Tag: government

E-payment & Security, Technology

US mulls CBDC options in international race to advance payment systems

April 20, 2021

Via: Payments Dive

As nations across the globe launch studies into the potential benefits and mechanics of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), many questions remain regarding the coins’ policy implications, said Bank Policy Institute (BPI) CEO Greg Baer. “A central bank digital currency […]


Apple Card customers can defer their May payments

May 1, 2020

Via: Apple Insider

As the world continues to wait for normalcy, unemployment and economic conditions keeps getting worse. With funds strained and government relief stretched thin as it is, Apple Card customers can defer their payments a month longer with no penalty. This […]


US & China trade deal ‘90% of the way there,’ could be completed soon

June 26, 2019

Via: Apple Insider

The US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says that he’s hopeful China will return to the negotiating table at this weekend’s G20 summit to resolve the current trade war between the two nations. He claims that a deal had been 90% […]


Face ID, Touch ID unlocks can’t be compelled by law enforcement, rules federal judge

January 14, 2019

Via: Apple Insider

In the United States, a suspect’s property has the potential to be searched by law enforcement officials as part of an investigation, but some items are typically left alone. While people are protected from having to unlock their devices via […]


No HomePod, politics, bug extermination and more — Apple’s January 2018 in review

December 26, 2018

Via: Apple Insider

The year 2018 was so eventful that January 2018 seems a very long time ago. It was the last month before you could have a HomePod, it was the first month that the Consumer Electronics Show got blacked out. And, […]


Entrepreneurs Jump on the Bitcoin Bandwagon

June 5, 2015

Via: itCurated

The media is covering it. Universities are studying it. The government is seeking to regulate it. And entrepreneurs are embracing it. Business owners throughout the country have begun to accept bitcoin as the currency of the future. Launched in 2009, […]

E-payment & Security

4 Essentials to Secure Your Business Even From State-Sponsored Online Threats

June 4, 2015

Via: itCurated

Recent online security breaches and attacks have left the business and technology communities in a turbulent state regarding the strength of their security. While we may talk for hours on end about the attacks perpetrated by skilled individuals, small groups […]