Why would Turkey not be the blockchain center of the region?

Why would Turkey not be the blockchain center of the region? According to Eurasia Blockchain and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Digital Money Research Association, Kadir Kurtuluş, as the widespread use of this system would contribute to the growth of Turkey; Turkey could also be an important center for Eurasian region [...]

2017-08-22T13:23:54+00:00August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Blockchain, Dijital Para|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Why would Turkey not be the blockchain center of the region?

FinTech and the world of investment banking

Chris Skinner is Chair of the European networking forum: the Financial Services Club. He is best known as an independent commentator on Fintech through his blog, and as author of the best selling book Digital Bank and its new sequel ValueWeb.  Some people talk about FinTech disruption and how payments and banking is being attacked and [...]

2018-06-22T18:01:46+00:00August 16th, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on FinTech and the world of investment banking

Blockstream Satellite broadcasting the Bitcoin blockchain across the globe

Blockstream has just announced that the Bitcoin blockchain is now being broadcast from space. The new service, Blockstream Satellite, streams blocks down to much of the planet’s surface for free, in order to boost the connectivity, decentralization, redundancy, affordability, security, privacy, and ultimately adoption of Bitcoin. “Blockstream Satellite enables further participation in Bitcoin,” states the company, “including the [...]

2018-06-22T18:01:48+00:00August 16th, 2017|Categories: Bitcoin, Blockchain|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Blockstream Satellite broadcasting the Bitcoin blockchain across the globe

What Blockchain is’not

Blockchain technology is relatively new and will still take time to mature so we must be careful not to fall into the trap of thinking Blockchain can revolutionise every type of IT system and every type of organisational challenge. As discussed above the hype curve suggests there will be failures in the near term. Indeed the [...]

2018-06-22T18:02:30+00:00April 27th, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on What Blockchain is’not

What Blockchain is

Business and Governments never operate in isolation; they are participants in a business network. Ownership of assets, tangible (e.g. a car, a house) or intangible (bonds, intellectual property), pass across the network in return for payments, governed by contracts. Today network participants keep their own ledger that records all the assets they own and is updated [...]

2018-06-22T18:02:46+00:00April 27th, 2017|Categories: Blockchain|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on What Blockchain is