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The Cost of Shutting Down the Internet: China Biggest Loser

New research by Website Builder Expert, the leading online resource for creating and launching your website, has revealed the countries with the most to lose if someone actually broke the internet. The study compares the most recent data on 22 countries with a substantial e-commerce presence, with eMarketer statistics to …

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Fine Art Exhibition Works To Be Sold Solely In Cryptocurency

In a world first, sales of work at an upcoming Mayfair fine art exhibition will be conducted solely in cryptocurrency. Requiem for the Emblem of Power by British artist Paul Wager will commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War through a series of high-impact, constructivist paintings and …

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FinTech leaders reveal over-hyped trends and 2018 predictions

Leaders in Financial Services and FinTech from across the world today reveal their thoughts on the FinTech fads of the last 12 months and their predictions for 2018. In a report by global PR & digital marketing agency FleishmanHillard, 30 experts from brands including Ant Financial, Citi, Ripple, Santander, Western Union, …

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Mastercard and HERE Power Ride Towards a More Connected World

 Mastercard and HERE Technologies announced an agreement to jointly create more connected experiences for people on the move. This partnership comes as people look to take advantage of new technologies to make purchases from the convenience of their car’s dashboard and interact with destinations in real-time. Under the agreement, the two companies will …

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Market Invoice: “UK businesses facing global freeze”

Findings from business finance company MarketInvoice reveal that 73% of invoices sent by UK businesses to EU firms were paid late, up from 40.4% in 2016. Across the Atlantic, the number of invoices paid late by business in the USA increased from 45.7% in 2016 to 71% in 2017. Tellingly, the number of …

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Behind the Scenes of an ICO: Why do some succeed and others falter?

ICOs are being used by startups to raise billions to get their projects off the ground. Some are successful, while some falter. Lars Lien, CEO of Luckbox expresses his opinion on factors that influence ICOs’ success: Engage your community from day one. The clue is in the title – “crowdsale”. We were …

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Robert Braun: Cryptocurrencies – Do they have Staying Power?

Cryptocurrencies – not just bitcoin, but any of the hundreds of different currencies that have been created using blockchain technology – have caught the imagination of the public. There are, seemingly, daily articles that predict either the demise of all traditional currencies in favor of cryptocurrencies, and just as many …

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Who’s KodakOne? ICO Plans commented by Copytrack

Kodak have just started their new project “KodakOne” and already the Kodak shares have skyrocketed. In 2012 it was a different story as they were on the verge of bankruptcy, but what’s all the hype around the new project “KodakOne”? The growth of digitalization has hit the image industry hard. …

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Digital Realty Research: Half of FS IT capabilities can’t compete with FinTechs

Digital Realty released a new research showing that more than half of IT leaders don’t think their IT capabilities are good enough to compete with FinTech competitors. The research surveys 100 IT decision makers in large financial services companies to understand: How prepared they are for the challenge presented by …

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