The financial services landscape is the foremost and most obvious beneficiary of blockchain, but there are other sectors where this tech can bring about a transformation. Blockchain technology has emerged as the talk of town, especially after the recent rollout of the budget. While announcing the Union Budget...
The cryptocurrency realm is riven by volatility and upstarts. These newcomers are more hype than promise. Some analysts have derided cryptocurrencies as a new manifestation of the Dutch tulip craze. It’s true, digital money such as Bitcoin have experienced their ups and downs. Bitcoin has plunged 40% in value...
To fully appreciate what blockchain technology can bring to a corporate treasury department, start by setting aside all preconceptions about cryptocurrencies. Although the two technologies share similar trajectories, they are distinct, each with its own risks and rewards. Wolfgang Koester In the case of blockchain, or distributed-ledger technology (DLT), the...
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Blockchain technology can revolutionize the way in which businesses provide services to both consumers and to other organizations. From building digital trust over a completely transparent ledger, to allowing participants to quickly interact via a peer-to-peer network, blockchain technology is proving to be a solution that will drive...
There’s been a lot of hand-wringing about the future of blockchain lately. With cryptocurrency prices reaching all-time highs and total market capitalization topping $800 billion recently, everyone wants to know if we’re witnessing the second coming of the internet or the craziest bubble of...
Blockchain technology has made leaps and bounds in recent years and the reason is not just because of market speculators,...
Harvard geneticist George Church Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University Cryptocurrency in exchange for your genetic data! Sounds a bit like a scam, but it’s the premise behind a new company founded by a leading geneticist. Nebula Genomics says it plans to sequence your genome for under...
Editor’s note: A version of this article by Zhang Lincheng originally appeared on our sister site, TechNode Chinese. Blockchain technology has developed by leaps and bounds. But there’s something weird: primary market investors, those who have the keenest business sense, don’t seem very interested. An executive at China Renaissance Group, a financial...