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Ethereum Applications

With the blockchain in position to be the next big thing, it’s no surprise that there has been a fury of platforms built on-top of the public ledger – most notably cryptocurrencies. Unlike digital currencies like bitcoin, however, Ethereum is a decentralized platform where developers can build ethereum applications they want on the blockchain. In […]

In 2009 Satoshi Nakamoto published an invention he called bitcoin. Over the years the payment system has had it’s ups and downs, but with the recent buzz surrounding bitcoin’s distributed database the blockchain, there has been a flood of new platforms coming to the forefront. Most notably Ethereum. Initially proposed by Vitalik Buterin in late […]

Did you know that in 2015 Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other blockchain-related startups raised over $1 billion in total investments? That’s an impressive increase from the $347 million invested that industry enjoyed in 2014. Even more impressive is the fact major organizations, such as American Express, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, MasterCard and the New York Stock Exchange, have […]

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Out of the mobile payment trends that we’re bound to witness in the immediate future, there is one trend that offers an almost endless amount of possibilities for an industry that it’s expected to triple. And, that’s the blockchain. Despite the growth and benefits that mobile payments provide, there are still a handful of problems […]

blockchain mobile payments

Two of the most interesting, and booming, developments in the payments industry are mobile payments and the rise of the blockchain. But, what happens when these two trends combine in order to make a more secure, speedy, and effective way to pay for goods and transfer funds? Here’s a look at eight ways that the […]

Thanks to the endless amounts of possibilities that the blockchain presents there’s little-to-no-doubt that it’s bound to become the next big thing. One area that blockchain technology will greatly impact is the payment industry. Between removing third parties, making peer-to-peer transfers more convenient, and a focus on security, it’s easy to understand why people are […]

One of the most exciting payment trends to keep a close eye on is the blockchain. The reason is that the blockchain allows users to send and receive payments electronically without having to be concerned with third parties and fees. However, the main reason that there is so much hype surrounding the blockchain is that […]

Apple and the blockchain have had an interesting relationship over the last couple of years. After initially allowing blockchain wallets in the Apple Store, the Cupertino-based tech giant removed cryptocurrency wallets and bitcoin-trading apps in early 2014 without explanation. Six months later, Apple changed course and allowed these apps back into the App Store in […]

A recent article in American Banker reported Bank of America is filing 20 patents that are related to blockchain technology, including a cryptocurrency wire transfer system and cryptocurrency transaction payment system. Additionally, organizations like the National Retail Federation are covering the topic of cryptocurrency, such as bitcoin, and theorizing on how the benefits of new […]

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