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Big Insurers Are Uniting Behind R3's Blockchain Tech

R3 has scored another win in the insurance sector, giving the startup a wide lead over other distributed ledger technology (DLT) providers in the …

What Blockchain Can’t Do

Blockchain technology has the potential to do amazing things. It can provide an immutable, digital audit trail of transactions, and can be used to cheaply verify the integrity of data. It can help businesses and individuals agree, on a global scale, about the true state of affairs within a market …

Opinion: This is all it would take for bitcoin to become a worthless cryptocurrency

The blockchain economy is imminent, in one form or another. Little doubt remains that we will eventually move toward a world in which most of our …

Bitcoin

China is eyeballing a major strategic investment in Saudi Arabia's oil

Since the election of Donald Trump, relations between Saudi Arabia and the United States have seemingly returned to their halcyon days.<p>Saudi officials have been energized by Trump's desire to roll back Iranian influence and his support for Saudi economic reforms, and they are enthusiastic about the …

Oil

4 Ways Entrepreneurs Are Taking Cryptocurrency Mainstream

Are you ready for this growing trend?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most interesting aspect of the cryptocurrency industry is the many mainstream applications the technology can be used for. Launching a cryptocurrency startup requires a product-design perspective …

The Saudi Purge Isn’t Just a Power Grab

It makes sense to be cynical about Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s ostensible crackdown on corruption in Saudi Arabia. Among the 11 princes, 4 …

Saudi Arabia

Are Space, Time, And Gravity All Just Illusions?

The Universe, as we know it, has a fundamental flaw staring us right in our faces, letting us know that our knowledge is incomplete. The four fundamental forces are described by two different and mutually incompatible frameworks: General Relativity for gravitation, and Quantum Field Theory for the …

Dark Matter

How You Can Stay Human in a World of Digital Selling

By living the day-to-day life of your clients, you can glean insights that are impossible to see from your side of the aisle.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Anyone who's ever sold a home looks forward to the closing date. Few, however, enjoy handing over thousands of …

Selling

To Be a Better Salesperson Be a Nicer Person

People buy from people they like, and nobody likes anybody who isn't nice.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the years, I’ve heard more than one veteran salesperson say, “I don’t care if they like me. I just want them to respect me.” Is it possible to sell to someone …

The Art of Covert Selling as a Public Speaker

Five strategies you can use to sell your product without pushing for a sale.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to speaking about your business, there are many environments when you simply can't go directly for the sale.<p>So, what should you do? Earn social …

Winding Tree is the new kid on the blockchain set on disrupting Airbnb and Expedia

Bitcoin and Ethereum may be the stars of the cryptocurrency story, but the real hero is the technology behind them: blockchain. Platforms like Winding Tree, which is operated by a non-profit out of Switzerland, are using the blockchain to disrupt industries.<p>Essentially there are two ways that …

The ICO is a revolutionary new way to get funded, and everyone wants in

A few days ago, a startup called Bancor raised around $153 million in two hours and twenty-five minutes.<p>The ICO, short for initial coin offering, …

Cryptocurrency