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Non solo Bitcoin: il mese nero delle criptovalute alternative
Il 2018 inizia all’insegna del buio per il mondo delle criptovalute. Il crollo che sta caratterizzando l’andamento del Bitcoin ha coinvolto indistintamente un po’ tutte le altre monete virtuali, con cali di valore che spesso vanno ben al di là del 100%. (fonte: Il Sole 24 Ore)

Tech companies are finding big money in smaller payments
The world’s biggest technology companies are changing how software makes them money. Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google have each grown their businesses on recurring payments. This kind of revenue isn’t as inherently interesting as a snazzy new smartphone or smart speaker might be, but it’s a way for each of these companies to count on a certain amount of recurring revenue each quarter. (fonte: Quartz)

Personalised learning starts to change teaching methods
Personalised learning (PL): the fast-emerging face of education is changing traditional approaches to how we educate young minds by tailoring the content and intensity of study to an individual students’ needs, abilities and goals. (fonte: Financial Times)

Penta, the German digital-only bank account for startups and SMEs, raises €2.2M seed
Penta, the German “challenger” bank that offers a digital bank account targeting SMEs, has raised €2,2 million in funding. The seed round is led by Inception Venture Capital, a new London-based VC firm with a heavy fintech focus, and will be used for further hiring, product development and to fuel growth. (fonte: TechCrunch)