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NOIZ Chain: The Evolution of Personal and Business Data into Secured and Monetized Digital Assets

  By David Drake   With the proliferation of social media sites and applications where communication, data, and content sharing gets to be fast, easy and eventually monetized, the risk of personal and business data leak has also become imminent.  Data and information breach and fraud has become bywords, thus the need for data and information security companies and custodian. […]

Major Spanish Port Latest to Use Blockchain in Shipping

  By David Drake   The Port Authority of the Bay of Algeciras (APBA), a major Spanish shipping port, recently signed up to use the Tradelens, the shipping platform developed by IBM. Tradelens was developed in conjunction with Maersk, the international logistics giant. Shipping and logistics are considered low hanging fruits when it comes to early adoption of blockchain-based features […]

How Falcon Private Bank is Making Crypto Transfers and Fiat Conversions Possible

  By David Drake   Falcon Private Bank, a Switzerland-based bank, has announced that it now has a system that supports the direct transfer and storage of selected cryptocurrencies. The bank has introduced digital wallets called ‘Falcon Wallets’ that allow institutional and private customers to transfer cryptocurrencies as well as convert them to fiat. The digital coins that are currently […]

MIT Review: Why this Leading Tech Institution Says Blockchain Will Go Mainstream this Year

  By David Drake   After a difficult 2018, the cryptocurrency industry is expected to recover after a tech review done by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) predicted that blockchain is likely to go mainstream this year. This prediction is a departure from the reports highlighted by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Forrester Research last year. In its report, […]

Finance and Retail Sectors will Lead in Blockchain Adoption, Here’s Why

  By David Drake   The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the leading Science and Technology institutes in the US, has predicted that blockchain will become the norm in 2019. As a critical part of the infrastructure governing digital coins, the technology is embedded with potent features such as transparency and tracking mechanisms, that will prove vital to […]

Will the Decision to Make Digital Assets Bankable Promote Crypto Industry Growth?

  By David Drake   Utilization of cryptocurrencies and blockchain in the banking sector is not an entirely new concept. Banks around the globe have either reacted positively or negatively to crypto implementation. Blockchain technology has, however, evolved from being ignored and seen in a bad light, to providing innovative solutions in the banking industry. On realizing its potential, banks […]

Why Falcon’s Digital Asset Service will Promote Crypto Integration in the Banking Sector

  By David Drake   Despite significant technological advancements, cryptocurrency critics have been described as a bubble that would burst and have adverse effects on its holders. This idea has largely been propagated in the banking sector because cryptocurrencies have been perceived as destructive to the already established business status quo. However, the reality is changing and slowly, banks are […]

Which Sectors Will be First to Mainstream Blockchain in 2019?

  By David Drake   One of the fascinating aspects of technology is its dynamic nature. This aspect has ensure that once mainstreamed, businesses have the option to embrace it or be edged out. Despite its numerous advantages and application, mainstreaming of blockchain has had its fair share of challenges, more so in 2018 when the valuation of most cryptocurrencies […]

Why Finance and Legal Sectors Could Trailblaze Blockchain Mainstreaming in 2019

  By David Drake   For the past two years, blockchain has experienced ups and downs and has not lived up to the expectations of some, especially in the value of cryptocurrencies. Despite this, in its evaluation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) expects blockchain to become the norm in 2019. In its review, the institute argues this will happen because […]

3 Sectors that Will be at the Forefront of Mainstreaming Blockchain in 2019

  By David Drake   Although blockchain technology offers significant improvements to the current centralised systems, it has made small strides in the mainstream economy. Critics believe that this paints a grim future for the technology as it has been nearly 10 years since the technology was first created. Despite such views, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) predicts that […]