Entries by Steve

Why blockchain may be blockchain’s best cybersecurity option

One of the hallmark features of blockchain is that it is supposedly much more secure, adding remarkable levels of transparency that could help better identify and mitigate cyber threats. But, at a time when we’re approaching 2,000 blockchain projects in development worldwide, watching thousands of crypto miners do their thing each day and seeing billions […]

JPMorgan’s digital currency runs on a private blockchain — here’s what makes it different from public blockchains

Blockchain is the technology that underpins virtually ever type of cryptocurrency, the alternative asset class that is synonymous with wild price swings and feisty debates over the future of money. While associated with decentralization and anonymity, not all blockchains are alike, and the recent move by JPMorgan Chase & Co. […]

U.S. Blockchain First Ternio Named New Amazon Advanced APN Technology Partner | Crowdfund Insider

Ternio, a U.S.-based blockchain firm, announced on Tuesday it has been named a new Amazon Advanced APN Technology Partner. As previously reported, Ternio provides a highly scalable blockchain framework called Lexicon to enterprise business clients. According to Ternio, Lexicon is independently verified at over 1 million transactions per second, all on chain. “Ternio brings transparency to programmatic […]

Although Touted for Security, Blockchain Is Still Hackable

MIT Technology Review magazine has published an article today, Feb. 19, arguing that security-touted blockchain tech is still vulnerable to hacks. The magazine is fully owned by the United States Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In the recent article, the MIT Technology Review stressed that blockchain technology represents a complex economic system that depends on […]

Is Blockchain Technology Worth the Cost for Supply Chains?

By John Monarch Editor’s note: Written by John Monarch is the CEO and co-founder of ShipChain. This is one in a series of periodic guest columns by industry thought leaders. The cost to develop or participate in blockchain projects can be significant, but the buzz and interest over real-world blockchain solutions in the supply chain […]

Detroit Blockchain Center Hosting Inaugural Blockchain, Fintech ‘Pitchfest’

The Detroit Blockchain Center announced Tuesday it will be hosting the inaugural Detroit Blockchain & Fintech Pitchfest on Thursday, Feb. 28, powered by the Fintech Consortium in partnership with Detroit Fintech Bay. What Is It? The first-ever Pitchfest will feature fintech and blockchain pitches from a number of up-and-coming companies, including EDNA, Totle, Priveos, Hydro, […]

Armanino Launches Blockchain Practice

SAN RAMON, Calif., Feb. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Armanino LLP, one of the top 25 largest accounting and business consulting firms in the U.S., today announced the launch of its Blockchain practice.  The burgeoning technology offers businesses the opportunity to increase trust among customers, vendors and third parties through transparent, secure and immutable transactions.  […]

Coinbase Acquires Neutrino, a Blockchain Intelligence Platform

A few moments ago, the team at Coinbase informed the crypto and investor communities of their new acquisition of Neutrino, a blockchain intelligence platform. The tweet went on to explain that the new acquisition will be pivitol in legitimizing cryptocurrencies and making the industry safer and more accessible to everyone. The full tweet can be […]