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Why Your Bank Hates You For Loving Bitcoin

Bitcoin has been around since 2009, but it really wasn’t until recently that it finally hit the mainstream consciousness of investors and the general public.  As of this writing 1 bitcoin is now worth over $5,600 USD.  And its meteoric rise doesn’t look to be abating any time soon.  Its potential to reshape how we […]

The future of tokenization and blockchain is not just ICOs

Blockchain business case variety seems secondary in the conversation around blockchain hype. Tokenization on a blockchain system has received attention around the world with the increasing prevalence of ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings). For those who continue to see “ICO”, but have no firm understanding of the definition, here’s an over simplified version. An ICO is […]

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Ukrainian goes with Bitcoin ATMs to bypass banking system

Ukraine will soon have 150 new ATMs for both buying and selling cryptocurrencies, with around 30 of the machines slated to open by the end of August, The Kiyv Post has learned from Mike Chobanyan, head of the Bitcoin agency in Ukraine. The devices will allow both selling and buying hryvnias, the national currency, and a variety of […]

Chronicled links blockchain to reduce IoT fragmentation

The Internet of Things is currently an extremely fragmented market, where a thermostat may connect to a smartwatch, but is unable to connect to a Smart TV or connected door lock. To reduce fragmentation and improve security, Chronicled, a smart tag authentication startup, has open sourced a program—based on the Ethereum blockchain—that registers IoT devices […]

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DHS looking to link to the blockchain

The Department of Homeland Security has stepped up its research and investment into blockchain technologies, as it searches for ways to make the government more secure, accountable, and autonomous. Public interest in the blockchain from the DHS started in December last year, when it called for small business proposals to research the advantages and disadvantages […]

Can the blockchain and IoT solve international freight’s issues?

It’s become well established that the blockchain has an almost infinite range of functional applications outside of pure financial transactions. This is particularly pertinent when it comes to the Internet of Things where technology is being used to disrupt a range of traditional industries. One example is cargo freight, an industry traditionally reliant on paperwork […]

Will the blockchain help unlock the IoT revolution?

Will the blockchain help unlock the IoT revolution?

Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency in the world, but the currency might be overshadowed by a decentralized ledger system called “the blockchain,” which is starting to make its way into the Internet of Things (IoT) market. The blockchain in IoT could solve the trust issues various developers, engineering firms, and businesses face when building […]