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Mobile technology on Payment structures still being reviewed for small business owners. https://www.facebook.com/Mobile.Website.Marketing.Everyone?ref=hl
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FinTech News for Week Ended 11 Aug 2017 — Steemit

FinTech News for Week Ended 11 Aug 2017 — Steemit | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
This is How Financial Services Chatbots are going to Evolve The first generation of chatbots in financial… by joanstewart
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Curated summary of highlighted news to 11th August 2017
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Trading Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

Trading Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
A year ago I didn't have a clue of what Bitcoin really was and that other cryptocurrencies existed, even if I had heard the word "Bitcoin." Most people have heard of Bitcoin now, especially after its value exceeded $1,000, but are unaware of its possibilit
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Michel Gerard ~ Becoming involved in digital money is not as difficult as one might think.
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Japanese Banks to Test Blockchain Money Transfers Blockchain Using Digital Currencies - CryptoCoinsNews

Japanese Banks to Test Blockchain Money Transfers Blockchain Using Digital Currencies - CryptoCoinsNews | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
A number of Japanese banks are reportedly set to test domestic fund transfers using digital currencies over a blockchain.
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Samburaj Das update on testing the blockchain in Japanese banking sector. Great news to see a move from expensive fiat currencies to making digital money a reality.
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Viewpoint: Can Everyone Bank on the Cashless Society? - Mobile Marketing

Viewpoint: Can Everyone Bank on the Cashless Society? - Mobile Marketing | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
With mobile payments and contactless cards on the rise, Tim Maytom asks if the drive towards cashless risks leaving the most vulnerable people in our society behind
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Tim Maytom - A cashless society, an interesting read in recent developments. Positive results in some countries making the concept much more viable.
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The digital bank vs digital banking | BankNXT

The digital bank vs digital banking | BankNXT | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
Traditional banks should feel more threatened than they do, says Sudhir Kesavan, who examines the difference between digital banks and digital banking.
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Sudhir Kesavan Know the difference, are banks on the right track yet.
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Bitcoin: Commodity, Store of Value or Digital Currency?

Bitcoin: Commodity, Store of Value or Digital Currency? | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
I don’t often write two posts in a week, but after the warm responses to last week’s post, and in honor of Bitcoin’s 8th birthday today, I thought I’d indulge in one more! I just tweeted that out and…
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Vinny Lingham article on Bitcoin "It’s no longer about the technology, it’s about network effect and the demand for the commodity."
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The Trend Towards Blockchain Privacy: Zero Knowledge Proofs - CoinDesk

The Trend Towards Blockchain Privacy: Zero Knowledge Proofs - CoinDesk | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
George Samman, former CMO of Fuzo, looks at how solutions like zero knowledge proofs could preserve privacy on blockchain platforms.
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George Samman's article gives great detail on blockchain and digital money systems. This also covers ZCash which is launching today.
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Demystifying the blockchain: a basic guide | TechCentral

Demystifying the blockchain: a basic guide | TechCentral | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
Most people agree we do not need to know how a television works to enjoy using one. This is true of many existing and emerging technologies. Most of us happily drive cars, use mobile phones and send e-mails without knowing how they work. With this in mind, here
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Philippa Ryan explains in layman terms how the blockchain works. Some projections on how this technology is being tested to be used in a variety of financial ways.
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The Great Bitcoin Halving is Knocking on the Door

The Great Bitcoin Halving is Knocking on the Door | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
A rare event, which is the Bitcoin halving is knocking on the door as it's less than 2 days away. Many are speculating its effect on price afterwards.
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Halving has arrived and many are still deciding which way to go, I will stick with #Bitcoin since it is proving to be resilient, article source:  Coindesk.
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10 Good Reasons To Buy Bitcoin Now — Medium

10 Good Reasons To Buy Bitcoin Now — Medium | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
My name is Henry Brade. I have been a Bitcoin user since 2011 and a Bitcoin entrepreneur since 2012. I have been living and breathing…
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Henry Brade taking a look into why Bitcoin purchasing is a good reason and why to do it now.
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Vitalik Buterin Sets Milestones On Ethereum’s Route to Be The ‘World Computer’

Vitalik Buterin Sets Milestones On Ethereum’s Route to Be The ‘World Computer’ | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
Vitalik Buterin has set the next Ethereum’s milestones for 2017 and 2018.
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Olusegun Ogundeji  -The planning of Ethereum  going into the future. FinTech has taken on a whole new life and here is another interesting article to read.
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How blockchains could change the world — Medium

How blockchains could change the world — Medium | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
Ignore Bitcoin’s challenges. In this interview, Don Tapscott explains why blockchains, the technology underpinning the cryptocurrency, have…
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Ross Copping - Interesting look into Blockchain technology.
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Bitcoin and the Rise of the Cypherpunks - CoinDesk

Bitcoin and the Rise of the Cypherpunks - CoinDesk | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
CoinDesk contributor Jameson Lopp traces the history of the cypherpunks, the band of innovators whose beliefs helped inspire the bitcoin movement.
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Jameson Lopp presents the People behind and on current Bitcoin development. The Past - The Future - The Security and much more. Great learning curve all about new FinTech.
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Will Blockchain Reinvent Social Media?

