Innovation, technology and the danger of ‘Shiny Things Syndrome’

Julie Posetti has conducted some fascinating research into the effects of ‘Shiny Things Syndrome’…


The Internet isn't broken, but its payment systems are

Imagine a world of cash only spending, but where the smallest unit of currency is a £10 note. And…


Is a sustainable future possible for local news?

The news industry is facing a crisis, and it has hit local and regional newspapers particularly…


The language of micropayments

It took a long time for the news industry to really embrace the reality that they need consumer…


Q&A: Agate takes micropayments one step forward

This Q&A originally appeared on What's New in Publishing, on 06/11/2018. You can read it here.……


How innovative technology could further the potential for micropayments

This article originally appeared on What's New In Publishing, on 26/10/2018. You can read it here.…


Solving the newspaper conundrum: some thoughts for Mrs May

It is great that the government is going to conduct a review into the travails of the press. They…


Who, why and what we are

Hello World! Agate is a new thing so I thought I'd give you a quick introduction to who we are and…