Tag: blockchain technology

  • Industry

    Major Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund: ICON is Our Biggest Bet in 2018

    Dan Morehead an early cryptocurrency adapter and CEO of the hedge fund Pantera Capital said in an interview on Bloomberg yesterday that the funds biggest present position is in the Korean blockchain Icon. The statement surprised the host of the interview who didn’t seem to know anything about Icon...

    John McMahon | April 27, 2018 | 8:12 am
  • Blockchain

    Samsung Implents Blockchain and Produces Bitcoin Miners, Focuses on Crypto

    Blockchain technology is making inroads in many different industries. Samsung, a global technology leader, is now keeping a close eye on this technology. The company plans to incorporate distributed ledgers to manage its global supply network. Samsung also shows a keen interest in manufacturing cryptocurrency mining equipment. The...

    JP Buntinx | April 16, 2018 | 10:30 am
  • seoul

    Seoul Mayor Prepares City to Embrace Blockchain Technology

    Park Won-soon, the Mayor of South Korean Capital Seoul, has announced intentions to pursue the development of blockchain technology in the city. Won-soon stated that there will be a digital currency created for use in Seoul, as well as the setting up of groups dedicated to exploring blockchain...

    Rick D. | March 30, 2018 | 4:39 pm
  • Altcoins

    Using Blockchain to Track the Gold Supply Chain

    Emergent Technology Holdings, a US-based FinTech company is planning to release the “g-coin”. A digital token that will be fully backed by gold in an effort to create a way to trade the precious metal with more liquidity. The G Coin Will Be as Good as Gold Similar to...

    John McMahon | March 27, 2018 | 10:00 am
  • music

    Blockchain Based Streaming Site Revolutionizes Online Music Sales

    DJ Gareth Emery thinks the way musicians get paid royalties from online music sites is mired in outdated technology and wants to use Blockchain to get artists what they deserve. Streaming services need an upgrade According to Emery music streaming sites like Spotify and Itunes domination of online...

    John McMahon | February 7, 2018 | 8:30 am
  • india

    India’s FM: Country Proactively Exploring Blockchain Tech Apps

    The Indian government isn’t looking too kindly on cryptocurrencies, but the country has certainly caught on to the potential applications for blockchain and associated technology. Blockchain technology is becoming a favourite in India, Asia’s third-largest economy, for solidifying information, sharing records, and preventing tampering. In his budget speech on February...

    Thomas Delahunty | February 1, 2018 | 9:30 pm
  • cisco, blockchain, brainstorm

    How Blockchain is Pumping Life into Stale Business Models

    Most people associate blockchain with cryptocurrencies – but its uses extend far beyond this. Blockchain is so much more than just Bitcoin. The blockchain is being adopted by more and more businesses. In many cases, it is completely transforming old business models and pumping new life into companies....

    Aayush Jindal | December 28, 2017 | 2:04 pm
  • Lure Foreign Investment

    Belarus Legalises Cryptocurrencies to Lure Foreign Investment

    When most people think about high-tech innovation, the former Soviet bloc is probably one of the last places on Earth that springs to mind. However, Belarus is making efforts to change that. Thanks to a progressive piece of legislation that was signed into law last Thursday, President Alexander...

    Rick D. | December 26, 2017 | 2:42 pm

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