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Banking is Dead….Long live Blockchain Banking

The global finance industry is massive. Global assets under management (AUM) is approximately $85 Trillions (https://press.pwc.com/News-releases/global-assets-under-management-set-to-rise-to–145.4-trillion-by-2025/s/e236a113-5115-4421-9c75-77191733f15f) This massive industry is under attack from various angles. Yesterday I was at a brick and mortar bank. I like my client services manager (Let’s call … Continue reading

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Equifax – That’s not the ONLY problem

We all worry about how to maintain “privacy”. Adding fuel to such concerns is the recent leakage by Equifax  (which said some 15Million people lost their identity fully) AND Yahoo claimed that EVERY SINGLE user who had an account with Yahoo … Continue reading

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iPhone/Apple is dead….Long live Apple/iPhone

@apple announced the arrival of new iPhone X on September 12th, 2017. 10 years ago, I had witnessed the arrival of a technology marvel. Compare the original iPhone with Nokia or Blackberry, which were “the market leaders” back then. VS … Continue reading

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2020 predictions

I had predicted in 2015 that Facebook will have 2Billion users (prediction number 5 in the blog below). It has already happened!! http://money.cnn.com/2017/06/27/technology/facebook-2-billion-users/index.html Technology Predictions for 2020 Share This:

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Is SAP worth $200 Billion?

Its been a interesting few months for SAP investors. Stock has jumped from $72 on 6/27/2016 to $103 on 5/12/2017. MCap jumped from $70Billion to $127Billion!! That opens a possibility to think is the stock headed to a market capitalization of … Continue reading

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EY announces Finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 in New Jersey

EY announces Finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 in New Jersey PR Newswire ISELIN, N.J., April 26, 2016 ISELIN, N.J., April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — EY today announced the finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year … Continue reading

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California – $500,000,000,000

Here is the list of top  7 California tech companies (excluding defence/bio tech and unlisted companies like Uber etc as well as Tesla’s )  Collectively they hold $500Billion in cash!! Yes its right Billions (500,000,000,000) Apple (AAPL): $226 Billion 2. Google … Continue reading

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Markets did recover (Giri Devanur)

2 months back on Jan 20th , I wrote that Markets will recover My logic was 3 things will happen. China issues will be solved by their market regulator. They brought in a new administrator. Problem postponed:-) Oil prices – … Continue reading

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Markets will recover!

The year is just beginning … Markets are down almost 10%! Reasons given are: China issues Oil prices Fed & interest rates My opinion: China – We never know what the real problem or real solution is. I am fairly confident … Continue reading

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iPhone 6 and is Apple stock value at peak? (Giri Devanur)

Being an avid user of Apple and all of its products since 1994 (except Apple TV), I have 3 major problems with iPhone6. If Steve jobs was alive, may be he would have never released this phone to market. 1. … Continue reading

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