In fact, over-the-counter services, where a mobile money agent performs the transactions on behalf of an unregistered walk-in customer, are now the fastest-growing segment of active mobile mo... Read More
But of the 203 million registered users, East Africa accounted for 34%, with the vast majority of those being in Kenya. And the number of active mobile money accounts totals just 61 million — ba... Read More
Could blockchain tech take India cashless?
"Banks may setup a private blockchain for their internal purposes," the authors wrote. "This not only helps them to train human resources in the technolog... Read More
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"This solution enables us to do timely processing of the vendor payment through vendor financing from the bank without physical documents and manual intervention. It a... Read More
Op-Ed: Bitcoin is more akin to the Nasdaq than gold and is not a safe haven asset
"I wish I'd invested in bitcoin," is a response I usually hear when I tell people how much they could have made off the cryptocurrency if they bought it at the start. Just to be clear, if you bought $
Bitcoin SegWit Activation August 1: New Bitcoin Improvement Protocol
A new Bitcoin improvement protocol (BIP) has surfaced from the Core mailing list which includes Barry Silbert’s scaling solution. The yet unnumbered BIP proposes a user-activated soft fork (UASF)
BITPoint Plots Bitcoin Payments in 100,000s of Japanese Stores
Japanese bitcoin startup BITPoint is in discussions with a payment terminal operator to integrate bitcoin payments, a move that could see hundreds of thousands of Japanese retail storefronts to accept
Is The PBOC Stopping The Music On Bitcoin?
I suspect that's why gold is finally beginning to move today, up almost 1%, and among the biggest movers of the day as we head into the long holiday weekend--an indication of some money moving to gold