AlipayHK, GCash Launch Cross-Border Remittance Service via Blockchain Jenny W. Hsu | June 25, 2018 Article and Images courtesy of AlipayHK and Philippines-based payment service platform GCash on Monday launched a cross-border remittance service based on blockchain technology – the first of its kind in the world. Effective immediately, the around-the-clock service allows users of […]
Nothing To Hide? The Truth About Data And Digital Privacy World Economic Forum Published on 22 May 2018 For those of you worried that you’ve signed up to too many websites, given out too much information or agreed to a few too many terms and conditions, you may think Europe’s new law intended to protect […]
AI on Track to Achieving Super Intelligence? World Economic Forum Published on 19 Mar 2018 Should we be fearful of artificial intelligence and the pace at which it’s progressing? Or should we fear fear itself and the risk of it stifling innovation? Wherever this may be heading, the march of progress shows fews signs of […]
Ginni Rometty at IBM Think 2018: Time For a New Inflection Point ExpovistaTV Published on 20 Mar 2018 After the Moore’s Law and Metcalfe’s Law, “Now comes Watson’s Law: :the convergence of data and artificial intelligence” says IBM CEO at IBM Think 2018.
19 Industries The Blockchain Will Disrupt Future Thinkers Published on 15 Jun 2017 The blockchain is a distributed ledger technology that underlies cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and platforms like Ethereum. It provides a way to record and transfer data that is transparent, safe, auditable, and resistant to outages. The blockchain has the ability to make the […]
Blockchain: The Foundation of the Future Futurism Published on 11 Oct 2017 The next Internet? Blockchain is even bigger than that. We met with top experts around the world to break it down.
Bitcoin’s surge intensifies need for global regulation of cryptocurrencies Shutterstock Iwa Salami, University of East London November 29, 2017 2.49pm GMT The news that bitcoin had broken the $10,000 barrier reflects the way that mainstream investors have been flocking to cryptocurrencies over the past year. But amid the excitement, regulators are fretting about criminals who […]
The Bank of England is planning a bitcoin-style virtual currency – but could it really replace cash?
The Bank of England is planning a bitcoin-style virtual currency – but could it really replace cash? Shutterstock Bill Buchanan, Edinburgh Napier University January 3, 2018 1.15pm GMT Governments are extremely worried about cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. These virtual currencies mean you can make payments without involving the banks that most economies and government financial […]
How are bitcoin, cryptowallets and blockchain related? Some jargon busted … Shutterstock Efpraxia D. Zamani, De Montfort University December 15, 2017 1.54pm GMT When the bitcoin was first introduced eight years ago, it promised to change payments. People would be able to transact directly with each other, without needing to place their trust in banks […]
The big business revolution: why the future is blockchain Shutterstock Rob Gowers, Anglia Ruskin University and Jukka Aminoff, Anglia Ruskin University July 25, 2017 2.33pm BST The value of one bitcoin recently hit a record high of US$3,025, a staggering rise of over 200% in value this year alone. Aswath Damodaran, professor of finance at […]