Blockchain News

SAP Ariba Will Use Blockchain to Track Shipments, Ensure Authenticity
SAP Ariba, which connects 2.5 million buyers and sellers around the world through its network, today announced it will offer blockchain record-keeping across its cloud-based applications and business network. Also today, its parent company, SAP ...
Blockchain: CRM's Next Frontier
I think the next invasion of CRM will be blockchain technology, which slowly has been making its way around the back office. It's still early days for the technology, even there, so you may not have heard of it yet. In this article I'll delve into what ...
A Bitcoin Beginner's Guide to Surviving a Coin-Split | Bitcoin Magazine
There is a chance Bitcoin will experience a coin-split soon. If a majority of miners (by hash power) switch to Bitcoin Unlimited and decide to mine blocks bigger ...
Who's Buying Bitcoin? Demand Persists Amid Fork Fears
In spite of speculation the bitcoin network could split into two separate blockchains, demand for the digital currency continued to remain strong during today's trading session. The digital currency has mostly been trading north of $1,000 today ...
IBM Bets The Company On Cloud, AI, And Blockchain
The bet-the-company story for IBM: Cloud, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Blockchain. While IBM still maintains numerous other business lines ranging from mainframes to middleware, these three Big Bets are truly Vegas-worthy – yet as with most of the ...
NY Regulator Approves Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase for Ethereum and Litecoin Trading
Digital currency exchange Coinbase has received approval from New York's financial regulator to offer trading of Ethereum and Litecoin to users in the state. The crypto exchange was also given the green light to offer 'Shift Card', its debit card ...
IBM Just Launched Blockchain Beyond Currency
Blockchain has the potential to become an integral part of our future. Essentially, it's a decentralized digital ledger that's secured by cryptography and boasts transparency that's unparalleled in any digital platform. Though initially linked to ...
BitPay Has Studied Bitcoin Blockchain Alternatives: “None of Them ...
BitPay Has Studied Bitcoin Blockchain Alternatives: “None of Them ...
BitPay Has Studied Bitcoin Blockchain Alternatives: “None of Them Are Compelling”
BitPay co-founders Stephen Pair and Tony Gallippi have been around Bitcoin for about as long as anyone else in the industry. The company was founded in 2011, and their actions generally indicate the future direction of the industry. “When we started in ...
Monero Price Analysis – Lots of Action But No Major Changes
The Monero charts are not looking all that great right now. Many XMR traders will be disappointed to learn Monero failed to gain any ground these past 24 hours. Instead, the currency lost another 0.33% in value, even though it is still hovering around ...
Bitcoin Price Surpasses $1115, Recovers from Scaling Debate & PBoC Talks
Previously, Cointelegraph reported that Bitcoin price declined to $926 due to hard fork contingency and the likelihood of Bitcoin Unlimited being forked by its closed group of developers. Bitcoin price bounced back to $1,115 in the earning morning of ...
Coinbase Receives NYC Regulator's License to Offer Litecoin and Ethereum
New York's financial regulator, the state Department of Financial Services (DFS), announced today that Coinbase's licensing application to offer Ethereum and Litecoin has been approved, based on its positive review of the company's policies. The San ...
Are Bitcoin Miners Making More Money Off Small Blocks?
Although Bitcoin was often promoted due to its extremely low transaction fees of a couple of pennies or less, the one-megabyte hard cap on the number of transactions that can be processed by the network has forced users to pay $0.50 or more per ...
Blockchain Could Help Artists Profit More from Their Creative Works
Anyone who follows the cultural industries — art, music, publishing, theater, cinema — knows of the tussles between artists and those who feed off of their talents. The traditional food chain in movie-making, for example, is a long one: Between those ...
SAP Ariba Inks Blockchain Supply Chain Partnership With Everledger
SAP Ariba, the US software and IT firm owned by tech giant SAP, has integrated its services with blockchain startup Everledger. Announced today, the move will see SAP Ariba deploy the tech for use in supply chain applications, one of the services the ...
With Bitcoin, the Smart Money Is Staying Put
The Bitcoin community is abuzz with talk of an impending fork, with wildly divergent opinions as to whether or not this is bearish or bullish for the asset. One well-known pundit in the community was quoted as saying that the “smart money left a few ...
SAP Ariba Gets in Blockchain Game
Blockchain is among the most disruptive technologies of the day. From banking and insurance to agriculture, energy, healthcare, and media, it is shaking-up entire industries and is about to transform global supply chains, thanks to SAP Ariba. The ...
Bitcoin is tanking
Bitcoin is under pressure. Selling on Wednesday has the cryptocurrency down 9% at $1,014 a coin, where it is now more than 20% below its all-time high from earlier this month. There's no obvious trigger for the drop, but trading in bitcoin has been ...
Is Bitcoin in Trouble? Price Drops as Investors Turn to Ether
There has been a great deal of confusion and concern about the possibility of a so-called "forking" in Bitcoin. While many investors and analysts have failed to agree on even the basic terms of this debate, it has nonetheless caused a significant drop ...
UN Group Advances Ethereum Aid Tracking Pilot
In a blog post from earlier this month, the WFP detailed a project centered on a village in Pakistan. The test, which involved recording cash transactions on the ethereum blockchain, was conducted in conjunction with the WFP's Innovation Accelerator ...
