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Episode 101: The insider’s take on what WWDC means for us all

Episode 101

This week, Brian, Faisal and Mike get back on air and discuss a myriad of topics. First up was Faisal’s city-hopping tour and what he learned about the Remittance (Money Transfer) world.

Brian dives into the latest WWDC (World Wide Developers Conference) that Apple recently hosted and what it means for all of us.

Lastly, Mike and Brian briefly give their thoughts on Microsoft’s $26 Billion acquisition of LinkedIn.

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Episode 99: There Is A Revolution Ahead And It Has A Voice

Episode 99

Today Brian and Mike discussed the news of Viv Labs launching publicly and the representative revolution in AI this represents.
The core of the discussion stems from the ideas of exformation (information subconsciously filtered out to give you a seamless perception of reality) originally presented in our interview of Tor Nørretranders. We use these building blocks and the history of basic human communication and technological progress to draw predictions on the future of how tech will creep up on us and change our everyday lives.

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Episode 97: Money2020 Europe, ETA & TechStars

 

 

Episode 97

This week the three payment nerds Brian, Faisal and Mike are back at it again. Faisal discusses the recent Money2020 Europe Conference that was held in Copenhagen for the very first time. Brian discusses his coverage of the TRANSACT show by ETA (Electronic Transaction Association) and Mike tells us all about how HomeHero is enrolled in TechStars with Cedars Sinai Hospital.

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Episode 96 Alexa:Raspberry Pi - Apple CareKit and Mobile Wallets

Episode 96: Alexa/Raspberry Pi, Apple CareKit and Mobile Wallets!

Episode 96

This week the three amigos Brian, Faisal and Mike are back at it again. Brian discuss Amazon’s Echo and the new Echo equivalent that one can build with Raspberry Pi. Mike explains the benefits and the potential of Apple’s CareKit and Faisal discusses mobile wallets and small value transfer, why we need to reexamine the whole ecosystem.

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Episode 94: Interview Jon Carder MOGL.com CEO

Episode 94: Interview Jon Carder MOGL.com CEO

Episode 94

This week Mike interviews the CEO of MOGL.com – Jon Carder:

Jon Carder is an experienced entrepreneur who has founded five internet businesses, his first at the age of 19. In college Jon founded eHeaven.com, an online e-commerce superstore that was purchased by BabyUniverse in 2002. Jon Carder then founded Client Shop inc. a website dedicated to finding consumers the lowest rates on home loans. ClientShop was San Diego’s fastest growing company in 2005 (San Diego Business Journal) and was sold to Internet Brands in 2006. After a short “retirement” he realized building companies beats is more fulfilling than being retired and started his next venture, MojoPages.com, an online local search engine which received $5M (series A) from Austin Ventures and operates out of La Jolla, CA. Most recently Jon is founder and CEO of Mogl.com – a frictionless online to offline rewards program & Empyr.com – an online to offline ad platform. Mogl/Empyr has raised $35M in funding and has a partnership with Visa, Mastercard and Amex to effortlessly track any purchase from an enrolled consumer at a participating offline merchant in under 1 minute.

(Courtesy: CrunchBase)

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Episode 92: Robots, Conferences, Undocumented, Currency Notes & the Historic Value of Money

Episode 92: Robots, Conferences, Undocumented, Currency Notes & the Historic Value of Money

Episode 92

This week, Brian, Faisal and Mike discuss the coming of age of Robots & AI and what it means for us. We touch upon the various conferences we will be attending, covering and speaking in. The undocumented work, couple that with the recent news of the eliminating the US $100 Bill, what does all this mean. What has history taught us about value transfer and control.

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