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Blockchain in Business: 5 Risks to Consider in 2019
What is blockchain? A blockchain is a technology involving the process of transfer or transaction of assets, information, or identity directly between the sender and receiver, thereby eliminating the need of third party authorization. The functioning of money related transactions is based on cryptocurrency. TheDigitalArtist / Pixabay Now the question is, what is a cryptocurrency? Cryptocurrency, commonly referred to as
Facebook Releases Blockchain Powered Libra Currency
Yesterday, Facebook finally revealed details about its highly anticipated Libra currency. Media claims that the new digital coin could take over the way consumers spend their money, although some are concerned about its security. Libra’s whitepaper was unveiled yesterday, while the coin itself will be launched along with its Calibra wallet in 2020. According to The Wall Street Journal, Libra
IBM, Walmart, Merck Included In FDA Program To Test Blockchain Usage In US Drug Supply Chain
KPMG, IBM IBM 0.01%, Merck MRK 0.01% and Walmart WMT will be working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in a program supporting the U.S. Drug Supply Chain Security Act, tracking and tracing prescription medicines and vaccines distributed within the U.S. using blockchain technology. Each company will create a shared permissioned blockchain network that allows real-time monitoring of products. The
Decentralised Financial Technologies: Entering A New Frontier
Off the back of the Financial Stability Board’s recent report, detailing the financial stability, and regulatory and governance implications of decentralised financial technologies, we have compiled commentary from a diverse range of leading blockchain companies below. They have provided insights on the findings of the report, and what it means for the broader blockchain and crypto landscape. jaydeep_ / Pixabay
Stanley Druckenmiller on Bitcoin: ‘I Don’t Understand Why It’s a Store of Value’
Hedge fund legend Stanley Druckenmiller may have invested in a stablecoin, but that doesn’t mean he wants anything to do with Bitcoin. Following an interview by Scott Bessent, another Soros alum, at the Economic Club of New York, Druckenmiller was asked what he thought about bitcoin, given that it’s – as the questioner put it – one of “the few
Bitcoin Vs. Apple Pay And Alipay
The following originally appeared on Weiss Crypto The Bitcoin correction I’ve been forecasting seems to be underway. BTC has fallen from a high of $9,000 to a recent correction low of $7,500. And the correction may not be over yet. Use this as a buying opportunity. Read more at Benzinga. Photo: BTC Keychain
Speculations About Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Are Swirling
Tumisu / Pixabay So far most of the details we have about Facebook’s cryptocurrency are merely rumors, but that isn’t keeping pundits and market watchers from speculating about it. Here’s what we know about Facebook’s cryptocurrency The only bit of firm evidence we have is from the German magazine WirtschaftsWoche, which reports that the white paper on the digital currency
Apple Adds CryptoKit Framework To iOS 13. Will It Bring A Crypto Wallet?
jaydeep_ / Pixabay During the WWDC keynote event, Apple showed off a bunch of new features coming to the iOS 13 software. The upcoming software would bring a new battery optimizer, Dark Mode, the ability to automatically block spam calls, Sign in with Apple, a swipable keyboard, and an updated Siri. One iOS 13 feature that didn’t get the stage
EY Global Blockchain Summit: What Blockchain Can Deliver Now
Paul Brody, EY Global Blockchain Leader, delivers the current reality and strategic vision for the future of blockchain at the 2019 EY Global Blockchain Summit. There are two big things happening in the world of blockchain. First, blockchain is taking shape in small, individual use cases here and there: crypto-exchanges and audits or software licensing and supply chain management. These
James Altucher: Bitcoin At $1 Million By 2020 Still Possible
Former hedge fund manager James Altucher is not backing down from his $1-million-dollar bitcoin call. Presented without comment…… Image source: YouTube Video Screenshot Bitcoin At $1 Million By 2020 Is Still Possible And Might Be A Discount Says James Altucher [REITs] Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Transcript Is bitcoin heading back to its highs and will it ever