All articles tagged Fintech (page 5)

FunFair Brings Transparency and Accountability to Online Gaming with Its Revolutionary Ethereum-Based Platform

FunFair Brings Transparency and Accountability to Online Gaming with Its Revolutionary Ethereum-Based Platform

In a Nutshell: Blockchain continues to expand into new areas and FunFair Technologies is introducing it to the popular world of online gaming. The industry has faced numerous challenges over the years, ranging from operators taking advantage of players to outright theft. With FunFair's transparent structure, operators and players alike are sure to get a fair shake. FunFair is a proponent of Know-Your-Customer standards to help protect vulnerable populations, like minors, from being... read more »

How Mixpanel’s Robust Analytics Help Financial Institutions Improve Product Usability and Customer Experience while Boosting Loyalty

How Mixpanel’s Robust Analytics Help Financial Institutions Improve Product Usability and Customer Experience while Boosting Loyalty

In a Nutshell: In today’s fast-paced world, companies must base their strategies on solid data to stay ahead of the competition, and Mixpanel offers detailed analytics to do just that. This is particularly crucial in the financial industry where institutions are faced with trying to provide the most convenient and efficient customer experience based on outdated infrastructures. With rich analytics, companies are able to know exactly what, how, and when to implement new tech to... read more »

Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure, with its Focus on AI and Machine Learning, is a Data Center Solution for Financial Institutions of All Sizes

Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure, with its Focus on AI and Machine Learning, is a Data Center Solution for Financial Institutions of All Sizes

In a Nutshell: Technology is rapidly evolving, particularly in the financial services sector, where there are increasingly automated services and greater customer expectations for speed and convenience. Cisco Systems seeks to help companies stay ahead of the technology curve with programs like its Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). Cisco ACI is a data center solution that employs AI and machine learning to provide thorough, quick, and secure services to its clients, so they can... read more »

Blockchain Expert and ESMT Senior Lecturer Christoph Burger Discusses the Evolution and Potential of Distributed Ledger Technology in the Finance Industry

Blockchain Expert and ESMT Senior Lecturer Christoph Burger Discusses the Evolution and Potential of Distributed Ledger Technology in the Finance Industry

In a Nutshell: With the introduction of the blockchain concept in 2008, companies have grappled with how cryptocurrency and distributed ledger technology fit into the finance industry. We sat down with blockchain expert and European School of Management and Technology Senior Lecturer Christoph Burger to discuss the evolution of blockchain and its potential. Burger said the technology will be most beneficial for customers as interoperability is applied in the finance world. And, while... read more »

VoIP Pioneer Alex Mashinsky’s Latest Company, Celsius Network, Aims to Disrupt the Banking Industry with MoIP (Money over Internet Protocol) and Blockchain Technology

VoIP Pioneer Alex Mashinsky’s Latest Company, Celsius Network, Aims to Disrupt the Banking Industry with MoIP (Money over Internet Protocol) and Blockchain Technology

In a Nutshell: In the early 1990s, Alex Mashinsky was essential to the dissemination of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology. He was the author of the VoIP’s foundational patents and a pioneering entrepreneur in the field. With his latest venture, Celsius Network, Mashinsky is aiming to take the VoIP model to the finance world with Money over Internet Protocol (MoIP). Celsius Network lets users earn interest on their cryptocurrency deposits, secure low-interest... read more »

Paxful: An Instant P2P Platform for Buying and Selling Bitcoin that’s Turning Cryptocurrency into Educational Opportunities in Africa

Paxful: An Instant P2P Platform for Buying and Selling Bitcoin that’s Turning Cryptocurrency into Educational Opportunities in Africa

In a Nutshell: Bitcoin seems to pop up in news headlines on a daily basis in the U.S., almost exclusively about how much its value has risen or fallen. People are using Bitcoin in real-life scenarios in other parts of the world, and Paxful is helping to facilitate these uses. The company provides a P2P platform where users can buy and sell Bitcoin in an eBay-style marketplace. And, the company allows users to choose from 300 different forms of payment. Paxful also strives to support... read more »

Byteball: How the Blockless Design Behind an Emerging Cryptocurrency Could Disrupt Existing Technology and the Current Fee Market

Byteball: How the Blockless Design Behind an Emerging Cryptocurrency Could Disrupt Existing Technology and the Current Fee Market

In a Nutshell: Cryptocurrency and its underpinning blockchain technology are hot topics in the finance world these days. But some crypto enthusiasts have identified several problems and limitations in the existing cryptocurrency ecosystem, including relying on blockchain technology and miners. Byteball, a cryptocurrency platform ready for adoption by the existing financial industry, has appealing features including multiple asset classes, conditional payments, and a strong focus on... read more »

Genesis Mining On the Evolution of the Cryptocurrency Mining Industry and How Individuals Can Mine Via Cloud-Based Infrastructures

Genesis Mining On the Evolution of the Cryptocurrency Mining Industry and How Individuals Can Mine Via Cloud-Based Infrastructures

In a Nutshell: To the casual observer, it may seem like the cryptocurrency industry sprung up out of nowhere, but Bitcoin’s first release was nearly 10 years ago. Still, consumers have a lot of questions around the seemingly complex world of cryptocurrency and the process — known as mining — of excavating new crypto coins. We spoke with Raoul Andersson, VIP Manager from Genesis Mining, about the evolution of mining as well as cloud-based mining, which Genesis specializes in.... read more »

Autonomous NEXT Report on Augmented Finance and Machine Intelligence Shows How AI is Disrupting the Financial Services Industry

Autonomous NEXT Report on Augmented Finance and Machine Intelligence Shows How AI is Disrupting the Financial Services Industry

In a Nutshell: In an Autonomous NEXT Report on Augmented Finance and Machine Intelligence, analysts examine how AI is disrupting all levels of the financial service structure. Innovations include customer-facing conversational platforms, anti-fraud systems, underwriting, and AI-augmented insurance adjustment. Autonomous NEXT provides an in-depth analysis of AI's cost impact and marketplace outlook and highlights trends and topics surrounding machine intelligence. The report gives... read more »

Get Paid for Your Attention: BitBounce Protects Crowded Inboxes While Rewarding Users who Receive Unsolicited Emails with Cryptocurrency

Get Paid for Your Attention: BitBounce Protects Crowded Inboxes While Rewarding Users who Receive Unsolicited Emails with Cryptocurrency

In a Nutshell: Email is a necessity for many activities, including online shopping, tracking packages, and keeping up with family members. Unfortunately, consumers’ inboxes are often packed with unwanted messages, ranging from outright scams to an innocuous newsletter they just don’t care to read. BitBounce helps to solve this problem by filtering out unwanted messages or giving users an opportunity to read paid emails and earn money via its Credo cryptocurrency. Conversely,... read more »