Digital Forensics EXPLAINED In a Kick-Ass Infographic

In the post How YOU Can Be Hacked in 7 Cybersecurity Infographics the infographics nicely capture cyber threats that are clear and present dangers. Following on from that the team at Maryville University have put together an informative infographic all about digital forensics. The infographic explains digital forensics, the role digital forensic investigators play in resolving ...

The 7 Most Popular Mobile Payment Apps in the World

Everyday we hear about new mobile payment apps, and about how one mobile payment app is attracting millions of new users. In this post, i thought i would highlight some of the most popular mobile payment apps (in no particular order) in the world. As i find new interesting information, i will add/update this post. ...

Indiana Blockchain, the IoT and the Temple of IBM

Right now, I am immersing myself in all things blockchain. From “what is blockchain“, through to Ethereum and Bitcoin - I’m reading it all! IBM are at the forefront of this technology whirlwind – while i was at the IBM website i started jumping around and found this interesting blockchain/IoT infographic (see below). Gartner, McKinsey all the big consultancies ...

The Best Ethereum Explanation for Newbies (Infographic) 1

I feel like I’m finally getting my head around this blockchain malarky! But now there are so many blockchain platforms that it is difficult to know one from another. One of the popular and frequently talked about blockchain platforms is Ethereum. In my quest to find out more about Ethereum i went on the lookout ...

FinTech Disruptors – Dinube Digital Instant Payments

In the post Calling All Fintech Companies and Fintech Startups, i invite fintech companies and fintech startups to complete a short questionnaire about themselves, and in return i will submit their responses in a post. The intention here is to shine a spotlight on fintech companies, give them a bit of exposure and in turn give ...

The Best Payments News Stories in January, 2017

Okay, this is a bumper edition of the best payments news stories in January, 2017. There has been plenty happening at the start of 2017; AliPay or Ant Financial is freely expressing its global ambitions, India is going digital with blockchain and digital payments initiatives, banks are embracing various technologies while at the same time ...

A Quick Guide to Online Payments Systems

I was recently reading up on the Newcastle University report (Does The Online Card Payment Landscape Unwittingly Facilitate Fraud?) about how easy it is for fraudsters to hack credit and debit cards. The report is pretty revealing and well worth a read – but it also gets in the details of online payments systems. In this ...

10 MUST READ Articles – Sizzling Technology Trends 2017

The post 17 MUST READ Articles – Fintech Trends & Predictions 2017 has helped me get back into the swing of things. But as i read some of those articles they highlighted some technology trends that i wasn’t aware of. So i started searching for technology trends 2017 and found some pretty interesting stuff. I ...

My Fintech Notes from the World Economic Forum 2017

I spent last week, while covering the World Economic Forum in Davos, (from the UK, of course!) delving into a range of themes that i wouldn’t normally get too involved in. I found it really interesting, and learnt so much – looking back, i think my tweet based guide pretty much covers the main themes ...

Day 5 – 5 Tasty Tweets from the WEF17 in Davos

Check out my tweet based overview from the World Economic Forum (WEF17) Day 1, Day 2, Day 3 and Day 4. From Twitter, it feels like the enthusiasm of the first few days at the WEF17 is dwindling. Maybe the attendees are getting ready to go home, or perhaps they were distracted by inauguration across the pond. Anyway, following ...