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James Disney of Credit Suisse: “The Sky’s the Limit” No Comments

Speaking on CNBC's "Fast Money" on Tuesday, James Disney of Credit Suisse made bold claims about the revolutionary power of blockchain. He also confirmed that Credit Suisse have been running experiments with the technology in various parts of the business. Due to the present nature of private equity transactions, it can take weeks for deals to close and accounts to settle. According to Disney, ...


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Another Use for Blockchain In Food-Tech No Comments

The new global project INS from the founders of Instamart products delivery service provides an opportunity to save up to 30% on everyday shopping. Blockchain technology and smart contracts eliminate the intermediate link of retailer, so that consumers get the product directly from the manufacturer. INS is disrupting the largest consumer retail market in the world. According to Persistent Marke...


Axel Weber on BTC: The High-Finance Bitcoin Bashing Continues No Comments

Bundesbank chairman and former President, Axel Weber, became the latest in the recent spate of voices bad-mouthing Bitcoin. Speaking at a conference arranged by the Swiss Finance Institute earlier today, he expressed scepticism over its feasibility for use as a currency: The important function of a currency is, it's a means of payment, it has to be generally accepted, it has to be a store of valu...


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BitProperty Announces a Token Sale and Beta Release of Its Real Estate Investment Platform No Comments

The crypto-world is continually growing. With cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology being implemented in various fields including medicine, transport, and AI trading platforms, it is just a matter of time it is introduced to the real estate sector as well. And, BitProperty is one such project to do exactly that. BitProperty, a blockchain driven platform for real estate investments, is set ...


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Circle CEO Says “Crypto Tokens Are Incredibly Powerful” and Comments on Bitcoin’s Increased Market Maturity No Comments

Jeremy Allaire, CEO of payments startup Circle, recently appeared on CNBC with high praise of Bitcoin, and cryptocurrency in general. When considering recent price moves, he reminded people to look at them in relation to the swings of 2013/14. The relative stability experienced in the wake of this recent bout of bad news from China for him is evidence of a market which is "less dramatic." In a par...


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Is a Fintech “Shopping Spree” by IBM and Other Giants on the Cards? This CEO Thinks So… No Comments

After the bombshell that was Chinese regulation hit last week, those who follow the crypto space closely will likely be sick of reading foreboding forecasts, and wild speculation on how the market will be impacted. Fortunately, the world of cryptocurrency is larger than just China - the clue's in the name, really. As the climate of fear and uncertainty finally calms, better news is able to break t...


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PlusCoin Is Going Global, DS Plus Announces ICO Starting September 10th. No Comments

Everywhere, PlusCoin is being called “the People’s Cryptocurrency.” A grassroots movement is rapidly taking form and cryptocurrency experts are taking note - PlusCoin is the first cryptocurrency average people actually want to own and to use. Why is this? Well, PlusCoin is fully integrated into the mobile marketplace of an already successful iOS and Android application, DS Plus. Holders o...


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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...


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India’s Kotak Mahindra Bank Implements Blockchain Solution No Comments

The Indian banking sector is excited about blockchain technology. Kotak Mahindra Bank has joined the growing list of banking institutions in the country which have started working on the implementation of blockchain technology. Kotak Mahindra Bank, a leading private sector bank in a country dominated by public banking institutions has today announced that it has piloted an end-to-end trade financi...


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Networking Giant Cisco Organizes 48-Hour Blockchain Brainstorm No Comments

Every company has its own culture and practices when it comes to ideation and visualization of products. Cisco, the leading network infrastructure provider, has recently decided to leverage the power of the crowd to decide upon the future of blockchain innovation. Earlier last week, the company's Hyperinnovation Living Labs organized a 48-hour brainstorming session in this regard. The event was...


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