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ft.com - Imani Moise in New York - US banks could cut 200,000 jobs over next decade, top analyst says
US banks could cut 200,000 jobs over next decade, top analyst says
Financial Times

US banks stand to shed 200,000 jobs, or 10 per cent of employees, over the next decade as they manoeuvre to increase profitability in the face of changing customer behaviour, according to a banking analyst. “This will be the biggest…

independent.ie - Jonathan Keane - Central Bank is urged to improve fintech resources
Central Bank is urged to improve fintech resources
The Irish Independent

A trade group representing major fintech companies including Stripe has urged the Central Bank of Ireland to put more resources behind processing licence applications. The Electronic Money Association, based in Brussels, told the Central Bank in a…

techcrunch.com - Monica Long - Crypto and blockchain must accept they have a problem, then lead in sustainability
Crypto and blockchain must accept they have a problem, then lead in sustainability
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Chonticha Vatpongpee / EyeEm / Getty Images As the price of bitcoin hits record highs and cryptocurrencies become increasingly mainstream, the industry's expanding carbon footprint becomes harder to ignore. Just last week, Elon Musk…

benzinga.com - Renato Capelj - Fintech Focus Roundup For May 16, 2021
Fintech Focus Roundup For May 16, 2021
Benzinga

Public Launches SPAC Pages, Allowing Users Transparency Into The Popular Space Public, a commission-free trading app and investing social network, announced the addition of SPAC Pages, a place where members can learn about key investors…

venturebeat.com - Ahmad Alokush, Ahmadeus - 4 of the worst ways to use AI
4 of the worst ways to use AI
VentureBeat

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register fo r the AI event of the year. As the pandemic further accelerates our digital transformation, companies are relying even more on automation and particularly on artificial intelligence. Two-thirds of…

businessinsider.com - Becky Peterson - The secret life of Ian Osborne, the shadowy 38-year-old cofounder of Chamath Palihapitiya's SPAC who has built the ultimate black book of billionaires
The secret life of Ian Osborne, the shadowy 38-year-old cofounder of Chamath Palihapitiya's SPAC who has built the ultimate black book of billionaires
Business Insider

Mysterious British investor Ian Osborne has dazzled the tech and finance industries through Social Capital Hedosophia, his SPAC with Chamath Palihapitiya. Before the SPAC boom, the secretive Osborne parlayed his gig as a teenager theater producer…

medium.com - inder barara - Future of Crypto Currencies in India
Future of Crypto Currencies in India
Medium

Bitcoin was developed by a Japanese engineer named Satoshi Nakamoto in the year 2009. His name has been indicated as pseudonymous and so also may be the nationality and the age of forty-five. Satoshi had authored the bitcoin whitepaper, created and…

medium.com - Kishu Inu - SoftBank Singapore Becomes a Consultant in Kishu Inu
SoftBank Singapore Becomes a Consultant in Kishu Inu
Medium

Leading $100B+ Global Investment Firm becomes a consultant in fast-growing meme cryptocurrency, Kishu Inu SoftBank Singapore has become a consultant in Kishu Inu (KISHU). In its first month since launch, Kishu Inu has made a record-breaking…

punchng.com - Agency Report - Some places for Bitcoin investment in 2021 - Punch Newspapers
Some places for Bitcoin investment in 2021 - Punch Newspapers
Punch Newspaper

Coinbase is the easiest place to buy and sell cryptocurrency, especially, Bitcoin. As one of the leading mainstream cryptocurrency exchanges in the United States, the platform has become a standard on-ramp for new crypto investors over the past few…

cointelegraph.com - Camilla Churcher - The regulators are coming for crypto: What investors need to know
The regulators are coming for crypto: What investors need to know
Cointelegraph

Just this week, Ether (ETH) breached the $4,000 mark while Bitcoin (BTC), the world's most popular cryptocurrency, recently hit another all-time high at over $63,000. Meanwhile, Dogecoin (DOGE) continues its roller-coaster ride after 'Dogefather'…

fortune.com - Eamon Barrett - Elon Musk wants Bitcoin, but not its carbon footprint. Can Bitcoin mining go green?
Elon Musk wants Bitcoin, but not its carbon footprint. Can Bitcoin mining go green?
Fortune

Bitcoin's incredible power consumption has become a matter of popular concern this year, most recently because of an errant tweet from Tesla CEO Elon Musk—whose musings on cryptocurrency are watched closely by crypto-enthusiasts. On…

cointelegraph.com - Elena Perez - Defying COVID-19: Blockchain events make an in-person return
Defying COVID-19: Blockchain events make an in-person return
Cointelegraph

The year 2020, for most of the inhabitants of our planet, was passed in lockdowns or quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic; many were forced to stay at home. Social events were canceled or postponed, and entire sectors of the world economy…

telegraph.co.uk - James Cook - Improbable founder's battle to transform the world of video games
Improbable founder's battle to transform the world of video games
The Telegraph

Most start-ups struggle to find space to work from in their formative years, with employees often spending hours hunched over laptops in coffee shops as they dream of hitting $1bn (£711m) “unicorn” valuations. For the first two…

japantimes.co.jp - Tim Culpan - Regulators may be doing Alibaba a favor after all
Regulators may be doing Alibaba a favor after all
The Japan Times

It's hard to put a positive spin on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.'s $2.8 billion antitrust fine, but I'll try. That penalty, announced last month and recognized in the March quarter, pushed the Chinese e-commerce giant into its first operating loss in…

techcrunch.com - Sarah Perez - This Week in Apps: Apple talks App Store fraud, responds to antitrust complaints; Facebook growth is slipping
This Week in Apps: Apple talks App Store fraud, responds to antitrust complaints; Facebook growth is slipping
TechCrunch

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in…

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