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bitcoin mainstream usage

What’s Holding Bitcoin Back from Achieving Mainstream Status? No Comments

The cryptocurrency market has been doing great in the recent months, as Bitcoin price continues to break its own records on a frequent basis. The growth in Bitcoin's value goes hand-in-hand with its growing community and usage across the world. However, the popular cryptocurrency is still a long way from achieving mainstream status, barring a couple of countries. According to the CEO of Fidelit...


BitCAD Announces Dates for ICO No Comments

BitCAD is finally out with the dates for their crowdsale following the delays caused by the last minute issues that cropped up with the decentralized biometric identification system. The crowdsale will now commence on May 25th. The project retains its focus on creating a perfect business environment based on blockchain technology. As the recently launched BitCAD whitepaper details, the platform...


peach aviation, bitcoin, japan

Fly with Bitcoin: Japan’s Peach Aviation to Accept Payments in Digital Currency No Comments

Japan recently conferred Bitcoin with a legal status, making it one among a handful of cryptocurrency-friendly nations. The new-found status has turned Bitcoin into one of the most sought-after payment mediums in the country, resulting in increased demand and trade volumes. As more people start using Bitcoin for the exchange of value, Peach Aviation Limited, a leading airline in the country has d...


dao.casino

DAO.Casino Automates Trust in Online Gambling with Blockchain Technology No Comments

The increasing number of online gambling platforms has made it hard for people to differentiate between the ones that are genuine and those that aren't. However, there is a solution that makes identification easier, thanks to smart contracts, blockchain technology and the level of transparency associated with them. DAO Casino is one such protocol based on Ethereum's smart contracts technology tha...


wipro, etheruem alliance

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Gets 86 New Members, Drives Ether Upwards No Comments

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, a consortium of leading banking, financial and technology companies has made a dramatic announcement today. Formed to create enterprise grade blockchain solutions based on Ethereum protocol, Enterprise Ethereum Alliance has 'onboarded' 86 new companies in a short span of time. The news release published by the Alliance lists all the new businesses that include ...


blockchain, biometrics, payments, authentication

Blockchain Technology in Emerging Markets No Comments

Bitcoin and its underlying blockchain technology are relatively new with lots of potential applications. Various use cases of blockchain technology are being developed for almost all industry and market segments by both private and public sector organizations. While those in developed economies spearheading most of the research and development, past experience and studies suggest that the developi...


Genesis Mining

SONM, Supercomputing Made Easy with Blockchain Technology No Comments

The constantly increasing need for computing power is driven by the creation, development, and deployment of various processor intensive tasks. In most cases, individuals, businesses, and even academia find it hard to harness increased computing power without making a significant investment in the infrastructure, which could include supercomputers. SONM, a blockchain powered distributed computing ...


Skandiabanken Allows Norwegians to Handle Bitcoin through Internet Banking No Comments

Increasing demand for Bitcoin and other altcoins can no longer be ignored. The cryptocurrencies have already made inroads to the conventional financial system, both directly as well as indirectly. As banking institutions continue to adopt blockchain technology, a Norwegian online bank -- Skandiabanken has gone a step further to recognize Bitcoin and other leading cryptocurrencies as an investment ...


bitcoin loans

SALT Blends Traditional Lending with Crypto-Collaterals No Comments

Gone are the days when money used to be backed by gold or commodities, thanks to the wide-spread adoption of credit-based economic systems where debt drives consumerism and not the purchasing power itself. In such a setup, increase in usage of credit cards and loans doesn't come as a surprise. There are a number of lending platforms; both online and offline that helps people borrow money agains...


Microsoft Azure Enterprise Grade Blockchains will Disrupt Industries

ERP Software Giant SAP Introduces Blockchain as a Service Offering No Comments

SAP, the enterprise IT solutions provider has officially become part of the blockchain bandwagon after it announced the launch of its Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) offering. The company, which recently joined the Hyperledger project alongside IBM, Intel and other big technology, financial and banking institutions introduced the new solution at a recently held annual Sapphire event in Orlando, Uni...


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