Scott Manuel, vice president and head of product management for Thomson Reuters, discusses his firm’s developing blockchain strategy.
Frequent bitcoin- and blockchain-focused investment firm Digital Currency Group now sees Western Union as an investor in a new funding round. Money-transfer giant Western Union is Digital Currency Group’s newest investor, in a new funding round. Digital Currency Group (DCG) is also welcoming new investors to the firm in Beijing-based HCM International Co., a subsidiary […]
Australian stock transfer company Computershare is working with a UK-based blockchain startup to create securities registries using the technology.
For cryptocurrency enthusiasts, there are quite a few options where they can do business in regards to trading and exchanging one type of digital currency for another via a digital exchange. Some exchanges offer sophisticated trading options with limiting, stop order and more. However, for most exchanges, the process of what goes on between trading […]
Bitcoin price has recovered from sell-off lows at $434 and 2800 CNY today. Can the market bounce price through resistance and continue to new highs? Or has yesterday’s lack of commitment at a critical moment cut bitcoin’s price wings? This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not […]
Smart contract technology is booming with the release of Ethereum and programming languages such as Solidity and Serpent, that have made contracts much simpler to build and deploy. The idea has been around for a long time, though. Nick Szabo, the cryptographer known for his research on digital currency, wrote an article about smart contracts […]
The Estonian Financial Intelligence Unit on Friday stopped its investigation of a Bitcoin trader in the Northern Baltic European nation. The decision comes after Otto de Voogd had evidently exercised his right to remain silent over the course of two years. In February 2014, de Voogd’s BTC.ee announced it “temporarily stopped trading due to threats […]
Gem, a provider of enterprise blockchain solutions, launched Gem Health, a network for developing applications and shared infrastructure for healthcare powered by the Ethereum blockchain, and announced that Philips Blockchain Lab, a research and development center of healthcare giant Philips, is the first major healthcare operator to join the Gem Health network. Gem Health is […]
With the announcement of Gem Health, Gem is continuing their impressive growth in delivering blockchain platforms for smart networks. Gem has always made it clear that they consider healthcare to be an attractive target for their solutions. With this announcement they have taken a large step towards building a “blockchain network for global healthcare.” The goal is for […]
CoinDesk goes inside Barclays’ latest distributed ledger trial, showcasing how it is digitizing smart contract templates on R3’s new ledger Corda.