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AI and the IoT will Change Fintech by 2021, But Blockchain’s Not Ready

AI and the IoT will Change Fintech by 2021, But Blockchain’s Not Ready

by September 22, 2016 at 10:06 am 0 comments

A new report says artificial intelligence and IoT are going to transform fintech before blockchain, which still has some growing up to do. The rise of AI and the Internet of Things (IoT) is happening rapidly—and according to a Forrester Research report released earlier this month, these are the two technologies thatRead More

Hot Hashtag: Fintech and the #IoT

Hot Hashtag: Fintech and the #IoT

by August 16, 2016 at 12:31 pm 1 comment

The Internet of Things — the network of internet-connected devices that might include your alarm clock, thermostat, and refrigerator– is growing, and that carries important implications for fintech and beyond. On Twitter, the hashtag #IoT has reached over 3.3 million users in the past several hours, with around 387 retweets and counting, whichRead More

Fitbit Buys Mobile Payment Tech from Coin

Fitbit Buys Mobile Payment Tech from Coin

by May 18, 2016 at 12:13 pm 2 comments

Your morning runs are about to get way more “connected.” Fitbit, a popular provider of wearable technology, announced today that it has acquired mobile payment technology from Silicon Valley startup Coin. Terms were not disclosed. The company said: The deal includes key personnel and intellectual property specific to Coin’s wearablesRead More

MasterCard Releases Its IoT App for Samsung Refrigerator

MasterCard Releases Its IoT App for Samsung Refrigerator

by May 18, 2016 at 10:30 am 0 comments

The vision of a refrigerator — and internet of things — that can facilitate home shopping has been realized. MasterCard several days ago quietly released its iOS app to support a partnership with Samsung it announced last January. The new Groceries by MasterCard app connects to Samsung’s Family Hub Refrigerator for “standingRead More