UK

Inside the podcast gold rush

When Matt Sacks worked for a large American venture capital firm, he would spend his commute plugged into the latest episode of acclaimed American sports writer Bill Simmons’ podcast. Simmons was among the earliest adopters of the podcasting medium and Sacks was an early, obsessive listener. “It was one of the first ones that opened my eyes […]

Stable-coins are not the future of Crypto

The future of stablecoins isn’t really about stablecoins, but cryptocurrency as a whole. The ebb and flow of the cryptocurrency market continues to be volatile and far from predictable. The good news is that there is a solution that could disrupt and “stabilise” the cryptocurrency market. This solution is already in use. We are talking about stablecoins. Stable-coins […]

Can we trust AI in UK Government?

Civica recently sat down with central government leaders to discuss whether the public sector is prepared for the artificial intelligence revolution and the ethics behind the technology. Steve Thorn, Executive Director, Civica shares his views from the event By 2035, AI is estimated to add £630 billion to the UK economy. In many ways, AI is already a […]

Ripple Partnership Provides New Payment Rail for UK Remittance Firm

Distributed ledger startup Ripple has added a new client to its global settlements platform, RippleNet. UK-based remittance firm, Xendpay, announced a partnership with Ripple that allows the firm to enter new markets like the Philippines, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Thailand. According to a statement published August 21, RippleNet supports currencies that were previously inaccessible to the remittance firm. […]