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BMW piloting blocking tracking of mileage for leased cars

By | 2018-05-08T14:52:00+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Categories: altcoins, blockchain, cryptocurrency, fintech, ico, world|Tags: , , , |

BMW is piloting a blockchain platform to track mileage in leased vehicles through its startup innovation program. The effort is being carried out in partnership with blockchain startup DOVU - one of five startups to work with BMW Group UK as part of the company's Innovation Lab, first unveiled back in February. Specifically, DOVU developed a [...]

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Mobilecoin will try to integrate crypto with mobile payments

By | 2018-05-03T23:55:14+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Categories: cryptocurrency, exchanges, fintech, world|Tags: , , , |

Mobile payments are currently mainly dominant in China and Asia. To get a sense of how pervasive mobile payments have become in China, consider that on the eve of this year’s Spring Festival, 668 million people on Tencent Holding’s WeChat app sent virtual hongbao – digital red packets containing money – to friends and family as [...]

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Nextbigcoins will draw three winners for free Crypto Investment Summit tickets

By | 2018-05-03T02:41:20+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Categories: altcoins, blockchain, cryptocurrency, exchanges, fintech, ico, Uncategorized|

The Crypto Investment Summit is Monday April 30 to Wednesday May 2nd at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Nextbigcoins is a partner site. We are excited to offer Nextbigcoins.io readers the chance to win tickets to this event. There are 100+ speakers. There are 35 ICOs presenting. Crypto investment Summit giveaway - 5 winners Crypto investment [...]

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Likely able to raise billions in private fund raising, Telegram may not bother with public ICO

By | 2018-04-13T19:56:25+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Categories: blockchain, exchanges, fintech, ico, world|Tags: , |

Telegram has already raised $1.7 billion from two private sales andy might cancel its public ICO. Telegram is a cloud-based instant messaging service. Telegram client apps are available for Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Windows NT, macOS and Linux. Users can send messages and exchange photos, videos, stickers, audio and files of any type. Telegram was founded [...]

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Accelerating Financial Services for the poor with Blockchain and tiered know your customer

By | 2018-04-13T16:52:18+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Categories: blockchain, fintech, world|Tags: , , , |

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have the Level One project to use Digital financial services (including blockchain for identification) for financial services for the world's poor. Digital financial services (DFS) are among the quickest and most effective ways of turning millions of unbanked citizens into formal financial customers. For the first time in history, digital [...]

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Binance CEO rises to billions in less than 8 months

By | 2018-04-04T06:37:47+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: cryptocurrency, exchanges, fintech, ico|Tags: , , , |

In less than eight months, the founder of Binance has grown his company from an idea into the world’s largest digital-asset exchange by traded value. Binance had a $200 million profit in its second quarter of existence, and he has amassed a personal fortune that he claims is worth as much as $2 billion. Regulators around [...]

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Corda blockchain operating system for financial markets

By | 2018-04-04T01:02:35+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: blockchain, fintech|Tags: , , , , |

R3 is developing a blockchain-platformed operating system called Corda. A 100-plus member consortium of banks, regulators and technology partners (Oracle, Accenture and more) are developing Corda and are led by blockchain tech start-up R3 CEV. Corda is a distributed ledger platform designed specifically for financial services. Launched in September 2015, R3 was born out of a [...]

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Startup Chain has a pilot with Nasdaq for blockchain share trading

By | 2018-04-03T23:41:58+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Categories: blockchain, fintech|

Nasdaq has partnered with Chain, a bitcoin infrastructure firm, for a pilot program to test the use of blockchain for trading shares of private companies. Chain Core is enterprise-grade blockchain infrastructure that enables organizations to build better financial services from the ground up.

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Blockchain boosting speed, trust and security of existing supply chains and for more complex IoT world

By | 2018-04-02T18:17:52+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Categories: blockchain, fintech, internet of things|Tags: , , , |

The global supply chain market is made up of the $8.6 trillion logistics market, the $16.6 trillion export merchandise market. Supply chains are massive. Supply chains are mostly B2B (business to business), with the last mile B2C. The demands of the supply chain market are different than finance: the amount of data is larger, transactions are more complex, [...]

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Blockchain supply chain for Automatic rule compliance and trusted transactions will boost speed and profits

By | 2018-04-02T17:50:40+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Categories: blockchain, fintech|Tags: , , , |

Blockchain supply chain management are poised for rapid growth Blockchain offer a solution to the growing problem of how to manage increasingly complicated networks of manufacturers and suppliers at a time when transparency, speed, and agility are critical. A typical carmakers is likely to work with about 30 partners and many more suppliers across multiple industries [...]

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Understanding Blockchain concepts

By | 2018-01-29T18:06:03+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Categories: altcoins, blockchain, cryptocurrency, fintech|Tags: , , |

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released an introduction to blockchain, which underpins Bitcoin and other digital currencies. (59 pages) Blockchain definition A blockchain is essentially a decentralized ledger that maintains transaction records on many computers simultaneously. Once a group, or block, of records is entered into the ledger, the block’s information is [...]

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