Blockchain

Where Are We Really With Bitcoin?

There is a plethora of articles written about Bitcoin every week. I find it difficult to see all of its legs at once, whether it be one article or a few. Some people have asked me this question - "Where are we really with Bitcoin?" I thought of answering it today with...

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Enabling Technologies

14 Analytics Case Studies for Retailers

Carrefour & Esri’s ArcGIS Carrefour Group is a world leader in distribution and retail with more than 15,000 company-operated or franchised stores. It implemented a worldwide platform for geomarketing using Esri’s ArcGIS platform together with Galigeo’s Location Intelligence software. The solution combines key business data with spatial location to improve...

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Payments

What Will Happen to MCX Going Forward?

The US based retail consortium Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX), which boasts big retailers as its members, is clearly struggling with its payments initiatives. A few months ago, on Sept 3rd 2014, MCX unveiled CurrentC — the brand for its new payment network. It came after a long wait and certainly after...

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BankTech

Can Hedge Fund Management Be Disrupted? #AI #Automation

Hedge Funds are basically alternative investment tools that use pooled funds and incorporate a number of strategies in order to earn active returns for their investors. Hedge Funds are aggressively managed with the goal of generating high returns, which does require a competitive advantage, clearly defined investment strategies, adequate capitalization,...

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