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SpacePirate’s Rustbits Token Sale is Now Live No Comments

The Sale of Rustbits Tokens commenced on June 26, 2017 and will go on till July 31, 2017. Rustbits are Counterparty tokens which will provide the game fuel and also act as a premium in game currency for SpacePirate: Age of Rust. The Rustbits sale is a means to crowdfund the development of Age of Rust and other games. There is only a limited supply of RustBits. The unsold Rustbits will be burned...


Transparent Governance and the End of Corruption with Blockchain Technology No Comments

Among the many advantages of the digital currency, the transparency associated with transactional data stored over the blockchain is the most attractive one. The very property comes in handy when it comes to maintaining transparency and preventing corruption in sectors where blockchain-based applications are used. The digital currency technology is already being considered by few government rep...


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IT Giant Predicts Blockchain Will Transform Tech Sector in 2016 No Comments

American multinational CA Technologies believes that the technology underpinning the cryptocurrency bitcoin will find its footing in 2016. In a blogpost titled Five Technology Predictions for 2016, Otto Berkes, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at CA Technologies, predicted a great year for the blockchain technology, saying that the innovative public ledger will "find a home outside of the Bi...


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Blythe Masters Struggling to Find Investors for Her Blockchain Startup? No Comments

Powerful finance lady Blythe Masters is having a hard time convincing investors to invest in her blockchain startup Digital Asset Holdings, according to a news report from The New York Times. NewsBTC.com earlier reported that Blythe is looking to raise $35M for her blockchain startup before Christmas from leading investor groups such as JPMorgan Chase, where she earlier worked for 27 years, Gol...


Blockchain Consortium R3 Now Has 42 Members. newsbtc bitcoin news

Blockchain Consortium R3 Now Has 42 Members No Comments

The blockchain consortium R3CEV LLC has added 12 more banks, taking the total to 42. The group of blockchain advocates is also a part of The Open Ledger Project being led by IBM, which aims to create its own blockchain. According to the official press release, the next round of engagement will commence in January 2016 and focus on non-bank financial institutions, including post-trade organizati...


SEC Approves Overstock Plan to Issue Stock Via Blockchain. newsbtc bitcoin news

IBM, JPMorgan, and Others Join Forces to Create Their Own Blockchain No Comments

In a major blow to the Bitcoin blockchain, leading financial and technological giants including IBM, Intel, Cisco, JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, London Stock Exchange (LSE) Group, and State Street have come together to create their own open-source blockchain. According to a highly extensive report on Wired.com, the open source project will aim to replicate a blockchain-like technology that can bring a...


SWIFT to Explore Blockchain in Payments Innovation Initiative. newsbtc bitcoin news

SWIFT to Explore Blockchain in Payments Innovation Initiative No Comments

Belgium-based Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) has officially announced its intention to explore blockchain technology in a global payments innovation initiative meant to improve customer experience by increasing the speed and the reliability of cross-border payments. The initiative is expected to commence in early 2016, and will focus on a business-to-busines...


Microsoft Partners Up with Consensys to Introduce Blockchain-based Services. newsbtc bitcoin news

Microsoft Adds Financial Services Angle to Its Blockchain-As-A-Service Toolkit No Comments

In November, Microsoft launched an Ethereum-based cloud platform to enable enterprise and institutional clients to build Ethereum blockchain and smart contract-based applications, which come with pre-built tools and templates. Now the software giant is working with Ripple to add a dedicated financial services angle to its blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) platform. With this additional support, Mi...


Blockchain & Wall Street: The New Partnership? No Comments

Recently, it was estimated that the Financial Industry would be investing in over $1bn in Blockchain Technology by the end of this year and investment will continue at this pace well into 2016. Blockchain holds the promise of more fluid and safer transactions and the traditional financial institutions are investing heavily and creating divisions geared towards maximizing the opportunity Blockchain...


Blockchain Technology Adoption is Going Mainstream. Newsbtc Bitcoin News.

MASSIVE: Two Financial Services Giants Interested in Blockchain Technology No Comments

Leading financial services giants, Nomura and Fidelity Investments, are showing a keen interest in the blockchain technology. The Nomura Research Institute made the official announcement that it will conduct a joint examination with Nomura Securities Co., Ltd., and other technology start-ups regarding the feasibility of implementing the blockchain technology. The Nomura Research Institute (NRI...


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