If Bitcoin Becomes a Store of Value Then it Will Be Over 100,000 in a Few Years
If Bitcoin Becomes a Store of Value Then it Will Be Over 100,000 in a Few Years

This is just a better store of value and if the world comes around to sharing that view and I think we’re on that path, then we are easily over 100,000 in three or four years I think in Bitcoin.

Bank of America CEO: Digitalization Is Not Something That’s Coming, It Already Exists
Bank of America CEO: Digitalization Is Not Something That’s Coming, It Already Exists

Digitalization is not something that’s coming, this is something that already exists, says Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan. He says that 25 percent of their sales are done on digital. Moynihan says his goal is to bring the whole banking system to the digital age to make it more efficient for customers.

Amazon Reportedly Prepping to Go Cashierless at Whole Foods
Amazon Reportedly Prepping to Go Cashierless at Whole Foods

According to the Wall Street Journal Amazon is testing larger format stores with its cashierless technology as a prelude to a Whole Foods rollout. The WSJ appeared to have spoken with several insiders. “It is unclear whether Amazon intends to use the technology for Whole Foods, although that is the most likely application if executives can make it work, according to the people.”

LendingClub CEO Working to Turn It Into a Financial Health Club
LendingClub CEO Working to Turn It Into a Financial Health Club

The CEO of LendingClub, Scott Sanborn, says that they are really looking to make membership in the club mean something and are working to take Lending Club and turn it into a “financial health club” that will help people successfully manage expenses.

Scott Kennedy of CSIS: China Amex Approval is #fakeopening
Scott Kennedy of CSIS: China Amex Approval is #fakeopening

Scott Kennedy, who is the Deputy Director, Freeman Chair in China Studies at Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), said on Twitter that Amex finally winning Chinese market approval is not a breakthrough for China market access.

Western Union CEO on Amazon Partnership: Buy Globally and Pay Locally
Western Union CEO on Amazon Partnership: Buy Globally and Pay Locally

Hikmet Ersek, President, CEO, Western Union, recently discussed the new partnership with Amazon, competition with Zelle and Vinmo, and the overall health of the business.

Zippin CEO: In 5-10 Years Every Store Will Be Checkout Free
Zippin CEO: In 5-10 Years Every Store Will Be Checkout Free

What if going to a store was as easy, or even easier, than shopping online? Zippin intends to bring this concept to all stores by providing a software platform and a technology solution to retailers. 

EU Investigating if Amazon is Using Data to Unfairly Compete With Third-Party Sellers
EU Investigating if Amazon is Using Data to Unfairly Compete With Third-Party Sellers

The European Union is on the prowl again in a likely attempt to win cash and concessions from an American business giant, Amazon.

Microsoft, Mastercard Teamup Enables Small Businesses to Trade Globally
Microsoft, Mastercard Teamup Enables Small Businesses to Trade Globally

Mastercard and Microsoft recently announced their latest collaboration—the Mastercard Track. The program is described as a distinct trade platform that can be used worldwide.

Luxury Online Retailer Farfetch Focusing on Technology to Improve the Consumer Experience
Luxury Online Retailer Farfetch Focusing on Technology to Improve the Consumer Experience

Luxury online retailer Farfetch, where prices start at around a thousand dollars, had a breakout IPO on Thursday raising $885 million while setting a valuation of $6.2 billion on the company.