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Why is the former CEO of DHL backing this ICO?

Posted on October 7, 2017 | by Medium

With an abundance of “groundbreaking” ideas attempting to raise money via ICO-s, investors are increasingly looking for strong validation from business leaders and industry veterans. This means not only having a “big name” advisor on a website, but to actually look at their skin in the game.

Blockchain, a secure new technology, entices world-leading companies and governments

Posted on October 6, 2017 | by CNBC

Some analysts are calling blockchain the most transformative technology since the dawn of the internet. Blockchain is a record of transactions — a transparent and tamper-proof digital ledger — that allows users to share information quickly, freely and without fear that it could be altered without user detection. While many associate the technology with the digital currency bitcoin, its uses have expanded in a big way, currently being applied by leading companies like IBM and Wal-Mart across industries including financial services, retail and logistics.

Globally, IBM has 1,500 employees working on blockchain and is looking to hire 150 additional workers around the world in the space. IBM and Wal-Mart are currently working together to leverage blockchain to address food-safety challenges. The technology can be used to trace food from “farm to fork,” a process that typically would take nearly a week, in just seconds.

Oracle joins the blockchain revolution with a new cloud service

Posted on October 4, 2017 | by TechCrunch

Oracle is working hard to be a SaaS vendor that matters, whether with its new autonomous database service or getting involved with blockchain. Today, the database giant announced a new blockchain service at Oracle OpenWorld that aims to give enterprise customers who want to get involved with the blockchain, a fully managed approach. “There are not a lot of production-ready capabilities around Blockchain for the enterprise. There [hasn’t been] a fully end-to-end, distributed and secure blockchain as a service,” Amit Zavery, senior vice president at Oracle Cloud said.

How Blockchain Technology is Helping to Clean the Niger River

Posted on October 3, 2017 | by Bitcoin Magazine

Ogoniland, situated off the coast of the Gulf of Guinea in southeastern Nigeria, is considered the most polluted region along the Niger Delta and among the worst in the world. Even though the Niger Delta is rich in resources, poverty, pollution and unemployment are rife. One of its primary resources is oil, and consequently, many companies take advantage of the region. According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the oil industry has been a key factor in Nigeria’s economy for 50 years. As a result of oil drilling and spills by Shell and other companies, however, the land has been devastated, the vegetation decimated, fish numbers depleted, and surrounding mangroves, swamps and creeks contaminated. Consequently, the livelihoods of many fishermen and farmers have been destroyed.

Catalonia Referendum Pushes Bitcoin Prices Above $4,400

Posted on October 1, 2017 | by Forbes

News that Catalonia has won “right to statehood” sent the price of Bitcoin to $4,400 USD on Sunday evening, close to 45% above the recent low. While it is still unclear which way things will go next, one thing is clear, uncertainty is to spread over Spain, EU and the global economy. That’s music in the ears of Bitcoin traders who pushed the digital currency up close to $150 dollars on Sunday evening, as clashes between pro-independence demonstrators and Spanish police broke off.

Leading VC Firm Raises $1.5 Billion to Fund Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Startups

Posted on October 1, 2017 | by BTC Manager

Prominent venture capital firm and growth stage investor Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) has revealed its new $1.5 billion fund that will focus on early-stage startups in the bitcoin and cryptocurrency sectors. Over the past two years, IVP has experienced significant success in funding bitcoin startups. In August 2017, IVP invested $100 million in Coinbase, the world’s largest bitcoin wallet platform and a major cryptocurrency trading platform, valuing the company at $1.6 billion. In the upcoming months, IVP intends to aggressively pursue investment opportunities in the cryptocurrency market, providing startups with necessary infrastructure and capital for operating at a larger scale and expanding internationally.

US May Follow Japan to License Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Posted on October 2, 2017 | by Crypto Coins News

The US government may follow the roadmap of Japan in regulating trading activities around cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and Ethereum. By authorizing and licensing cryptocurrency exchanges, the Japanese government has officially recognized cryptocurrency exchanges as regulated financial service providers, allowing the companies to fully operate as legal financial companies within the country.

Bitcoin Banks? A Major U.S. Regulator Thinks They’re Coming

Posted on October 1, 2017 | by Crypto Analyst

Keith Noreika, the acting Comptroller at the U.S. Treasury Department, predicts a new class of cryptocurrency banks arising in America. Speaking at the Federal Reserve Bank in Philadelphia this last week, he outlined his vision for a specialized fintech charter for crypto banks. Noreika’s views could have a major legitimizing effect on the crypto industry as a whole, and is another voice in a growing chorus of high-profile financiers to endorse blockchain-based financial applications.

Unified Communications, Bitcoins And Blockchains

Posted on June 27, 2017 | by Forbes

A discussion of the the convergence of Unified Communications and blockchain technology. Outlines three possible convergence points that are likely to occur as both fields mature.