Authentication & Security

Bitwage Releases Payment Verification Platform, My Employer, Five New Output Currencies and Hits New Transaction Milestone!

-Launching a new payment-verified reputation system that allows workers to leverage their payment data to acquire new clients without going to freelance marketplaces -Launching 5 new currencies -Reached milestone of $1m in transactions/month last month Since July of 2014, we have been hard at work ensuring that our customers have...

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InsurTech

Can Asia Become the Global InsurTech Hub?

In 2015, investors around the world poured $2.6 billion into InsurTech. There are already over 1,300 startups from across the world focusing on the insurance industry – one of the most massive and complex ecosystems with large and powerful corporate players already taking steps towards riding the wave of disruption....

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Enabling Technologies

We Live in a Mobile-First World

For a quarter of users, it’s a mobile-only world A recent study by Google called How People Use Their Devices suggests that more than 1 in 4 users only use a smartphone in an average day – almost twice as many as those who only use a computer. Moreover, the...

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Enabling Technologies

Applying AI for a Better Tomorrow

If previously AI was believed to be the future, in 2016, it is an inevitable part of reality in a range of industries and segments, as well as a matter of financial and scientific interest for research institutions, governments and businesses. Bright entrepreneurs have already brought AI to agriculture, the...

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Commerce

In the World of Retailtainment

While the concept of retailtainment is not new, nowadays, it is an increasingly important strategy for business growth and development, which puts the customer experience at the center. George Ritzer, the author of Enchanting a Disenchanted World: Revolutionizing the Means of Consumption, referred to retailtainment, or entertaining retail, as “the...

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Commerce

Advent Of E-Commerce

Anthropologists would rightfully argue that the first instance of some kind of an exchange or transaction was most likely before humanoids evolved into humans. As humans evolved into hunters and gatherers, and further into agricultural societies, what started with the barter of commodities – and eventually, other items of necessity...

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Payments

Top 13 Mass Payments Solutions for International Business Use

Since technology has shed the barriers for individuals and businesses to make international transfers, businesses around the world have been unleashed to reach new markets. The same goes for talent – tech-powered accounting solutions and project management tools allow businesses to maintain effective global teams, spread around the world. Moreover,...

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Fintech

In the Kitchen of FinTech

One of the core differences between the FinTech world and traditional financial institutions lies in the underlying technology and the level of freedom to build it. Unlike traditional banks, FinTech startups are free from legacy systems and operate mostly in the area of law that allows them to be relatively...

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