Visa CEO: We Won’t Accept Bitcoin Directly

Visa will not directly accept bitcoin, according to company CEO Alfred Kelly in a recent CNBC interview during the National Retail Federation trade show in New York City.
“We at Visa won’t process transactions that are cryptocurrency-based,” he said. “We will only process fiat currency-based transactions.”

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China’s Alibaba Launches Mining Platform Despite Restrictions

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has launched a surprise cryptocurrency mining platform, unconfirmed sources surfacing today claim.

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So let’s talk about BitConnect.

Firstly, a lot of people made a LOT of money by investing in the early stages/ICO.
However, it was always a Ponzi scheme (in our opinion) and as is the case with Ponzi schemes, all “good” things (and that term is used loosely!) must come to an end.

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January Panic Dump! Another New Year Crash

No, we're not talking about letting loose all that Christmas food.
Around this time, photos of January's charts from previous years do the rounds, showing how the market always tanks mid-Jan. Every time, this causes mass-hysteria and panic, with no need.
Remember - two steps forward, one step back.

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Crypto News: Ripple, Bitcoin, Ethereum

As Mark Zuckerberg said, “encryption and cryptocurrency … take power from centralised systems and put it back into people’s hands”.

Cryptocurrency is a peoples revolution. In the same way the internet revolution brought decentralised information transfer, the cryptocurrency revolution breaks the next barrier by bringing us a system of decentralised value transfer, storage and measurement.

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Datum Selected as Finalist in B4B Challenge

Datum Selected as Finalist in B4B Challenge

Datum is the decentralized marketplace for social and IoT data. Powered by Ethereum, BigchainDB and IPFS.
As a finalist in the B4B Challenge’s Smart City Accelerator stream, Datum announces its entry into the Chinese market with an inaugural trip to Beijing. #TakeBackYourData #GetPaid

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What’s Around The Corner In 2018?

What’s Around The Corner In 2018?

What's Around The Corner In 2018?

A Preview Of Next Year's Retail And Consumer Trends

The FGRT team is busy preparing our 2018 forecasts for what is traditionally our most-read report of the year — our annual retail and tech trends report. Here, we share a few of our long-listed retail and consumer trends, including some that we have seen yet more evidence for in just the last couple of weeks.

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