Never thought I’d be writing about forestry. If Apple’s doing it, I’m paying attention. Seriously though, it’s the 2nd forestry thing I’ve come across in the past while. The 1st is related to the activity I’m participating in around the blockchain. Fascinating stuff AND good for the environment. Amazing.
A collection of idea-inspiring FinTech articles along with some brief insights from my point of view.
A couple of sites have some reasonable popular polls on which Apple Watch people bought. I thought it would be interesting to see what the average sales price turned out to be using the polls. It required a few assumptions. I tried to make them conservatively: I assumed all Sport and Black Steel watches were 42mm I assumed average Stainless price was $649 […]
Companies have to stop fooling themselves about their mobile prowess or the Apple Watch is going to kill them. I take a look at a real world notification example to show how far away today’s web based notification model is from that needed in a mobile/watch world. I propose a way to define modern notifications, so companies can find their way forward.
IBM & Twitter scale data mining. Three pretty and interesting charts on mobile, collaboration, & fintech. A (hypothetical) blockchain use case explaining how Bank of America might have avoided billions in fines. A bit on digital payments, including the new Facebook Messenger payments solution.
The Apple Watch is top of my mind, but two new technology companies (SignalFX and Layer) have made news this week too. Slack is in the news again. RBC wants to go head to head with Apple in mobile payments. Interesting stories about Banks and their use of APIs.