Tag: blockchain

CTFC Crypto Regulation

Former CFTC Chairman Discusses the Need for Stronger Crypto Regulation

The topic of regulation and legislative clarity is once again hitting the headlines. This time, words are stemming from former Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman Gary Gensler, who believes that stricter regulation in the crypto market will ensure investor...

/ October 18, 2018 / 0 Comments
Nouriel Roubini Crypto

Nouriel Roubini Lashes Out Against Everything Crypto … Again

One has to admire the ego that economist Nouriel Roubini is carrying around. In a recent missive the famed economist decided to unleash another torrent of hate against cryptos, blockchain and anyone who doesn't have a seemingly pathological disgust for...

/ October 16, 2018 / 1 Comment
Gary Cohn Spring Labs

Ex-White House Insider Gary Cohn Joins Blockchain Company Spring Labs

The blockchain development space is attracting some big names. Gary Cohn has Goldman Sachs on his resume, and more recently he worked at the White House, as an economic aide for the Trump administration. Now he is joining the board...

/ October 15, 2018 / 0 Comments
Blockchain Greenwich Associates

Blockchain Adoption Has Been “Harder Than Expected” Executives Reveal

Despite positive expectations and enthusiasm on the benefits of the blockchain technology to companies, its integration has proven difficult. According to the research released by Greenwich Associates, the collated data and responses from executives from companies undergoing adoption of the distributed...

/ October 15, 2018 / 0 Comments
Blockchain Aviation

Blockchain Adoption in Aviation Takes Off: 85% to Use it by 2021

Blockchain technology is catching on in an area that is a far cry from FinTech. According to a recent report from Accenture, more than 85% of aerospace and defense companies are expecting to use blockchain in their businesses by 2021....

/ October 15, 2018 / 1 Comment
Blockchain Border Control

UK Finance Minister Suggests Blockchain Solution for Borders: Controversy Ensues

What could have been an off-the-cuff remark from the UK current financial minister has caused quite a stir. Philip Hammond told the Conservative Party conference that blockchain could be the solution to the border issues surrounding Brexit and Ireland. Mr....

/ October 12, 2018 / 0 Comments
Republicans & Democrats Cryptocurrency

Republicans & Democrats Show Differing Sentiment Towards Cryptocurrency

It seems “a few of the people in charge” have a lot of negative things to say about cryptocurrency and its technology. Democratic Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren recently took a swipe at virtual assets during a Thursday Congressional hearing,...

/ October 12, 2018 / 0 Comments
Commodity Supply Chains

Blythe Masters: Commodity Supply Chains Are All About Blockchain

Blockchain is finding a home in supply chain management. According to ex-JP Morgan exec Blythe Masters, hundreds of new blockchain supply chain projects could be coming to the global commodity markets. Ms. Masters told a private London Metals Exchange (LME)...

/ October 11, 2018 / 0 Comments
IBM Blockchain

IBM Takes ‘Food Trust’ Blockchain Platform Live: Major Retailers On-Board

IBM has been at the heart of commercial blockchain development. This week they announced that they would be launching a new platform, called the 'IBM Food Trust'. The company has also been working with Walmart for a proprietary food tracking platform...

/ October 10, 2018 / 1 Comment
Crypto Jacking Malware

Number of Compromised Cryptojacking Routers in India Close to 30,000

The alarming rate of crypto-jacking attacks ravaging the internet has been a cause of worry as the trend keeps gaining momentum. Two months ago, over 170,000 computers were surreptitiously used in manufacturing malware scripts in Brazil, with another report indicating...

/ October 9, 2018 / 0 Comments