Beyond Bitcoin: how developers are helping traditional banks modernize

(Expect Best/Pexels photo) Bitcoin and blockchain tend to grab headlines in the world of banking. Cryptocurrency is the poster child of “disruptive technology” in the traditionally slow-moving finance industry. But, there are other areas where developers and software engineers must update business-as-usual in banking in order to survive. According to one survey, 80% of bankers…

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Five trends fintech developers need to know

(Jonas Leupe/Unsplash photo) Fintech has become globally mainstream, with 64% of consumers adopting some sort of behavior that fuses technology with financial services. As the market becomes more mature, so do the challenges facing fintech institutions. This year has brought new trends in improving security, big innovations in mobile banking, and the widespread adoption of…

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Pro wrestling holds up well against World Series, NBA with AEW Dynamite topping NXT

PITTSBURGH/ORLANDO (Heartland Newsfeed) — Professional wrestling fared well against the MLB World Series and NBA season play Wednesday night, but both AEW Dynamite and WWE NXT experienced overall viewership declines as well. AEW viewership dropped five percent from the live broadcast from Philadelphia, with TNT viewership falling below one million for the first time on…

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Montgomery County 911 board reconsiders dispatch consolidation

HILLSBORO (Heartland Newsfeed) — The 911 Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB) of Montgomery County reconsidered a decision they made last month to move their operations center from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department to Taylorville following their board meeting on Thursday, Oct. 17. A motion to consolidate 911 dispatch operations with the joint board of Christian…

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