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Are You In Banking Or Technology?
Money is a key control factor in our lives, but technology is not.
Digital Banks Look More Like Big Tech And Vice Versa
Many of the banks that are committed to digital are getting their bankers on training courses in Python, and they are advertising new jobs with titles of data engineer and data scientist.
From Innovation Theatre To Real Innovation
Just before the financial crisis hit, innovation was big on the banks’ agendas.
Are You Pulling My Blockchain?
Governments, financial institutions and corporations are going to have to agree what they want a blockchain for, how it is going to work and the management and method of its implementation before it can succeed..
When Does Digitalisation Stop?
Technology and industry never stops. It keeps progressing and changing. That is why digital will never stop. It will just keep developing and changing.
If They Get Big Enough, We Will Buy Them
If the young bright thing has a half decent idea, by the time they become notable for acquisition, they don’t want to be acquired.
Ten Chairs: How To Change The Bank
A digital bank is half digital and half bank. How can you ever become a digital bank if you only have bankers leading and changing the bank?
The 1% Will Always Get Richer
Emmanuel Macron faced protesters across France during the weekend, in a country where he has been dubbed The President of the Rich.
Will Ripple Replace SWIFT?
SWIFT is a clear target for disruption. Is there a possibility for Ripple to replace SWIFT?
The Finanser’s Week: 22nd October – 28th October 2018
This week’s top news and blog headlines are…
Do Customers Really Want ‘Invisible Banking’?
Apps take away the conscious decision to pay, and do it all for you. You just live your life. That’s what invisible banking is meant to be all about. But there are two problems with invisible banking...
The Big Digital Banks: JPMorgan And Goldman Sachs
Investment banking firms have always been good with technology which is why Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan are leading the charge of digital transformation in the USA.
What’s Next For Blockchain?
Everyone got very excited a few years ago about blockchain technologies, the ledger system that was spawned by the arrival of bitcoin in 2009.
Mark Carney Slams Bitcoin
The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has slammed the rise of cryptocurrencies, insisting the costs to mine bitcoin is ‘enormous‘ and that the energy consumption is worrying.
Why Bitcoin Is Not A 'Fraud' Or 'Bubble', But Something You Should Take Seriously
Unless you have been asleep for the last year, you cannot have failed to catch the buzz around bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum’s Ether and Ripple’s XRP.
Regulating The Cryptocurrency Markets
The cryptocurrency market gets a lot of negative publicity and much of this could be rectified if there was more self-regulation.
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