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Gartner Survey: 77% Of CIOs Have ‘No Plans’ For Blockchain

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Gartner Survey: 77% Of CIOs Have ‘No Plans’ For Blockchain
Blockchain may be known to 66% of chief information officers (CIOs) but only 22% plan on using it, a new survey from Gartner released May 3 claims. According to the 3138 CIOs who responded to the survey, 14% want to use blockchain as part of their “medium- to long-term planning,” while 8% are eyeing “short-term” Read More

Sierra Leone’s Fake Blockchain Election Hasn’t Damaged the Technology’s Reputation

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Sierra Leone’s Fake Blockchain Election Hasn’t Damaged the Technology’s Reputation
In the wake of seemingly positive news for both Sierra Leone and Blockchain, where it was alleged that the technology formed part of an election process, it later emerged that there was some misinformation. Agora, the company that was at the heart of the miscommunication, was called out for proclaiming that they ran part of the African Read More

Tesla Billionaire Elon Musk Says He Owns $2.5K In BTC, Or ‘Literally Zero Cryptocurrency’

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Tesla Billionaire Elon Musk Says He Owns $2.5K In BTC, Or ‘Literally Zero Cryptocurrency’
Elon Musk, the tech billionaire and entrepreneur known for founding and leading Tesla Motors and SpaceX, revealed on Twitter Thursday Feb. 22, how much Bitcoin (BTC) he owns — 0.25 BTC or about $2,478 as of press time, or 0.000012% of his total net worth. Musk’s cryptocurrency holdings reveal comes after a number of fake Read More

CNBC’s Ran Neuner Says Bitcoin Will End 2018 At $50,000

5 months ago admin2 Comments Off on CNBC’s Ran Neuner Says Bitcoin Will End 2018 At $50,000
Ran Neuner, the host of CNBC’s show Cryptotrader and the 28th most influential Blockchain insider according to Richtopia, made a tweet Thursday, Feb. 1 claiming that Bitcoin will end 2018 at the price point of $50,000. The CNBC channel has been increasingly involved in cryptocurrency reporting over the past few months. On Jan. 8, the cable Read More

Apple Patent Filing Hints at Blockchain Use

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Apple Patent Filing Hints at Blockchain Use
Apple has recently submitted a new patent application that uses Blockchain within a prospective system for creating and verifying timestamps. Based on the public application to US Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday where Blockchain technology was used to certify timestamps as a program combined with Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) tools. Apple’s application describes three Read More

Bitcoin RIP: Cryptocurrency ‘Dies’ 200th Time, Just As Price Hits $11k

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Bitcoin RIP: Cryptocurrency ‘Dies’ 200th Time, Just As Price Hits $11k
Bitcoin is paradoxically becoming more valuable the more it dies, with over 200 ‘obituaries’ now public. The bizarre status quo comes from information portal 99Bitcoins, which also tracks press articles declaring Bitcoin will shortly disappear. On Dec. 1, as Bitcoin prices hovered at just over $10,000, the site’s ‘Bitcoin obituary stats’ formally recorded the 200th Read More

AMD Very Willing to Participate in Blockchain, CEO Lisa Su

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on AMD Very Willing to Participate in Blockchain, CEO Lisa Su
Major semiconductor firm AMD Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Lisa Su has claimed that the company is very interested in participating in Blockchain technology and the cryptocurrency mining market. She further stated that they are merely waiting how the business community and the industries will adopt Blockchain and the digital currencies before making their move. Her Read More

Change of Sentiment Coming For Bitcoin as Bankers Continue Their FUD

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Change of Sentiment Coming For Bitcoin as Bankers Continue Their FUD
As a wave of good sentiment washes over the perception of Bitcoin, naysayers still abound – banking establishment. The latest ramblings from a banking head came at a conference this week in China., Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau reacted to the market volatility after Bitcoin hit the $11,000 milestone: “We need to Read More

Amazon Web Services Won’t Launch Blockchain-based Services, Says CEO Andy Jassy

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Amazon Web Services Won’t Launch Blockchain-based Services, Says CEO Andy Jassy
Despite previous rumors, Blockchain-based services will not be offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) anytime soon. CEO Andy Jassy made the announcement at the AWS annual re:Invent conference held in Las Vegas in late November. Jassy presented his views on Blockchain technology, claiming there are limited use cases of Blockchain “beyond the distributed ledger.” He Read More