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Blockchain Is a New Frontier According to Top Executives, Investment Levels Plummet

There are mixed indicators regarding the current progress or stalling of blockchain adoption throughout the enterprise world. Research has indicated that investments have dropped by over half over the last year, contrary to other research showing a growing sentiment toward the vitality of blockchain adoption as an innovative technology. For example, Research by CB Insights […]

BIS economist suggests a ‘low-cost’ compliance solution for blockchain finance sector

A principal economist at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), considered to be the central bank of central banks, has suggested a new “low-cost” compliance method for regulating blockchain-based financial markets. The method, dubbed, “embedded supervision,” is different from “suptech” (supervisory technology) and “regtech” (regulatory technology), Raphael Auer, principal economist at BIS’ Monetary and Economic […]

Stronghold’s Blockchain-Based Ecosystem Broadens Access to Financial Services by Making Payments Stable and Efficient

In a Nutshell: The financial services networks typically used for cross-border payments and currency exchanges were invented generations ago. But blockchain technology shows promise for new efficiencies in the space — and Stronghold is at the forefront of that transformation. Its Stronghold USD stablecoin token is backed by the U.S. dollar, and it operates on […]

Gartner Says Blockchain Deployments Across Financial Services Ecosystems Are At Least Three Years Away

Lack of interoperability standards will prevent pervasive blockchain deployment across financial services ecosystems for at least three years, according to Gartner, Inc. “Blockchain standards for financial services companies are currently fragmented and immature,” said Fabio Chesini, senior research director at Gartner. “We are three to five years until standards mature and settle.” During Gartner IT […]

HTC will preload a Bitcoin Cash wallet on its blockchain phone

While this new partnership makes a lot of sense from HTC’s perspective, the Exodus 1 was supposed to be more than “just” a Bitcoin phone. When Phil Chen, HTC’s chief decentralized officer, spoke to Engadget’s Nick Summers about the device, he described it as “Trojan Horse” for “re-architecting the internet.” Chen envisioned the phone as […]

Ways To Invest In Blockchain Are Rapidly Emerging

Loading Other Articles… Loading Other Articles… Blockchain technology is sometimes characterized as the biggest thing since the Internet, and this may arguably be the case. It has the potential to transform just about anything involving record-keeping, ownership status and transactions, and the reality that this transformation already underway signals a potential financial revolution.   […]

Blockchain Continues to Disrupt Across Industries, Cryptocurrency Services Expand, Malware Threats Identified | BakerHostetler

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