Tag: blockchain

Battles Of Dirty Money And Blockchain: How To Trace Stolen Crypto

Battles Of Dirty Money And Blockchain: How To Trace Stolen Crypto

Blockchain – I have watched as the amount defrauded in the crypto space has grown to more than $12 Billion and despite global efforts, 98% of cases going unsolved.

Bitcoin Prices Climb To Their Highest In More Than A Year

Bitcoin Prices Climb To Their Highest In More Than A Year

Bitcoin prices rallied this morning, surpassing $12,000 and attaining their loftiest value since late last Summer. The cryptocurrency reached $12,198.17 around 10 a.m. EDT, after spending the last few weeks fluctuating primarily between $11,000 and $12,000, CoinDesk figures show. While bitcoin managed to rise above $12,000 today, we need more data before concluding that the digital currency…
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Fascinating Examples Of How Blockchain Is Used In Insurance, Banking And Travel

Fascinating Examples Of How Blockchain Is Used In Insurance, Banking And Travel

Blockchain technology promises to revolutionize many aspects of how we do business and, if you believe the blockchain hype (of which there is plenty), may even be as disruptive as the internet was before it.

‘Bitcoin Is In, Real Estate And Gold Are Out,’ Warns ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’ Author

‘Bitcoin Is In, Real Estate And Gold Are Out,’ Warns ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’ Author

Bitcoin’s popularity among traditional investors has grown over recent months as governments and central banks take drastic measures to offset the economic damage wrought by the coronavirus pandemic. The bitcoin price, after rebounding strongly from a coronavirus-induced March crash, has been treading water for the last two months—despite a raft of seasoned investors announcing their intent to buy into…
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Blockchain Could Be The Key To Making ESG Reporting More Meaningful

Blockchain Could Be The Key To Making ESG Reporting More Meaningful

Blockchain – Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting initiatives continue to accelerate, with billions of dollars of investments announced on an ongoing basis.

Open Source Bitcoin Project BTCPay Server Receives $150k Grant From Kraken

Open Source Bitcoin Project BTCPay Server Receives $150k Grant From Kraken

One of the Bitcoin ecosystem’s most highly-regarded open source projects just bagged another substantial grant to build out its technology stack. BTCPay Server, a self-hosted Bitcoin payment processor and technology solution, is the recipient of a $150,000 grant (paid in bitcoin, of course) from the Kraken exchange. The payment, made in Bitcoin, also coincides with…
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Unforgettable: How Blockchain Will Fundamentally Change the Human Experience

Unforgettable: How Blockchain Will Fundamentally Change the Human Experience

From the invention of the wheel to the printing press, new technology has changed the human experience. Our comprehension of the world is no longer limited to a village. Our collective knowledge grows by inconceivable exabytes of data every day. And our memories, our very recollections of the events that shape our lives, are changing too.…
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Why Monitoring is being supplemented by Observability

Saudi Arabia Central Bank Leads The Way With Blockchain-Powered Transfer

Over the past five years something extraordinary has happened in blockchain: countries usually known for following tech innovation have taken leadership roles. Instead of normal stalwarts like the U.S. at the helm, many Middle Eastern countries are leading the way. What do they have in common? Friendly regulation. This week the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority…
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Trump’s Newly Planned Mammoth $1T Stimulus May Trigger Record Bitcoin Bull Market

Trump’s Newly Planned Mammoth $1T Stimulus May Trigger Record Bitcoin Bull Market

Bitcoin – The U.S. stock market surged by 3% in a single session on June 5 off of the new jobs report and speculation on a newly-planned $1 trillion stimulus package. Hopes for an aggressive V-shape recovery may boost the prospect of a new Bitcoin bull market in the coming weeks. According to Bloomberg, the…
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11 Members Of Congress Urge Treasury Secretary Mnuchin To Use Blockchain For COVID-19 Stimulus Payments

11 Members Of Congress Urge Treasury Secretary Mnuchin To Use Blockchain For COVID-19 Stimulus Payments

On Tuesday, a letter from eleven Members of Congress to the Secretary of the Treasury was made public that urged Secretary Mnuchin to consider the use of blockchain technology to help in providing COVID-19 stimulus checks to Americans. With the high-profile nature of suggesting the U.S. Treasury could deliver money owed to the public with…
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