Amazon is moving into blockchain with a new partnership

Amazon’s cloud computing arm is looking to make it easier for customers to use blockchain with a new partnership announced Tuesday. The cloud computing giant will team with a new start-up launching Tuesday called Kaleido, which was born out of leading blockchain incubator known as Consensys. Artikel lesen

Why Kenya hopes blockchain can end land grabbing

Kenya sees itself as a technology giant in Africa and has embraced the nickname “Silicon Savannah” – now it has set up a special team to look into how to take advantage of the latest technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and blockchain. Artikel lesen

In blockchain we trust

The dot-com bubble of the 1990s is popularly viewed as a period of crazy excess that ended with hundreds of billions of dollars of wealth being destroyed. Artikel lesen

Comparing the 25 Most Notable Cryptocurrencies

Since garnering more mainstream attention, the rise of Bitcoin has been debated openly by government officials, financial institutions, and mass media outlets. A segment on Bitcoin was even recently broadcast to millions of viewers on the popular The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Artikel lesen

Beyond the Bitcoin Bubble

The sequence of words is meaningless: a random array strung together by an algorithm let loose in an English dictionary. What makes them valuable is that they’ve been generated exclusively for me, by a software tool called MetaMask. In the lingo of cryptography, they’re known as my seed phrase. Artikel lesen

2018: The Year Blockchain, AI and IoT Converge

Jalak Jobanputra is founder and managing partner of Future\Perfect Ventures, an early-stage venture fund investing in decentralization and digital assets. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. Artikel lesen

FinTech Podcast #134

Erst in der letzten Folge haben wir uns dem Bitcoin-Hype angenommen. Rund um Cryptowährungen gibt es die neue Unternehmensfinanzierungsform des ICO (Initial Coin Offering). Artikel lesen

5 tech trends to keep an eye on in 2018

Newer technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotics and automation, 3D printing, mixed reality that combines virtual reality and augmented reality, and blockchain are not only disrupting and transforming business models and the lives of individuals, but also ushering in the so-called Artikel lesen

Industries and Blockchain 2017

The first Blockchain system-Bitcoin-saw astronomical returns of over 1,300 percent in 2017. As we progressed through 2017, Blockchain technologies became hard to ignore and more of the corporate world took an interest in Blockchain technologies. Artikel lesen

Blockchain: Predictions for 2018

2017 was a year of interesting developments in the blockchain area. Not all happened as was expected. Many, including me, predicted 2017 to be the year that blockchain would move from proof-of-concepts into real world production. Yes, we did see some great successes here, like IBM, R3CEV, … But the number of real world applications that entered the market was far less than anticipated. Artikel lesen

‘Blockchain, others will disrupt insurance business’

Blockchain in combination with Big Data and Internet of Things (IoT) will disrupt insurance business, if insurers are not prepared for the internet revolution that is happening around the world, Managing Director, Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc, Olusegun Omosehin, has said. Artikel lesen

Industrial IoT meets the blockchain with Xage

I don’t think I could make a hotter sounding startup at the end of 2017 than Xage (pronounced Zage). The company, which was founded in mid-2016, has redesigned security for the industrial internet of things using blockchain and other decentralized technologies. Artikel lesen