blockchain

Here Is Why Ethereum Co-founder Dubs Blockchain as Web 3.0

While the world is busy dubbing blockchain as Internet 2.0, Joseph Lubin, Co-founder of Ethereum and Founder of Consensys thinks of it as the Web 3.0. If you are wondering if the web and internet is the same thing, well let’s break the bubble.

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IBM Trials Blockchain Platform Aimed at Banks

IBM launched a blockchain platform for financial services on Monday as it continued to bolster its offerings of the much-hyped technology. Blockchain is the technology that underpins the cryptocurrency bitcoin. It’s a public ledger of activity on the bitcoin network that is tamper-proof.

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The Race to Build the Best Blockchain

Billions of dollars are being spent, right now, to solve a problem we didn’t know existed a few years ago. The problem boils down to creating a decentralized app platform that’s secure, scalable and governed in a fair, transparent way. And the solution might change the world in a similar way the internet did a […]

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The Blockchain Begins Finding Its Way in the Enterprise

The blockchain is in the middle of a major hype cycle at the moment, and that makes it hard for many people to take it seriously, but if you look at the core digital ledger technology, there is tremendous potential to change the way we think about trust in business.

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Worldwide Spending on Blockchain Forecast to Reach $11.7 Billion in 2022

Worldwide spending on blockchain solutions is forecast to reach $11.7 billion in 2022, according to a new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC).

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Is China Leading the Blockchain Innovation Race?

According to the report by Jingdata, a research institution focusing on blockchain development in China, the amount of financing on blockchain-related projects in January 2018 in China has already reached RMB 681 million (USD 100 million), overtaking the record total of RMB 468 million (USD 70 million) in 2016.

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Barclays Seeks Twin Blockchain Patents for Banking Services

Barclays Bank may be looking to blockchain to streamline fund transfers and know-your-customer processes, according to newly-released patent applications. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published two applications by the U.K.’s second-largest bank Thursday, both of which revolve around account security.

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Japanese Internet Giant GMO’s Web Bank Will Use Blockchain for Payments

Multi-billion-dollar Japanese tech conglomerate GMO has launched a new internet banking business that will use blockchain technology for faster and cheaper payments and financial services.

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Oracle Blockchain Opens for Business

Oracles blockchain platform is hitting the market on Monday. The service provides software and server infrastructure for customers to set up and manage networks of distributed ledgers, the tech at the heart of cryptocurrencies.

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Here Come the First Blockchain Smartphones: What You Need to Know

After months of speculation, Taiwanese electronics company HTC Corp. will release a blockchain-enabled smartphone this year that will allow users to securely store cryptocurrency offline and act as a compute node in a blockchain network.

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American Express Seeks Blockchain Patent

American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) began testing a blockchain version of its customer rewards program in May and is now going one step deeper into blockchain development with a patent application related to a proof of payment (PoP) system.

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Here Are 10 Industries Blockchain Is Likely to Disrupt

You’ve probably heard that blockchain technology is going to revolutionize… fill in the blank. But what actually is it and how is it going to disrupt these industries? In simplest terms, blockchain refers to a decentralized database.

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