Tag: Distributed Ledger Technology

  • Blockchain
    Blockchain

    US Regulator Wants to Adopt Blockchain to Maintain Pace with Market Manipulators

    The chair of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has said that he wants to adopt blockchain to “keep pace with those who attempt to defraud, distort, or manipulate” financial markets. CFTC Chairman Giancarlo Envisions Compliance Built into Business Operations Through Smart Contracts J. Christopher Giancarlo spoke...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 9, 2018 | 12:00 am
  • Alibaba
    Blockchain

    Alibaba Accounted for 10% of Blockchain-Related Patents in 2017

    Alibaba Group Holding is worth keeping an eye on for those who believe blockchain technology is the future. The multinational technology conglomerate, led by 53-year-old Jack Ma, has filed over 10 percent of the world’s patent applications for blockchain, contributing to China’s dominance in distributed ledger technology on...

    Ricardo Esteves | September 3, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • Blockchain
    Blockchain

    Chinese Influencers Call for Blockchain to Solve Food and Drug Safety Problem

    As the Chinese population experience a food and drug safety crisis, with the latest scandal being a fraudulent rabies vaccine for babies, leading technology experts are confident that the blockchain could solve problems related to lack of transparency in China’s food and drug industries. Decentralized Supply Chain May...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 25, 2018 | 10:10 pm
  • MP
    Blockchain

    British MP Calls for UK Blockchain Chief in New Report

    A U.K. MP has called on the government to appoint a Chief Blockchain Officer in a new report that backs the technology to be used in government. ‘Unlocking Blockchain’, which was distributed to all MPs, also argues for a blockchain competition to establish London as a blockchain hub....

    tim copeland | July 4, 2018 | 6:00 pm
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    Economic Forum Report Blockchain’s Role in Future Financial

    A comprehensive report by the World Economic Forum released yesterday reiterates the importance of blockchain technology in global finance. The 129-page report presents the findings of an in-depth analysis of nine different use cases of the distributed ledger technology. The report titled “The Future of Financial Infrastructure –...

    Gautham | August 14, 2016 | 7:30 am
  • Bank of England Bitcoin Blockchain DLT
    Bitcoin

    Bank of England Monetary Policy Advisor Feels Bitcoin Has Flaws

    The Bank of England is playing a very strange game right now. The institution is keen on issuing its own national virtual currency. However, they are still no fan of Bitcoin, as they feel the currency is “peppered with flaws.” Such a statement is not entirely surprising, though,...

    JP Buntinx | July 20, 2016 | 2:30 pm
  • Luxembourg Minsite rof Finance Blockchain
    Bitcoin

    Luxembourg Minister of Finance Acknowledges Blockchain Potential

    Although Europe seems to be divided on Bitcoin, blockchain technology remains a popular topic. During the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2016, Luxembourg Minister of Finance Gramegna acknowledged the potential of Bitcoin technology. In fact, he feels confident this technology will revolutionize banking and financial services. It...

    JP Buntinx | June 27, 2016 | 1:45 pm
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    Bitcoin

    Bank of England Concerned over Central Bank Bitcoin Clones

    Financial institutions have shown a keen interest in the concept of distributed ledger technology, and some countries have even taken the plunge of creating their own national digital currencies. While digitizing fiat currency may seem clear as day to same, it could pose a major threat to the...

    JP Buntinx | March 2, 2016 | 1:00 pm

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