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The ten most ridiculous things “on the blockchain”

February 9th, 2019 at 3:28 am » Comments Off

  Oranges, babies, democracy, frozen people. We take a whirlwind tour of all things on the blockchain that probably shouldn’t be. When you put a thing “on the blockchain,” you’re not actually putting it “on the blockchain.” Nothing is “on the blockchain.” The “blockchain” doesn’t exist. Instead, what you’re really doing is “notarizing information about […]



What Honeywell’s Ecommerce platform means for blockchain in aviation

January 15th, 2019 at 11:30 am » Comments Off

  Honeywell recently announced the launch of its online buying and selling platform for new and used aircraft parts. Not only are online transactions in this space extremely rare, but Honeywell is also doing something even more uncommon: using blockchain technology. According to Lisa Butters, who leads the Honeywell Aerospace venture, “Currently, less than 2.5 […]



DaVinci Speakers Series : Bitcoin and Blockchain

January 3rd, 2019 at 9:12 pm » Comments Off

By now the mainstream media has been flushed with headlines about bitcoin and it’s underlying technology, the blockchain, but how will they actually change society? Is this all about creating a new form of money or will industries from all areas be impacted and disrupted? As a matter of fact voting, energy management, ride sharing, […]



At least 15 central banks are serious about getting into digital currency

December 26th, 2018 at 12:01 pm » Comments Off

Digital cash may soon start replacing the physical kind. The market for digital currency is down, but it’s certainly not out. Even if private cryptocurrencies are falling in popularity, it appears likely we are headed toward an era of national digital currencies that are backed by central banks. Central banks are the institutions that set […]



Chinese internet court uses blockchain to protect online writers intellectual property

December 16th, 2018 at 11:40 am » Comments Off

An Internet Court in Hangzhou, Eastern China, has turned to blockchain to fight piracy at the expense of online writers, English-language media outlet China.org.cn reports Dec. 8. China has reportedly “set up three Internet courts in Hangzhou, Beijing and Guangzhou.” Internet Courts are courts expressly intended to manage internet-related cases and allow plaintiffs to file […]



4 Blockchain projects solving real-world problems

December 7th, 2018 at 1:38 am » Comments Off

From wealth management to autonomous robots: four prominent startups at the end of 2018 Investors are no longer interested in ICO projects with no real use. According to Icodata, $150 million were raised in October 2018 through token sales compared to $1.5 billion in January of the same year. “The blockchain space is getting to […]



Salaries for blockchain engineers are skyrocketing, now on par with AI experts

October 29th, 2018 at 10:53 pm » Comments Off

Blockchain engineers are making between $150,000 and $175,000 in annual salaries on average. Blockchain engineers are the top paid roles in software development, on par with specialists focused on artificial intelligence. Demand for blockchain engineers has increased by 400 percent since late 2017 on Hired, a firm that helps clients recruit tech candidates. The value […]



Five things that must happen for blockchain to see widespread adoption, according to Deloitte

October 10th, 2018 at 11:12 am » Comments Off

Blockchain is touted as a technology that will revolutionize the finance sector. Slow transaction speeds and a lack of standardization threaten to restrict growth. Deloitte has highlighted five hurdles that the technology must overcome to hasten widespread adoption.



Will cryptocurrency replace national currency in the future?

August 26th, 2018 at 9:46 am » Comments Off

Wrapping one’s head around the craze that is, cryptocurrency can often be downright confusing. However, despite the influx of uncertainty, the digital commerce could become the global finance standard in the near future. For starters, cryptocurrency is any form of currency that only exists digitally or virtually, and “usually has no central issuing or regulating […]



Blockchain trends for 2018

August 17th, 2018 at 9:37 am » Comments Off

While the mainstream viability of cryptocurrency remains in question, one of the technologies that has emerged in its wake is primed to do big things. Blockchain continues to grow in popularity as people across multiple industries find new applications for it. Recently, Deloitte released a report entitled, ‘2018 Global Blockchain Survey’. In it, they explore […]



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