KBC Bank Ireland goes live with open developer portal

Digital-first bank KBC has gone live with its open application programming interface (API) developer portal and has invited trusted third parties to build new products and services. The move comes just weeks after KBC became the first bank in Ireland to allow its customers to view their balances with other banks within an app. ‘We’re … [Read more…]

5 reasons Inspirefest 2019 will grow your career

We’re all looking for a little inspiration in our careers every now and again. Luckily for you, Inspirefest 2019 is just around the corner. Named one of the 10 coolest events for developers and IT entrepreneurs in 2019, Inspirefest is also a brilliant event to help you grow your career. Last year’s event included discussions around … [Read more…]

A broadband agenda for the (eventual) infrastructure bill

By Blair Levin While I’m pessimistic about the near-term prospects for any infrastructure package, I’m hopeful Congress will someday address the country’s infrastructure deficits. I’m also certain that the outcome then will be better if we begin debating different approaches now, enabling Congress to act more effectively when the stars align for action. What should … [Read more…]

Life in fragile states: A young girl’s journey

By Victoria Nassera The first time I opened my eyes, I was in a refugee camp. I thought the camp was my country, only to learn later that it was not. I was told that South Sudan is my home, a country swallowed by an aimless civil war and severe famine. Then, like any refugee, … [Read more…]

College sports joins the marketplace, with limits

By Robert E. Litan While the nation is gripped with March Madness, the college sports world continues in turmoil following a decision, issued on March 8 by federal Judge Claudia Wilken, in the highly watched case In Re: NCAA Grant-in-Aid Cap Antitrust Litigation v. NCAA, or better known as the Alston case, named after one … [Read more…]

Binance Launches Bitcoin and Crypto Gateway in Australia, Powers Massive Global Network

Binance has launched a new crypto-to-fiat gateway in Australia. The world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume introduced “Binance Lite Australia” on Tuesday to support crypto traders, long-term investors and newbies who want an easy way to buy Bitcoin with cash. Binance’s new cash-to-Bitcoin brokerage service will operate through a network of 1,300+ newsstands across … [Read more…]