Ep 42- Apple payments, Facebook crypto, small business lending and more!

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Facebook Building Cryptocurrency-Based Payments System https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-building-cryptocurrency-based-payments-system-11556837547?mod=mhp

Some Small Businesses See Big Benefits in Online Financing https://www.wsj.com/articles/some-small-businesses-see-big-benefits-in-online-financing-11557662401

LatAm: The New Kid at the FinTech Table https://www.finextra.com/blogposting/17256/latam-the-new-kid-at-the-fintech-table

U.S. Credit-Card Delinquency Rates Rising, Particularly Among the Young https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-credit-card-delinquency-rates-rising-particularly-among-the-young-11557846130?mod=hp_major_pos12

376 Wallets Holding One-Third of All ETH https://ethereumworldnews.com/ethereums-decentralization-in-question-with-376-wallets-holding-one-third-of-all-eth/

10,000 Baltimore city workers locked out after https://www.npr.org/2019/05/21/725118702/ransomware-cyberattacks-on-baltimore-put-city-services-offline

Ep 36 – All about privacy- Apple Card, New Jersey law on PII breaches, and more!

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Apple to Launch Services and Apple Card https://www.wsj.com/articles/apple-to-launch-new-magazine-service-called-apple-news-plus-11553534113?mod=searchresults&page=1&pos=4

New Jersey bill would broaden PII requiring breach notification https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/new-jersey-bill-would-broaden-pii-requiring-breach-notification/

Venmo to Users: If You Owe Us Money, We’re Coming for It https://www.wsj.com/articles/venmo-to-users-if-you-owe-us-money-were-coming-for-it-11553518800?mod=searchresults&page=1&pos=3

ZestFinance Using AI To Bring Fairness To Mortgage Lending https://www.forbes.com/sites/donnafuscaldo/2019/03/19/zestfinance-using-ai-to-bring-fairness-to-mortgage-lending/#305996d17f2d

Ep 35 – China’s Social Credit System, Payment Giants Merge and more!

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Impact of social credit in China

https://www.apnews.com/9d43f4b74260411797043ddd391c13d8

Global Payments Merger

https://www.wsj.com/articles/fidelity-national-information-services-to-buy-worldpay-for-35-billion-11552895935?mod=hp_lead_pos3

Why Goldman Sachs Is Interested in a Small Bike Shop in Mexico

https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-goldman-sachs-is-interested-in-a-small-bike-shop-in-mexico-11552555801

Ep 33 – Mexican Digital Currency, CFPB Sandbox and more!

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Amazon is working with Mexico’s government-backed bank on a mobile payments system

The New Way to Deregulate

‘Free’ Electricity for Students Makes College Campuses Major Crypto Miners

Crypto Mystery: Quadriga’s Wallets Are Empty, Putting Fate Of $137 Million In Doubt

Lyft’s IPO shows some shareholders are more equal than others

Ep 32 – ShieldFC CEO Shiran Weitzman

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Interview with regtech firm ShieldFC.com CEO and co-founder Shiran Weitzman

Ep 31-Great wall of India, Small banks power fintechs, Venmo etiquette and more!

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India Proposes Chinese-Style Internet Censorship

Ask Any Stock Market Pro: Buying Is Easy, Selling Is Hard

The Confusing World of Venmo Etiquette

Small banks you’ve never heard of are quietly enabling the tech takeover of the financial industry

Introducing the Wealthfront Cash Account

China Freezes $1.5 Billion of P2P Assets in Intensified Probe

Ep 30- Korea’s crypto letdown, Tencent buys into Reddit, MIT blockchain, and more!

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Cryptocurrency Was Their Way Out of South Korea’s Lowest Rungs. They’re Still Trying

Tencent buys a chunk of Reddit

Latest Funding Values Reddit at 3 Billion

How MIT Joined Ethereum in the Race for the PoS Blockchain

The Current State of AI Adoption

Morgan Stanley, in Its Biggest Deal Since Crisis, Courts Future Millionaires

Spotify Buys Podcast Players Gimlet Media & Anchor; Eyes $500M In 2019 Deals