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Bitcoin Cash: Another Fork in the Road for Bitcoin

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Last week the bitcoin community and investors breathed a sigh of relief as BIP 91 locked in and activated, signalling what we thought was a great step forward in finally resolving the long standing Bitcoin scaling debate. Confidence soared and the price recovered from a previous tumble. And then came a twist. In the last 72 hours, Bitcoin increasingly looks as though it is heading for a user...

Opinion: How Barclays Seeking Cryptocurrency Regulation Impacts Bitcoin

On Monday 26th June, CNBC reported that in an interview with Barclays UK Chief Executive Ashok Vaswani, Barclays had discussed with the FCA the possibility of bringing cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, ‘into play’ through the introduction of regulation. As one can imagine, such news can have a largely positive impact on Bitcoin. Two years ago, a news article of this magnitude would send the bitcoin...

Blockchain Applications Spread to Automotive & Manufacturing Industries

Research and Markets, a global repository of market research reports, announced the addition of a new report from New York-based firm Frost & Sullivan titled “Blockchain Technology Revolutionizing Automotive Industry.” Focused on exploring applications of blockchain technology to areas of the automotive sector, a multi-trillion dollar international industry, the report outlines key aspects in...

How Fintech Is Dragging Banks to Blockchain and AI

Fintech

Fintech companies have now been provided with a great opportunity by the growing preference of millennials to accomplish tasks through digital applications. CEO of FIS, Anthony Jabbour, says the digitally native ways of millennials have given more insight into their needs and wants than any previous generation. FIS, the world's largest global provider, dedicated to banking and payments...

Fascism: Coming To A Blockchain Near You

In 1919, Benito Mussolini coined the term “fascism” to describe his political system and the world forever changed. Simply put, fascism was the blending of business and government. This is the system which could gain popularity in blockchain technology. In 2015, the technology and financial sectors took note of blockchain technology, not as it relates to Bitcoin, but, rather, how it could relate...

Bitcoin 2.0: Fantasy Or Inevitability?

The blockchain - upon which Bitcoin is based - has been the center of heated discussion in recent months. The blockchain is a means of sending digital messages between parties whose purported history can be trusted.  Bitcoin 2.0 companies and the “promises” of the blockchain have become a recurring theme in the Bitcoin space. Some have discussed how “the greatest potential for Bitcoin may reside...

Imogen Heap talks Blockchain in Disrupt Conference

Empowering artists through the blockchain is something that has reached an international audience. Informing a global audience about the advantages of the blockchain far outweigh the negative publicity that it has received. In a TechCrunch interview at a Disrupt conference in London, Imogen Heap gives a detailed description of her MiMu gloves used in performances, but also a very real idea of...

Bittunes Looks To Bitcoin To Transform Music Industry

Bittunes has a simple approach to how the blockchain can transform the music industry. While other music oriented startups in the field remain very focused on technology driven solutions, Bittunes wants to initially focus on the problem: the way the music industry is today. “We have tried from the beginning to keep things as simple as possible,” Bittunes managing director Simon Edhouse tells CCN...

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