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iBlockchain Summit 2018 Wrapped Up: Impact And Opportunity

iBlockchain Summit, which was held from May 18-19 in Great China International Square, was a huge success with over 3,000 visitors attending. The Summit attracted blockchain enthusiasts from home and abroad to exchange insights on the hottest trend ‘blockchain’ this year. What will happen when blockchain regulation, transparency, smart contracts, government cooperation, fintech and cryptocurrencies meet the new Chinese markets? Let’s see what our honored speaker said. This time, we were happy to share to the Chinese audience the impact and opportunities of blockchain, the future of capital markets through blockchain, blockchian changing the future supply chain, blockchain changing the...

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Blockchain Cannot Die With Institutional Assurance

As the Blockchain Consensus 2018 kicks off its debut in New York City, the world watches blockchain get recognition from the financial mainstream. Die-hard blockchain enthusiasts may not need this institutional assurance - commitments from nations, big business, and the like - to believe in blockchain’s staying power. But those used to using mainstream investing vehicles - homes, forex, or stocks - may need this in order to get on board and believe. Here’s what might have changed their minds. Banks Are Using Cryptocurrency In a recent report by Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Japan’s largest bank by total assets, announced...

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How Blockchain Will Help Us Take Back Control Of Our Data From Facebook And Google

The ad market duopoly is worth trillions of dollars. The recent #deletefacebook campaign might have attracted a lot of media coverage, but it doesn’t seem to have really damaged the site’s success — Facebook claims 1.45 billion active daily users. That’s a really big number of people, whichever way you cut it. And those people share enormous amounts of revealing and personal data every time they interact on platforms like Google and Facebook. What makes that so concerning is that the information shared on these sites becomes their property, not the users’. It’s been denounced as a serious loss of...

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Why Bloomberg Thinks Blockchain Is ‘Uncool’

A new report out by Bloomberg today discusses why blockchain could already be becoming uncool. Check out the full article for yourself, here- https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-05-17/maybe-blockchain-isn-t-as-cool-as-it-thinks-it-is As we know, the blockchain and blockchain technology promises to be the next ‘internet’. The internet of things, IoT, Web 3.0 etc etc, you’ve probably heard it all by now. As fanatics of the blockchain, we do believe that this will be the case. Evidently, more and more real-world firms are discovering that the blockchain does have real implications for their business, it can speed up working efficiency, it can save them money and most of...

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HSBC Next To Weigh In On Blockchain Transactions

First Santander, then Barclays and now HSBC. HSBC Holdings are a UK based, international banking and financial services company. The roots of HSBC can be traced back to Hong Kong, where the bank first opened its doors back in 1865. Now, operating out of London, HSBC are a world known and renowned backing corporation. HSBC have an estimated revenue of around $51.445 Billion, as of 2017. Today, CNBC report that a blockchain transaction has taken place between HSBC and agricultural firm, Cargill, which has been used to issue a letter of credit from the bank, involving a shipment of soy...

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