Tag: Financial Services

What Is BitShares?

Cryptocurrency aficionados are familiar with the concept of BitShares. This particular project offers a wide variety of financial services in a decentralized manner. More specifically, there’s a big focus on decentralized exchanges and banking on the blockchain. Even though this project has been around for several years, now is a good time to take a closer look at what Bitshares is all about. More importantly, it’s time to look at …
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Bitwala To Focus On Bitcoin Again As Nearly No One Uses The Supported Altcoins

Bitwala, while a great company in the cryptocurrency world, sometimes tends to lose focus of what matters. That is not unusual for a young company with lots of ambition. After launching several new services in recent weeks, the company is turning all of its attention back to Bitcoin. Apparently, hardly anyone is using the support altcoins, which is not a big surprise. Back To The Bitcoin Basics For Bitwala Building …
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Factom and iSoftStone Partner to Integrate Blockchain Technology and Smart City Solutions

Austin, TX (Feb 4, 2016) – Today, iSoftStone and Factom Inc. announced a Memorandum Of Understanding for the integration of iSoftStone’s smart city solution and Factom’s blockchain-as-a-service technology. Factom will offer business advice and technical knowledge as iSoftStone, a technology consulting firm, shapes its blockchain strategy for its smart city solution. As part of this solution Factom’s Apollo Product will offer a data storage, auditing, and verification layer for several …
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Agressive Stance By Metro Bank Shows Why Bitcoin is The Future

Banks are taking an aggressive stance when it comes to conquering the mobile app ecosystem. As more and more everyday consumers are transitioning into the Digital Age, more and more aspects of life will become digitized as well. But Metro Bank is playing a bit too aggressive, as they refused one customer’s savings account application because he doesn’t want to disclose his mobile phone number. Also read: ATM Skimming Worries …
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