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Techonomy Events Video

The Modernization of Currency

Crypto currencies like Bitcoin, Litecoin, Peercoin and Ripple generate ever more enthusiasm. Blockchain is said to pose the potential of platforms for nearly all data. Will central banks be able to reassert control? Will a digital fiat currency, backed and minted by those banks, be the future of digital money? (In association with Omidyar Network)   More

Business Finance

Cash Is Trash: The Future of Mobile Payment

Just as the magnetic strip revolutionized payment by plastic credit card, near-field communication and other fast-evolving technologies will facilitate the move to payment using mobile technologies. NFC chips inside most mobile phones can transmit banking and payment data when placed near readers. Unlike a debit card, a mobile phone can display interactive payment details. And, instead of the credit card application process of filling out paperwork and waiting for the mail, using a mobile phone to pay requires only the download of an app and linking to bank details. PayPal president, David Marcus, calls it Money 3.0.   More

Government Techonomy Events

Steve Forbes: Trashing the Dollar Will Never Save the US Economy

In this session from Techonomy 2011 in Tuscon, Ariz., Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, highlights why he thinks trashing the dollar will never stabilize the US economy.   More

Business Techonomy Events

Sean Parker on How Global Currency Collapse Will Improve Markets

In this session from Techonomy 2011 in Tuscon, Ariz., Sean Parker, Managing Partner at Founders Fund and a co-founder of Napster, asserts that the collapse of currencies worldwide, starting in European countries, will improve markets more than investing in new technologies.   More