Blockchain/Bitcoin

Blockchain To Cause A ‘Profound Technological Shift’ In Banking, Insurance, And Beyond

Poised to transform the financial sector by increasing efficiency, transparency and security, blockchain technology could reduce banks’ infrastructure costs by US$15 – 20 billion per year by 2022, an opportunity that all major banks and financial institutions are eager to

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IBM Launches New Blockchain Cloud

IBM  announced a new cloud service for organizations that require a secure environment for blockchain networks. Ideal for organizations in regulated industries, this environment allows clients to test and run blockchain projects that handle private data. IBM’s secure blockchain cloud

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IBM Plans For First Blockchain Innovation Center in Singapore

Government, Industry and Academia to Collaborate on Application of Blockchain, Cybersecurity and Cognitive Technologies IBM announced plans to establish the first IBM Center for Blockchain Innovation in Singapore. In the first collaboration of its kind with the Singapore Economic Development Board

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The Blockchain Explanation Video by Standard Chartered Bank

Supposedly, a transaction involving cash and an apple was performed. In the transaction, there was an agreement that one dollar could be exchanged for an apple. Once completed, the transaction detail is recorded in a ledger. The transaction worked because

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An Overview Of Bitcoin Alternatives

While many around the world remain skeptical that cryptocurrency can really demonstrate significant staying power, Bitcoin has had a surprisingly resilient 2016. For reference, it was priced at about $430 on December 31, 2015, and is hovering around $625 as

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4 Popular Fintech Topics and What You Should Not Miss

FinTech is undeniably one of the most promising industries in recent time. Find out the most discussed topics and what you should not miss. The Blockchain Technology It is only a matter of time before the broader financial services and

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Blockchain/Bitcoin in Vietnam – A short Overview

As a country where cash is still the king of currency, the current state of implementation of Blockchain technology solutions in Vietnam is still very new. A few Vietnam fintech startups have been working on providing basic infrastructure layers in

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SWIFT and Accenture Identify Key Factors for Blockchain Tech Wide Adoption

Although blockchain holds many promises for the financial services industry, the technology will need to overcome many challenges before reaching wide adoption, according to a new paper by SWIFT and Accenture. The paper, which aims at formalizing SWIFT’s position on

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Landscape of Blockchain Companies in Financial Services

In November 2008, a paper was posted on the Internet under the name Satoshi Nakamoto titled ‘bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System’ that detailed methods of using a peer-to-peer network to generate what was described as “a system for electronic

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Postcast about Bitcoin & Blockchain in ASEAN

BreakingBank$- Fintech: There was a debate over bitcoin and blockchains in the US and European markets before, however the business sectors in Asia show a large number of new issues. Marcus Swanepoel of BitX and Antony Lewis, blogger at bitsonblocks.net

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