Blockchain demystified

Blockchain demystified..

Michael Adamson 31-Jan, 11:40 29 BBC

Blockchain - the technology underpinning digital currency Bitcoin - has been in the news lately. Banks think it could be the future of...


Crash course?

Crash course?..

Anna Torres 31-Jan, 10:58 12 BBC

You put your card in the cash machine but nothing comes out. The bank's IT systems have crashed again. But you need money fast, so what do...


The odd couple

The odd couple..

Lily Evans 31-Jan, 10:58 18 BBC

Banks around the world are realising that in the rapidly developing world of smartphones and apps they are at risk of falling behind in the...


From fine wine to lotteries

From fine wine to lotteries..

Anna Torres 31-Jan, 10:58 29 BBC

Imagine a world where you can vote in an election with your phone, where you buy a house in a matter of hours, or where cash simply doesn't...


Unmasking the fraudsters

Unmasking the fraudsters..

Kevin Allen 31-Jan, 10:46 12 BBC

Thieves and fraudsters want to get their hands on our cash and data. And these days they can attack us from all corners of the globe. ...


Bank in your pocket

Bank in your pocket..

Olivia Rogers 31-Jan, 10:46 24 BBC

Would you be prepared to manage all your finances through your smartphone? This is the hope of many financial technology - fintech -...


Whatever happened to the future?

Whatever happened to the future?..

Wyatt Waller 31-Jan, 10:46 33 BBC

Whatever happened to interplanetary travel, hover cars, and hypersonic jets? Once it seemed as if there were no limits to how far or fast...


Future airports could become hi-tech pleasure domes

Future airports could become hi-tech pleasure domes..

Antonio Roberts 31-Jan, 10:02 26 BBC

Flight delays, lost luggage, gate change confusion - airports can be stressful to say the least. But what if technology could make the...


Could driverless cars own themselves?

Could driverless cars own themselves?..

Wyatt Waller 31-Jan, 10:02 12 BBC

Forget buying an electric-powered Tesla, sharing a Zipcar or hiring an Uber - the most disruptive force in getting from A to B on four...


Can supersonic dreams survive the global warming age?

Can supersonic dreams survive the global warming age?..

David Brooks 31-Jan, 10:02 18 BBC

When Concorde swooshed across the Atlantic at supersonic speeds of 1,350mph (2,170km/h), you could fly from London to New York in under...


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