Democrats and Republicans alike, parallel to big corporate media across the United States, were nearly 100% certain Hillary Clinton would be the first women elected into White House.
The percentage was somewhere near 98%. Yet Donald Trump proved them flat wrong with a mantra of making America great again. And now, there is a wide economic and social media perspective to review.
After discussing how bitcoin is modernising finance as we know it and digging deep into the impact on the banking industry, how we are paying for goods and services, and the decentralisation of exchanges made between individuals and businesses, we are set to get into more details about the future of bitcoin in our way of life.
Economies have controlled almost all aspects of human life ever since money was introduced to society. Money makes the world go around and money is power, and power is money. Any escaping of this principle is nearly an impossible effort, unless of course, you have chosen to live in the wild. The backbone of history’s most powerful nations and countries has been none other than economies based on civil societies. No complex markets to breed innovation would ever exist without a mutual agreement amongst all mankind-although deceptive-to believe money has actual value as physically touchable products or tangible services do.
When talking about where retail will go in the future there tends to be speculation about drones flying above our heads and simply delivering packages at our front doors only minutes after we place an order through an app. In such a perspective the old-school retail stores are considered completely outdated and belonging maybe in a museum. Continue reading “Big Data set to revolutionize retail industry”
News of cybersecurity developments were skyrocketing last week, with a row in Ukraine topping the list. Cyber Hunta is the name of a Ukrainian group that on October 28th went as far as releasing the emails of close aides to Russian President Vladimir Putin, proving how Moscow immensely influenced the separatists causing havoc in eastern Ukraine. Analysts are viewing this as a retaliation attack by Washington in response to Russian political hacking of various servers in the U.S.
The financial service industry is literally undergoing a major revolution due to the rise in Fintech. However, before getting too excited we need to understand that fintech start-ups are similarly vulnerable as other new features in different industries. This is all despite the brouhaha currently heard about in trending topics around fintech and other new and advancing technologies. A very important question that has emerged is what factor is currently differentiating the winners from those already losing out?
Searches in Google, finding friends through Facebook, amazing apps on our even more amazing iPhones, rants on Twitter and being able to buy simply anything on Amazon have all been made possible thanks to major leaps forward in technology over the past 15 years. However, at what price?