Will Blockchain Reinvent Social Media? | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
Perhaps losing some of its luster, blockchain is poised to reignite social media.
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Social Media Marketing Out - Blockchain Technology The Future
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Civic: Enabling the future of privacy & digital security with ChainAuth™

Civic: Enabling the future of privacy & digital security with ChainAuth™ | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
When we introduced Civic last year, we were very careful to not overplay our hand. We wanted to start by building trust and creating an Identity Protection Network where consumers could signup for…
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Six FinTech Predictions for 2017 | JD Supra

Last year proved a turbulent year for the FinTech sector. Although the industry continued to boom, the Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump seem to have caused many investor
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Reed Smith with 6 FinTech Predictions - Mobile Wallet Payment Apps - Transparency for Consumers - Security (Very Important Everywhere) - Blockchain Technology - Increased Investment and Innovation in Africa - Talent
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Blockchain technology can help banks redesign their banking processes

Blockchain technology can help banks redesign their banking processes | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
Blockchain based technologies have the potential to disrupt the financial services industry, as reported by a host of industry independent players.
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Blockchain technology is ready, Banking sector are now able to redesign processes used with in banks.

Some research and stats on financial institutions with efficiency ratings.
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VC predictions 2017 – Earlybird’s view – Medium

VC predictions 2017 – Earlybird’s view – Medium | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
Some predictions for 2017 on blockchain, crypto trading, SaaS, cryptography, LegalTech, LogTech and VC — based on extensive research, expert interviews and early stage investments
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Alexander Ruppert with his predictions for 2017 covering Bockchain, Cryptocurrency, SaaS, Legaltech and Venture Captial, all in all an interesting read.
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African Banks’ Silicon Valley Moment

African Banks’ Silicon Valley Moment | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
To lure the continent’s growing consumer class and differentiate themselves from mobile money and each other, Africa’s biggest banks are investing billions in digital banking technology.
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Innovative ideas in moving mobile payments forward in Africa by Alexandra Wexler
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FinTech ROI Decisioning Could Use a Makeover - letstalkpayments.com

FinTech ROI Decisioning Could Use a Makeover - letstalkpayments.com | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
BitcoinAgile.com - Real-Time News and Live Market Data. The best place to find most recent news on digital currencies. Bringing news to you from more than 3,000 news portals, blogs, forums and bitcoin communities.
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John Malnar - FinTech has changed the way of doing business, knowing how to deliver value in a data driven world.
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Bitcoin and Ethereum Backed by Gold - Industry’s Game Changer?

This month DinarDirham, a decentralized gold trading platform based in Hong Kong, is launching its own wallet.
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Interesting read by Julia Daimio - The concept of Bitcoin and Ethereum being backed by Gold. I love the closing paragraph by Ismail Malik

'For thousands of years citizens have desired the ability to trade, own and gift gold in a manageable way and now we have the technology to enable this. It will surely change how gold is stored and distributed with a new type of custodian relationship being created and enabled by the blockchain. This will also reintroduce gold-backed currencies into global circulation over time around the world.”
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The True Value of Bitcoin and The Blockchain — Medium

The True Value of Bitcoin and The Blockchain — Medium | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
180 pounds of gold (displayed above) is worth an estimated $3,500,000 (USD) based on current rates of $1220/oz.
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Block by Block - Fact or Fiction the decision is yours to make!
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Crowdify

Crowdify | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
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What Is The Crowdify Presale?
During the presale, the price of coins will be increased over time, so that early adopters are rewarded for being among the first to purchase coins.
After the presale is complete, there will be two ways Crowdify Coins can be obtained:
By earning them via the sale of services on Crowdify.club
By purchasing them directly from popular cryptocurrency exchanges.
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Bitcoin Production Will Drop By Half In July, How Will That Affect The Price? - Forbes

Bitcoin Production Will Drop By Half In July, How Will That Affect The Price? - Forbes | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
The Bitcoin "halving" -- when the number of new bitcoins minted is cut in half -- is coming in July, amid uncertainty about the protocol's development. How will these factors collide to affect the price?
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Laura Shin writes about what possible factors will play in with the halving of Bitcoin during July.
"Overall, it seems likely that the halving will eventually boost the price. While it’s impossible to predict what the value will be, it is worth noting that two analysts have named targets in the $600-$655 range."
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Visa Checkout expands its merchant network

Visa Checkout expands its merchant network | Mobile Payment Solutions | Scoop.it
This story was delivered to B
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What I found interesting in this BI article is Visa is mentioned without Bitcoin in the same sentence.

The future of FinTech is leaning heavily toward Bitcoin and Crypto-Currency worldwide.

Many cards are Visa cards accepting Bitcoin, treated as a debit card.
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