By Loknath Das On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Protect yourself from debit, credit card fraud

Photo: iStockphoto Don’t share password, other details on call If you use credit cards, debit cards or internet banking, you definitely need to maintain basic hygiene while using it. When someone posing as More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Returns in shares are higher than from mutual funds

Photo: iStock Most great investors are known to have created wealth by investing directly in shares. Their success stories are part of investment folklore. Shares are always referred as the top wealth creating More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Keyman insurance plan is meant only for select senior employees, while group term plan is a uniform benefit

Keyman insurance is meant to protect regular cash flows of a company due to death of a key person like a chief executive officer or sales head. Photo: Fanatic Studio As a company, should I buy keyman insurance More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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Switzerland to Examine Introduction of E-Currency

The Swiss central bank is opposed to the introduction of a digital currency. The Swiss government by contrast has agreed to examine the issue more closely. A member of the Swiss parliament last week tabled a motion More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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Venezuela’s worthless currency turns into bags of money

As the sun sets in the sizzling border town of Cucuta, Colombia, Jesus Campos and his wife Gabriela, leave their humble home with several purses hanging from their necks. The couple, from neighboring Venezuela, More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Hopes Bitcoin Will Become the Internet’s Own Currency

The Internet will one day have its very own currency, Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey told attendees at the Consensus blockchain conference on Wednesday. Dorsey, whose comments were earlier reported on by More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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IBM Partners With Veridium Labs To Let Companies Track Carbon Footprint Via Blockchain

IBM announced a partnership with Veridium Labs to tokenize carbon credits that will allow companies to track their carbon footprint with blockchain today, May 15, in press release shared with Cointelegraph. CEO More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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UK could withhold security clearance for companies working on Galileo

Potential exclusion from the EU’s Galileo programme has spurred the British space industry to seek other sources of growth © PA The UK government could withhold security clearance for companies working on More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Oil and gas companies don’t want “oil” or “gas” in their names

Oil companies are seeking a cleaner image. (Reuters/Lucy Nicholson) Today, Norwegian oil giant Statoil will officially rebrand as Equinor. Why? “A name with ‘oil’ as a component would increasingly be a disadvantage. More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, May 12th, 2018
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Now Transfer Loans Using Bitcoins Via This German Online Bank

Clients hold the loans in digital tokens like Bitcoin only for seconds or minutes. German Radoslav Albrecht has founded an online bank that allows clients to transfer loans anywhere in the world using Bitcoin. More...