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After bitcoin and blockchain, it is now time to get acquainted with another novel concept brought about by the digital economy: The ‘token’. What is this concept that is leading some people to speak about new discipline, 'tokenomics'?

Toys are evolving at the same pace as technology.

Known as smart toys, they already incorporate technology. They can access the Internet, interact with children and compile all types of information that is put online.

There are currently 197 unicorn companies in the world, with 24 new additions so far this year. Fintech, smart building, cybersecurity, messaging… the new arrivals come from a wide range of sectors. Among the veterans, Uber is leading the way with a valuation of $68 billion.

One of the characteristics that distinguishes blockchain is it immutability. But many people wonder if this is actually true. Is blockchain really an unchangeable record of data? Óscar Lage explains in this new chapter of #BlockchainRevolution how this technology works so that it cannot be maliciously modified.

The European Commission (EC) plans to begin to define policies and measures to drive innovation in the financial services area and prepare for the ultimate launch of new FinTech services throughout the European Union. For this purpose, it conducted a public consultation in which BBVA participated, laying out its vision and making proposals for a framework that will allow all players to compete fairly.

BBVA signs an agreement that allows Chinese tourists to pay in Spanish stores using Alipay mobile wallet, the largest online and mobile payment platform in the world operated by Ant Financial Services.