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Blockchain Will Truly Change The World, Just Not In The Way Everybody Seems To Think | Inc.com

In 1970, a scientist at IBM Research named Edgar F. Codd make a remarkable discovery that would truly change the world. Though few realized it at the time, including at IBM, which neglected to commercialize it. It was called the relational model for the database and it would spawn an entire …

Databases

Experts throw shade on Australia's $750M investment in IBM blockchain tech

The Australian government has announced it has awarded IBM with an impressively lucrative $750 million (AUD$1 billion) contract to develop blockchain and other related solutions, despite their bungling of the country’s national census in 2016.<p>IBM‘s second chance comes in the form of a five-year …

Blockchain

AI algorithm teaches a car to drive from scratch in 20 minutes

Wayve's Amar Shah and Alex Kendall believe there's been too much hand-engineering going on as people try to solve the self-driving car problem.<p>"The …

Online Life

Zurich stock exchange launches a crypto platform

The company that manages the Zurich Stock Exchange is already working on a platform for the exchange of digital assets and the tokenisation of …

Cryptocurrency

Global taskforce assembled to combat international financial crimes using crypto

Peter Terlato 4 July 2018 NEWS<p>The collaborative alliance was formed after a call to action by the OECD to crack down on global tax crime.<p>A global …

Australian Taxation Office

Bitcoin Bloodbath Nears Dot-Com Levels as Many Tokens Go to Zero

Bitcoin’s meteoric rise last year had many observers calling it one of the biggest speculative manias in history. The cryptocurrency’s 2018 crash may …

Cryptocurrency

ICO Audit & Assurance

By Sandro Psaila: IT Audit & Assurance manager<p>2018 will be another record breaking year in the crypto space. In the first three months of 2018, …

Blockchain

Why The Bitcoin Bubble Will Burst In 2018

I know millions of speculators across the world don’t want to hear this, but there are some solid reasons to believe why the bitcoin run-up won’t last and will continue to recede.<p>It’s not just about speculating on computer code and the fact that Bitcoin isn’t really universal legal tender like a …

Cryptocurrency

Another Ripple Lawsuit Claims XRP Is A Security

Ripple is facing another class-action lawsuit tied to the legal classification of the XRP cryptocurrency.<p>A lawsuit filed in the Superior Court of …

Cryptocurrency

Welcome To The Zulu Republic Being Created Using The Ethereum Blockchain

Every citizen of the world wants to have the power to control their own money, free from powerful centralized intermediaries.<p>This is the fundamental …

Blockchain

Cryptos Bottoming Out & Large Sums of Money Coming In

Andreessen Horowitz has decided to put $300 million into a cryptocurrency fund, which is a massive amount of money to be invested by a single …

Cryptocurrency

Research: ETFs Could Lead Bitcoin Price to $35,000 and It Isn’t Far Away

According to a cryptocurrency research group, the bitcoin price could increase to over $35,000 with the emergence of a bitcoin exchange-traded fund …

Cryptocurrency

The South Korea And Japan News Are Just Noise - Here's What's Really Behind This Month's Crypto-Collapse

Bitcoin (BTC-USD) the past week has collapsed to its lowest level as of far in 2018, amid a combination of another South Korea cryptocurrency …

Cryptocurrency

CNBC Fast Money’s Brian Kelly: Bitcoin Is Like The ‘Internet In The 1980s’

Brian Kelly of CNBC’s Fast Money compared cryptocurrency to the “Internet in the 1980s,” emphasizing that Bitcoin (BTC) is still in its early stages …

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Adds Support for Ethereum-Based Tokens

Coinbase Inc., which owns one of the largest U.S. cryptocurrency trading platforms, is opening the door to offering digital tokens based on the …

JPMorgan Considers Making Blockchain Platform Quorum An Independent Entity

JPMorgan Chase is considering making Quorum, its Blockchain and smart contracts platform, into its own company, Bloomberg reported yesterday, March …

Financial Services

JASK and the future of autonomous cybersecurity

There is a familiar trope in Hollywood cyberwarfare movies. A lone whiz kid hacker (often with blue, pink, or platinum hair) fights an evil government. Despite combatting dozens of cyber defenders, each of whom appears to be working around the clock and has very little need to use the facilities, …

Machine Learning

Dutch Court Rules That Bitcoin Has “Properties of Wealth”

<b>The Court of Amsterdam has found that bitcoin possesses “properties of wealth” following a civil rights case. Dutch repossession laws have been</b> …

Bitcoin

IBM has created a computer smaller than a grain of salt

If there's one downside to powerful computers, it's that they're too damn big.<p>Luckily, that's about to change. At least, if IBM has anything to say …

IBM

ICOs Iced: A 12-Month Freeze on US Token Trading May Just Be Beginning

"The market is being chilled."<p>Issued by Mike Lempres, chief legal and risk officer at Coinbase, the statement captures the mood of the moment for …

On the G-20 Agenda: A Shared Desire to Calm Down Crypto

It took one of the wildest investment manias in history to jolt them into action, but governments around the world are finally starting to regulate …

5 easy-to-use tools to discover new ICO’s and cryptocurrencies

The last few decades have witnessed the rise of people who made their fortunes off the internet.<p>Some of these enterprising individuals built companies from an initial idea to global behemoths worth billions, while others became rich by investing in the stocks of internet-driven firms such as …

Mexico Will Join Countries Regulating Cryptocurrency

As the Securities and Exchange Commission seeks to further regulate the cryptocurrency space in the U.S, the government of Mexico is also seeking to …

Bitcoin takes on cash, as more places accept the cryptocurrency

One of the biggest criticisms of cryptocurrencies is that they're trying to be something they're not. None of them, after all, is as readily usable …

What U.K. Cryptocurrency Crackdown Could Mean for Bitcoin

Bank of England contemplating digital currency regulations.<p>On Friday, the Bank of England — the United Kingdom’s central bank that acts independently …

Cryptocurrency

This Cryptocurrency Inventor Has Suddenly Become One of the World's Richest Men

Meet Ripple co-founder Chris Larsen.<p>Cryptocurrency has a new king. His name is Chris Larsen, and he’s the co-founder and former CEO of Ripple, which …

Cryptocurrency

JPMorgan Report: Crypto Could One Day Help Diversify Portfolios

Cryptocurrencies could one day help investors diversify their equity and bond portfolios, analysts for JPMorgan Chase wrote in a new, 71-page …

Ripple Partners With Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority To Offer Pilot Program For Banks

Ripple and the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority have announced a partnership to form a pilot program for cross-border payments with Saudi Arabian …

Coinbase Releases Tool For Merchants to Accept Cryptocurrencies

It may become a whole lot easier to use cryptocurrencies for payments.<p>Digital-assets exchange Coinbase Inc. is releasing a service for merchants to …

China's unwanted bitcoin miners may move to Canada

Once the global hub for all things bitcoin, China is now doing its best to drive the cryptocurrency out of its territory.<p>After cracking down last year on exchanges where digital currencies are traded, the Chinese government has recently been moving quietly to evict the country's vast community of …

Bitcoin