• The Blockchain Tech Ltd group (BTL) is a technology company focused on developing blockchain technologies to disrupt and transform the existing industries. The company is based in Vancouver, British Columbia and develops in-house technology. It specializes in providing support and funding to new blockchain-based projects through the company’s incubator and accelerator programs. Also read: Bitcoin in Business: Risk Management The company’s first technology platform is a remittance business called Interbit. Interbit focuses on leveraging blockchain

    Exclusive Interview with Guy Halford-Thompson of Blockchain Tech Group Ltd

    | 2015/11/17 8:00 am
  • These days, expanding a company’s workforce is not done in the same manner it was done a few decades ago. Rather than ensuring these is enough space for additional desks, and cramming in as many people in one room as humanly possible, mobile workers are the new hot commodity in the business world. At the same time, this new paradigm poses a fair challenge, as organizing mobile workers is not the easiest thing in the

    Blockchain Technology Will Help Companies Manage Mobile Workers

    | 2015/11/16 12:21 pm
  • The Bank of Canada may be starting an initiative that will look into changing their monetary policies. The central bank’s second in command Carolyn Wilkins had some encouraging words to say about Bitcoin. It’s possible they are tired of the results of quantitative easing and manipulated interest rates so they have begun looking into alternative tools that may stave off the financial crisis and a stagnate economy ahead. Also read: Bitcoin in Business: Smart Contracts

    The Bank Of Canada Is Siding With Bitcoin

    | 2015/11/14 8:00 am
  • Developers all over the world are looking at various ways to integrate blockchain technology into everyday life. In most cases, this is easier said than done, as everyday consumers are not too keen on Bitcoin technology. However, there seems to be something about BlockNotary that gets people excited, and the recent integration of Factom will only keep the momentum going. Also read: Be prepared for this year’s Bitcoin Black Friday! BlockNotary: Storing Digital Fingerprints of

    BlockNotary Integrates Factom to Optimize Digital Fingerprint Storage

    | 2015/11/12 8:00 am
  • Most people are well aware of how blockchain technology can be used to achieve all kinds of different needs. Most of the focus is on the financial sector these days, but this revolutionary technology can be the platform society needs to transition into a digital age. Notarizing the birth certificate of your daughter through blockchain technology is just one of the many examples. Also read: Blockchain Technology Can Bring Counterfeit To A Halt Blockchain Technology

    A Baby’s Video Birth Certificate Digitally Notarized on the Blockchain

    | 2015/11/09 2:18 am
  • Counterfeiting is a matter near and dear to all of our hearts, albeit fighting this trend seems all but impossible. Despite best efforts by government officials around the world, more and more counterfeit goods are making their way to legitimate marketplaces near you. Blockchain technology will play an important role in the battle against counterfeit goods, assuming manufacturers are willing to do something about this problem in the first place. Also read: The Final Silk

    Blockchain Technology Can Bring Counterfeit To A Halt

    | 2015/11/07 4:38 am
  • Blockchain technology has many use cases for the everyday consumer, most of which have yet to be discovered or developed. Simplifying the process of voting – and making the entire process more transparent while preserving voter privacy – is just one of these examples. It won’t take long until the first Bitcoin technology-based voting machine will be making its way to a location near you. Also read: Bitwala’s New EmailPay Platform Disrupting The Voting Process

    Voting Machines Running Blockchain Technology Are No Longer Just A Theory

    | 2015/11/05 10:31 am
  • The healthcare business is booming these days, as this sector is in dire need of some technological innovation. Even though most everyday consumers might feel the world of healthcare has evolved with leaps and bounds, there is still a lot of work left to do. Prenetics is one of the many startups exploring the healthcare market, and their focus lies on DNA testing. Perhaps blockchain technology can be of use down the line. Also read:

    Revamping Healthcare With Non-Invasive DNA Tests and Blockchain Technology

    | 2015/11/05 3:51 am
  • Discussions about changing the dynamic code that runs the Bitcoin blockchain should constantly be happening. Over the course of the past year, the talks of changing the block size have been an overwhelming topic of conversation. There have been some pretty stubborn people when it comes to changing the protocols code, and this is not to say that forking the code is the right step. There has been censorship and subsequently has created a rift

    Bitcoin: Discussing Code Changes Is Half The Battle

    | 2015/11/03 8:00 am
  • Technical issues are a broad concept, especially as far as financial services are concerned. These issues can range anywhere from a broken-down machine to creating a transaction backlog, and everything in between. Customers of Barclays, in the United Kingdom, were unable to access their funds due to these “technical issues”. Also read: Barclays Debit Card Authentication Bypass Lets Merchants Empty Customer Bank Accounts Barclays Web, Mobile, Banking, And Debit Card Payments Affected It is not

    Barclays Customers Suffer Second Outage In One Week

    | 2015/10/31 4:43 am
  • The Bitcoin Investor conference has started at the premier Bitcoin accepting hotel in downtown Las Vegas – The D – following a strong presence for the bleeding edge technology at fintech conference Money 20/20. Just years ago, not even Satoshi Nakamoto or Nick Szabo (the creator of smart contracts), would have imagined that things would be moving forward on such a fast time scale.The event will run through October 29th and 30th and will feature

