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Is Square (SQ) Making Money?

By Daniel Jennings / October 28, 2018

Square (SQ) is expanding dramatically; its new Terminal device accepts credit cards, debit cards and Apple Pay and Google Pay for example. Moreover, Cash; Square’s answer, to Venmo was the number one free finance app on the iPhone App Store in February 2018, Recode claims. Cash is a peer-to-peer (P2P) payment solution similar to PayPal’s […]


What Value Does Lisk (LSK) Have?

By Daniel Jennings / October 26, 2018

Lisk (LSK) is attracting a lot of attention because it is a cryptocurrency based upon sidechains. To explain, Lisk’s blockchain ecosystem gives anybody easy access to sidechains. A sidechain is a less encrypted digital shortcut that allows fast access between blockchains and other software. For example, sidechains are often used to deposit cryptocurrency in bank […]


Apple Pay at CVS, 7-Eleven, and Square

By Daniel Jennings / October 25, 2018

You can use Apple Pay at CVS because CVS Health is supporting Apple Pay. America’s largest drugstore operator is accepting Apple Pay at some of its stores. For example, CVS Health will slowly rollout Apple Pay at select drugstores, Retail Dive reports. The rollout marks an about face for CVS which was saying no to […]


Santander offers cross border Ripple (XRP) Payments in the UK

By Daniel Jennings / October 22, 2018

Banco Santander (NYSE: SAN) is offering cross border Ripple (XRP) payments in the United Kingdom. The bank is testing Santander One Pay FX; an app that uses Ripple’s xCurrent to make cross border payment to Eurozone countries and the United States, a press release claims. Supposedly, One Pay Fx users will make international payments in […]


Why Microsoft is Giving Away Patented Software

By Daniel Jennings / October 19, 2018

Surprisingly, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) is giving away tens of thousands of pieces of patented software. Microsoft will offer developers’ access to over 60,000 software patents through the Open Invention Network (OIN), It’s Floss reports. To explain, the OIN is an alliance of companies that make Linux applications available. Developers could to add many Microsoft-owned features […]


Netflix (NFLX) Owns Television does it Make Money?

By Daniel Jennings / October 16, 2018

It is now official Netflix (NFLX) now owns American television. Notably, Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) brought out 676 hours of original TV in 3rd Quarter 2018. The streaming service premiered 28 days’ worth of binge watching material in three months, Variety calculates. In addition, Netflix increased its new releases by 50% during 3rd Quarter 2018. To […]


Does Stellar (XLM) have any value as a Cryptocurrency?

By Daniel Jennings / October 14, 2018

Stellar (XLM) or Stellar Lumens is a cryptocurrency designed as a money transfer solution. Like Ripple (XRP), the purpose of Stellar is to move money around. Specifically, Stellar.org plans to expand access to low-cost financial services using cryptocurrency and blockchain. To explain, Stellar.org is the “nonprofit organization” that created Stellar (XLM). Interestingly, the developers designed […]


Ripple building Worldwide Cryptocurrency Remittance Network

By Daniel Jennings / October 12, 2018

The organization behind Ripple (XRP) is building a worldwide remittance network. The RippleNet network of remittance corridors reaches 40 countries on six continents, a Ripple press release claims. Uniquely, Ripple Net could tap a potential remittance market of $2 billion. To demonstrate, some highlights of Ripple’s growing remittance business include: Instarem and RationalFX, are building […]


Apple Pay Coming to Saudi Arabia, is Apple Pay Cash in Europe?

By Daniel Jennings / October 10, 2018

Apple Pay is reportedly coming to Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, Apple Pay Cash could be rolled out in Europe. The Saudi Payment Network; or MADA, announced will roll Apple Pay out soon in the Kingdom, Asharq Al-Awsat reports. If that is true, Saudi businesses and banks will accept Apple Pay. The announcement is probably official because […]


Does Cardano (ADA) Have Any Value?

By Daniel Jennings / October 5, 2018

The proof of stake cryptocurrency Cardano (ADA) has become the ninth most popular altcoin, but how much value does it have? For example, Cardano had a Market Capitalization of $2.124 billion, a Coin Price of 8.2¢, and a 24-Hour Market Volume of $27.811 million on 5 October 2018. Particularly, Cardano had a Circulating Supply of […]