BLOCKCHAIN EMBASSY

By Mark Smalley | http://bce.asia

How Cashaa Exploits Bitcoin Price Differentials for Remittances

Can bitcoin still provide a truly cheap money-sending service?<p>While the idea might be out of favor in some circles, London startup Cashaa is now …

The 6 Most Important Cryptocurrencies Other Than Bitcoin

Bitcoin has not just been a trendsetter, ushering in a wave of cryptocurrencies built on decentralized peer-to-peer network, it’s become the de facto …

Bitcoin

Cambodia's Central Bank Signs Deal to Develop Blockchain Tech

The National Bank of Cambodia has reportedly inked an agreement with distributed ledger tech startup Soramitsu that will find the central bank …

How can blockchains improve the internet’s infrastructure?

Our lives are increasingly dependent on the internet. It’s hard to get any work done if the internet goes down. Yet the internet was designed more …

Information Security

Even Coffee Farmers Are Moving Their Businesses Onto The Blockchain

Coffee farmers now have the opportunity to take out the middlemen with an automated machine that determines the quality and cost of their crops<p>Coffee …

Coffee

Cisco, Bosch Reveal New Details on IoT-Blockchain Projects

Following a formal unveiling in January, members of a consortium focused on the intersection of blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT) are …

Bitcoin

BNP Paribas Taps Blockchain for Fund Distribution Platform

A subsidiary of French banking giant BNP Paribas revealed today that it is utilizing blockchain tech for a fund distribution platform currently in …

FinTech

Blockchain Secures User Data Like No Other Technology Ever Did

When it comes to most technologies, we know about the basic function that they perform. But, a sizeable portion of the users never express any …

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FinTech

Bitcoin Adoption in Thailand Led by Tourism Industry - Bitcoin News

<b>The Bitcoin scaling debate affects some businesses more than others, but few real-world businesses have the volume to watch Bitcoin’s momentum react</b> …

Bitcoin

Dubai Government Greenlights Citywide Blockchain Payments System

The Smart Dubai Office, a government-backed initiative led by the Crown Prince of Dubai has partnered a FinTech specialist firm to implement a …

Bloq: Private Blockchains are the Training Wheels for Enterprise Adoption of Bitcoin and Ethereum - Crypto Insider - Bitcoin and Blockchain News

Bloq is the enterprise-focused blockchain startup co-founded by Tally Capital Founding Partner Matthew Roszak and former Bitcoin Core contributor …

Bitcoin

How Blockchain Could End Travel Industry Pain Points

<i>Trond Vidar Bjorøy heads new product development and implementation for Nordic markets at travel management firm ATPI.</i><p><i>In this opinion piece, Vidar</i> …

Japan's Government Develops Method for Assessing Blockchains

In light of the hype and lack of clarity surrounding blockchain, one of Japan's government ministries has developed a methodology for evaluating …

Top US Business Schools Are Racing to Incorporate Blockchain

Top US business schools are working to incorporate blockchain and cryptography into curriculums to meet evolving employer and student demands.<p>As …

'Millions in Minutes': How Polychain Makes Sense of the ICO Wild West

Token fever is taking hold in Bitcoinland.<p>Call them 'token sales', 'initial coin offerings' or just plain 'ICOs', the idea that funding a new project …

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The Biggest US Health Insurer is Hiring a Blockchain Director

The largest US-based health insurer is looking to hire a new point person on blockchain development.<p>UnitedHealth is seeking a "director of blockchain …

Will Blockchain Technology be the Ultimate Disruptor? Harvard Says Yes!

Say goodbye to the middle-man for your financial transactions. Blockchain technology will change the way you do everything.<p><i>"Imagine a technology that could preserve our freedom to choose for ourselves and our families, to express these choices in the world, and to control our own destiny, no matter</i> …

Bitcoin

Arizona Gives Legal Status to Blockchain Based Smart Contracts

Ethereum’s technology has just been given the seal of approval by the State of Arizona which passed a bill giving legal status to smart contracts and …

Bitcoin

Regulating Bitcoin: how new frameworks could be a catalyst for cryptocurrencies

Computer geeks packing away hard drives was never going to be quite as dramatic as sharp-suited bankers carrying boxes of their possessions and pieces of office art down Wall Street, but the collapse of the Bitcoin currency exchange Mt Gox in 2014 was widely seen as the alternative digital …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin is Now Larger Than Most Fiat Currencies in Europe & Americas in Market Cap

The user base and market cap of bitcoin are larger than most fiat currencies of small countries in Central America, Africa and Europe. The next step …

Blockchain technology in healthcare could ease PHI exchange

Blockchain has recently become a common buzzword in health IT circles. The technology first gained popularity as...<p>part of the digital currency …

Bitcoin

Automation is the next level of digitization

So far, it's safe to say that the predominant trend in 21st-century business has been digitalization. Every industry, organization and individual has …

Automation

Safe Haven Asset Scarcity is Becoming a Boon to Bitcoin

While the strict regulations that emerged following the 2007–2008 financial crisis drew fire from many industry participants, they may have had an …

The Cost of Cash | Mark Smalley | TEDxYouth@Kenyalang

4 bitcoin documentary must-sees

Since the very first transaction took place in January 2009, bitcoin has sparked the world’s curiosity in some big ways. We’ve put together a list of …

Introducing the Blockchain Embassy of Asia

As Malaysia’s first and only public consortium that is entirely focused on the adoption and improvement of distributed ledgers and their competing …

FinTech

Japanese Banks to Use Common Blockchain For Money Transfer Trials

The Japanese Bankers Association (JBA) is working toward the development of a common blockchain platform for the country’s banks to begin trials of …

Bitcoin

Microsoft Office Add-in Certifies Documents on Bitcoin & Ethereum Blockchains

Microsoft has created an add-in for Microsoft Office utilizes Stampery, a blockchain-based timestamping architecture that verifies and certifies …

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