Made in Italy Project: Blockchain to Change Textile Industry

The first pilot project for the use of blockchain in SMEs in the textile industry was officially presented at the Italian Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) on March 13. Blockchain technology will support Made in Italy project, protect its uniqueness and quality such as certifying the supply chain thanks to the mechanism of the "shared…

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Moving beyond ride-hailing, Southeast Asia's Grab is rolling out financial services

Grab Financial, a unit of Southeast Asian ride-hailing giant Grab, said on Tuesday it is rolling out several financial services across Southeast Asia. Those include launching an online checkout system that would let sellers accept Grab’s digital payment service, GrabPay. Grab also said it will provide credit services such as a post-paid payment option where…

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'We're preparing' an antitrust case against Google similar to Microsoft, Mississippi AG says

“It’ll be a multifaceted suit or, hopefully, we can get a settlement if we can get some agreement with” Google in regards to data collection, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says. “At some point some court is going to rule to the effect that a person’s private information is the equivalent of their intellectual property…

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Today's technology lets terrorists 'become their own mass media,' analyst says

Social network giants and their users should share the responsibility of alerting authorities about online radicalism as soon as they spot it, according to Scott Stewart from Stratfor. With social media and the internet, terrorists can “become their own mass media” and more needs to be done to prevent them from doing so, he said….

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Blockchain to Protect Overseas Made in Italy Products

Italy has invested heavily in the field of technological innovation such as blockchain technology, smart contracts, artificial intelligence (AI), internet of things (IoT) and others. Different possible application features of blockchain and its huge potential for protection, elevation and promotion for Made in Italy products both abroad and inside the country. The themes of the…

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Weiss Ratings Says Stellar (XLM) Technology is Superior to Ripple’s (XRP), But Is It?

Coinbase listed Stellar (XLM) a few days ago on Coinbase Pro just weeks after it listed Ripple’s XRP. This has drawn the attention of Weiss Ratings, the foremost financial rating firm that recently expanded its scope to cryptocurrency. In a Twitter post following the listing of XLM, the firm said XLM will potentially see greater…

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Nasdaq Technology to be Deployed by Bcause – BTCMANAGER

Bcause has scored a huge coup by partnering with Nasdaq to deploy their matching engine, clearing, and market surveillance technology, as announced on the Nasdaq website, March 13, 2019. Once they receive derivatives trading and clearing approval from the CTFC, they will be the only firm in the world to be involved in all levels…

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IKEA’s Research Laboratory Applies Blockchain in Renewable Energy Projects

Copenhagen-based furniture giant IKEA’s research laboratory Space10 has successfully created a small wooden village to exhibit how communities could craft their individual circular clean energy system. The project uses solar panels and blockchain to make an operational energy system through a neighbor-to-neighbor trading system. Bas Van De Poel, creative director at SPACE10 said:  “Centralized energy…

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Blockchain technology spending expected to reach $2.9 Billion

In just one year’s period of time, it is expected that the spending on blockchain technology will increase by better than 88%, reaching $2.9 billion by the end of 2019. This is expected to nearly double the amount spent in all of 2018, which was $1.5 billion. According to the Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain Spending Guide,…

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EOS Price Tries to Climb as China’s CCID Gives The Technology Top Marks

It is safe to say very few crypto markets will see any form of positive momentum as long as Bitcoin remains bearish. While this applies to virtually all other markets, it appears the EOS price is trying to buck this overall trend, and is even mildly successful at doing so as well. Everything needs to…

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SEC Chair Needs Basic Changes Before Crypto ETF Approval

Regardless of the unswerving rejections of Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) applications set forth up to the present time, optimism is still high amongst some cryptocurrency users, that the imminent ETF decision may eventually be the one that is approved. That was until Jay Clayton, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman reassured those hopes again…

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AUSTRAC looks to protect fund transfers through blockchain technology

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) has announced that they will be using the blockchain technology to help with automated fund transfers. According to a report, AUSTRAC is working in conjunction with the Swinburne University of Technology to build a prototype that will be able to interconnect a large number of different types…

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Skills shortage is stopping many Asian companies from embracing A.I., study shows

Artificial intelligence is predicted to speed up innovation in Asia Pacific over the next few years — but less than half of the companies today are using the technology, according to a report from Microsoft and International Data Corporation. While most decision-makers polled agree AI is important in order for them to remain competitive, only…

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11 Countries Working With Blockchain Technology

There are several countries that are starting to work with blockchain technology. Some of them are using it in the financial sector while others are trying to improve their bureaucratic systems. Companies are also working with distributed ledger technology (DLT) trying to offer better products and services to users. In a recent blog post, CryptoDigest…

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Trump reportedly expected to ban Chinese telecom equipment from US networks

President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order next week banning Chinese telecommunication equipment from U.S. wireless networks, Politico reported late Thursday, citing three sources. As infrastructure for the next generation of ultra-high speed internet is being developed, US officials want “to move the needle” on security, Politico reported, citing a source close…

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AXEL Launches a Global Decentralized Network: Harnessing the Potential of Masternode Technology

There may be many types of Masternode projects in development, but a successful project worthy of investment participation will share the following core elements: Team, Product, Community, and Adoption.  Before investing or taking part in any Masternode project, one must research these four key areas, as they will determine its viability and chance of being successful. The most important part…

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AI-Driven Chatbots Will Be the Most Reliable ‘Employees’ in Business

The introduction of conversational AI to chatbots has expanded their capabilities and is driving business performance to new levels. Conversational AI focuses on communicating through natural language. Users interact with chatbots as though they were having a normal conversation instead of clicking through a menu or using a predetermined command with prefixes. Discover iFX EXPO,…

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Netflix is raising prices and the stock is soaring

The rate hikes constitute a jump of between 13 and 18 percent. The new prices take effect immediately for new customers. Existing subscribers will be grandfathered in over the next three months. Previous rate increases have had little effect on subscribers, and have traditionally buoyed the stock. Netflix is raising its prices again, and the…

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Next-Generation Technology Becomes Prime focus for Anaiv Capital

The volatility of the Markets, Endless Opportunities for Anaiv Capital Sometimes, we stop to observe and analyze other aspects of the crypto space. Foundations, veteran market experts, and start-up companies are adapting the digitization of their media; the technology that makes cryptocurrencies and tokens possible continues to advance and extend its reach. For as transformative…

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HetaChain Wants to Become One of the Biggest Technology Blockchain Hubs

Empowered by AI and focusing on being a leader in blockchain technology, HetaChain announced the new approach and strategy the company will follow, a strategy that will add a lot to the world where HetaChain company with Relam Investment will create a new attractive atmosphere in which technology will lead all its factors. The new…

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