How Bitcoin Is Transforming Casino Industry
Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that became known in the year 2008 as an alternative to traditional currency systems. Comparing such traditional currencies as Euro and dollar to Bitcoin, one clearly sees Bitcoins major advantage – it is not regulated by a ...
4 Ways To Tell If Bitcoin Is In A Bubble
No one wants to be on the wrong side of a bubble. If you invested in dot.com stocks the end of 1999 or bought a house with an adjustable-rate mortgage in 2008, you know exactly what I mean. When it comes to the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, there's every ...
4 Ways To Tell If Bitcoin Is In A Bubble
No one wants to be on the wrong side of a bubble. If you invested in dot.com stocks the end of 1999 or bought a house with an adjustable-rate mortgage in 2008, you know exactly what I mean. When it comes to the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, there's every ...
Blockchain Oscar Startup Competition Announces Six Finalists
Blockchain Oscar is organized by your beloved Cointelegraph Events in partnership with Humaniq, which is building and providing an innovative model of banking for people not connected to the global financial system, and WINGS, a Blockchain platform ...
Fire the Miners? Radical Ideas Emerge as Bitcoin Fork Talk Escalates
Tensions are high as bitcoin's long-standing scaling debate escalated this week, with some miners talking openly about forcing a possible bitcoin fork that could result in two competing coins. If that's not enough of a concern, some miners have even ...
Forget Bitcoin. The Blockchain Could Reveal What's True Today and Tomorrow
The blockchain is the global ledger that securely records transactions for the bitcoin digital currency, operating outside the control of any central authority. But so many startups and online communities are now applying the same concept to all sorts ...
Bitcoin Hard Fork Will Be Felt Deeper Than Ethereum's: Experts
This happened last year during the now infamous Ethereum hard fork. He concludes by saying that if a Bitcoin hard fork does take place then the industry will learn from some of its lessons as he describes the situation as a bump in the road. “Bitcoin ...
Embracing Blockchain — Tracking Trends
Blockchain was first introduced in the original source code of bitcoin in 2008. Over the years it has radically evolved and is gaining recognition with Google searches for “blockchain” growing 1900% since 2013 being a key indicator of its immense ...
The Impact of Blockchain on Trade Finance, and Cybersecurity
Companies in today's 'digital first' ecosystem are being forced to continuously innovate in order to stay at the forefront and remain competitive in their industry, particularly in the financial services and financial technology space. Blockchain ...
Jury Convicts Two in Bitcoin Laundering Scheme
The charges against the men involve Coin.mx, an illegal bitcoin exchange run by Lebedev along with Anthony Murgio and his father Michael Murgio, and other partners. Between 2013 and 2015, the men set up bank accounts to process $1.8 million in bitcoin ...
Ethereum outlines next stages of EWASM initiative
Ethereum has announced its plans to build a new version of the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM). Martin Becze, the Ethereum Foundation's JavaScript client developer, has also outlined the next stages of the EWASM initiative. “Ewasm's goal is to research ...
Altcoins Prices Surge Amid Growing Investors Confidence in Cryptocurrencies
The prices of ether (ETH), Dash (DASH) and Monero (XMR), among others, have surged in the past month as investors are growing more confident of cryptocurrencies and looking for investment opportunities beyond bitcoin. Ether, the native cryptocurrency ...
What actually is blockchain and why is everyone talking about it?
It's been called a 'revolutionary' technology and its devotees claim it will transform money and even society – but what exactly is blockchain, and where will its impact be felt? Blockchain came to prominence as the enabling technology for the ...
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD About To Break
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD About To Break. Posted on 6:00 am March 22, 2017 Author Aayush JindalCategories Altcoins, Analysis, Opinion, TradingTags Ethereum Price analysis, Ethereum Price chart, ethereum technical analysis, ...
Blockchain will blow Uber-style disruption out of the water, says analyst
The popular notion of sharing economies is flawed, according to Tapscott, author of “Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money, Business, and the World.” They still have structured, for-profit firms at the center ...
Zcash Foundation: nuevos guardianes del protocolo Zcash
Zcash Co, la compañía que desarrolló criptomoneda completamente anónima Zcash, ha anunciado un cambio en el esquema de poder detrás del código de la moneda digital con la creación de la Zcash Foundation. Esta es una asociación “independiente, ...
Can blockchain help design a better maritime internet?
When all you have is a hammer, so the old saying goes, everything tends to look like a nail. When a revolutionary technology such as blockchain comes along, the temptation must therefore be to view it as the solution to something. It's a subject that ...
Circle Urges User Caution As Bitcoin Hard Fork Looms
According to Circle's missive (which accompanied a lengthy update to the its user agreement), its bitcoin services could be disrupted "for an extended period of time" should a fork take place. Services interrupted would include the ability for users to ...
The new building block(chain) of health care records management
Blockchain technology has been popping up everywhere from the financial industry to supply-chain management to authentication -- and most recently (and perhaps most influentially) in how public agencies manage health records. Blockchain, the shared ...
Is This Massive Power Struggle About To Blow Up Bitcoin?
Bitcoin's price plunged 25% over the weekend on rumors of a conspiracy theory to take over the network. Long-simmering tensions between two factions hardened, with each side threatening the other with everything ranging from lawsuits to software ...