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Advantages GPS based toll collection brings

23 Feb 2024 2 minute read 0 comments Bala

A few days back I wrote an article about how the toll collection in India is improving and how they are planning to use GPS for toll collection. In this article, I'm going to discuss the advantages of toll collection with the help of GPS. Before we g...

Keynote: Critical Infrastructures Are Under Attack From Aggressive Nation States

19 Feb 2024 1 minute read 19 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Critical Infrastructures are under attack from aggressive nation states! Governments must step forward to help protect these crucial sectors and the services they provide to citizens. My cybersecurity keynote from the InCyber North American conferen...

Where Goes Coinbase, So Go the Rest of Us?

16 Feb 2024 2 minute read 1 comment WinterYeti

The digital finance world was knocked off balance a little bit today when word came out that not only did Coinbase make a very tidy revenue this latest quarter, the American crypto exchange pummeled analyst expectations as a publicly-traded entity an...

Elizabeth Warren and Turbotax (Newsweek -TurboTax Under Pressure Over Tax Breaks)

15 Feb 2024 4 minute read 3 comments SeventyFourSeventyFive

I don't like politicians at the national level. I don't mean I don't like one certain party or I dislike most of them. I mean, I don't care for them individually, or as a whole.  I just want to get that out of the way. This article, the one mentioned...

SEC Twitter Hacked, Surprised?

9 Jan 2024 1 minute read 0 comments WinterYeti

So, in the category of, "I can't make this stuff up," the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) was hilariously hacked online with spoof approval of a Bitcoin ETF. For weeks now, consternation and expectation has been swirling about the federal g...

A U.S. Tax Law Passed in 2021 is Making Crypto Tax Reporting Hell in 2024

5 Jan 2024 5 minute read 2 comments WinterYeti

Back in 2021, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was passed as a response to help the country recover from COVID, inflation, and economic stagnation. And, of course, tax changes were buried in that omnibus law package, intentionally written t...

Can We Agree to Agree? The Consent of the Governed

2 Jan 2024 1 minute read 0 comments Herschel

This short story is read during the podcast: https://commercialherschel.substack.com/p/another-dream-objectivity And there is some expounding on political agreement. Can we agree to agree that the divisiveness in the US been engineered? Has this eng...

No matter how much we earn tax will follow us

30 Dec 2023 2 minute read 1 comment Bala

Recently there was an announcement from the Indian government about banning international cryptocurrency exchanges. Though I did not see the official news yet I did see some articles online that talked about this. This news created a small panic amon...

Paper Mail in the Digital Age

27 Dec 2023 3 minute read 2 comments WinterYeti

Does anyone actually use U.S. mail today?  I think I have one monthly bill left that I pay with US Mail service (my HOA monthly fee). Everything else is wired up and processed digitally, giving me hundreds of dollars in rewards every year because I r...

Government testing Digital Rupee in India

16 Dec 2023 2 minute read 1 comment Bala

There is always some hot news related to banks and currencies in India. In the last few months, some of the banks have started testing digital currencies in India. I initially received a notice from Axis Bank and now ICICI Bank also recently sent a n...