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New partnership for Ripple: Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) focuses on payment solution

The American startup Ripple offers various payment solutions for large and small companies worldwide to optimize cross-border payment channels. This potential has been recognized by the ABK and will result in future cooperation. One of the largest banks in Kuwait, Al Ahli Bank (ABK), has entered into a partnership with…

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Fintech Contovista broadens its management to make banking a more personal experience

Dominik Wurzer and Olivier Brin will join forces to support the enlarged management team in order to meet the rapid growth of recent years and further expand Contovista’s vision for data-driven banking. The extension of the management team is the result of the continuing great potential of artificial intelligence-based solutions…

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Blockchain systems optimize healthcare firms data management

New York-based technology giant IBM is reportedly working with leading US health care providers to improve the way confidential patient information is managed. The patient data will be maintained in a database management system based on blockchain. By participating in the initiative to better manage medical claims processes, while also…

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A prestigious Chinese university associated with a cryptocurrency. Guess which one?

One of the most important names in the cryptographic space is Ripple. The firm is known for making new connections and partnerships almost weekly and will now partner with the Fintech Research Institute, Tsinghua University (THUIFR) to launch a new Blockchain Technology Research Fellowship Program (BRSP). The main focus The…

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German startups hit a VC funding record in 2018: Collect 4.6 billion euros

Founders and start-ups were able to score more heavily in financial terms in 2018. Overall, start-ups in Germany were able to collect the record amount of almost 4.6 billion euros last year, 7 percent more than in the previous year. The number of investments reached a new high and grew…

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Why cryptocurrencies (and ‘blockchain’) will eat the software industry

Marc Andreessen, co-founder of Andreessen Horowitz, published in 2011 the mythical article Why Software is eating the world on how software was penetrating all businesses, transforming all these business models into software companies. In 2011, neither the technology nor the bitcoin price had yet captivated the collective imagination of humans.…

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Knowing how to program will be as important as learning English?

Entrepreneurs of startups, developers and ‘hacktivists’ suggest that in the near future, programming will become a daily digital necessity as today it is to know how to send an email. Since the advent of computers, technological developments have been based on programming. With technical advances it is unknown what the…

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Cloud is the #1 skill most demanded in LinkedIn. Bonus: Top 25 most demanded skills

Linkedin has created a list with the 25 most demanded skills in its platform. So if you are thinking of expanding your training, we recommend that the course you do is related to one of the following points that make up the ranking. With the introduction of new technologies in…

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