Entries by Steve

Poland’s Top Bank to Launch Blockchain Platform for Document Management Within ‘Days’

Poland’s largest bank will launch a blockchain solution for its customer documents via a partnership with UK-based Coinform “in the coming days,” the parties confirmed in a press release Thursday, September 20. Part of a drive to enhance security of customer data, PKO Bank Polski will use Coinform’s Trudatum to provide blockchain-issued paperwork to its […]

Hassett Express joins the Blockchain in Transport Alliance — FreightWaves

Hassett Express, a Chicago-based company specializing in freight forwarding and logistics, announced it has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). BiTA is an organization focused on the development of blockchain standards and education for the freight industry.  The transport of shipments from point A to point B and every step in between involves multiple […]

How Blockchain Technology Can Serve Emerging Markets

Blockchain technology has been said to have the potential to disrupt many industries with low-cost transactions, immutability, and enhanced security. Indeed, many blockchain implementations have been developed, each exhibiting unique features tailored to specific use-cases. One of the most exciting of these use cases is serving so-called emerging markets. In this article, I discuss some […]

Blockchain Israel women are working to make it more diverse

Yael Rosencwajg recently had an experience that was unusual for a woman in tech. Speaking at a conference for executives in the blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT) space, Rosencwajg found herself explaining the digital ledger system that forms the basis of blockchain technology to about 200 people, most of whom were white, male CEOs. […]

ICON (ICX) Partners With SK Holdings To Offer Blockchain Services To Banks, Insurers, and Brokers

ICON (ICX) and SK Holdings C&C have announced a strategic collaboration centered on improving dealings in banks, insurance companies among other financial companies. In an announced MoU Signed by ICONLOOP and SK Holdings C&C, the two firms will be cooperating to co-develop blockchain business models in financial industries. The MoU is fashioned to invent a tailored […]

PwC Finds Trust Challenges Blockchain Adoption

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email The financial services (FinServ) market is, by far, ahead of other industries when it comes to blockchain innovation and adoption, according to data released this year by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Much of that innovation has been focused on corporate finance and payments, as top financial services players have introduced […]

Reshaping Clinical Performance For The Digital Age

There’s no argument that health care is changing: from service-based to value-based care, and from a supplier-centric to a patient-centric model. Both regulatory and patient pressures are pushing for better efficiency, better outcomes and simply better care. These pressures are moving the industry to be more open to the adoption of new technologies, tools and, […]

Bitcoin, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency News For Today September 19th [VIDEO] Recap

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Trust, Trustlessness, and the Superpower of Blockchain: An Interview with Galia Benartzi

In our conversation, we discuss the impact of software on monetary tools, the nature of trust as it pertains to cryptocurrency, the Bancor protocol, blockchain and immutability, and the decentralization of value creation. The world of blockchain attracts an amazing array of thinkers, creators, and innovators, and in the process of creating our Built on […]