Factom Harmony Takes On the Mortgage Industry

Factom Harmony Takes On the Mortgage Industry Already working with the Department of Homeland Security and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to secure records on their blockchain, Factom has now set its sights on the trillion-dollar mortgage industry. Having launched its new Factom Harmony solution in March, the company hopes to attract big banks…

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Binded Raises More Funding to Develop Blockchain-based Copyright Solution

Binded Raises More Funding to Develop Blockchain-based Copyright Solution Companies all over the world flock to blockchain technology for vastly different reasons. Binded is one of the few projects focusing this attention on using distributed ledger technology to protect intellectual property. More specifically, the company uses this technology for photographers. In doing so, Binded aims…

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Bitcoin – The Coin Universe Keeps Expanding [Chart]

Bitcoin – The Coin Universe Keeps Expanding [Chart] Bitcoin’s record year is just a part of the big story The Chart of the Week is a weekly Visual Capitalist feature on Fridays. Bitcoin is the original cryptocurrency, and its meteoric rise has made it a mainstay of conversation for investors, media, and technologists alike. In…

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Dubai Softens Regulations for New Fintech Firms

Dubai Softens Regulations for New Fintech Firms   The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) is lowering the barriers for FinTech firms with a new license to foster and encourage innovation in financial technologies in Dubai. Dubai’s financial regulator is making it easier for FinTech startups and firms to gain entry and offer new services in…

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In Wake Of Global Cyberattacks, Calls For Bitlicensing Grow

In Wake Of Global Cyberattacks, Calls For Bitlicensing Grow Netanella Treistman of Israeli law firm Yigal Arnon & Co. examines the growing pressure on global governments to issue Bitcoin licenses to manage the cryptocurrency-related concerns. Earlier this month, hackers executed a global cyber attack, reportedly attacking over 150 countries, including public and health care systems…

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Consensus 2017 Recap: The Biggest Moments

Consensus 2017 Recap: The Biggest Moments   While CoinDesk’s Consensus 2017 blockchain conference may be over, that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the action that took place on the main stage. From breaking announcements by entrepreneurs to key insights by leaders from a wide range of industries, regulators and everything in between,…

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Factom Sets Sights on Trillion Dollar Mortgage Industry

Factom Sets Sights on Trillion Dollar Mortgage Industry   Already working with the Department of Homeland Security and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to secure records on their blockchain, Factom has now set its sights on the trillion-dollar mortgage industry. Having launched its new Factom Harmony solution in March, the company hopes to attract…

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SEC Wants Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) to Be Fair

SEC Wants Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) to Be Fair   The Securities and Exchange Commission has not said much about crypto companies issuing new tokens, usually called “ICO’s”, Initial Coin Offerings. The issue has remained silent. Now SEC provided a statement on May 23, saying they want ICO’s to be fair. They want cryptocurrency startups to protect…

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