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Most Powerful Woman in Banking Bearish on Blockchain, But Amassing...

2018’s most powerful woman in banking, Cathy Bessant, is admittedly bearish on distributed-ledger technology — despite the fact that the company for which she is the tech and...

Elsa Saikkonen | Mar 27, 2019 | 10:00
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You Can Now Buy An Entire ICO Project for $60,000….on EBay

Timing, so they say, is everything. Certainly if you want to cash in on an investment bubble it is. And once the bubble bursts? You’re already too late. So you might as well try...

Emilio Janus | Mar 26, 2019 | 05:00
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Paris Blockchain Week Summit Shows French Regulatory Climate...

France isn’t at the forefront of blockchain adoption–at least, not yet. However, all that could be about to change. Paris Blockchain Week Summit from April 16-17, will be one...

Christina Comben | Mar 25, 2019 | 17:00
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Australian Bank ANZ Still Doesn’t Understand Blockchain...

The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) has thrown some serious shade at distributed ledger technology — commonly referred to as ‘the blockchain.’ ...

Elsa Saikkonen | Mar 24, 2019 | 21:00
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UPS Partnership Bringing Blockchain-Powered E-Commerce to B2B...

American multinational package delivery and supply chain management giant United Parcel Service (UPS) is teaming up with e-commerce technology company Inxeption to create Inxeption...

Elsa Saikkonen | Mar 23, 2019 | 12:00
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Jack Dorsey: Square Will Pay Bitcoin Devs To Build Open-Source...

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey has revealed a major scheme to pay developers to build out the Bitcoin ecosystem with open source technology. Dorsey Plans To ‘Give Back’...

Esther Kim | Mar 21, 2019 | 04:00
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IBM Blockchain World Wire Launches in 72 Countries

Today, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) announced the launch of IBM Blockchain World Wire in a large selection of markets.  IBM Blockchain World Wire is “a...

Elsa Saikkonen | Mar 19, 2019 | 01:00
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No, Artificial Intelligence and ‘The Blockchain’...

If one types in “define blockchain” into Google, this is the definition they receive: A system in which a record of transactions made in bitcoin or another cryptocurrency...

Elsa Saikkonen | Mar 17, 2019 | 22:00
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Cosmos Mainnet Officially Launched – What’s All the Hype...

Underscoring the fact that blockchain development takes time, after five years of work, Cosmos launched its mainnet yesterday. This leads to an important question–what is Cosmos...

Christina Comben | Mar 15, 2019 | 18:00
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Paul Brody: Bitcoin Has No Practical Use

Paul R. Brody, the Global Blockchain Innovation Chief at Ernst and Young (EY), says he sees no practical application for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. This statement comes amid a...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Mar 12, 2019 | 16:00
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Blockstream Releases ‘Friendly’ Liquid Sidechain Wallet...

Bitcoin infrastructure developer Blockstream has rolled out a user-geared wallet for its Liquid sidechain asset, Liquid Bitcoin (L-BTC), the company confirmed on March 11.  Liquid...

Esther Kim | Mar 12, 2019 | 10:00
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Argentina’s Government Partners with Binance to Fund Blockchain...

The Government of Argentina says it will match investments made by Binance Labs in blockchain technology startups in the country — to the tune of $50,000. The move marks the latest...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Mar 07, 2019 | 18:00
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Starbucks Will Support Bakkt After ‘Disproportionately...

Bakkt, the New York Stock Exchange’s (NYSE) forthcoming cryptocurrency trading platform, will — in fact — feature Starbucks payments for users. ‘Coffee-For-Bakkt?’...

Esther Kim | Mar 05, 2019 | 06:00
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No Vitalik, No One Wants a Bitcoin ‘App’ on...

The Ethereum ERC20 token backed by Bitcoin has just 13 token holders and 16 transactions to its name, data reveals. Buterin: Bitcoin Functionality ‘Too Limited’...

Esther Kim | Mar 04, 2019 | 06:00
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KPMG Survey: Half of Tech Execs Say Blockchain Will Change Their...

Big Four auditor, KPMG, has released the results of its seventh annual Technology Industry Innovation Survey. The survey, of 740+ global tech leaders across twelve countries, shows an...

Emilio Janus | Mar 01, 2019 | 15:00
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Blockchain

A Bitcoin Satellite Just Transmitted the ‘First Pepe In...

Cryptocurrency industry figures were celebrating a tech innovation of a different kind this week after the Bitcoin network transmitted what many are calling the first space meme. A...

Esther Kim | Mar 01, 2019 | 04:00

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