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Startup Fund Raising Through An Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

By Kiril Kirilov | September 14, 2017

What Is An Initial Coin Offering (ICO)? Do you possess Bitcoin or another cryptocurrency? If so, you can easily invest in a growing number of startups raising funds through Initial Coin Offering (ICO) instead of Initial Public Offering (IPO). IPOs

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Why Bitcoin Rose from $580 to a Record High of $4,000 in a Year

By Kiril Kirilov | August 29, 2017

Bitcoin Record High Bitcoin, the most popular virtual currency, hit a record high of over $4,000 per bitcoin. The virtual currency exchange rate stood at “just” $580 in mid-2016 growing impressive 300-fold between 2012 and 2017. Those inexperienced in cryptocurrencies

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Cryptocurrencies and Ransomware: How VDI Can Help Defend Against the Next Ransomware Attack

By Karen Gondoly | August 21, 2017

Cryptocurrencies and Ransomware The WannaCry ransomware made headlines back in May when it crippled hospitals across the UK and put organizations around the world on high alert. Even those of us lucky enough not to be infected suddenly had a

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An End to Credit Cards? How the Dark Web Is Pushing Fintech Towards Blockchain

By Daniel Matthews | July 19, 2017

Dark Web Pushing Fintech Towards Blockchain As Jennifer Klosterman points out, “There are many strong reasons for reputable businesses to keep their noses clean and well out of the Dark Web.” Not the least of these reasons is the hive

Podcast #3: Show-rooming, Blockchain, and the Content Your Commerce Site Needs

By Steve Prentice | June 21, 2017

CLOUDTWEAKS PODCAST It’s not your grandma’s SEO. Using content management to promote your ecommerce business is a lot different than it was a mere decade ago. It is more sophisticated and yet more subtle, incorporating outbound messages from all your

6 Blockchain Applications That Any Small Business Owner Can Use

By Loren Baker | May 10, 2017

6 Blockchain Applications Although associated with the virtual currency bitcoin, blockchain technology can be applied across multiple industries, and it could be particularly appealing to small business owners who are in need of affordable and secure ways to transfer and

Open APIs Alone Won’t Change Banking

By Daniel Eberhard | May 10, 2017

Open Banking API’s Most people think of banks as one monolithic entity, but they are actually made up of hundreds of independent, pseudo-integrated systems. When a bank wants to make any kind of change, it has to conduct regression testing

Finding and Implementing Startup Tools

Finding and Implementing The Right Tools For Your Startup

By Jennifer Klostermann | May 3, 2017

Implementing Startup Tools Many startups believe implementing cloud tools help reduce operation costs as well as the time taken to enter a market, and so when taken along with the faster product development and increased productivity benefits, more and more

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Future of Banking Part 3: AI Bankers

By Josh Hamilton | March 1, 2017

AI Bankers With digital banking and social payments already making waves in the financial community there is one more piece of technology that is revolutionising the banking world; AI advisors. While human advisors can offer that personal touch, AI bankers

Human like Robots – Should We Treat Robots Like Humans?

By Josh Hamilton | February 28, 2017

Human like Robots Robo-taxation Should robots be taxed? That is the question that Bill Gates has given his somewhat controversial answer to last week, declaring that humans should be taxing robot workers as if they were human. Gates has suggested

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Numeraire Cryptocurrency Goes Live

By Kiril Kirilov | February 27, 2017

Numeraire cryptocurrency Numerai, a hedge fund started in late 2015 by mathematician Richard Craib. The new Numerai cryptocurrency comprises digital tokens that allow crowdsourcing of literary anything. Cryptocurrencies are essentially internet based assets used to finance any purchase or endeavor

Blockchain Across All Industries

By Jennifer Klostermann | February 21, 2017

Blockchain Industries Blockchain, typically understood as the technology that powers the virtual currency bitcoin, in fact, provides market applications far beyond cryptocurrencies. It’s expected that the fintech industry will be the first area in which we’re likely to see the