Category: Speculation

What Is Facebook Going to Do with Blockchain Tech?

Facebook’s silence around blockchain was deafening. Louder still were the voices of speculation over its lack of comment. If one of the largest tech companies in the world wasn’t jumping on the blockchain train, perhaps the whole thing was smoke and mirrors after all. Then Bitcoin nose-dived, Facebook banned cryptocurrency ads, and blockchain skeptics had a field day. Until earlier this month, that is. At long last, the social media giant …
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Nobel-Winning Economist Robert Shiller Equates Cryptos to Failed Currencies

Throughout history, people have tried to reinvent money, and while new inventions have created a buzz for some time, none of them have succeeded. Bitcoin and other cryptos are just the latest in a long line of such inventions, according to renowned American economist and crypto critic Robert Shiller. In a blog post appropriately titled “The Old Allure of New Money”, Shiller recounted various instances in which new forms of currency have …
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Can Bitcoin Cash Take Out Bitcoin?

Questions have been mounting around Bitcoin’s ability to scale effectively since its inception. As a cryptocurrency, Bitcoin only exists due to its revolutionary blockchain technology which creates a self-contained giant ledger keeping track of all transactions with 100% accuracy and without a third party. In the cryptocurrency economy, Bitcoin Cash has become a highly sought-after digital currency over the past few months and seems to be gaining support and momentum …
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Quantifiable Knowledge Exchange Made Possible by Emerging Tech

In an increasingly networked world, many industries are turning to blockchain, crypto, or distributed ledger technology (DLT) solutions to enable a whole new class of use cases. They involve the two most basic mechanisms of this new wave of technology: sensitive information sharing and networked interaction without the need for a central intermediary. This is set to have a big impact on business soon. For example, when driving economies forward, knowledge …
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