Archive for September, 2019

Instant payment in a gig economy

September 9, 2019

More than a few factors account for the explosion of the gig economy. Perhaps most obvious is the fact that that rapid technological advances in the payments industry have made it possible. Another is the yearning many experience for independence and self-employment. Yet another is the relief the gig economy holds out for the unemployed and [...]

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Launched your own cryptocurrency lately?

September 2, 2019

I shall open with a rhetorical question: Is anyone not looking into launching another crypocurrency?  Right now, CoinMarketCap lists 2,346 of them, from giants like Bitcoin to not-giants like Onedex. But today’s rhetorical question is more about the fact that, besides Facebook, JP Morgan and Walmart are in, Goldman Sachs is taking a serious look, and speculation is mounting that Amazon will [...]

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