How Is Blockchain Changing The Finance Industry?

Financial Industry

The global financial system deals with almost trillions of dollars and billions of people every day. But even so, it’s full of many problems, causing frustrations over delays, extra fees, and tedious paperwork, which only opens up opportunities for crime and fraud. In fact, almost 45% of financial intermediaries across the tech and professional services sector suffer from daily crime on a daily basis. For this reason, it’s almost not surprising to witness how regulatory costs only continue to soar higher while still remaining a worrying matter for many bankers.…

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9 Dope Cartoon App Suggestions for Your Smartphone

best cartoon app for fun avatar

Whether you are planning to create a cartoon avatar of your friends or looking to add hilarious filters to your photo, it’s best to begin with a free dope cartoon app. With a smartphone in your pocket, you can play around with your images at any time by adding artistic effects and giving you an all-new look.  The article insists on some of the best cartoon apps that you can install and use on your smartphone for free. But let’s first understand why you need a cartoon app. Why Do…

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Smartphone use commonly impacts necks, elbows, thumbs and pinky fingers

Smartphone use - Sore neck

Frequently holding a device can gradually build painful conditions in these parts of the body. Smartphone use has become life changing for pretty much everyone these days, but among the downsides of this trend can include physical injury from repetitive use. Among the most common injuries are those to pinky fingers, thumbs, elbows and necks. “Constant cellphone use can cause a range of joint problems. While some claims of injury might be overstated, others are real and involve serious, long-term damage,” said Peter J. Evans, MD, PhD, orthopedic surgeon. The…

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Emergency dispatchers want drivers to stop putting smartphones in cupholders

smartphones - cupholder in car

The habit is causing phones to autodial 911 because the side buttons are being pressed unintentionally. Drivers setting their smartphones aside so they can focus on the road will often place their devices into cupholders as convenient locations. Now, emergency dispatchers are recommending that motorists change this habit. A growing number of dispatchers are receiving calls placed by cupholders that have held buttons down. Dispatchers are increasingly receiving calls from confused smartphone owners who don’t know why the call was placed in the first place. All too frequently, they have…

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Mobile security attacks grow as phones are used for more daily activities

Mobile security - Security Breach

As smartphone users turn to their devices to complete more tasks, hackers are exploiting vulnerabilities. People are increasingly turning to their phones to complete their regular daily activities and as this trend grows, so does the number of mobile security attacks. Hackers see the use of smartphones for personal and work purposes as a prime opportunity. The more people use their smartphones to complete work and personal tasks, the more hackers are seeing vulnerabilities that they can exploit. This, according the fifth annual Mobile Security Index (MSI) from Verizon. That…

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