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Blockchain is passé (It’s All About DLT)

By Emily on Aug 17, 2020 5:20:06 AM

The SEC and Goldman Sachs have recently tackled the over-and often misleading-usage of the word “blockchain.”  To remedy this perhaps, companies are banning the use of the word “blockchain,” instead using the term “Digital Ledger Technology,” or,  DLT for short?

Topics: FinTech news trends Blockchain
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Blockchain Backtrack: Spread of Cryptocurrency

By Byte on Aug 17, 2020 5:12:29 AM

The advent of cryptocurrency, such as bitcoin, has seen widespread and rapid use to the point where high-profile companies are beginning to take an interest by allowing electronic currency to be used for their transactions.

Blockchain, which was developed alongside Bitcoin, revolutionized this field by acting as a sort of ledger that records every transaction and storing this information on a global network, preventing the tampering of digital currency and building security and trust between Blockchain and its users, making it an increasingly popular method of electronic payment.  Below learn more from news excerpts.  For more blockchain education, check out Byte Academy's course.

Topics: FinTech news Blockchain

Our Blockchain Bootcamp in Bloomberg

By Byte on Aug 14, 2020 9:04:25 AM

Bloomberg has a great article on rising demand of blockchain developers and the lack of supply. Our course starts on October 25th, Apply now or contact us to find out more about the course.

Topics: bloomberg Careers news education Blockchain
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Quant Traders: Real Rocket Scientists? Magic? Rulers Of Wall Street

By Emily on Aug 12, 2020 9:06:45 AM

Known as the “the Rocket Scientists of Wall Street” (as initially labeled by Investopedia) Quant traders or analysts -  "Quants" - maybe understandingly intimidating to many. However, as their returns increase, more are becoming aware of their power. Quants are a specialized set that cannot be ignored…

Topics: FinTech Current Events Algos Careers Wall Street news Quantitative Trading Quant
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Data Analysis: Smart Phones & Other Trends In Will Creation

By Emily on Aug 12, 2020 9:05:22 AM

Writing a last will and testament is not usually an activity associated with millennials.  However, young people are thinking differently about protecting their families, and, in turn are "disrupting" the will industry like many others. And in doing so, they are dragging Gen Xers and Baby Boomers along with them.

Topics: Startup news insuretech Data Science millennial Millennials