Facebook Working on Cryptocurrency for Money Transfers on WhatsApp

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Facebook may be jumping on the blockchain bandwagon, too. “Like many other companies, Facebook is exploring ways to leverage the power of blockchain technology,” a company spokesman said in a statement, as quoted by Bloomberg. “This new small team is exploring many different applications.” Facebook Plans to Build a Cryptocurrency to Transfer Money on WhatsApp … Continue reading “Facebook Working on Cryptocurrency for Money Transfers on WhatsApp”

George Gilder: Blockchain could ‘Kill Off’ Google

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Blockchain technology is our future. At least, that’s what economist George Gilder’s argues. In fact, Gilder even believes the technology will replace tech giants like Google.  All as users begin to demand greater security and control over their own data. Facebook for example proves that we need greater security and more control of our own information. … Continue reading “George Gilder: Blockchain could ‘Kill Off’ Google”

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) and Blockchain Technology

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It’s National Cybersecurity Month (NCSAM), says Homeland Security. Founded by the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), both are making sure Americans have the resources necessary to stay safer and much more secure online. All as the global community finally wakes up the treat of cyber threats. Cybersecurity Threat … Continue reading “National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) and Blockchain Technology”

Facebook Hacked: Blockchain Technology to the Rescue?

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Facebook dropped another bombshell last week. In fact, it revealed an unknown hacker breached the site, compromising the accounts of 50 million users.  Trust is in jeopardy. Worse, not only did the hackers obtain the ability to access the Facebook accounts, they could access other services you use with your Facebook account registration. The latest … Continue reading “Facebook Hacked: Blockchain Technology to the Rescue?”

Google Will Remove Ad Ban For Exchanges

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Google, the US Tech Giant, will update its ad policy during October this year. The move will grant several crypto businesses permission to advertise on its platform again. The news came after the company made an official announcement regarding the matter on September 25. The New Announcement by Google According to the latest announcement, the … Continue reading “Google Will Remove Ad Ban For Exchanges”

IBM: America Must Take a Leadership Role in Blockchain

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Try as they well, developers and companies are desperate looking for the U.S. government so spur blockchain adoption. That’s according to a new report from IBM “Strong industry consensus exists around the belief that blockchain technology will be the leading edge of ‘next Internet’ economy.” “It is imperative that government and industry work together to continue and … Continue reading “IBM: America Must Take a Leadership Role in Blockchain”

Mastercard Files Patent to Use Blockchain for Payment Tracking

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Apparently, blockchain adoption is picking up solid momentum. Mastercard is on board The company filed a few patents for using blockchain technology with the USPTO. For example, its patent titled, “Method and System for Recording Point to Point Transaction Processing” reveals its interest. What it wants to do is record “point to point” transactions upon … Continue reading “Mastercard Files Patent to Use Blockchain for Payment Tracking”

China Eyes Blockchain to Rebuild Trust in Charities

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For years, there’s been public distrust toward charitable organizations in China. In recent years, online scandals have done a good bit of damage and distrust. “People have had doubts for a very long time,” once noted the director of the Nongovernmental Organization Research Center at Tsinghua University in Beijing. “The issue is public trust or … Continue reading “China Eyes Blockchain to Rebuild Trust in Charities”

Fear of Missing Out: 84% of Companies Now use Blockchain

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Soon, we may see a fear of missing out (FOMO) with regards to blockchain use. At the moment, 84% of companies are using the technology, says a PwC survey. “Everyone is talking about blockchain, and no one wants to be left behind,” according to PwC’s 2018 Global Blockchain Survey, which included 600 executives. Another survey … Continue reading “Fear of Missing Out: 84% of Companies Now use Blockchain”

Baidu Joins China’s Cryptocurrency Blockade

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As China moves to crackdown on cryptocurrencies, major companies are quickly distancing themselves from digital currency. In fact, Baidu just joined a growing list of companies doing so. Baidu is now filtering, deleting and banning any cryptocurrency-related publications on its Reddit-like Baidu Tieba forum platform. Already, cryptocurrency content on the forums has “disappeared without a … Continue reading “Baidu Joins China’s Cryptocurrency Blockade”