14 Oct 2021

CEO of Largest Asset Manager on Earth Sees Big Opportunities in Crypto and Blockchain – But Remains Critical

The CEO of BlackRock says that crypto and blockchain could play a major role in the global economy, despite his own apprehension about the technology’s future. In a new interview on CNBC’s Squawk Box, Larry Fink says that he’s in the “Jamie Dimon camp” when it comes to cryptocurrencies. Jamie Dimon,

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13 Oct 2021

How Procurement Directed Buy Agreements Value Are Improved With Blockchain

Blockchain technology—the underpinning of cryptocurrencies—is becoming more prevalent in a growing variety of applications. When it comes to the supply chain, most people immediately think about how Blockchain can help drive part traceability. But there’s another interesting application for Blockchain that’s not getting much attention: providing price transparency across a

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11 Oct 2021

Blockchain’s role in the supply chain of the future

Businesses are embracing emerging technologies such as AI, ML, Big Data, etc. The supply chain industry has followed suit and implemented automation in processes and operations. 2020 was a whirlwind year for everyone. Despite all of the upheaval, blockchain has continued to make some truly fundamental changes to supply chain

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11 Oct 2021

Michael Dell says blockchain technology is ‘underrated’

Michael Dell is bullish on blockchain technology. The founder and CEO of Dell Technologies said that blockchain as a category is “probably underrated,” but declined to comment on whether bitcoin was underrated or overrated. The remarks came during an interview with the New York Times’ newsletter DealBook on Saturday. Dell was an

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08 Oct 2021

MoneyGram Partners With Stellar and USDC for Blockchain-Based Payments

Traditional cross-border payments giant MoneyGram is working with the Stellar blockchain network to create instant money transfers using Circle’s USDC Stablecoin, the companies announced Wednesday. The firms will start with a pilot in the fourth quarter of this year. Early 2022 will see a gradual rollout of the ledger-based Stablecoin

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06 Oct 2021

Blockchain — and the Cloud — Attack Trade Finance Pain Points

International trade finance, beset by the same “paper chase” that is a hallmark of B2B transactions, could use a digital facelift. After all, in activities that cross borders, time zones and currencies, transparency is lacking, it takes days to settle transactions and there are fees involved. When commerce becomes international in

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06 Oct 2021

The Metaverse is Taking Over the Physical World

Imagine a place where you could always stay young, name a city after yourself, or even become the president — sounds like a dream? Well, if not in the real world, such dreams can definitely be fulfilled in the virtual world of a metaverse. The metaverse is believed by some

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05 Oct 2021

Blockchain technology could provide secure communications for robot teams

Imagine a team of autonomous drones equipped with advanced sensing equipment, searching for smoke as they fly high above the Sierra Nevada mountains. Once they spot a wildfire, these leader robots relay directions to a swarm of firefighting drones that speed to the site of the blaze. But what would happen

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04 Oct 2021

Building a better stock market: Tokenized shares bridge trading gap on blockchain

The dramatic short squeeze of the stock of video game retailer GameStop this January was the moment when r/WallStreetBets finally transformed from a humble Reddit forum into a financial force that can no longer be ignored. But lost among the memes, trading app drama and hand-wringing over the sanctity of

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01 Oct 2021

Regulation doesn’t pose ‘existential threat to crypto’: Blockchain Association head

Regulators around the world have been cracking down on cryptocurrency trading, and exchange operators have been retrenching. Binance said on Monday that users in Singapore won’t be able to trade on its main platform. Chinese crypto exchange Huobi will stop taking new mainland customers. And U.S. Securities and Exchange Chair Gary

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