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We Have Passed Peak Blockchain Investment

We Have Passed Peak Blockchain Investment

by July 7, 2016 at 12:52 pm 3 comments

As the summer heats up, blockchain hype may (finally) be cooling down. 2016 will likely see less investment in bitcoin and blockchain technology, but that is true for many other areas, as well. This year to date has seen $161 million invested so far, while 2015 saw a total ofRead More

Blockchains Predicted to Power the Internet of Things

Blockchains Predicted to Power the Internet of Things

by February 17, 2016 at 12:32 pm 1 comment

You might be using a blockchain to order detergent within the next few years. That’s because blockchains, or more properly, distributed ledgers, are likely to be used to authenticate users of IoT devices, according to Chris Skinner, author of the forthcoming book ValueWeb. Skinner told Bank Innovation today that heRead More

Coolest Brands 2016: Digital Asset HoldingsMaking Blockchain Boom

Coolest Brands 2016: Digital Asset Holdings

Making Blockchain Boom

by February 16, 2016 at 8:41 am 3 comments

It is interesting to note that globally there has been something of a systematic crackdown on bitcoin. The enforcement actions here and there amount to a collective thumb on the digital currency. Which is yet another reason why it is noteworthy to see blockchain become so unabashedly hot in fintechRead More

10 Ways Blockchain Will Change Financial Services

10 Ways Blockchain Will Change Financial Services

by February 10, 2016 at 11:44 am 3 comments

Blockchain may be the payments industry’s greatest recent success story. No, really. Which other payments technology, in recent years, has developed so far so fast as the blockchain? (We’d better call say distributed ledgers, of which blockchains are one example, but it doesn’t quite roll off the tongue.) Even further, blockchain has broken beyond paymentsRead More