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Spanish BBVA Becomes First Global Bank To Issue Loan Using Blockchain

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Spanish BBVA Becomes First Global Bank To Issue Loan Using Blockchain
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) became the first global bank to issue a loan using Blockchain technology, FT reports April 25. The Spanish multinational bank said it conducted the entire loan process, from the negotiation of terms to the signing, on a mutually distributed ledger that informed both the bank and the borrower of the Read More

The Evolution Of Revolution

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on The Evolution Of Revolution
by Barry McCarthy  It was the dawn of the millennium. The first adopters were commonly known to be drug dealers. Mobile phone and SMS took over the minds of the public, communication was revolutionized and you could now communicate with people in different counties, countries and even different rooms in your house instantaneously. SMS also Read More

Local Authorities Approve Lease For Bitmain Subsidiary In Rural Washington

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Local Authorities Approve Lease For Bitmain Subsidiary In Rural Washington
Port of Walla Walla, Washington commissioners have unanimously agreed to embark on a land lease and purchase option for 10 acres to be used for cryptocurrency mining project by Bitmain subsidiary Ant Creek LLC, local news Union Bulletin reports April 13. The decision to award the permit followed an hour and a half of spirited Read More

IBM Predicts Governments Will Embrace Cryptos Soon

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on IBM Predicts Governments Will Embrace Cryptos Soon
2017 was an important year for cryptocurrencies, moving them from a concept hardly identifiable to a popular term for retail investors. However, the road has not been easy at all. Enterprises have consistently shown their disapproval for the new form of exchange, for instance, the case of Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Chase, who publicly Read More

Starbucks And Amazon Reveal Consumer Appetite For Mainstream Blockchain

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Starbucks And Amazon Reveal Consumer Appetite For Mainstream Blockchain
by David Drake Two major big-league companies, Amazon and Starbucks, have hinted that they will be incorporating cryptocoin and blockchain into their corporate operations. Starbucks Chairman, Howard Schultz, when interviewed by Maria Bartiromo of Fox Business, said that most possibly his company will use blockchain to power its integrated app. The coffee giant has been Read More

Israel: Steps Toward Cryptocurrency Support?

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Israel: Steps Toward Cryptocurrency Support?
The views expressed here are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of Cointelegraph.com. In terms of technological innovation, Israel has been labeled by some as “The Startup Nation” with Israeli ventures raising over $5 billion in capital in 2017. This is almost 10% of China’s yearly fundraising total. While there’s a Read More

How and Where To Buy Cryptocurrency? Overview

4 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on How and Where To Buy Cryptocurrency? Overview
This article does not contain investment advice or recommendations. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Despite the recent news about banks closing their doors on credit card purchases of crypto; one after the other, there are still available options you can use to buy Read More

RMIT University Launches Australia’s First Blockchain Course

4 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on RMIT University Launches Australia’s First Blockchain Course
RMIT, an Australian public research university, has launched Australia’s first university Blockchain course, according to Business Insider Australia. The 8-week course, entitled “Developing Blockchain Strategy”, was designed by RMIT’s Blockchain Innovation Hub and partners with consulting firm Accenture and fintech hub Stone & Chalk. The online course description promises a practical program that goes beyond Read More

Increasing Adoption Demonstrated by Huge Trading Weekend for Bitcoin, Soaring Prices Market-Wide

7 months ago adcity Comments Off on Increasing Adoption Demonstrated by Huge Trading Weekend for Bitcoin, Soaring Prices Market-Wide
In a sign that adoption is massively increasing, trading numbers from last weekend indicate that the volume of cryptocurrency trades exceeds that of many US equities trading markets. The volume of Bitcoin traded on this past Sunday alone was more than $5 bln – more than the IEX, the Chicago Stock Exchange, as well as Read More

Baltic Finance Ministries Decide to Support Blockchain Technology Development

7 months ago adcity Comments Off on Baltic Finance Ministries Decide to Support Blockchain Technology Development
The finance ministries of the Baltic states have expressed their support to the development of Blockchain or distributed ledger technologies (DLT). The aim is to help in the advancement of capital market innovations. In their recent Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), the ministries for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have announced their cooperation on several actions aimed Read More