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Blockchain Is Banks' Secret Sauce

Here's some good news for bank shareholders: Profits are about to rise. Sorry to inform the hundreds of thousands of people who work in the various …

Blockchain

12 Standout Start-ups Focused Upon Blockchain Identity

Digital identity is a complex area, as discussed yesterday. First, it is focused upon shared ledgers and blockchain, not just blockchain; second, it …

Blockchain

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Coding Bootcamp, According To Fullstack Co-Founder David Yang

<i>What are some tips for making the most of a coding bootcamp? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by David Yang, Co-Founder and Lead Instructor at Fullstack Academy, on Quora.</b><p><b>Start Strong.</b> This …

eLearning

The Ether Review #38 — Pelle Braendgaard, Prehistory

The Ether Review #38 — Pelle Braendgaard, Prehistory<p><b>In Brief</b><p>Blockchain is a recent innovation, cryptocurrency is not. From the mid 80s to the end of …

The FCA Considers Bringing Blockchain Startups to UK

Blockchain<p><b>The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will possibly approve blockchain businesses within the region. This will give UK-based</b> …

Drug Manufacturer Jacks Up Price of Life-Saving EpiPen

The EpiPen is an auto-injection device sold by the drug company Mylan that delivers a pre-measured dose of the drug epinephrine to a person who is …

Sydney multiple sclerosis researchers link risk genes to Vitamin D

The further away you live from the equator the more likely you are to be diagnosed with MS.<p>It sounds simple. But since analysis of the genetic …

Abra Just Electrified Blockchain Entrepreneurs in NYC

A lot of time at the end of conference talks, the moderator vaguely looks around the room and hopes that attendees will raise their hands, but no one …

Blockchain Democracy: Government Of The People, By The People, For The People

We live in a crisis-wracked world. “The once-heralded Arab Spring has given way almost everywhere to conflict and repression,” wrote Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch. “Many governments have responded to the turmoil by downplaying or abandoning human rights,” using the Internet …

Blockchain

Talks at GS - Alex Tapscott: The Blockchain Revolution

Most commonly known as the primary innovation behind bitcoin, blockchain technology is poised to revolutionize the financial industry and beyond. …

Blockchain-powered Synereo Set to Challenge Facebook and Twitter

Synereo, a Tel-Aviv based startup developing a decentralized, open-source social network, has revealed today that its product will move into alpha …

Expert shortage hampers Japanese financials in blockchain race

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese financial firms risk falling behind on the world stage as efforts to adopt blockchain technology that promises to save billions of dollars in backroom processing and revolutionize the finance industry are hamstrung by a dearth of specialists.<p>Banks, brokerages and insurers …

Blockchain

Coursera Course on Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Begins Soon

<b>Education on the topics of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency are an absolute necessity at this stage. A new Coursera class touching upon both subjects can</b> …

Here's What 8 Financial Institutions Are Doing to Save Billions on Currency Trades

A venture backed by eight major banks and financial institutions has begun beta testing a peer-to-peer network that aims to use blockchain …

Hyperledger Tests Open Strategy With First Blockchain Explorer

Business blockchain consortium Hyperledger is now building an open-source tool that will let anyone explore the distributed ledger projects being …

R3, 15 Banks Integrate Blockchain with Trade Finance

Blockchain: what it is, how it really can change the world

Blockchain – the technology behind the bitcoin digital currency – is a decentralized public ledger of transactions that no one person or company owns …

Blockchain

Law Experts: Why Banks Are Scared of Blockchain

Advertisement<p><b>According to law experts in South Africa, most banks are scared of blockchain for its power to disrupt their sector.</b><p>A Senior Associate …

Blockchain

The Second Shift: Blockchain is Back for Even Further Disruption

Since the early ‘90s, most industries have evolved organically. They have grown by using new technologies and by gathering knowledge and …

More airline outages predicted as carriers grapple with 1960s technology

<i>(Reuters)</i> – Airlines will likely suffer more disruptions like the one that grounded about 2,000 Delta flights this week because major carriers have not invested enough to overhaul reservations systems based on technology dating to the 1960s, airline industry and technology experts told …

Southwest Airlines

The Dot Blockchain Music Project — “Growing up in public with your pants down.” (dotBC Update #3)

<i>(Nov 2016 update — for more articles or to follow the project please go to</i> <i>www.dotblockchainmusic.com</i> <i>the project is now live and on</i> …

Recap: Blockchains + Digital Currencies Conference in NY

<b>The Blockchains + Digital Currencies conference was held on July 28, 2016, in New York. Leaders and entrepreneurs in the banking and fintech</b> …

The blockchain is coming

Two Men Used A Laptop To Steal More Than 100 Cars

The stolen vehicles had a common software that's used by auto technicians and dealers.<p>Two men jailed in Houston and accused of using pirated computer software to steal more than 100 vehicles may have exploited an electronic vulnerability to advance auto theft into high-tech crime.<p>Michael Arce, 24, …

Fiat Chrysler

Overstock Taps New Lead for Medici Blockchain Project

Bitcoin's most innovative merchant has a new blockchain lead.<p>E-commerce giant Overstock announced this week that chairman of the board and former …

Chain's Adam Ludwin On Who Is Best Poised To Benefit From Blockchain Technology

From the beginning, one of the defining characteristics of Bitcoin has been its decentralized nature.<p>But over the last year or so, as banks and other financial institutions have begun to try to capitalize on the efficiency, reduced costs and security that Bitcoin’s blockchain technology offers, …

Blockchain

A Top 10 of Emerging Technologies

I know that the World Economic Forum (the ‘WEF’) gets a bit of a bad name for hosting top-0.01-percenter conferences like Davos – but whatever their …

Emerging Technology

Everything you need to know about all the startups working with bitcoin and blockchain

Bitcoin is a digital-only currency not backed by any central bank, while the blockchain is the software underpinning it.<p>Blockchain uses complex cryptography to ensure transactions can't be tampered with and people sending and receiving money are who they say they are.<p>Jeremy Millar, a partner at …

FinTech