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  • UAE lauded for being the real leaders of Fourth Industrial Revolution through service excellence Dubai: The so-called ‘father of the Fourth Industrial Revolution’, Henrik Von Scheel, said on Tuesday t ...
  • The UK and 21 other countries have signed a declaration aiming to share blockchain experience and expertise across Europe, as well as preparing to launch EU-wide blockchain applications. Twenty-two Eu ...
  • Nine Things To Keep In Mind About Blockchain In Real Estate

    15 Apr 2018 Writtien by: Forbes Real Estate Council
    Blockchain is the next frontier of the real estate market, making inroads at a fast clip. The use of the technology will make it possible to have transparent transactions that sellers and buyers will ...
  • Launch is part of UAE's plans to become a world leader in adopting technology Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has launched the U ...
  • Bank of America Works with Blockchain One of the most important banks in the United States, Bank of America, will start working with Blockchain technology. According to a patent application released o ...
  • Major players including Lufthansa and citizenM hotels are partnering with startups and talking to large corporate clients about whether they can do group bookings via blockchain instead of using middl ...
  • When news broke that Facebook leaked the data of more than 50 million users to Cambridge Analytica — a third party data firm that is most known for creating profiles with targeting messaging for the T ...
  • Blockchain Technology and Online Gaming: An Emerging Goldmine The world is unraveling new use cases for blockchain technology each day. Although most people think of Bitcoin and finance when they hear ...
  • Blockchain. At the most recent South by Southwest Conference earlier this month, it was one of the top buzzwords floating around the various pockets of conversation. A large majority of the people tal ...
  • The Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has launched its blockchain-powered digital bank for art, ArtBank. According to Dubai Culture, the platform is the first of its kind in the world a ...
  • The CEO of Blockchain-based unmanned aerial vehicle provider Vimana has said the firm is in talks with the UAE’s airspace authorities, with the view to a 2020 launch of the firm’s services in the coun ...
  • During a meeting with Herman Gref, the president of Russia’s largest bank Sberbank, Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke about the importance of not falling behind in Blockchain development. Sberban ...
  • Russia Is Leading the Push for Blockchain Democracy

    09 Apr 2018 Michael del Castillo
    Even as Russia stands accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, its national capital is taking a leadership role in making democracy more transparent. Using an existing program calle ...
  • J.P. Morgan Chase's best-known blockchain executive Amber Baldet will leave the bank to start her own venture.

    "Amber is extremely talented and helped build the outstanding team we have today. We respect her desire to start her own venture and we wish her nothing but the best," a J.P. Morgan spokesperson tells CNBC.

    J.P. Morgan developed its blockchain technology called Quorum two years ago for clearing and settling derivatives and cross-border payments.

     

  • Soon after its development as the underlying architecture for Bitcoin, the concept of the blockchain was recognized as having broader value beyond enabling a decentralized alternative form of currency ...
  • Blockchain's transparency, tamper-proof record and decentralized nature make the cryptocurrency vehicle more secure than any repository under the control of one entity.

  • This year marks blockchain´s 10th birthday, after Satoshi Nakamoto created it with the purpose of using it for the first cryptocurrency ever, Bitcoin, and Dubai has become a leader in the field. “Duba ...
  • Blockchain’s big potential in Africa

    03 Apr 2018 NABYL CHARANIA, CARLOS NAUPARI
    At the beginning of March, some of the brightest minds from the blockchain world joined representatives from the financial, legal, and global technology industries to discuss widespread blockchain ado ...
  • Governments need to lead the way and put all of their services onto the distributed ledger, in order to accelerate the adoption of blockchain in business, according to IBM's leading expert on the incr ...
  • Blockchain's Secret 1,000 Year History

    30 Mar 2018 Oliver Smith
    Blockchain could be the most significant development in the storage and sharing of knowledge since the advent of the internet itself – its ability to share information across untrusted parties has the ...
  • Most people will spend five years and four months of their lives  browsing social networks. That will be more than the time spent eating and drinking, grooming or socializing in the real world in an a ...
  • As the blockchain economy experiences a massive increase in size and scale, we must confront a looming question: what do we do with this technology? Historically, technology and finance have adopted a ...
  • Smart Dubai has signed an agreement with Swedish trade and investment board, Business Sweden, at the Smart Dubai Office (SDO) headquarters in Dubai Design District (d3). The agreement seeks to encoura ...
  • Huawei Is in Talks to Build a Blockchain-Ready Smartphone

    28 Mar 2018 Camila Russo & Yuan Gao
    Huawei Technologies Ltd., the world’s third-biggest handset maker, is considering developing a mobile phone that will be able to run blockchain-based applications, according to two people familiar wit ...
  • It was the first known real estate transaction in the U.S. executed entirely via the technology with the government's recognition
  • How about a little blockchain with your coffee? Starbucks is the latest company to consider the use of blockchain technology. The Seattle-based giant announced today that it will start a pilot program ...
  • Technological progress does not stand still. With a view to change the way the world works, IBM has unveiled its annual “5 in 5” technology predictions.
  • (CNN) Facebook is under fire for allowing a Trump-affiliated firm, Cambridge Analytica, to access the private information of 50 million users. Facebook did not inform those users that their personal d ...
  • The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has created a Blockchain Working Group to examine the ways in which the technology, particularly cryptocurrencies, will affect its objectives. "We believe this ...
  • Around the time of the first industrial revolution Molly, of Molly's Flour, stopped selling flour direct to the people in her village. She wanted to sell to more people than would stop by the back of ...
  • Blockchain spending in the Middle East and Africa region is set to reach $80.8 million, according to the recent figures from global market intelligence firm IDC. IDC also noted that by 2020, the globa ...
  • A year ago, Alex Tapscott (my co-author of Blockchain Revolution) and I made some predictions for 2017. At the end of the year we compared those predictions to what had actually occurred. Overall they ...
  • There's no question that we are in the midst of a technological revolution. Everyone is probably familiar with all of the big technological trends that are going on, but I believe the technology likel ...
  • Musicians are exploring blockchain as a ‘big spreadsheet in the sky’ that could help them seize back control from big business. Musician Imogen Heap is addressing her audience from a stage in a giant ...
  • While the US government seem not yet convinced that AI power would rule the world, China and Dubai appear dead serious about the technology. In fact, Dubai a key member of the Emirates has revealed it ...
  • Crypto news: Is self-regulation coming to cryptocurrencies?
  • How Blockchain Will Change HR Forever

    18 Mar 2018 Ashik Ahmed
    Blockchain is about to revolutionize our way of doing business, but probably not in the way that you think. While it is most closely associated with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, blockchain tech ...
  • At the HighJump Elevate conference this week in Dallas, one session - attended by roughly 600 conference attendees - was called "Blockchain: The 'Building Block' of the Supply Chain of Tomorrow. Real ...
  • Real estate is among the oldest and most foundational industries on earth. Shelter is imperative for human survival and integral to most human activities, which is why it is one of the largest asset c ...
  • On Mar. 7, elections in Sierra Leone marked a global landmark: the world’s first ever blockchain-powered presidential elections. As president Ernest Bai Koroma leaves office after serving two five-yea ...