Month: January 2019

Poll: 63 Percent of Senior Execs Lack Understanding of Blockchain Tech

A recent poll of institutional investors by the Global Blockchain Business Council shows that senior executives are largely unfamiliar with blockchain technology. In a survey of institutional investors by the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), 63 percent of respondents believe that senior business executives have a poor understanding of blockchain technology. Cointelegraph acquired a copy […]

 

EOS’s Brock Pierce: Ethereum [ETH] will be in trouble if it does not solve scaling issue this year

The cryptocurrency market’s roller-coaster movement has been noted by a lot of proponents in the space, with many predicting the bearish behavior to last for more time. In a recent chat with CryptoTrader Ran NeuNer, Brock Pierce, the current Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation and co-founder of the EOS Alliance, spoke about the fall of […]

JP Morgan-Backed Firm Partners with Blockchain Startup Owned By Former Deloitte Exec

JP Morgan-backed digital services firm Smartrac has partnered with a blockchain startup run by a former Deloitte exec. JP Morgan-backed digital services firm Smartrac has partnered with SUKU Ecosystem, a blockchain startup owned by former Deloitte exec Eric Piscini, according to a tweet on Tuesday, Jan. 22. SUKU, which is parented by another Piscini-owned blockchain […]

NYSE Operator’s Long-Awaited Crypto Platform Bakkt Announces New Key Vacancies

Bakkt, the cryptocurrency platform owned by the Intercontinental Exchange, announced that they are hiring. Bakkt, the cryptocurrency platform created by the operator of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), announced that they are hiring for a number of high-up positions in a tweet Jan. 22. The Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) much-awaited crypto platform published a list […]

Who Scales It Best? Inside Blockchains’ Ongoing Transactions-Per-Second Race

QtumX protocol can reportedly handle more than 10,000 transaction per second. What about others? Open-source project Qtum representatives claim that their enterprise blockchain dubbed ‘QtumX’ can accommodate “more than 10,000” transactions per second (TPS), according to a press release recently shared with Cointelegraph. With yet another player being added to the scalability race, it makes […]

South Africa Is Making Strides Toward Crypto Clarity With the Reserve Bank’s Latest Report

The South African Reserve Bank’s latest cryptocurrency report has led to a positive outlook for the sector in the country. A working group of South African financial regulatory organizations has released a consultation paper focused on cryptocurrencies, calling for public input to develop a cryptocurrency regulation policy for the country. This latest consultation paper is […]