A Turnbull government frontbencher has said the Coalition is not afraid of getting into business with companies in the cryptocurrency world after it made a multimillion-dollar taxpayer funded investment in bitcoin technology. Angus Taylor, the Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, on Friday awarded the government's...
Imagining the future of blockchain technology is like trying to imagine Google and Facebook on the day the first web browser came out, said Hadley Stern, senior vice president at Fidelity Labs. Stern is responsible for running Fidelity's bitcoin, blockchain and digital currency incubator. His...
Federico Pistono is a charismatic writer, entrepreneur, researcher, angel investor, TV presenter and public speaker who routinely tours around the world, lecturing on exponential technologies and their economic impact on society.In 2012 Pistono wrote the book "Robots Will Steal Your Job, But That's OK: How to Survive the...
Despite being the most abundant and acquirable natural resource, the irony behind the intrinsic scarcity within the real estate market is as a result of the attachments around specific landed properties. A New World In VR Using Blockchain Technology This is the same philosophy that has seen virtual reality (VR)...
It is hard to imagine another software vendor that has access to as many of the world’s largest businesses as SAP. Yet it’s equally hard to view SAP as on the leading edge of the thrust towards Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) and blockchain. It was in that context...
When in Copenhagen for the INDEX: Design to Improve Life awards in September, I listened to Vitalik Buterin explain Ethereum, which is described:Ethereum is a world-changing technology that represents nothing less than the second generation of the Internet. It holds the potential to transform law, governance,...
Blockchain, together with artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, and virtual and augmented reality, have the potential to deliver disruptive outcomes and reshape digital business...
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese conglomerate Fosun Group has made a foray into blockchain with an investment in the Shanghai startup behind Onchain, a local version of the much-hyped technology that underpins virtual currencies such as bitcoin. Fosun is the sole investor in the first round of fundraising of...
Blockchain may be IBM's saving grace.That's the thesis of a research note by a trio of analysts at UBS, the Switzerland-based bank, out Tuesday morning.IBM, the New York-based technology company, has witnessed its stock tank more than 14% year-to-date, despite its inroads into blockchain technology this year.Blockchain,...