Blockchain

Blockchain's Inflated Expectations Get Real

Gartner correctly tags Blockchain as just going over the peak of “inflated expectations” in its Hype Cycle report. The analyst firm just announced in …

Advertising Industry

Blockchain is Helping to Restructure the Freelance Economy

The last decade has witnessed a generational shift in the nature of work. The 9 to 5 daily grind, and the strain of “working for the man” are all …

Employment

How to Understand Blockchains With Scrabble

This modified game of Scrabble called Scrabits is fast, chaotic, and educational.<p>I know absolutely nothing about blockchains, the “decentralized ledgers” supposedly revolutionizing everything from finance to real estate. Nodding along to conversations at office parties, I think I’ve picked up that …

Bitcoin

What next? Oh yes, turning a luxury car into a non-fungible token

We’ve seen more than one project use the immutability of blockchain to verify important physical things. So, for instance, a pioneer in the space, Verisart, has brought blockchain certification of high art to leading galleries worldwide, and other players are now entering this growing market. Codex …

General Motors

Forced to Flee: How is Blockchain Technology Transforming the Lives of Refugees in Crisis?

<b>* Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.</b><p>One person is forcibly displaced every two …

Refugees

Blockchain is helping build Andhra Pradesh’s new capital – but can it cut through the red tape?

The old ghosts of the country’s land acquisition process still haunt the technologically advanced project at Amaravati.<p>Last year, Tharigopula …

India

The Year Of Blockchain And Sharing Economy's Intersection

The sharing economy has been a transformative force for a variety of industries. Changes have been most apparent in the transportation and hospitality industries due to the disruption brought about by Uber and Airbnb – the poster children of the sharing economy.<p>Both companies have become giants in …

Sharing Economy

Malta plans to create the world’s first decentralized stock exchange

<b>BLOCKCHAIN ISLAND.</b> The tiny European nation of Malta is truly living up to its nickname of “Blockchain Island.” On Thursday, MSX (the innovation arm …

Cryptocurrency

EOS Leads China’s Blockchain Rankings Again, Bitcoin Still Out of Top 15

Advertisement<p>The Chinese government has released its third round of public blockchain rankings, and EOS — the fifth-largest cryptocurrency by total …

Top 10

IAB Tech Labs launches blockchain-analysis pilot program

It seems like every other day a new startup is claiming it can cure the woes of digital advertising with blockchain — while doubters point to the …

Digital Advertising

Blockchain Phones Calling the Future of Telecommunications

The emergence of blockchain technology has piqued the interest of a number of different sectors across global society. From finance, politics, …

Blockchain

This Chinese start-up is releasing baijiu on the blockchain

We’ve seen CryptoBunnies, blockchain phones, and even a blockchain toothbrush. And the family is still expanding. A start-up that makes baijiu -- the …

Startups

Coinbase Listing: Ripple (XRP) and ZCash (ZEC) Atop CNBC’s Fast Money Pool - Today's Gazette

<b>Shortly after Coinbase announced its decision to explore five coins before deciding on which to adopt while failing to insert Ripple (XRP) into the</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Volkswagen and IOTA Build the Future

Volkswagen is one of the world’s largest automakers, and a primary focus of IOTA is on the mobility sector. Let’s pull back the curtain on just how …

Volkswagen

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Full Overview<p>Speakers (6)<p>Bradford Hu<p>Chief Risk Officer<p>Citigroup<p>W. Bradford Hu is the Chief Risk Officer for Citigroup. In this role, he leads the …

Financial Services

Why So Many Cryptocurrencies Fail

Cryptocurrencies may be the tulips of our time. Investors are mad for them the way the Dutch were in the 17th Century.<p>Yet unlike lovely flower bulbs, there’s nothing behind the digital currencies, sold in “initial coin offerings” (ICOs). Just the vapor of promises that you’ll somehow get rich …

Cryptocurrency

Data-Driven Development - Reports - World Economic Forum

With a general understanding that addressing the “data deficit” will require new forms of public/private data sharing agreements and that the …

World Economic Forum

How Synthetic Data Startups Spawned An Open Data Economy

If there is anything that holds back the pace of global innovation in the artificial intelligence-led world is the torrent of data and the …

Startups

Baidu Launches Blockchain Photo App With Own Token | Investopedia

Chinese internet search giant Baidu Inc. (BIDU), often referred to as China’s Google, has announced the launch of a proprietary blockchain-based …

Icos

The Glaring Issue The Big Data World Is Facing — And How Blockchain Companies Are Looking To Solve It

Over the past year, I have become heavily involved in the world of blockchain.<p>In addition to advising a number of blockchain companies on their …

Online Privacy

This Silicon Valley Backs Blockchain Startup Wants to Become the Wikipedia of Data

DIRT, a blockchain startup that plans to develop a trusted platform for structured data, has raised $3 million in a seed funding round. The San …

Data Modeling

Samsung Stores in the Baltic States Now Accept Cryptocurrencies

<b>On Friday, Samsung stores in the Baltic States have announced they will be accepting seven different cryptocurrencies for merchandise. Through a</b> …

Cryptocurrency

BBVA Signs $117 Mln Blockchain-Powered Corporate Loan

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) has signed a new blockchain-based loan with civil engineering firm ACS Group, according to the BBVA’s official …

Oil & Gas Industry

How blockchain can create a more humane process for refugees

Blockchain technology could help alleviate the struggles of asylum seekers who are many times left in the wake of political fights.<br>Read More

Financial Services

Blockchain: A Financial Revolution — CASHAA the Fintech Powerhouse! By Investing.com Studios

It’s important to remember that fiat’s conception came about as a few men gathered around a table and decided that the marked papers they use would …

Financial Services

Internationalised corruption is to blame for rising inequality, mass movements of people and war – we must end this system of oppression

Illegal migration has become an existential question for Europe’s institutions. The marathon European Council summit on 28 June was evidence of this; …

Opinion (UK)

Top CHROs Share How To Engage Employees

In our digital world the CHRO role is elevating as they work to create the workplace of the future. Elizebeth Varghese, general manager talent, IBM North America puts it this way, “Disruptive technology is revolutionizing the way we work, driving a need for new types of talent and skills, and …

Employee Engagement

Bitcoin and Ethereum Price Forecast – BTC Prices Steady

The BTC prices continued to consolidate and range below the $7500 region which is something that was expected considering the breakout that we had …

Trading

South Korean Regulator Launches Initiative to Nurture Cryptocurrency Sector

The South Korean financial watchdog, Financial Services Commission (FSC), has created the Financial Innovation Bureau to oversee and nurture the …

Bitcoin

Viewpoints: Lessons On Improving Diet, Reducing Obesity and Getting Healthy; Monitoring Trends in Changing Addiction Patterns

Opinion writers weigh in on these and other health issues.<p>The New York Times: How To Get America On The Mediterranean Diet <br>In 1953, not long before …

Health Care