There is a real sense in traditional finance circles that the technology companies introducing digital financial tools and services are not being scrutinised in a manner sufficient to temper fraudulent or criminal activity.
The institutions have even shown a reluctance to handle funds, both macro-economically as is evident by the devastating correspondent banks’ de-risking exercise and micro-economically, where local banks have implemented or raised fees to manage accounts.
While both public and private sectors may have taken advantage of technology to automate, reduce and otherwise optimise back-office operations, neither governments nor Caribbean financiers have spent as much time addressing changes in consumer needs and desires.
We live in the creeping shadow of a technological and social tsunami. Since the last decade of the twentieth century, we have experienced the mass adoption of computers for industrial, commercial and personal use, as well as the interlinking of these devices through the Internet.
By Neville C. Connell, director of the Barbados Museum - The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link Celebrating 50 years of pride and industry! By NASA/Chris
A.K.A. When I Learned That Open Source Rules the World. I returned from the All Things Open annual conference feeling fully energised; I could finally sympathise with the boundless enthusiasm and
I first wrote about this topic in July, after prolonged investigation of the blockchain protocol and Bitcoin, the cryptography-based currency that makes main use of this protocol. Since then, there has been a
In May, Royal Bank of Canada declared new fees for account holders in the Eastern Caribbean and Trinidad. They were met with waves of anger and account closure, but the fees are here
Especially when compared to newer cryptocurrencies? With the impending #Brexit referendum and the #DAOhack on #ethereum, could #bitcoin go over USD$1000 again? — Leiska Evanson (@EvansonStrategy) June 21, 2016
My sincere thanks to all of those who joined me at the Barbados Next Generation Data Centre Summit, held at the Crane Resort last Thursday. The sessions were rapid-fire and heavy on knowledge
My partner, Alturna-Tech, and I have earmarked Thursday, June 2, 2016 to present new solutions for Caribbean data centres from four leading technology vendors - Nutanix, GuardiCore, Arista and Zerto. These new solutions
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