To Manage Business Funds, ICO Startup Turns To Blockchain To Find Solutions

As the world of cryptocurrency evolves and becomes a normalized alternative to physical currency, a growing number of progressive companies are utilizing ICOs as viable means of raising capital. These unconventional funding and payment sources allow founders to raise rounds from investors who are intrigued by their product and vision, … Read the rest

BMW, GM, Ford Launch Blockchain Research Group For The Automotive Industry

Automotive companies General Motors, BMW, Ford and Renault are joining forces to create a blockchain technology group. MOBI — the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative — launched today with more than 30 founding members. The group wants to make transportation ““safer, more affordable, and more widely accessible using blockchain technology.”

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Salesforce Pioneer, Halsey Minor Sees Great Potential Blockchain Technology

Halsey Minor is among one of the latest big names to venture into blockchain. Having founded Coinbase’s competitor Uphold, he went further down the rabbit hole launching VideoCoin, which describes itself as “video infrastructure for the blockchain-enabled internet.” Minor in the past has co founded Salesforce in 1999 and the … Read the rest

Spanish BBVA Becomes First Global Bank To Issue Loan Using Blockchain

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) became the first global bank to issue a loan using Blockchain technology. The Spanish multinational bank said it conducted the entire loan process, from the negotiation of terms to the signing, on a mutually distributed ledger that informed both the bank and the borrower of … Read the rest

Proxeus Aims At Being The Next WordPress Of Blockchain

With the blockchain technology still in its nascent stages, the extent of its potential is still unknown and unexplored. Analysts believe that some fundamental challenges such as energy efficiency and scalability – yet to be overcome has restricted blockchain’s touted transformative potential. Heeding to this challenge,  Proxeus has taken a … Read the rest

Despite The Hype, You Can Still Make A Fortune With Blockchain Technology

Blockchain’s decentralized nature presents many entrepreneurs with a difficult choice: build a decentralized system but forego a solid revenue stream, or create a centralized business model that leads to real profits but avoids the very aspect of blockchain that makes it so disruptive. Fortunately, there is a happy medium: generally … Read the rest

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser Sends A Compelling Message To Companies Developing And Testing Driverless Technology

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser on Monday sent a  message to companies developing and testing driverless technology: The city is opening its doors to them. Bowser said she is creating a work group and directing it to “proactively prepare the District” for autonomous vehicle technologies. The group includes members from … Read the rest

MSU Conducts A Formal Research On How Autonomous Vehicles Will Impact Jobs In The Future

The American Center for Mobility, located between Detroit and Ann Arbor in Ypsilanti Township, is collaborating with Michigan State University and Texas A&M Transportation Institute to look at the impacts of autonomous vehicles on transportation jobs and future skills training.

The study will look at driving-related jobs including professional truck … Read the rest