• Could Bitcoin Replace Credit Cards?

    Growing competition in the retail sector – and the possibility that the digital currency could help merchants lower transaction fees that cut into profit margins – could induce them to replace credit cards with bitcoin. “From a merchant perspective, Bitcoin has the advantage of not having large fees from credit card companies that cut into […]
  • IBM-Maersk Blockchain Platform Adds 92 Clients As Part Of Global Launch

    Some of the largest supply chain companies in the world have begun the process of moving their work to a blockchain. A previously unnamed collaborative effort between the world’s largest shipping company, Maersk, and IBM, has now grown to 92 participants and been dubbed: TradeLens. Far from an early prototype, the blockchain platform has been […]
    • by Michael del Castillo
    • August 10, 2018
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  • 11 Companies Join ‘Agreements Network’ To Develop Ethereum Platform For Lawyers

    Eleven law firms and blockchain startups have joined open-source software company Monax to help develop a new legal services platform called the Agreements Network. Originally revealed in April, the network is being designed to allow lawyers to perform tasks like managing contracts, leases, and governance documents via smart contracts that are compatible with the public ethereum blockchain. […]
    • by Sarah Hansen
    • July 27, 2018
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  • Here Are 10 Industries Blockchain Is Likely To Disrupt

    You’ve probably heard that blockchain technology is going to revolutionize… fill in the blank. But what actually is it and how is it going to disrupt these industries? In simplest terms, blockchain refers to a decentralized database. If you think of a traditional database like a spreadsheet, running on a single computer, blockchain distributes that […]
    • by Bernard Marr
    • July 16, 2018
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  • 5 Blockchain Product Use Cases To Follow This Year

    HONG KONG, HONG KONG – JUNE 15: As a visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Litecoin (LTC), Monero (XMR), Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP) and Dash on June 15, 2018 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. (Photo by S3studio/Getty Images) Since its introduction, blockchain has rapidly outgrown its own original ambitions. The numbers speak for […]
  • Andy Warhol Art To Be Sold For Bitcoin Via Ethereum Blockchain

    In the latest landmark for Bitcoin, cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, a London art gallery will later this month auction a portion of Andy Warhol’s 1980 work “14 Small Electric Chairs” for cryptocurrencies. Dadiani Fine Art in London’s upmarket Mayfair, through its luxury market place Dadiani Syndicate and in partnership with blockchain platform Maecenas Fine Art, will put […]
  • Banks Have Found A New Product: Cryptocurrencies

    How Cryptocurrency Is Garnering Attention From Traditional Financial Gatekeepers” With cryptocurrencies gaining traction, it should come as no surprise that the gatekeepers of the traditional financial markets are starting to take notice. As I attend conference calls with C-Suite executives at the largest financial institutions in the world several times per month, I am witnessing […]
  • Why Investors Are Betting Millions On Bitcoin Surveillance

    Tracking the myriad cryptocurrencies as they ping around the world en masse every day is no simple task. Ask 27-year-old British entrepreneur Jonathan Levin, co-founder and chief operating officer of Chainalysis, one of the hottest companies in the burgeoning business of digital currency tracking. In its early days, in 2014, Chainalysis would do its best to […]
  • An Explanation For The Rise Of ‘Stable Coins’ As A Low-Volatility Cryptocurrency

    While cryptocurrencies have great potential to excel, the volatile nature and constant price fluctuations are some of the greatest criticisms directed towards the crypto market. After all, a useful currency should provide a store of value and unit of account, both of which require balance. As a result, there is a growing desire to bring […]