Saturday, July 11, 2020
Pedro Oliveira, co-founder of Landing.jobs (Photo by Via News)
It is wrong to assume that remote work should be incorporated into company strategy only in crises, says an entrepreneur, who believes that a work-from-home policy should become an integral part of businesses regardless of the situation. In comments to Via News, Pedro Oliveira, co-founder of Landing.jobs, said the fact that the coronavirus outbreak...
European Banking Authority. Photo credit: EBA
Gone are the days when the word ‘loan’ existed only in the dictionary of banks and shylocks. Today, technology is revolutionizing global finance such that people can access credit outside the strict bounds of the financial industry. Notably, the peer-to-peer (P2P) lending industry is one of these mediums. The global P2P lending platforms industry...
Small business trends.
Small businesses are rapidly growing because of technology which has enabled several marketing options. Technology is changing how small businesses operate, leading to the advent of new trends in the marketplace. The emerging trends can be in marketing, finance, tech or even public policy and thus entrepreneurs should be aware of how the trends are going...
Banco Agrícola, a leading bank in El Salvador, recently launched "Cuenta Fácil", the first 100% digital product that allows the complete opening of a bank account through their App Banca Móvil. After the acquisition in 2007 by Grupo Bancolombia, Banco Agrícola becomes a benchmark bank in most of Central America and Latin America, in...
WIki Loves Women Event Women In Social Services- Promoting SDG in Nigeria. Photo by Kaizenify.
LAGOS, Nigeria (ViaNews) - Nigerians have gone full-on in what using social networks for business is about. Most businesses, entrepreneurs, and salesperson in the country are now using Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Google, and YouTube to help create brand awareness, improve sales, and market their goods and services. 17 years of GSM technology in Nigeria The GSM (Global Systems for Mobile communication) technology...
From left to right: Rafael Campillo and Ramón from the Mobbeel team. Photo by: ViaNews.
LISBON (VIANews) - Right at the heart of the Web Summit, we met with Mobbeel, a company who develops cutting-edge multibiometric authentication, digital onboarding, and biometric signature solutions for digital environments. "The Cybersecurity industry is becoming crucial, taking into account that new sectors are emerging every day increasingly demanding technological solutions" Mobbeel's CEO & Co-Founder, José Luis Huertas Mobbeel's CEO & Co-Founder,...
Paço Alfandega Shopping in Recife, Brazil. Photo by: Paulo Camelo.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (ViaNews) - The colossal South American country, featuring a population of more than 210 million inhabitants, is having businesses of all kinds (from restaurants to more recently a real estate construction and development company) willing to accept payments with cryptocurrencies, particularly, bitcoin but ethereum, dash, monero, and Iota as well. According to CoinMap.org, over 11.400 establishments worldwide, are...
Girl on the Internet using social media. Photo by: Walton LaVonda, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
NEW YORK (ViaNews) - According tot the Federal Trade Commission (FDC), criminals use ingenious schemes to deceive "millions of people every year". Old and new tricks are used to get people to send money or give out personal information. The FDC warns about two things that never change, crooks follow: headlines and the money. According to the FDC, when lawbreakers...
Protect Net Neutrality rally, San Francisco. 12 September 2017. Photo by :Credo Action.
WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines – 3-2 – to repeal its net neutrality protections, setting the wheels in motion to deregulate the U.S. broadband industry. The meeting came with a degree of drama as the hearing room was evacuated temporarily as police K-9 units were brought in to clear the room, according...
Russian Gamers at Igromir (gaming expo). Photo by: Sergey Galyonkin.
WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - The era of gaming began in the early 1970s with the introduction of arcade video game Computer Space by Nutting Associates. This game was later followed by the better known Pong by Atari in 1972. Initially, video games were thought to be solely for children but the audience of gamers has greatly expanded since then, as...
Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, at the Web Summit. Photo by: Miguel Salvado.
Antonio Guterres' speech at the Web Summit was about unity. Guterres' intentions were clear, he wants to bring all the main political, business, and technology players together for the "common good of the societies of tomorrow". Following the same line, just a few minutes earlier in the same auditorium, the CEO of Web Summit, Paddy Cosgrave, reinforced the same idea...
Zeynep Tufekci. Photo by: J.D. Lasica.
ANKARA, Turkey (ViaNews) - Zeynep Tufekci is a Turkish writer and a self-described "Techno-sociologist" writing about the influence of technology on politics and society. In April this year, the Yale University Press published her book entitled: Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest. She describes the book as a "quasi-historical account of some 21st-century mass protests,...

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