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Will Binance CEO Step Down?

Binance continues to be the world’s largest cryptocurrency, while it has faced major regulatory scrutiny as countries have begun to ban it because of its lack of ability to meet the FCA’s anti-money laundering requirements. CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao says that he is willing to step down as the company transitions to being a regulated …

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The Advancement of Automation

Though technologies of automation and artificial intelligence (AI) are not new, recent advancements are pushing the limits of what devices can do. There have been remarkable developments of AI, machine learning, and robotics that are bringing automation to a whole new level. The intelligent automation lead of Avanade UK and Ireland, Max Vicino, discussed the …

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What is the Future of Fintech?

Dr. Anino Emuwa gives her thoughts on fintech investment and what that means for the future of the fintech industry. Dr. Emuwa is currently the Founder and Managing Director at Avandis Consulting, which is a financial advisory company in France.   In terms of global investment, the fintech industry has rebounded spectacularly this year with record-breaking …

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Square Launches a New Bitcoin Business

The digital payments company Square has announced its plans to create a business with a focus on Bitcoin cryptocurrency to design decentralized financial services.  Square CEO Jack Dorsey posts about these new plans on Twitter saying that the company is “focused on building an open developer platform with the sole goal of making it easy …

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How Did the Pandemic Impact e-Commerce?

Many fintech sectors have been boosted by the pandemic and e-commerce is no exception. Due to extended periods of self-isolation, online shopping became more popular than ever before. Customers can order anything and everything online including food/beverages, cosmetics, toiletries, medicines, etc. Online shopping allowed customers to receive all of the products they needed while also …

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New On-chain Governance is Having Large Effects on Blockchain Ecosystem

Cryptocurrencies are an extremely popular form of currency that was designed as a decentralized financial ecosystem, meaning no central bank or government is running it. Over time, some cryptocurrencies have become slightly centralized. Bitcoin is the prime example of a cryptocurrency that has become slightly centralized as users with large holdings could manipulate the market …

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