Blockchain Expo is the annual world’s largest blockchain conference and exhibition, which occurs in 3 different regions across the world and brings together more than 15 000 people across key industries of world-class content from leading brands developing cutting-edge blockchain technologies. It’s performed in the form of top-level keynotes, interactive panel...
The price of bitcoin has fallen below $9,000 for the first time in more than 2 months. As of press time, CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) had hit a low of $8,932.89, a move that came hours after the market opened above $10,000. As previously reported, the price of bitcoin has...
There was once a time when a bitcoin was worth about as much as the spare change down the back of your sofa. Now, one bitcoin is worth your sofa, your armchair, and every other item of furniture in your living room. Gone are the days when maintaining military...
"Big Four" auditing and accountancy firm PwC has accepted its first ever payment in cryptocurrency. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, out today, the firm's Hong Kong office indicated that it accepted the payment in relation to its work with local companies working with cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. The transaction...
Financial institutions Standard Chartered and Axis Bank have announced a new cross-border payments platform built on top of technology developed by Ripple. Unveiled today, the platform – which will connect corporates between Singapore and India – will be accessible through Standard Chartered's Straight2Bank system. According to SC's release, the platform will...
The break-neck speed rally of Bitcoin has left investors wondering where Bitcoin would finally stabilize. Goldman Sachs believes that $8,000 would be the consolidation level for the current rally. Where does rally stop? Bitcoin’s price may have smashed through the $5000, $6000 and $7000 levels over the past few weeks, but technical analysts expect...
LedgerX just initiated its first long-term bitcoin futures option. Called a Long-Term Equity Anticipation Security (LEAPS), the trade was matched by the platform this morning and is set to expire on December 28, 2018. Under the terms of the deal, the buyer has the right to buy bitcoin at a price...
Two Japanese companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange have recently expanded their cryptocurrency operations into South Korea. One has partnered with a local company to launch a bitcoin exchange with a plan to add merchant services. The other held an ICO to develop a crypto exchange after launching...
As firms increasingly develop their own cryptocurrencies, Blockchain Expo brings their first ICOs & Cryptofinance conference track to Silicon Valley this fall. Following major ICOs in recent years, such as Bitcoin and Ether, many start-ups are entering the space with their own token sales. While they currently experience little regulation, many predict...
Blockchain is the technology with the greatest potential to disrupt and reshape digital business in 2018, according to Dimension Data. The global technology company named distributed ledgers as top disrupter, ahead of AI, machine learning, robotics and VR/AR, and said that businesses that have not started the digital investment cycle...