peer trading platform LocalBitcoins have never been higher. For the first time, trading volumes …

P2P

What is Torrenting?

One of the first things a person does after booting up a brand new PC is download a different web browser, especially if you’re on a Windows …

Intellectual Property

Zelle P2P network zooms past Venmo

40 minutes ago | 50 views | 0<p>The American bank-backed Zelle network processed 170 million person-to-person payments last year boasting an aggregate …

P2P

FBI Uses BitTorrent to Find and Catch Child Porn Offenders

To combat the distribution of child pornography on the Internet, U.S. law enforcement is using BitTorrent to track down and catch …

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