According to research from blockchain forensics firm Chainalysis, about 3.79 million Bitcoin have been lost, including the million owned by the currency’s elusive creator, Satoshi Nakamoto. Those missing coins are currently worth about US$24.6 billion, or more than the GDP of Iceland.
At TRANSACT 2018, hosted by the Electronic Transactions Association, Discover Global Network co-sponsored a day-long payment facilitators track of speaking sessions that focused on what a payment facilitator is, what independent software vendors (ISVs) – those that integrate point-of-sale (POS) software applications – expect from their partners, and what the payment facilitator trend means going forward.
At the TRANSACT 2018 conference, hosted by the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), conversations focused
on a payments ecosystem that is integrated, holistic and more secure. Here are the three key takeaways from this
Startups across Asia are exploring the ways in which AI can help people make better decisions, secure themselves against financial risk, learn more effectively, and obtain more accurate disease diagnoses.