09 February 2016

Virtual currency

Hari SubramanianWipro - Greater New York City

Is there a case for utilities in blockchain?

12 hours ago  |  1272 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Many people I have talked to, mention "securities settlement" as an area suitable for lots of cost savings through the adoption of blockchain. But as we know, settlement is an area that does have a lot of intermediaries such as brokers/ custodians/ etc. Question is - given the peer to peer nature of blockchain, will all the intermediaries...

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Jeremy LightAccenture - London

Predictions for the payments landscape in 2016

20 hours ago  |  1044 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

A year ago I published my predictions for the payments landscape in 2015 on my linkedin profile https://uk.linkedin.com/in/jeremylight1. I will publish a summary on how they fared when more statistics are available for 2015, but in the meantime, here are listed my predictions for 2016. They are based on extrapolating observable trends and on pieci...

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Blockchain for blockheads - Distributed Ledger for Dummies in five minutes

02 February 2016  |  2394 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

Food for thought for those in a hurry: why doesn't a card payment terminal need to check with all other terminals worldwide that your card is genuine?.. Bitcoin hype seems to be superseded by its bloc...

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enrico camerinelliAite Group - Boston

Ripple and The Uberization of Banks

27 January 2016  |  2512 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

What I find interesting of Ripple that I don't read much about is that it basically proposes a "uberization" of the banking system: What corporate users need are funds to make their payments...

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Vinod SharmaEconet Wireless Zimbabwe - Harare

Mobile Payments : Mythical Facts

25 January 2016  |  2444 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Abstract – This article is triggered by real life incidents combined with a high-level overview of mobile financial services and mobile payments. The mobile technologies covered herein are neither new...

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Jeremy LightAccenture - London

Bitcoin's accelerating momentum - is it unstoppable?

12 January 2016  |  3187 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

BITCOIN’S ACCELERATING MOMENTUM Bitcoin’s momentum is accelerating and cannot be ignored. Many commentators focus on the price of bitcoin, its volatility, the amount invested by VCs in Bitcoin compani...

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Jeremy LightAccenture - London

Banking's Bitcoin dilemmas

22 December 2015  |  3189 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The banking industry is facing several dilemmas with distributed consensus ledger technology (the "blockchain"). Bitcoin has shown banks how the technology can be revolutionary, causing much...

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Csaba PinterMisys - Budapest

Bitcoin - Market disruption produced by sluggish legislation

07 December 2015  |  1298 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Financial regulators across the world and notable economists don’t seem to be willing to take sides on the most urgent questions concerning Bitcoin. Long-term visions, objections or severe opinions ab...

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Martin coxBell ID - Sydney

What makes blockchain so disruptive?

01 December 2015  |  3099 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

The disruptive potential of blockchain, the back-end technology that powers Bitcoin, lies in its ability to radically simplify financial processes. The mathematics behind the system are complex, but ...

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Orit Nathan MahalalBanc De Binary - Limassol

Digital Payment Tech Gets Massive Upgrade with Blockchain

30 November 2015  |  1505 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

New open-source program promises to shake up the digital payments arena! Can Blockchain Get MasterCard and Visa to Step Aside? There are mixed views about the future of virtual currency, with key in...

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