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Blockchain news: Information, uses and researches about the cryptographed distributed ledger. The protocolized peer to peer network started with bitcoin.

There’s finally a commercial use for blockchain tech in finance

There’s finally a commercial use for blockchain tech in finance

By Joon Ian Wong The idea of using blockchain—the technology underpinning the bitcoin cryptocurrency—has gripped the imagination of financial institutions all over the world. One...
IBM Watson Health Announces Collaboration with the FDA to Study the Use of Blockchain Technology for Secure Exchange of Healthcare Data

IBM Watson Health Announces Collaboration with the FDA to Study the Use of Blockchain...

The joint initiative with the FDA is aimed at leveraging blockchain technology to improve public health. A new research initiative between IBM Watson Health and...
The future of our cities? It could be blockchain

The future of our cities? It could be blockchain

(By Hussein Dia, www.weforum.org) Many trends on the horizon offer opportunities that could transform our cities. From self-driving vehicles and the sharing economy through to...
The future of FinTech: opportuniy or threat?

The future of FinTech: opportuniy or threat?

(By Radheshyam Moholkar, www.sganalytics.com) FinTech (Financial Technology) startups are disrupting the traditional finance sector with innovative technologies and business models. As the banking industry explores...
NESTA Prediction for 2017: Blockchain powers a personal data revolution

NESTA Prediction for 2017: Blockchain powers a personal data revolution

  Though millions have benefitted from the rise of internet giants like Amazon, Facebook and Google, there is growing unease at the way they -...
Mexico’s Largest Bank Acquires Fintech Payments Startup Openpay

Mexico’s Largest Bank Acquires Fintech Payments Startup Openpay

(By Samburaj Das, www.cryptocoinsnews.com) BBVA Bancomer, the largest financial institution in Mexico, has acquired Openpay, a payments Fintech startup based in Mexico that enables real-time...
Mc Kinsey: How blockchains could change the world

Mc Kinsey: How blockchains could change the world

  Ignore Bitcoin’s challenges. In this interview, Don Tapscott explains why blockchains, the technology underpinning the cryptocurrency, have the potential to revolutionize the world economy. What...
Bankia Fintech by Innsomia launches its new program to attract international companies

Bankia Fintech by Innsomia launches its new program to attract international companies

Spain’s first Fintech incubator and accelerator wants to attract talents and start-ups from Europe and Latin America. •The program includes a 16 weeks incubation in...
63 Companies Shaping Africa’s FinTech Ecosystem

63 Companies Shaping Africa’s FinTech Ecosystem

(by Elena Mesropyan, LTP) Africa is the largest unserved market that has dropped out of sight of the global financial system. Some estimates suggest that...
IBM Research: Cognitive Credit Risk

IBM Research: Cognitive Credit Risk

Overview We are at the beginning of a revolution in financial services fueled by new technologies in blockchain, cognitive computing, mobile and cloud—collectively referred to...

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Why the banking industry needs to embrace the Metaverse

Why the banking industry needs to embrace the Metaverse

Together with new technology and the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, there has been a marked change in customer behavior By  Poonam...
IoT

How IoT is Changing the Marketing Industry

The three Ws – World Wide Web – have become a vital element of our lives. Like me, billions connect to the internet across...
Metaverse in gaming: better virtual experience

Metaverse in gaming: better virtual experience

The gaming industry has seen a dramatic increase in game platforms since the advent of VR and AR. The development of virtual reality projection...