Posts Tagged: money

MIT launches Digital Currency Initiative

The goal of the Digital Currency Initiative is to bring together global experts in areas ranging from cryptography, to economics, to privacy, to distributed systems, to take on this important new area of research.

MIT launches Digital Currency Initiative

The goal of the Digital Currency Initiative is to bring together global experts in areas ranging from cryptography, to economics, to privacy, to distributed systems, to take on this important new area of research.

Is Facebook’s new payment service a game changer?

The new P2P payment service Facebook offers will certainly give a total different user experience in payments, however it is not a game changer. The underpinning infrastructure is still the one owned by traditional players, like banks and credit card companies.

Is Facebook’s new payment service a game changer?

The new P2P payment service Facebook offers will certainly give a total different user experience in payments, however it is not a game changer. The underpinning infrastructure is still the one owned by traditional players, like banks and credit card companies.

You’ve heard of micro loans, but how about microsavings?

In a pilot program to start later this year, Des Moines, Iowa-based Social Money is looking to help underserved customers in India save money with the use of its CorePro core banking software. I was wondering what could Bitcoin/Blockchain technologie do for the savings of the financially underserved?

You’ve heard of micro loans, but how about microsavings?

In a pilot program to start later this year, Des Moines, Iowa-based Social Money is looking to help underserved customers in India save money with the use of its CorePro core banking software. I was wondering what could Bitcoin/Blockchain technologie do for the savings of the financially underserved?

Bank of England considers its own brand of Bitcoin

This week the Bank of England issued a report suggesting, among other things, that it may not be a bad idea for it and other central banks to issue digital currencies (also named cryptocurrencies). A month ago the vice president of the

Bank of England considers its own brand of Bitcoin

This week the Bank of England issued a report suggesting, among other things, that it may not be a bad idea for it and other central banks to issue digital currencies (also named cryptocurrencies). A month ago the vice president of the

Money is but an idea

Debt is the oldest means of trade, with cash and barter transactions being later developments One of the authors that really helped me in getting my thoughts about money structured is David Graeber. In 2011 he published the book “Debt; The

Money is but an idea

Debt is the oldest means of trade, with cash and barter transactions being later developments One of the authors that really helped me in getting my thoughts about money structured is David Graeber. In 2011 he published the book “Debt; The