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Can Blockchain Help Disrupt Accounting?

Blockchain, the technology that makes cryptocurrencies possible, is a powerful and promising technology. Although blockchain may not seem as exciting as cryptocurrencies themselves on the outset, blockchain may very well be a foundational technology on which much will be built. Blockchain, although foreign to many, is a familiar concept. Throughout history there have been various ways of tracking, transferring, and trading. Keeping track of everything relies on certain systems of bookkeeping. In that, we need to keep ledgers updated when we transfer things of value from one institution to another, one organization to another, and from one individual to another. ...

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PundiX Announce New Blockchain Integrated Phone

You may have heard of PundiX, well they’re coming out with a new blockchain-powered phone, following in the same footsteps as Samsung, HTC and the most recent, LG. Unveiled at the IFA this week, the new phone - dubbed Blok on Blok (BOB) - will run completely on Function X, the companies bespoke blockchain. PundiX which sets itself up as a blockchain point of sales solution.  The phone is blockchain-based but despite this, it will also include interoperability with the Android operating system. Users will be able to switch from Function X to Android in just the click of a...

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Recent News Indicates That Eventually Nearly Everything Will Be Tokenized

We live in an age of exploding technology and radically changing international relations. Nothing shows the intersection of these two worlds more than the recent news that champion boxer Manny Pacquiao has tokenized himself.  Pacquiao made the announcement last week before a crowd of fans in Manilla. The new cryptocurrency, aptly called the ‘pac’, allows fans to purchase merchandise directly from the Philippine boxer, and also interact with him directly.  Celebrities abound Pacquiao is the first to officially tokenize himself, in a matter of terms, by offering a participatory share in his personal value. By connecting his own boxing career...

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Could Blockchain Satisfy The Business Requirements Of Data Confidentiality And Safety?

Staying up to date, communicating, bringing together distributed teams - data distribution may be key to all these processes for 21st-century business. Unless special measures are taken, data distribution may quickly become cumbersome and create huge legal problems.  Consider a simple, but sensitive case - the screening of users’ personal documents. With the rise of ecommerce and various trades and exchanges, requiring a document is the norm. However, leaking those documents, or even sending them unencrypted for internal communication, can be a disaster. Imagine a company leaking clearly readable passports simply because they were distributed through internal emails as completely...

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LG To Release Its Own Blockchain Phone - Samsung Rival

The LG phone giant is rumoured to be preparing its own blockchain-centred phones. This comes as Samsung released its new phone earlier in the year which had an integrated blockchain wallet in it.  According to a source from Korea, IT Chosun, LG is researching the dApp and blockchain space. There are a few unknown firms that they have been getting involved with too, setting up meetings with local dApp developers. Despite this, there is yet o be any sort of official announcement from the company, it is clear that over the past few months, blockchain interest is slowly surging. As...

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