International Start Up
IBM: così aiuteremo le grandi banche a entrare nel mondo DeFi

Secondo un dirigente di IBM, sarà fondamentale per le banche comprendere e adottare la finanza decentralizzata Durante un’intervista con Cointelegraph, Nitin Gaur, Director of financial services and digital assets di IBM, ha spiegato come la sua società stia aiutando gli istituti finanziari a sfruttare al meglio la DeFi. Gaur, autore di Blockchain for Business, sostiene l’importanza per le banche di comprendere e cogliere l’occasione lanciata dalla finanza decentralizzata. Se così non fosse, il loro intero business model potrebbe essere a… (Continua a leggere)

Twitter eyeing purchase of TikTok’s US operations

Move over Microsoft — Twitter is joining the tech giant in pursuing the purchase of TikTok’s US operations after President Trump set a fall deadline for the video-sharing platform to strike a deal with an American company. Twitter approached TikTok’s Beijing-based parent company, ByteDance, to express interest in an acquisition, two sources told Reuters. The White House sparked the buying frenzy by flagging TikTok as a security threat because of its Chinese headquarters. President Trump has signed an executive order… (Continua a leggere)

Free trading app Robinhood may be behind Virtu’s stellar 2Q

Mom-and-pop investors spending their stimulus checks on no-fee trading apps like Robinhood weren’t all winners in the June rally they fueled, but one Wall Street firm that executed their trades appears to have made out big. Virtu Financial, a $10 billion Manhattan-based provider of trading services, announced gangbuster trading income on Friday, which Wall Streeters say is due in part to the Joe Sixpack rally that helped push up stocks like bankrupt car renter Hertz in the spring and early… (Continua a leggere)

What if Your Home Could Be Mobile, but Also You Could Park It?

A start-up rethinks a little about how to live. What if the answer to “where to live now” is actually “lots of places” and “kind of nowhere”? Kibbo is a new entry in the booming business of American life in vans. It rents vans to its members and also creates communities for them to engage with. It plans to start with five wilderness locations in which its vans can park. Its first, expected to open in September, include Ojai and… (Continua a leggere)

Facebook gives employees $1,000 as it extends remote work to July 2021

It’s looking like Big Tech isn’t going back to the office anytime soon. Facebook this week announced it will allow its employees to work from home until next July, following in the footsteps of Google, which has also told workers to stay home until summer 2021. The social networking giant will also give employees $1,000 to expense things like office supplies and furniture. “Based on guidance from health and government experts, as well as decisions drawn from our internal discussions… (Continua a leggere)

"YOUNG ACT" PER RILANCIARE L’ECONOMIA GIOVANE

Settore del Wedding quello della Produzione Culturale Creativa nonché incentivi al lavoro agile, il cosiddetto Smart Working, questi i settori interessati dalla proposta di legge presentata dai consiglieri di Itala Viva in Consiglio regionale di Basilicata, Mario Polese e Luca Braia dal nome Young Act. Previsti infatti contributi finanziari a fondo perduto per sostenere direttamente e indirettamente le attività economiche che operano in questi settori per scongiurare il loro definitivo tracollo. Sono molte le attività imprenditoriali che restano in estrema… (Continua a leggere)

What’s Going On With TikTok? Here’s What We Know

President Trump is talking about banning the app. TikTok may also sell its U.S. operations. Let’s sort through it all here. What exactly is going on with TikTok? The wildly popular app is known for hosting short videos where teenagers, celebrities and creators often dance or lip-sync to viral audio clips. It all seems innocuous, fun and sometimes even silly. But in recent days, President Trump has talked of banning TikTok from the United States, spooking the millions of people… (Continua a leggere)

Yes, the tech giants are big – in truth, probably too big to break up

Despite Congress’s threats, no politician or president will want to panic fragile stock markets with antitrust action What’s the difference between Mark Zuckerberg and John D Rockefeller? Exchange the trainers for a pair of spats, and the T-shirt for a frock coat, and the answer is not all that much, according to lawmakers in Washington: a robber baron is a robber baron whether he wears a top hat or a baseball cap. The US has a history of bringing antitrust… (Continua a leggere)

Startupbootcamp establishes regional headquarters at Dubai’s DIFC

FinTech ranked first in the region for deals ahead of e-commerce and transport and logistics International startup accelerator Startupbootcamp will open its regional headquarters at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), cementing a three-year partnership between the two organisations. With the support of DIFC and others, Startupbootcamp launched FinTech Dubai in 2018, an initiative that has since graduated 20 fintech startups in the fields of payments, lending and Islamic digital banking. The three-month growth programme provides mentorship as well as… (Continua a leggere)

Five steps to take if your business has been impacted by Covid-19

Serial entrepreneur and leadership trainer Spencer Lodge reveals how to create an income during a recession If your business has suffered during the pandemic, these steps will help you determine if you can survive over the next few months, and adjust your strategy if you need to. Fonte : gulfbusiness.com