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‘The Next Generation’ – how Star Trek NFTs divided the Treker community

Fans particularly expressed skepticism with the ‘Admiral pack,’ questioning its value, although scooping up this pack, as opposed to ‘The Captain pack,’ guarantees a ‘good’ ship – one of the many that has been algorithmically generated. Gender says: ‘People are getting emotionally invested in it as it is very much a scam.’


David Craig of Iceotope on coming clean about hybrid cooling

Economic uncertainty, chiefly, the worrying headwinds around inflation and supply chain issues, not to mention a lack of clarity about how we will economically exit COVID increase the need for clarity around a number of key questions for data centre operators and their customers.


Report details where leading US banks are investing in Fintech

US banks have already made 40 deals with fintech companies this year despite economic uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, according to a new report.

CB Insights analysed equity investments made by US banks to private fintech companies since 2010, revealing the most active US banks to be Goldman Sachs, Citigroup and JP Morgan Chase & Co.


IBM’s global blockchain payment network goes live

The blockchain-based network will settle cross-border payments using Stellar Lumens (XLM) and the US dollar stable coin IBM has announced that its global payments network IBM Blockchain World Wire is now in limited production. The announcement was made at financial services and FinTech conference Money20/20 Asia. IBM Blockchain World Wire is a real-time global payments… Read More


NatWest piloting biometric card payments with 200 customers

The bank said it is piloting biometric fingerprint technology with 200 customers, potentially signalling the end of Chip & Pin NatWest customers will be able to verify card payments using the touch of a finger in a trial taking place in the coming weeks. The bank said it is piloting a “cutting edge” biometric fingerprint bank… Read More