Tag: fintech

wall street's biggest threat

5 Ways eCommerce, not FinTech, is Wall Street’s Biggest Threat

The 2008 financial crisis is nothing compared to what may be looming ahead for Wall Street--a total assimilation into current digital eCommerce players like Amazon and Google. The rise of Silicon Valley startups disrupted many...
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Silver Lining Found in Swiss Sewage Could be a Future Circular Economy

This isn’t the kind of gold rush you’d expect to hear about from Switzerland--where $1.8 million USD worth of silver gets flushed down the drain every year. Researchers testing sewage treatment plant waters became prospectors...
global payments services directive

3 Ways the new EU Payment Services Directive Will Change Banking

The new EU directive, PSD2, will foster more innovation, transparency, and security in the payment services market, allowing traditional banks and FinTech to compete on equal footing. The first version of the European Directive on...
blockchain-based app

World’s Largest Hedge Fund Employees Rate Each Other With Blockchain-based App

Bridgewater Associates is using the Dots app to have their employees rate each other. From Yelp and Google reviews to missives in gossipy text messages, everyone rates people. The world’s largest hedge fund has its employees...
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2017 Bitcoin and Ethereum Hack due to Flawed Code, not Flawed Currency

In the wake of this year’s Bitcoin & Ethereum hacks, Edgy Labs turns to the “how” behind this next-gen consumer fraud. A hack resulted in millions in Bitcoin and Ethereum being stolen recently, but...
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If Cryptocoins can be Social, why aren’t They on Facebook or Twitter?

Edgy Labs shows you how cryptocurrencies are being adopted as a social currency and explains how this will affect large-scale social platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Imagine you could connect with other people online who...
RISE conference

RISE Conference 2017: New Developments from Hong Kong

Stay tuned as Edgy Labs begins its coverage of the three-day 2017 RISE Conference taking place in Hong Kong. RISE 2017 will bring together members of major global media, investors, and entrepreneurs for three days...
RISE 2017

RISE 2017: Join in With the Northeast’s Prestige Technology Event

Edgy Labs begins its coverage of the 2017 Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo (RISE) taking place at Boston’s Northeastern University. RISE is a lot like a grownup version of a science fair. Every year, well...
FinTech investment

3 Western Governments Partnering With Asian FinTech Intitatives

While the U.S. is bogged down in fighting inevitable change, Asia is lightyears ahead of other developed nations, as they are building next-gen international partnerships using blockchain. In late 2016, the Office of the Comptroller...
buy low and sell high

Top 25 Companies That Accept Bitcoin

What are the top companies accepting cryptocurrency? Edgy Labs shows you the 25 biggest names in today’s market. 25 Big-Name Sites That Accept Bitcoin WordPress.com – An online publishing site Overstock.com – Online store selling...