growth-adoption

⧉infominer 18-Aug-18 04:53 AM
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Stamford, CT USA — The financial services industry is spending about $1.7 billion per year on blockchain, as banks and other
IDC examines consumer markets by devices, applications, networks, and services to provide complete solutions for succeeding in these expanding markets.
⧉infominer 20-Aug-18 08:29 PM
1. Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, and The United Nations: A Chronological Tweet Storm In 2010 the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development [CSTD] proposed the introduction of a technology-driven universal currency. https://t.co/artC88Fuug
⧉infominer 22-Aug-18 10:10 PM
University rankings by alumni founders raising $1m or more in the last 12 months.
⧉infominer 22-Aug-18 11:41 PM
Square's Cash App, which now offers bitcoin trading in all 50 U.S. states, is now more popular than PayPal's peer-to-peer Venmo app.
Cointree and Gobbill have announced a partnership that allows Australians to pay their bills using cryptocurrency.
⧉infominer 23-Aug-18 12:43 AM
In this brief, we highlight why Canada needs a digital identity system, how other countries have made progress in this area and the lessons we can learn from those experiences to build a system in Canada.
⧉infominer 25-Aug-18 10:24 PM
1/ The best kep secret in crypto is that the institutional investors are already here.
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^^^ Good Thread
⧉infominer 25-Aug-18 11:59 PM
"IDC expects blockchain spending to grow at a robust pace over the 2016-2021 forecast period with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 81.2% and total spending of $9.7 billion in 2021." https://t.co/9DPdshgnZE #blockchain
IDC examines consumer markets by devices, applications, networks, and services to provide complete solutions for succeeding in these expanding markets.
⧉infominer 26-Aug-18 12:20 AM
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has announced it is creating what it claims is the first bond entirely transferred and managed on the blockchain.
Today we make history by creating the first global blockchain bond. The World Bank has mandated the Commonwealth Bank of Australia as the sole arranger for bond-i, the first global bond to use distributed ledger technology. Learn more: https://t.co/tieQoQ9uLe #blockchain...
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⧉infominer 26-Aug-18 12:33 AM
Fairly big news that has gone under the radar... US investors will now be able to buy #Bitcoin through their @Fidelity accounts. https://t.co/pCwMBd7G8M
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The Bay Area in two headlines
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⧉infominer 26-Aug-18 12:50 AM
Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin anticipates new crypto value highs as successive bubbles have made the ecosystem stronger.
Last week Bitcoin dominated headlines after hitting all time highs and breaking the $10,000 barrier.
⧉infominer 26-Aug-18 05:50 PM
Coinbase has become ubiquitous throughout the crypto community. Now after its recent startup acquisition, Distributed Systems, it is moving aggressively into the decentralized identity space. However, its outsize influence on the industry creates privacy challenges that mus...
⧉infominer 28-Aug-18 10:04 AM
Deloitte’s 2018 blockchain survey reveals that the technology is gaining significantly in traction at the executive level of enterprises across diverse industries.
⧉infominer 29-Aug-18 01:41 PM
Square has won a patent for a POS system that allows a merchant to accept payment in any currency, including bitcoin or another cryptocurrency.
⧉infominer 30-Aug-18 07:29 PM
First screenshot: Upper West Side, Manhattan Second screenshot; Upper East Side Manhattan Third screenshot: Iran Fourth screenshot: Venezuela
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⧉infominer 30-Aug-18 07:48 PM
Startup will help Franklin County auditor's office manage the backend of a forfeiture auction
⧉infominer 03-Sep-18 10:00 PM
Coinbase has reviewed the world’s top 50 universities and found out that forty-two percent of them offer crypto- and blockchain-related classes.
⧉infominer 08-Sep-18 06:10 PM
We are innovating by allowing you to send crypto-collectibles directly from the wallet to the person you want to. You will get notifications about your transaction progress too.
⧉infominer 08-Sep-18 10:07 PM
In PwC’s global survey, 84% of execs say their organisations have some involvement with blockchain. Four key strategies can help them build trust and stay on a path toward successful execution.
Despite a downtrending crypto market, CNBC reports that blockchain and cryptocurrency jobs are growing in Asia. Recruitment firm Robert Walters told CNBC that the company has seen a 50 percent increase in the number of roles related to blockchain or cryptocurrencies in Asia s...
⧉infominer 13-Sep-18 09:01 AM
Despite a downtrending crypto market, CNBC reports that blockchain and cryptocurrency jobs are growing in Asia. Recruitment firm Robert Walters told CNBC that the company has seen a 50 percent increase in the number of roles related to blockchain or cryptocurrencies in Asia s...
84% of companies are ‘actively involved’ in blockchain systems development, according to PwC’s 2018 Global Blockchain Survey. Another study by Netscribes has predicted annual growth of 42.8% and $13.96 billion in annual revenues by 2022. “Everyone is talking about blo...
⧉infominer 17-Sep-18 12:07 AM
A PwC survey has identified regulatory uncertainty, lack of trust, as major factors that hamper the adoption of blockchain.
⧉infominer 23-Sep-18 05:59 AM
LocalBitcoin volumes in Venezuela continue to skyrocket. This is why bitcoin matters. cc @_jillruth for first flagging this a few months back
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⧉infominer 29-Sep-18 12:44 AM
I just saw a report from the World Economic Forum, who estimate that over $1 trillion in new trade will be created through blockchain-based distributed ledger technologies (DLT) over the next decade. They also estimate it will reduce the global trading gap by $1.5 trillion. B...
⧉infominer 29-Sep-18 01:00 AM
Overstock.com will sell Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in Q1 or Q2 next year to take advantage of growing crypto awareness by consumers.
⧉infominer 08-Oct-18 12:51 AM
New research into publicly available records shows that U.S. government agencies have tripled their investment in blockchain intelligence firms this year.
⧉infominer 04-Nov-18 03:13 AM
In a rare interview, the Chairman of the United States Commodities Futures Trading Commission, Christopher Giancarlo, has declared cryptocurrencies are “here to stay.” Speaking to CNBC about the current state of cryptocurrency regulation in the US, Giancarlo compared the ...
⧉infominer 05-Nov-18 06:23 AM
On October 16, an investor moved 29,999 Bitcoin (BTC) worth $194 million with a $0.1 fee, which with banks cost tens of thousands of dollars.
⧉infominer 05-Nov-18 08:20 AM
The purpose of this article is purely educational (free of market price discussion) and will exhibit different use-cases of blockchain.
⧉infominer 25-Nov-18 08:13 PM
When talking about blockchains, we commonly think of its applications in the future. “Blockchain will solve this, blockchain will achieve…
⧉infominer 23-Dec-18 12:09 AM
The French Federation of Tobacco Vendors has approved plans for the country's 27,000 tobacco shops to sell Bitcoin and Ethereum.
⧉infominer 12-Feb-19 05:00 PM
Hacker News had its payment account banned by PayPal, raising concerns regarding political bias and the use case of uncensorable currencies like Bitcoin.
⧉infominer 05-Mar-19 03:08 AM
Coinbase outlines findings on the growing roster of crypto and blockchain courses at top universities and a steady rise in student interest
⧉infominer 11-Mar-19 09:17 PM
You know those machines at the grocery store that transform your gallon jug of spare change into more usable currency? They’re about to start selling Bitcoin . To make this impulse shopping dream come true, Coinstar, the company behind those ubiquitous change-counting kiosk...