Tag: corona

Blockchain Solutions For The She-Cession

Blockchain Solutions For The She-Cession

Recent statistics show that the shutdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have affected women at a much higher rate than men – both financially and professionally.  This is deemed a she-cession by reports that have been following recessions since 1949.

Bitcoin is COVID immune

Bitcoin is COVID immune

The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic has left a significant footprint on the global economy. For this reason, it had a substantial impact on the behavior of all financial instruments, including cryptocurrencies. It turns out that the fluctuations experienced by the virtual currency market during this period reflect changes in other capital and commodity markets. This market has also shown relative stability during this difficult time. It is another proof that cryptocurrencies can be treated as a mature and full-fledged financial instrument.

How businesses are making hybrid offices a permanent feature

How businesses are making hybrid offices a permanent feature

COVID-19 delivered a blow to the way we all work, and almost overnight millions of us has to learn how to work remotely. For many companies this forced lesson, taught them that actually remote working can have a lot of positive benefits.

Veni, Vidi, Vici!

Veni, Vidi, Vici!

Julius Caesar is quoted as saying “Veni, vidi, vici” (I came, I saw, I conquered), if Caesar had been a businessman in 2020, I think he may have said Collectas indicium Lunaris examinetur et sententiis (I collected data, I analyzed, I decided), and he may have added I used Nastel XRay to do it.

How the current COVID-19 business climate is forcing changes to spending patterns

How the current COVID-19 business climate is forcing changes to spending patterns

COVID-19 – Cost companies have a list of priorities that are set each year, and budgets and resources are aligned to these. For most companies the priority list looks something like this:

Recent surveys, studies, forecasts and other quantitative assessments of AI highlight the current state of adoption of AI by enterprises worldwide, the future of deep learning, and consumers’ attitudes regarding Covid-19 contact tracing.

AI News Index: Worried About Government Data Collection For Covid-19 Contact Tracing?

Recent surveys, studies, forecasts and other quantitative assessments of AI highlight the current state of adoption of AI by enterprises worldwide, the future of deep learning, and consumers’ attitudes regarding Covid-19 contact tracing.

Bitcoin’s Hedge Fund Sharks Are Swimming With The Whales

Bitcoin’s Hedge Fund Sharks Are Swimming With The Whales

Bitcoin is doing that thing again. After a 50% slump in the cryptocurrency’s price to about $4,000 in mid-March, when Covid-19 panic was gripping the financial markets, it has bounced back to trade at about $11,200. Veteran crypto-watchers have seen this rapid shift from fear to greed many times before, and know it can have…
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EU Strikes Stimulus Deal; Bitcoin Price Rallies

EU Strikes Stimulus Deal; Bitcoin Price Rallies

Bitcoin – Last night, the European leaders agreed to pass a historic stimulus of €750 billion euros ($858 billion dollars). The recovery fund’s goal is to rebuild the EU economies ravaged by COVID-19. The European Commission plans to raise the money in the financial markets, rather than injecting new money into the system. Approximately half…
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How One Fintech Unicorn Became A Fashion Destination

How One Fintech Unicorn Became A Fashion Destination

As the world moves rapidly online, the distinction between B2B and B2C is becoming increasingly hazy. Today, consumers have more visibility and connection to businesses further up the value chain. And smart businesses are taking advantage of this direct relationship to become more relevant to a new audience. One business that is leveraging its B2B…
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Keeping abreast of COVID-19 – adding new ways to view the data

If there was ever a question in anyone’s mind about the value of data, the recent experience we have all been through has answered it. Knowing how a virus is spreading, the relative infection rates, how long people take to recover, how long they stay infectious, if the infection rates are reduced by social distancing,…
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