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?
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?
There are countless proof-of-concept projects competing for investors' money and resources. Some will stand the test of time, but others will prove to be overhyped and underwhelming when it comes to market acceptance and performance. We asked experts for their thoughts on which blockchain projects currently look most promising.
A rarely discussed aspect of disruptive technologies is how few of them can be used in combination to deliver greater business value. Blockchain and AI are two disruptive technologies that could accomplish infinitely more together than either alone.
Last week, several attorneys offered their perspectives on the SEC ruling that tokens are securities and, as such, their sale is subject to SEC regulations. This week, our legal experts look at the larger questions raised — about the future of blockchain regulation, and whether the rules regarding token sales need clarification.
The DAO recently got into hot water for holding a token sale that failed to comply with SEC regulations. Blockchain Tech News got in touch with three lawyers to get their perspective on what happened and how it can be avoided in the future.
As governments and businesses move more activities online, blockchain can give senior officials a clear and accurate understanding of transactions that involve many people and departments.
For governments and security agencies around the world, the WannaCry attack should serve as a wake-up call regarding the need to take a different approach to securing weapons in cyberspace.
Fintech isn't just the new kid on the block anymore; it's got some serious dough behind it. But does it mean that fintech companies are the future?
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.
Blockchain is best suited for environments where there is shared information and distrust or a need for validation between two parties — which makes financial services providers prime candidates for its use in at least four areas.
There's no killer app for the blockchain yet. But there are still hordes of innovative concepts coming over the horizon.
At this week's Blockchain and Digital Currency Conference in New York, blockchain project veterans explained why getting up and running with blockchain technology is a moon shot, not a road trip.
Banks have had a rocky relationship with bitcoin, but they are starting to embrace the technology of the blockchain. However, barriers and misconceptions remain.
Blockchain continues to win mindshare among fintech executives. The naysayers' position is starting to soften, and the viability of blockchain as a means to exchange information between untrusted parties has begun to receive recognition from major banks.
Luis Cuende has been building software since he was 12. He has now launched a blockchain solution for decentralized businesses. Blockchain Tech News sat down with Cuende to get his perspective on the blockchain now and in the future.
Agents ensure last-mile connectivity for remittances service providers, but networks can suffer from issues such as lack of financial incentives and networking. A blockchain-based solution might enable better collaboration, increased engagement and improved incentives.
One area where the blockchain is gaining a foothold is in intellectual property, where it's being used mainly as a way to ensure that artists and musicians receive recognition and compensation for their work, no matter where it might pop up on the internet.
The blockchain allows anyone with access to its distributed ledger to track what went into a product and who handled it along the way. This transparency is especially relevant to food supply chains, given their geographic expansion in recent years and the amount of data companies track.