PayPal Is Seeking Faster Crypto Payments Tech

A patent application by PayPal proposes launching instantaneous transactions by transferring private keys rather than cryptocurrencies. Source: PayPal Is Seeking...

ACH Is a Sieve of Fraud That Needs to Be Fixed

ACH, founded in 1974, is the main electronic network for financial transactions in the United States. About $12 trillion in...

Using Blockchain To Transform Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT)

Using Blockchain To Transform Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT), the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP) in America costs approximately $71 billion...

Nearly half of 2017’s cryptocurrencies have already failed

Nearly half of 2017’s cryptocurrencies have already failed

a whopping 46 percent of the 902 crowdsale-based virtual currencies have already failed. Of these, 142 never got enough funding;...

Robinhood’s commission-free cryptocurrency trading is live

You can track all 16 currencies, but only trade Bitcoin and Ethereum, and only in 5 states. Source: Robinhood’s commission-free...

The Solo: A Star Wars Story Trailer Re-Cut to the Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” is Insanely Awesome

Earlier this month, we got our long-awaited first trailer for the Han Solo Star Wars spinoff film, and it was...

First it was E.T & Reese’s Pieces, now Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’ boosted Eggo waffle sales

In 1982 E.T made Reese’s Pieces sales went through the roof when Mars declined to be associated with a movie...

The Math Behind Pennsylvania’s Gerrymandered Map Getting Overturned

Pennsylvania’s congressional map has long been aggressively gerrymandered, silencing Democratic voters. These are the experts who helped change that for...

Google Acquires Xively Platform to Extend Cloud IoT Core Service

Xively says its IoT Platform is designed to help organizations connect almost anything they use to the Internet—from small factory...

Even with over 30 U.S. banks backing Zelle, users are finding out the hard way there’s no fraud protection

Scammers have taken to Zelle, the Venmo alternative backed by U.S. banks, to defraud consumers who believe the service includes...

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