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Blockchain for IoT: A Big Idea Meets Hard Design Questions

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One of the most ambitious ideas in blockchain is that the technology could enable not just people and businesses to transact with each other seamlessly, but also machines. If this scenario, first articulated a few years ago, comes to pass, devices ranging from refrigerators to automobiles would not only collect and share data as part Read More

‘Global Blockchain Leader’ At Deloitte Resigns To Join Blockchain-Based Startup

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on ‘Global Blockchain Leader’ At Deloitte Resigns To Join Blockchain-Based Startup
Eric Piscini, former Global Blockchain Leader and Partner at one of the “Big Four” consulting firms, Deloitte, has left the company, Forbes reports May 14. Piscini, who helped build a $50 mln global blockchain practice, is joining the startup Citizens Reserve to move supply chain networks to a blockchain. The early-stage startup, which is currently Read More

When IaaS Meets Blockchain

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on When IaaS Meets Blockchain
With data circulation increasing exponentially, a new solution for a more effective and safer storage is necessary. Recent news of faulty widely-used Intel, AMD and ARM chips has sparked growing concerns over cybersecurity and data protection. With costs of having a physical server to store data being often unbearable, the cloud is the solution adopted Read More

Blockchain’s Boom Year: Job Market Grows 200%

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Blockchain’s Boom Year: Job Market Grows 200%
The number of blockchain jobs posted in the U.S. this year has seen a dramatic increase, according to data provided to CoinDesk from one of the largest jobs sites. The just-published statistics from Indeed.com indicate that, since last December, that number has increased by 207 percent. Even more dramatically, the number of blockchain jobs has Read More

‘Big Four’ Firm PwC’s Hong Kong Office Accepts Bitcoin

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on ‘Big Four’ Firm PwC’s Hong Kong Office Accepts Bitcoin
News Another ‘Big Four’ firm joins the bitcoin revolution as the auditing corporation Pricewaterhousecooper’s (PwC) Hong Kong office accepted a payment in bitcoin according to the Wall Street Journal. The accountancy corporation follows the lead of the Deloitte and Ernst & Young (EY) offices that have already started accepting bitcoin for financial services. Also read: Read More

Singapore Hosts The Biggest Fintech Meetup Ever

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Singapore Hosts The Biggest Fintech Meetup Ever
Singapore – home to some 400 fintech startups and 100+ financial institutions–is more ambitious than ever to take the global fintech hub crown. The government-led, corporation sponsored Fintech Festival is into its second year, this time bigger and better than last. Totalling five days from Nov. 13-17, the festival event welcomes attendees with its warm tropical Read More

Europe’s chief financial officers are expecting rate hikes over the next year (except for Russia)

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Europe’s chief financial officers are expecting rate hikes over the next year (except for Russia)
The Bank of England recently hiked interest rates for the first time in 10 years, and chief financial officers at some of Europe’s largest companies expect more hikes to follow. Some 1,546 CFOs took part in Deloitte’s sixth bi-annual European CFO Survey, representing firms across 19 countries that include France, Germany, Norway, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Read More

80,000+ Blockchain Projects, 8 Percent Survive

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on 80,000+ Blockchain Projects, 8 Percent Survive
Blockchain Evolution of Blockchain Technology: Insights from the Github Platform (Evolution) is an analysis by Jesus Leal Trujillo, Steve Fromhart, and Val Srinivas of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (Deloitte). Their findings reveal the wild growth of the Bitcoin-generated blockchain industry and the subsequent projects yielded. Many were started, few remain.   Also read: Bitcoin Ivy League! Read More

European Insurance Sector Adopting Blockchain to Protect Data

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on European Insurance Sector Adopting Blockchain to Protect Data
It seems that Blockchain technology is becoming ubiquitous among financial and technology spaces these days. With a huge adoption curve, the new technology space is quickly finding use cases in a number of industries. The latest addition to the Blockchain revolution is insurance, as a group of fourteen European insurance providers have partnered together with Read More

Deloitte Reports More Than 26,000 Blockchain Projects Launched in 2016

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Deloitte Reports More Than 26,000 Blockchain Projects Launched in 2016
Professional services major Deloitte claims that over 26,000 new Blockchain technology-based projects were launched on the code repository GitHub in 2016. GitHub is a development platform that houses codes for more than 86,000 Blockchain programs, including large projects such as Bitcoin. In its report titled “Evolution of Blockchain Technology: Insights from the GitHub Platform,” Deloitte Read More