Futurum Research Senior Analyst, Steven Dickens provides his take on the announcement this week of the partnership between remittance network provider Strike and Twitter. As the world of finance becomes increasingly disrupted by new entrants and cloud native players, the landscape just changed dramatically as a social network with over 300 million global users partners with an innovative fintech to disrupt the old guard of the likes of Visa, PayPal, Mastercard and Western Union.
Amazon Exploring Crypto? The Cryptocurrency and Blockchain World Goes Crazy
Futurum Research Senior Analyst, Steven Dickens provides his take on what appears to be indicative of Amazon exploring crypto. A recent job listing by Amazon and what this could mean for the innovative global retailer and cloud provider has the cryptocurrency and Blockchainworld going a bit crazy. As the global landscape for money transforms, nations states issue digital currencies and Bitcoin continues its path to wider adoption, it’s interesting to consider when and how Amazon will respond.