    Following Money20/20, Bitcoin Investor Conference 2015 Held at Las Vegas Hotel “The D”

    | 2015/10/29 3:45 am
  • Digital assets of The Weather Company has been acquired by data giant IBM, a company that is also invested in blockchain technology. Part of this deal sees the weather.com website, together with several other ventures, change hands. The ever popular Weather Channel is not part of this agreement, as the television network will become independent from now on. Also read: Linq: The New Nasdaq Blockchain-Powered Trading Platform IBM Acquires Valuable Weather Data IBM will now have

    IBM To Integrate Weather Channel Data With Blockchain Technology?

    | 2015/10/29 3:32 am
  • It is no secret the world of traditional finance is in peril. Lack of innovation for over fifty years has created a void that needs to be filled sooner or later. New payment methods, such as credit cards, are being used on the Internet en masse, without ever being designed to complete that task. Barclays bank has now admitted its debit card authorisation process can be bypassed, and they have no clue on how to

    Barclays Debit Card Authentication Bypass Lets Merchants Empty Customer Bank Accounts

    | 2015/10/28 10:11 am
  • At the Money 20/20 conference in Las Vegas, Nasdaq revealed its new trading platform Linq with its first demonstration. The institution revealed earlier this year they would trial blockchain technology to see how it handled share trading. Nasdaq Group CEO Robert Greifeld told the conference the first participants will include Chain, Vera, Tango, ChangeTip and more. Also read: Marijuana Industry Could Still Use Bitcoin “We are extremely encouraged by the initial demand for Nasdaq Linq

    Linq: The New Nasdaq Blockchain-Powered Trading Platform

    | 2015/10/27 4:46 pm
  • The world of finance and banking is evolving at a slower pace than a lot of people would like. Not that this should come as a surprise, as fifty years of resting on laurels has been the source of little to no innovation. However, a legally compliant financial platform for both consumers and merchants has been developed, and digital Euros might make an appearance soon within the EU banking system. Also read: Tierion and Philips

    Digital Euro Tokens Based on Bitcoin Technology Coming in 2016

    | 2015/10/27 12:55 pm
  • The BitUnit Foundation is holding a Bitcoin blockchain conference in Accra, Ghana, in the region of Dansoman, on November 28, 2015. The group will introduce to attendees the importance of the digital currency and its underlying technology. Founder Richmond Asumin, also known as “Colours,” teamed up with local friends to create entrepreneurs in the African market, and gravitated to cryptocurrency education. Promoting Bitcoin was the natural choice for the young group, who wishes to eradicate disease and

    BitUnit Foundation to Host Bitcoin Conference in Ghana

    | 2015/10/27 8:00 am
  • In light of the recent TalkTalk hack, a teenage boy hailing from Northern Ireland has been arrested. Official charges against this person include offences under the Computer Misuse Act., and the arrest comes after a joint operation between the Metropolitan Police Cyber Crime Unit and the Police Service of Northern Ireland. Also read: TalkTalk Hacked – Centralized Solutions and Unencrypted Customer Data First Arrest in TalkTalk Investigation Ever since news broke about the TalkTalk attack,

    TalkTalk Hack Investigation Leads to Arrest of Teenager

    | 2015/10/27 6:23 am
  • Blockchain technology is an exciting field right now, as multiple companies and institutions all over the world are working on projects to harness this innovative protocol. Tierion, a company specializing in collecting data and recording it in the blockchain, recently announced the completion of their first project with the Philips Healthcare group. Also read: Roger Ver Hosting Largest Bitcoin AMA Ever at bitcoin.com Tierion and Philips HealthCare Embrace Blockchain Technology At the time of publication,

    Tierion and Philips Bring Blockchain Technology To Healthcare Sector

    | 2015/10/26 12:56 pm
  • An all-star AMA session on forum.bitcoin.com with many top names in the Bitcoin industry will begin November 2nd, and continue throughout the month. Participants include Patrick Byrne CEO of Overstock, Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Gavin Andresen and many more. Anyone will be able to ask questions directly to the biggest names in Bitcoin. The sessions will start on the 2nd of November 2015 in the “ask me anything” section on the forum. An amazing list of

    Roger Ver Hosting Largest Bitcoin AMA Ever at bitcoin.com

    | 2015/10/26 6:24 am
  • The price of Bitcoin is surging towards the $300 USD price range. Over the past two weeks, BTC has seen a steady climb from the $260 range to yesterday’s $280 break. Despite breaking this boundary, the digital currency stepped up again to a high of $293 as of press time with no sign of a slowdown just yet. Also read: The Potential Impact of Bitcoin on the Luxury E-Commerce Industry Many have been wondering why

    Bitcoin Price Rallying Towards $300

    | 2015/10/25 3:19 pm
  • Something interesting is going on in Pakistan, albeit the situation is quite worrying at the same time. All mobile communication has been shut down for two full days after the local government ordered telcos to halt operations as a result of security concerns. Landlines and broadband internet connectivity remains unaffected for the time being. Also read: TalkTalk Hacked – Centralized Solutions and Unencrypted Customer Data Mobile Communication As a Form of Terrorism It is no

    Blockchain Technology To Prevent Mobile Blackouts in Pakistan?

    | 2015/10/24 3:54 am
  • Theft of credit card information is nothing new under the sun, as these types of data breaches occur on a regular basis in this day and age. British provider TalkTalk is the latest company on a growing list of companies who suffered an attack by hackers. Customer data has, most likely, been obtained, which could include credit card details. Also read: GetHashing: Introducing a New Concept for Cloud Mining TalkTalk Breached By Hackers Popular systems

    TalkTalk Hacked – Centralized Solutions and Unencrypted Customer Data

    | 2015/10/23 12:07 pm