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June 29, 2017

Source: The Coin Telegraph 

The World Economic Forum (WEF) today published a dedicated Blockchain report detailing how the technology will flow into the global economy.

Described as a white paper, Realizing the Potential of Blockchain provides background and suggest...

June 20, 2017

Source: Thomson Reuters

Accenture Plc and Microsoft Corp are teaming up to build a digital ID network using blockchain technology, as part of a United Nations-supported project to provide legal identification to 1.1 billion people worldwide with no official documents.

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June 14, 2017

 Source: Journal of Accountancy 

By strict definition, blockchain is a global digital ledger of economic transactions that is transparent, continually updated by countless users, and considered by many as almost impossible to corrupt or hack. 


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 Source: Business Insider 
 

MADRID, SPAIN — Fintech startup R3CEV raised $107 million from a consortium of the world’s top banks last month, one of the largest funding rounds for a startup working with distributed ledger technology.

The company was founded in 2014 by Wa...

June 7, 2017

Source: Bitcoin Magazine

In a move signaling blockchain technology’s continued advancement in the financial world, Hong Kong–based PrivateMarket.io and NY-based Symbiont announced an agreement to build an alternative investment marketplace for closed-end funds utilizing...

Source: MIT Technology Review 

Quantum computers pose a significant security threat to cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. Now a team of Russian scientists has worked out how to secure blockchains using quantum mechanics.

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June 6, 2017

Source: Nasdaq

The traditional finance industry is often viewed as stodgy and mired in the past.

However, the rise of fintech is changing things. Banks are adopting changing trends in an effort to appeal to millennials. They are partnering with — and sometimes buying — f...

June 5, 2017

 Source: Futurism
 

Blockchain technology is a powerful decentralizing force, and as such it will transform our society at every level. By placing control and ownership back into the hands of individuals, blockchain will change the way our society works.

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Source: HousingWire

Bitcoin — that is what most people think of when they hear the term blockchain. However, blockchain has morphed into an incredible technology tool that can be utilized across industries in a variety of capacities, including in mortgage lending... 

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June 1, 2017

Source: Forbes

Given the turbulent, even frothy environment for disruptive digital technologies, one novel entrant promises to be among the frothiest: blockchain. The secure distributed ledger technology behind Bitcoin, blockchain has exploded out of the realm of the du...

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