Archive for the ‘Blockchain’ Category

The Largest Blockchain Event In Bali: Over 500 Delegates attended XBlockchain

Blockchain leaders, government ministers, entrepreneurs, and technology experts at the XBlockchain Summit 2018 spoke to the regional landscape, shared products and best practices, identified opportunities for collaboration, and addressed challenges facing the industry. Held from October 9-10, the Summit featured the latest in blockchain and cryptocurrency, focusing on innovative use cases and long-term solutions for […]

Global Blockchain Ventures Announces Launch of $100,000,000 Venture Fund

Global Blockchain Ventures, LLC has announced the launch of their $100,000,000 blockchain technology focused venture capital fund, Global Blockchain Ventures Fund, LP, with lead investor Stonegate Digital Capital Group committing a seven-figure investment to seed the fund. Global Blockchain Ventures has a core investment focus on blockchain technology and synergistic technology platforms including Internet of Things, MedTech, […]

Bank of America Has the Most Blockchain Patents, But Is It Actually Going to Use Them?

Bank of America (BofA) — the second-largest bank in the US — has been leading in the informal blockchain patent race, sidestepping such players as IBM and Alibaba. However, BofA’s efforts in the blockchain domain do not necessarily mean that the company will develop actual products. Nor does it mean that the company is being bullish […]

BlockShow Asia Blockchain Week: What and Who to Expect

BlockShow Asia is returning this year for a week-long event part of the Asia Blockchain Week centered around blockchain and cryptocurrency. The Asia Blockchain Week will start on November 27 with a VIP pre-party followed by the conference itself on November 28 and 29. The BlockShow Asia 2018 conference will take place at the Marina […]

Nine Japanese Banks to Trial Blockchain Settlement Using Fujitsu Tech

Nine Japanese banks are teaming up to trial a blockchain-based inter-bank settlement system using Fujitsu technology. The nine banks involved in the effort comprise a consortium called the Japanese Banks’ Payment Clearing Network (or Zengin – net). Fujitsu will build and provide the new trial platform using blockchain technology and will also utilize a peer-to-peer money transfer […]

HTC launches its blockchain-focused phone, but you can only buy it in cryptocurrency

HTC unveiled its flagship blockchain-focused smartphone, the Exodus 1, as the struggling manufacturer looks to shift its strategy to focus on new technology. The Taiwanese phone maker said it developed its own cryptocurrency wallet called Zion to make its new phone function as a hardware cryptocurrency wallet. HTC’s new phone will run decentralized applications, digital programs […]

$183 Million in Ethereum Moved With $0.06 Fee Instantaneously, Better Than Banks

A multi-million dollar worth of transaction that could have cost senders over $5 million in commissions on legacy systems was made with $0.06 on Ethereum. The Ethereum block 6556384 went through 5080 confirmations and took over 19 hours to transfer more than $183,000,000 without having to go through expensive intermediaries. The Ethereum blockchain transaction fee was […]

Survey: Fintech Excites Treasury & Finance Execs, But Many Have Yet to Implement It

Corporate treasury and finance executives are enthusiastic about emerging technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence and robotic process automation. Yet, new research by the Association for Financial Professionals reveals that many treasury and finance professionals have yet to implement these technologies within their functions. Based on 708 responses, the 2018 AFP Technology Survey not only found […]

CryptoEvent RIW: Russian Internet Week Blockchain Conference Nov 21-23

CryptoEvent RIW is a massive international conference and exhibition event that will take place within the Russian Internet Week. The event will focus on blockchain, cryptocurrency, and the development of Fintech. The topics of discussion will include how to find investments and work with the funds received, the analytics of the ICO market, experience of successful […]

Best Use Cases of Blockchain and FinTech Highlighted at Inside Fintech with Blockchain Agenda 2018

Inside Fintech Conference & Expo, Asia’s premier professional conference for blockchain and FinTech innovation has announced that the event is expected to host +2,500 industry leading multinational companies including: Standard Chartered, Citi, IBM, Microsoft, DBS, EY, R3 and many more top-tier firms to discuss and explore applications of Blockchain technology as well as various Fintech […]