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'Secret Contracts' Developer Engima Launches Test Blockchain

A built-from-scratch blockchain aiming to enable private contracts between users has officially entered testing.<p>Announced Saturday, the news marks …

The 6 types of user segmentation and what they mean for your product

Understand your users, develop a market segmentation plan, position your product, and create a value proposition<p>Marketing helps you understand your …

'Layer 2' Blockchain Tech Is an Even Bigger Deal Than You Think

<i>Michael J. Casey is chairman of CoinDesk's advisory board and a senior advisor of blockchain research at MIT's Digital Currency Initiative.</i><p><i>The</i> …

GDPR vs. ePrivacy: The 3 differences you need to know

GDPR isn't the end of stringent regulations for privacy in tech.<p>After months of waiting, the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into …

British FX Firm Currencies Direct Pilots Ripple Tech

A foreign exchange (FX) brokerage based in the UK has announced that it successfully tested distributed ledger startup Ripple's xRapid product, which …

Want To Know What Technologies Are Coming In The Future? There's a Database For That

Spider silk transformed into fiber for tissue reconstruction; paper that conducts electricity; renewable diesel fuel; and new techniques for regenerating aging or diseased skin. These are just a handful of examples from a new database of over 1,300 new technologies currently making their way …

Startups

EY's Maritime Blockchain Insurance Tech Is Now Live

A group of companies piloting a blockchain-based insurance platform for the global shipping industry announced on Friday that the technology is now …

Robinhood: The High Price of Free Stock Trades

Those who use the free brokerage service may be left with unnecessarily high tax bills.<p>Named after the legend who robbed from the rich to give to the …

Algorithms are making the same mistakes as humans assessing credit scores

Money2020, the largest finance tradeshow in the world, takes place each year in the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. At a recent gathering, above the din of slot machines on the casino floor downstairs, cryptocurrency startups pitched their latest coin offerings, while on the main stage, PayPal …

Machine Learning

Daily Review: FinTech Is the New Oil in the Middle East and North Africa

Governing authorities in the Middle East did not lose time in 2017, setting up innovation labs, Sandboxes, and establishing strategic partnerships …

North Africa

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

eCommerce

How to Launch a Product Without Starting a Business

Harnessing the power of open innovation to bring your ideas to market.<p>There has never been a better time to pursue a product idea.<p>I really believe that.<p>You don't have to drain your savings account or quit your day job to get a concept off the ground. You don't need co-founders, investors, or even …

The First Ever Fund Managed by a Robot Is Here. So Far It's Beating the Market

It can process over 1 million pieces of information a day.<p>As if professional mutual fund managers didn’t have it hard enough.<p>Not only do they have to …

Russia's Government to Test Blockchain Land Registry System

The Russian government is to begin testing a blockchain-based land registry system early next year.<p>According to a draft resolution published by the …

Blockchain

ECB President: Bitcoin Not 'Mature' Enough to Be Regulated

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), has said that cryptocurrencies are not "mature" enough to be regulated.<p>Speaking at a …

European Parliament

100 Diplomas: MIT Issues Graduate Certificates on a Blockchain App

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has used bitcoin's blockchain to issue digital diplomas to over 100 graduates as a part of a pilot …

Blockchain

BlackRock Strategist: There's No 'Right or Wrong' Price for Bitcoin

The chief investment strategist for BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, said in a new interview that he doesn't know where to peg the …

Cryptocurrency

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Jordan Kasteler's articles have been removed from the Inc.com archive because his relationship with Inc. has been terminated.

Photos: The secret Swiss mountain bunker where millionaires stash their bitcoins

Attinghausen, Switzerland<p>I’m being driven along the eastern shore of Lake Lucerne when my guide points out our destination. “The bunker is in one of those mountains,” says Maxim Kon, gesturing at a fog shrouded peak on the opposite shore as he pilots his BMW convertible.<p>Kon is taking me to see one …

Bitcoin

Accenture Develops DLT Prototypes for Singapore's Central Bank

Professional services firm Accenture has today announced it has been hired by Singapore's de facto central bank to develop distributed ledger …

Prototypes

Why HODLing Is Hobbling Bitcoin's Prospects as a Common Currency

<i>Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk's advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT's Digital Currency Initiative.</i><p><i>In</i> …

Bitcoin

Dubai Land Department Launches Blockchain Real Estate Initiative

Dubai's land registrar has revealed it is developing a system that would seek to record all local real estate contracts on a blockchain.<p>The project, …

Real Estate

100 and Counting: Ripple Adds New Members to Distributed Ledger Network

Distributed ledger startup Ripple has signed up nine additional users for its global payments network product, RippleNet.<p>Announced today, new members …

Financial Services

Distinguished scientist on the mistakes pundits make when they predict the future of AI

Rodney Brooks -- eminent computer scientist and roboticist who has served as head of MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory …

5 driving forces that are reshaping the real estate industry for the future.

The real estate industry is reinventing itself before our eyes. But what’s driving the change? Keep reading for the top 5 drivers of change.

What Opendoor's Uber-Like Funding Means For Real Estate

Opendoor’s deployment of $320 million in equity funding and $400 million in debt will send shockwaves across the industry, perhaps most by …

6 Real Estate Startups Poised To Disrupt The Industry

Silicon Valley may be the technology hub of the United States, but there are exciting things happening in tech around the country as well, including several real estate startups cropping up in New York that could have national implications.<p>With CBRE’s acquisition of Floored in January, I noted that …

Real Estate

Circle Is Building a Master Mobile Payments Network on Ethereum

Blockchain startup Circle has unveiled new software aimed at connecting the world's digital wallets.<p>Known as 'CENTRE', the project seeks to create a …

Mobile Payments

Singapore Central Bank Reveals 3 New Blockchain Payments Prototypes

Singapore's de facto central bank has disclosed new details about its research into financial applications of blockchain technology.<p>The Monetary …

Prototypes

British courts may unlock secrets of how Trump campaign profiled US voters

Legal mechanism may help academic expose how Big Data firms like Cambridge Analytica and Facebook get their information<p>A US professor is trying to reclaim his personal data from the controversial analytics firm that helped Donald Trump to power. In what legal experts say may be a “watershed” case, …

Donald Trump