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Top 25 Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Speakers

Cryptocurrencies, the blockchains, smart contracts, and proof of work. The new world of finance is filled with strange terms and unique concepts. If you want to know what the blockchain can do and where digital finance is going — the best way to find out is by listening to an expert. Many of the world’s […]

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6 Tech Trends that Will Dominate the New Decade

Peak venture capital funding for tech startups may be slowing down, but that doesn’t mean the end is nigh. Technological innovation will continue to drive the global economy into the next decade. While big data moved to the forefront of tech in the past ten years, the goal of the next ten years will be […]

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The Role of Blockchain in High-End and Luxury Retail

Class and sophistication are adjectives of a luxury brand. Customers in this category have one thing in common – they appreciate the subtle things. Blockchain technology can play a role in serving this clientele.  The luxury market value is estimated at $3 trillion. The higher dollar amount means you’re playing in the big league. You […]

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Why the CBD Industry Needs Blockchain to Prosper

Cannabidiol, or CBD, products have been all over the news since the federal government legalized them in December 2018. A recent Gallup poll found that one in seven American adults have tried CBD products, and 40% of those people use them for pain management. Here is why the CBD industry needs blockchain to prosper. A […]

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Blockchain – Impending Revolution in Global Stock Trading?

What started out as a ledger for Bitcoin transactions, turned out to have so much more potential. It has become clear that blockchain technology has many promising applications. It’s immutable and decentralized nature makes it appealing to many industries. It’s apparent that blockchain is one of the most revolutionary inventions of the century. While Bitcoin has […]

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Open Applications and Solving the Future of Platform Economics

Throughout 2019 we’ve witnessed the blockchain landscape shifting from a strong focus on enterprise use cases to the introduction of new technical layers within the ever-evolving “stack” to now the rise of decentralized applications (dApps). As this part of landscape expansion, further focus comes around the challenges of data, privacy, and the future economics models […]

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Why Libra Regulations Will Be Good for Cryptocurrencies

Facebook’s Libra landed with a splash. It’s since drifted into stormy waters. What Mark Zuckerberg might have seen as a simple way for his users to send and receive money online — governments and regulators have taken to a whole new level. Some have seen an evil plan to take over the world, or at […]

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The Top 5 Issues Faced by Futurists

Technology affects every aspect of our lives. It affects the way we communicate, and how we travel, but it also determines how we learn, how we bank, and the way we run our businesses. Futurist speakers think about those changes and try to understand how they’ll affect us. Here are the top five issues faced […]

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To Reconnect a Divided Country — We Must Embrace Abundance and Reject Scarcity

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency has hit the front page; accordingly, President Donald Trump is hitting back. Rather than embracing cryptocurrency and blockchain, he’s sounding the Twitter alarm. Despite being a free-world leader, his stance is hardly free-thinking. Instead, it’s an insular view based on fear and scarcity — concepts that fly in the face of innovation. We need to […]

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Learning From Silicon Valley About Blockchain Adoption

One of Silicon Valley’s most compelling attributes is its lack of interest in the traditional bottom line. While most companies focus on revenue and profitability, Silicon Valley leaders tend to view valuation as a success barometer. Because of this mindset, Valley-based companies don’t mind taking significant risks as long as they help achieve big-picture visions. […]

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Bitcoin Pizza and Our Decentralized Future

Blockchain, digital currencies, and DLTs have been at the forefront of conversations this past year. During 2019 we’ve seen consistent growth throughout the entire industry landscape driven by new enterprise implementations & business models, increased venture funding, and decentralized application (DApps). These trends show no signs of slowing down if anything will continue to speed […]

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10 Crypto Gurus You Have to Follow

The world of cryptocurrency is still new, and we all need guidance. Paying attention to people who understand the technology and can explain what’s going on could be helpful. Here are ten crypto gurus you just have to follow. Charlie Lee Charlie Lee is the creator of Litecoin, the silver to Bitcoin’s gold. He was […]

5 Ways Blockchain Startups Can Appeal to Enterprises

Though enterprises see the appeal of using blockchain, companies often don’t want to take on the challenge of working with their business partners to create a new blockchain solution. Last year, 74% of organizations in a global blockchain survey said they felt compelled to use a blockchain network to improve cross-enterprise efficiency, yet only 34% had taken steps to […]

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3 Reasons Decentralization is the Future of Currency

A lot of big claims are made about cryptocurrency in general and Bitcoin in particular. It’s going to change the world, we’re told. The foundation of those big cryptocurrency claims has nothing to do with Bitcoin’s value — or the fact that it only exists in a digital form. It’s the future of money. It’s […]

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Blockchain Trends that Everyone Should Watch Out For 2019

Introduction: Just a short measure of time has gone since 2019 begun. And 2019 could go down in blockchain history as the ‘versus’ year, and the ‘battle card’ is fascinating. With this article, we’re investigating a couple of the hot catch subjects that are being examined. Blockchain‘s development in recent years has been relentless and […]

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Past Bitcoin to Making Money from the Blockchain

Blockchain is the technology behind cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, but it can do so much more than just digital payments. There are currently applications being developed to use blockchain for many more activities than previously thought possible. We are heading past Bitcoin to making money from blockchain — and the whole system. On the blockchain, documents […]