The adoption of blockchain technology can lead to the reduction of the AML-KYC cost thanks to its cross-institution client verification capability, as well as its potential effectiveness in monitoring and analyzing data required for AML-KYC checks.
Distributed ledger technology undoubtedly has characteristics that will improve payment processing efficiency and security, but there are steps that financial service providers need to take now to mitigate risks involved in using new technologies.
Hard forks in the bitcoin blockchain have been contentious and, as yet, not one of them has succeeded. With this in mind, is a hard fork the best solution?
The proposed SegWit2X solution to the bitcoin block size issue was recently called off by its creators. In the aftermath, bitcoin's value skyrocketed from $5,000 to more than $7,000.
The Internet of Value is not just an upgrade to the internet, but a powerful driver, one that can change our future by re-architecting financial and social systems and by reinventing the ways we interact with them.
Bitcoin Gold is joining the ranks of hard forks in the bitcoin blockchain. It aims to take power away from centralized miners, but experts are divided on whether its impact will be positive or negative.
Understanding the potential of blockchain and decentralized applications begins with asking the right questions about what they're for and what gives them value.
Large corporations such as IBM and Walmart are developing blockchain solutions that solve many issues with fraud. But, the blockchain is not a perfect tool, and without multifactor authentication, it is vulnerable to attacks.
Authors of 'Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor’s Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond,' a new book from McGraw-Hill, outline a program of best practices for structuring and timing an ICO — and avoiding a run-in with the SEC.
The Trump administration has expressed interest in using blockchain technology. Could this signal upcoming developments in blockchain regulation and government use?
The banking industry has always tended to be conservative and extremely cautious with any kind of experimentation. This is certainly true with blockchain. But it's also true that banks realize the technology does have applicability, and cannot be ignored .
Retail is one of the interesting areas where different uses of blockchain could improve speed to market and enable more efficient business practices.
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Bitcoin Cash has emerged as a new contender for the solution to the block size scaling crisis. But will it succeed in its goal of replacing bitcoin?
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The rapid growth in bitcoin users means that nonprofits targeting millennials and other tech-savvy consumers should give serious consideration to accepting the virtual currency.
Type: Special Report
Bitcoin ATMs and vending kiosks provide an efficient and secure way for people to buy and sell bitcoins without having to use bitcoin exchanges, which face threats such as hacking and fraud.
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Virtual currency, such as Bitcoin, is the next disruptor in payments. Adoption is on the rise and consumers want places to spend their bitcoin.
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