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Blockchain Could Be a $7 Billion Market and a Major Boost to Amazon, Microsoft, Says BofA

Blockchain adoption will eventually be a multi billion-dollar opportunity for tech companies like Amazon and Microsoft, according to new estimates from Bank of America.

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How Can Blockchain Thrive in the Face of European GDPR Blockade?

It has been just over four months since the European Union enacted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a piece of legislation that was designed to protect the data of those living in the EU, but also one that conflicts directly with blockchain.

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Deloitte: Five Things That Must Happen for Blockchain to See Widespread Adoption

Getty Images North America And last but not least, the report by Deloitte says that more firms working in the sector need to collaborate in order for the technology to promote both the development of applications and education.

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Banks Embrace Blockchain to Remain Relevant

Global banks such as HSBC and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group along with local players like Japan’s Resona Holding sand Bank of Ayudhya in Thailand are embracing blockchain technology to offer lower-cost services as financial technology companies threaten their dominance.

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Bill Clinton: Over-Regulation Could Kill Blockchain’s ‘Golden Goose’

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton highlighted the need to avoid too much regulation of new technologies like blockchain as he took the stage at Ripple’s Swell conference in San Francisco. Clinton was joined on-stage by Gene Sperling, one of Clinton’s advisors in the White House who also sits on Ripple’s board of directors.Clinton who served […]

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Why BlockChain Is the Future of Cryptocurrency

We live in a logical world that has rested its faith in algorithms and technology. Blockchain technology was the knight in the shining armor during the tough times.

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Fidelity Bets on the Future With Blockchain, Virtual Reality and AI

Fidelity Investments is a 72-year company with more than $7 trillion in investor’s funds under management, and despite their well-established position within the traditional retail markets, they are incredibly open to nascent technologies, like cryptocurrency and blockchain.

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Visa CEO: Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Not “Much Use” to Company

The CEO of Visa Inc. has stated that he does not think that blockchain technology or cryptocurrency is useful to the international credit card company. In an address at Boston College yesterday, Alfred F. Kelly Jr. also stated that he felt the firm was a great example of a fintech success story.

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SBI Ripple Asia Wins Payments License for Blockchain Money App

A joint venture between SBI Holdings and Ripple has moved a step closer to launching its blockchain-based payments app for consumers. SBI Ripple AsiaannouncedWednesday it has completed registration with the Kantou bureau of Japan’s Ministry of Finance as a licensed agent for handling electronic payments.

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Mastercard Labs Looks to Adopt Blockchain Use in Effort to Improve Payments Efficiency

The research and development sector of Mastercard decided to seek out the support that blockchain technology affords. They want to improve efficiency, and this is just the latest effort in a long line of innovations since it originated six years ago.

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Australian Agency Claims Blockchain Breakthrough

A federal science agency in Australia has claimed a world first after completing testing on a global blockchain network that is capable of processing 30,000 cross-border transactions per second.

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Why the Asia Pacific Blockchain Industry Is Growing So Fast 

Global Market Insights’ recent report claims that the blockchain market in the Asia Pacific region has seen a significant growth thanks to the increase in the number of investments in blockchain-based companies. The report also claims that the market will hit 16 billion in the next few years, likely by 2024.

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