Digital Donations: Is Cash Still Tops For Tips?

One of the fundamental purposes of money, whether it is physical cash or digital payments, is to settle debts. Whether it is for the purchase of a soda in a drugstore, the payment of a
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Satellites: Remote Sensing Is For Remote Customers

From the moment the French balloonist Nadar took aerial photographs of Paris in the mid 19th century, serving as inspiration for Jules Verne’s novel “From the Earth to the Moon,” the possibilities of remote
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Central Bank Digital Currencies

Bitcoin hasn't even celebrated its 10th birthday, and yet in that short space of time cryptocurrencies have gone from being a fringe topic of interest in the outer reaches of cryptography and libertarian subreddits to
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MENA: A Digital Finance Desert Or Oasis?

There tends to be a great deal of reductionism when conversation turns to the Middle East and North Africa. Islam, oil and war often emerge as catch-all areas of fixation when brooding over its past,
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China's O2O Unicorns

25 years ago, it was all about getting online. During the dotcom boom, e-commerce was where the future was to be found. And even after boom turned to bust and pets.com came to be
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Digital Adoption: The Black Swan Theory

Until the 17th century, the term “black swan” was used to describe something that didn’t exist - that is until explorers to Australia discovered that, actually, they do. Even prior to the Hollywood title,
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Revenue Streaming > Music Streaming

When it first arrived on the scene, the idea seemed so revolutionary that it was almost too good to be true: all the music in the world at your fingertips for free. Of course, it
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Mobile Credit: The Airtime, Mobile Money Dichotomy

The delivery of mobile credit (at least when transported on the rails of mobile network operators) has been tidied into two product lines, airtime advance and mobile money loans. The former, or the emergency top-off
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