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Jan 17, 2020

Blockchain In Fintech: The New Age Of Banking

Posted by in categories: bitcoin, business, finance, internet

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The application of Blockchain in Fintech is proving that virtually every industry aspires to implement the technology in its internal process. Today, tasks that previously required bulky machines, tangible or physical currencies, and human hands have been efficiently digitised.

There are copious technological advancements making waves in almost every sphere of global business, and the financial service industry is no exception. Therefore, many will agree that the fintech industry is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the decade.

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Jan 17, 2020

HSBC Adopts R3 Corda Blockchain For Letter Of Credit On Blockchain

Posted by in categories: bitcoin, finance, robotics/AI

There is countless paperwork involved in conventional trading systems across borders. For instance, exporters and importers have to wait for their respective banks to verify purchase and receipts before issuing a letter of credit.

All because there is no trust within the system. So, the need for a trustless system that will automate a letter of credit is a must.

The average time to issue a Letter of Credit is 5–10 working days. However, that won’t be the case for a letter of credit on the Blockchain.

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Jan 15, 2020

Why Big Tech Is Getting Into Finance | WSJ

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In 2019, many large tech firms announced plans to offer financial products and services. WSJ’s Liz Hoffman explains why Google, Apple, and others are offering products that might someday replace your wallet.

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Jan 14, 2020

Shadow of doubt cast over China’s sovereign digital currency plan

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Some have called for caution with regards to China’s digital currency, with the urgency to rush through Beijing’s own plan now lessened as Libra, which is perceived by Beijing as a major threat to China’s financial sovereignty, faces major regulatory obstacles worldwide.


The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) stepped up its plan to launch a sovereign digital currency in response to Facebook’s Libra digital currency.

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Jan 12, 2020

Gov. Cooper urges people to pay attention as officials prepare for possible cyberattack

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, finance

The Department of Homeland Security is preparing for possible cyberattack from Iran. Officials said it could target finance, energy and telecom companies. Gov. Roy Cooper is urging people to pay attention to keep North Carolina’s computer networks safe.

Click the video player above to learn how to stay safe online .

Jan 8, 2020

A US $30 million fund to promote bold ideas for aging populations: Dr Victor Dzau

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, economics, finance, life extension

US$30 Million to Seed Hundreds of Bold, Innovative Ideas for Human Longevity! — On this ideaXme (https://radioideaxme.com/) episode, I am joined by Dr. Victor Dzau, President of the U.S. National Academy of Medicine (https://nam.edu/initiatives/grand-challenge-healthy-longevity/) to talk about the potential of their Healthy Longevity Global Grand Challenge — eNag #ideaXme #VictorDzau #Wellness #Health #NationalAcademyOfMedicine #NAM #NAS #NIH #FDA #Duke #Cardiology #Longevity #Biotechnology #Regeneration #LifeExtension #Aging #Challenges #Prizes #Competitions #IraPastor #Bioquark #Regenerage


Ira Pastor, ideaXme exponential health ambassador and founder of Bioquark, interviews Dr. Victor Dzau, President of the United States National Academy of Medicine (NAM)and of the United States National Academy of Sciences (NAS).

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Jan 4, 2020

42% of New Cancer Patients Lose Their Life Savings

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A single PET scan is over 3k.


A new study delivers the dark financial reality of cancer.

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Jan 3, 2020

Iran’s ‘forceful revenge’ against the US is likely to include cyberwarfare, and experts warn that the attacks could be devastating

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, energy, finance, internet, military

Iran has proved capable of cyberattacks that could target internet infrastructure, online banks, or even the US power grid.

Jan 1, 2020

Yuri Deigin | Youthereum | Investing in the Age of Longevity 2019

Posted by in categories: finance, genetics, life extension

Epigenetic reprogramming. “We are very radical life extensionists, neither healthspan increase no morbidity compression are enough, we would like to add decades if not centuries to the human lifespan.”


Yuri Deigin Founder of Youthereum, speaking at Master Investor’s Investing in the Age of Longevity 2019 event.

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Dec 30, 2019

Say Goodbye to Banking as We Know It

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China is poised to launch the first national digital currency. There will be no counting the disruption.

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