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Could crypto succeed cash as a day-to-day medium of exchange?

The rapid rise of cryptocurrencies over the past decade has been remarkable. However, fluctuations in worth often make cryptocurrency an unreliable investment, and its value is unpredictable. What exactly are the uncertainties...

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Formulating regulatory frameworks in Africa’s crypto sector

High demand for crypto set to influence novel regulatory frameworks on the African continent.

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Africa 2022: Supply Chain and payment revolution

The enactment of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on January 1st 2021 has sprung a lot of conversations about intercontinental trading. But technology has already overtaken these conversations.

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LatAm 2022: Attracting big investors as tech sector grows

Following a tumultuous year, gripped by the impact of Covid and political instability, Latin America is reaping the rewards of a growing tech ecosystem aimed at addressing the needs of its citizens and businesses.

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Are CBDCs about to go mainstream?

What do Central Bank Digital Currency projects look like? A report from PwC looks into the state of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) development and their potential.

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Southeast Asia’s digital economy goes from strength to strength

Southeast Asia’s digital economy is facing unprecedented levels of growth. And the new home-centric digital trends show no signs of slowing down.

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Indian fintech takes an upward curve

The Indian fintech sector is attracting tremendous attention from investors and entrepreneurs alike. What are the main reasons and the global implications?

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Just how smart is open banking?

82 percent of polled consumers use open banking, yet more than 40 percent say it's "dangerous" - what's going on?

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Brexit's FinTech compliance legacy

The UK's split with the EU has caused legislative headaches for some FinTech firms, but there are opportunities too.

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News roundup: Dell-VMware spin-off, SAP unveils financial services unit, Alibaba faces record fine, semiconductor industry growth, and more

A round-up of this week's technology news, including Dell's spin-off of VMware, SAP's new financial services unit, a record fine faced by Alibaba, healthy growth in the semiconductor industry, and more.

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Open banking regulations: EU versus UK

The EU began the move to regulate and implement open banking, with the UK applying its own spin. Almost four years after PSD2, who's leading the race?

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The risks of open banking

Open banking is driving the development of new FinTech services for bank customers, but is it secure?

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