Citi, Nasdaq Partner on Blockchain Payments Solution

Citi, Nasdaq Partner on Blockchain Payments Solution Global financial institution Citi and stock exchange Nasdaq have partnered on a new blockchain payments initiative. Announced at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2017, the two financial institutions are looking to tackle liquidity issues in the private securities market, leveraging technology from blockchain startup Chain. According to the firms, a number of successful…

Dirty Politics Responsible for Confirmation Queues on Bitcoin Blockchain

Dirty Politics Responsible for Confirmation Queues on Bitcoin Blockchain As the number of unconfirmed Bitcoin transactions keeps increasing, a lot of users are left frustrated either by paying very high fees or experiencing protracted delays in their transactions. Most users are seeking ways to facilitate their already delayed transaction. Some patronize online services that claim…

Intel Aims at Blockchain Integration For Entire Healthcare Industry

Intel Aims at Blockchain Integration For Entire Healthcare Industry Intel, the $167 bln US-based chip manufacturer and technology company, has officially secured a partnership with Healthcare transaction service provider and software development firm PokitDok to utilize Blockchain technology in providing a more efficient platform for companies in the healthcare industry. In April of 2016, Hyperledger,…

IoT and Blockchain Technology Collide in the Payments Industry

IoT and Blockchain Technology Collide in the Payments Industry The Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain-based advancements in the payments industry were among the many themes explored at TRANSACT, a tech-centric, payments industry conference held on May 10–12 in Las Vegas. A panel discussion entitled “How IoT is Revolutionizing Payments” included a brief discussion regarding…

How Blockchain Identity Trust Is Fostering New Applications in Healthcare

How Blockchain Identity Trust Is Fostering New Applications in Healthcare Can identity trust be integrated with blockchain technology? The answer to that question appears to be yes, according to a recently completed proof-of-concept study conducted by Peer Ledger, a Canadian blockchain company; SAFE-BioPharma Association, the organization managing the global SAFE-BioPharma digital identity management standard; and…

Microsoft Unveils New Framework to Streamline Blockchain Proof-of-Concept Process

Microsoft Unveils New Framework to Streamline Blockchain Proof-of-Concept Process   Microsoft has unveiled a new framework aimed at streamlining the blockchain proof-of-concept process. In a new blog post, the company said it was appealing to firms that want to test the tech for possible applications in a more timely fashion, estimating that existing conditions could…

Blockchain Technology Has Solution to Ransomware Attacks

Blockchain Technology Has Solution to Ransomware Attacks   Some mainstream media put the blame for the latest WannaCry cyber attack on Bitcoin, thoughtlessly copy-pasting the statements that the cryptocurrency is a convenient tool for terrorists. In reality, the technologies behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies might very well become the next level security against future attacks.…

How Five States Are Approaching Bitcoin Regulation

How Five States Are Approaching Bitcoin Regulation Cryptocurrency should be regulated. Cryptocurrency should not be regulated. Cryptocurrency can’t be regulated. How 5 states are approaching regulation. Cryptocurrency should be regulated. Cryptocurrency should not be regulated. Cryptocurrency can’t be regulated. These are all common refrains emanating from the media these days. Now lawmakers across the United…

Blockchain Tech Offers Solution to WannaCry-Type Cyberattacks, Contrary to MSM Brainwashing

Blockchain Tech Offers Solution to WannaCry-Type Cyberattacks, Contrary to MSM Brainwashing Some mainstream media put the blame for the latest WannaCry cyber attack on Bitcoin, thoughtlessly copy-pasting the statements that the cryptocurrency is a convenient tool for terrorists. In reality, the technologies behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies might very well become the next level security…