Blockchain holds the potential to "break and remake" any data-driven industry. Accounting certainly fits the description. It won't happen tomorrow, but in the not-very-distant future, blockchain is sure to radically change the way accountants crunch the numbers.
Things move fast in the ICO arena, where new offerings are cropping up at a breakneck pace, and regulatory entities are just beginning to catch up. But stakeholders in this innovative new world are beginning to get a handle on ICO best practices. Here's what you need to know ...
Distributed ledger technology has the potential to revolutionize virtually every industry — and digital signage is no exception.
On the eve of the inevitable arrival of full-power, blockchain-busting quantum computing, the blockchain industry must learn to manage the strategic uncertainty associated with the threat timeline and the investment required to migrate to quantum-resistant cryptosystems.
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 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.
Retail is one of the interesting areas where different uses of blockchain could improve speed to market and enable more efficient business practices.
The Burger King franchise in Russia has rolled out a loyalty program built around the 'Whoppercoin.' It's a cryptocurrency that customers can traffic in online or trade in for free burgers. Could it also be a signal that Russia is softening its hostile stance toward virtual currency?
Blockchain, the Internet of Things and the sharing economy — how do these emerging trends relate to one another? In fact their interconnection is much deeper than one might think.
Las Vegas-based blockchain startup REcoin Group has announced launch dates for its cryptocurrency crowdsale. The ICO is set to go live on Aug.
With new technologies, it takes a while for regulation to catch up. Blockchain technology is no exception. While we are slowly beginning to see standards emerge, the reputation of blockchain is still marred by the criminal aspects of bitcoin.
Virtual Currency Today is becoming Blockchain Technology News. Editor Suzanne Cluckey explains what all the change is about.
The Trump administration has expressed interest in blockchain technology, which raises a few questions: Should government entities use the blockchain? And if so, what are some of the use cases?
The price of bitcoin is off only about 5 percent since Friday, when the SEC nixed the Winklevoss-backed proposal for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund. Which raises the question, "Was the commission's decision a foregone conclusion from the get-go?"
Whichever way the US Securities and Exchange Commission rules on a proposal by the Winklevoss twins for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund, the agency's decision will have a positive impact on the future of digital currencies.
Virtual currencies offer numerous benefits over more traditional currencies. Being decentralized, they are less susceptible to online fraud. As digital currencies, they also afford security from physical world currency issues such as theft or loss.
A virtual currrency expert explores the key role that miners play in supporting a virtual currency in part 2 of a two-part series.
A virtual currency expert explains the elements of virtual currency, including a peer-to-peer network, a content delivery system, cryptographic hashing, digital signatures and transferring value on the network. These elements are the basis for an anonymous system for exchanging money and information.
Blockchain technology makes securities registration more secure and efficient. Because blockchains are decentralized systems, they provide a distributed method of equity registration and information tracking, bringing greater ease of use and improved security.
ICOs are popular among new startups looking to raise capital. They are also popular among investors. But the euphoria cannot last. Projects will start to falter and investors will get burnt. A higher level of transparency and regulatory oversight should be expected.