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At the start of 2017, the global cryptocurrency market cap, that is, the total value of all cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Litecoin, was just under $18 billion USD. This was already a very promising increase from just $7.1 billion the year before. Compared to what was about to come however, even that increase seems minuscule.
Bitcoin has a scaling problem. When the cryptocurrency software launched in 2009, the nature of the blockchain technology on which it was built meant that there was a hard cap on the total amount of transactions that could be processed in a given amount of time. In the past eight years, the basic technology hasn't really changed
In today's digital economy, distributed teams are common. Many organizations, including the majority of companies doing business online, have anywhere from a few to a few hundred employees who rarely, if ever, come into the office. This brings countless advantages for the employer as well as the employee, but one of the new challenges it introduces to businesses is how to manage payroll.
After the global financial crisis hit in 2008, people around the world saw their faith in the financial system shaken. Bitcoin emerged in January 2009 seemingly as a direct in response to this crisis, although the history of cryptocurrencies runs far deeper.
It's telling that one of the most popular colloquial terms for a cryptocurrency is "altcoin", a portmanteau of "alternative" and "bitcoin". Bitcoin, the original cryptocurrency, has become so ubiquitous that it is the definition of its own category.
Even more than in the brick-and-mortar space, e-commerce is subject to the winds of change; keeping up with the latest trends is
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Don’t know what are UPI, NPCI, IMPS, NEFT, or RTGS? Don't worry, we can help! The people of India are still adapting to the sudden demonetization of the 500 and 1000 rupee banknotes.
We have a pretty good idea of what the future of payments will look like. Mobile and contactless payments are replacing what’s left of the traditional point-of-sale (POS), shopping online will soon be more common than shopping in-store (in some countries it already is), and the growth of alternative payments is outpacing traditional methods like credit cards.
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