Japan to Trial Blockchain Technology for Real Estate Records

Japan to Trial Blockchain Technology for Real Estate Records

Japanese authorities are looking into using Bitcoin’s blockchain technology to better manage their property and real estate records. State of Bitcoin in Japan Since the MT.GOX hacking incident, the Japanese government has carefully tried to properly regulate the...
Over One Third of Startups in Second Cohort of FCA’s Fintech Sandbox Are Building Blockchain Solutions

Over One Third of Startups in Second Cohort of FCA’s Fintech Sandbox Are Building Blockchain Solutions

The UK’s financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has announced the second cohort of its fintech sandbox on June 15. Out of the 24 startups joining this year’s cohort, nine are developing solutions using blockchain technology, which is a testament...
AIG Sells First Blockchain-Based Insurance Policy to Standard Chartered

AIG Sells First Blockchain-Based Insurance Policy to Standard Chartered

American International Group (AIG) has sold UK-based Standard Chartered Bank the world’s first blockchain-based multinational insurance policy in hopes that it will cut costs and reduce regulatory complexity. AIG Uses Blockchain Ledger for Insurance Another first for...
Blockchain, a Threat as Well as an Opportunity for Conventional Accountants

Blockchain, a Threat as Well as an Opportunity for Conventional Accountants

It is increasingly becoming important for people to have an idea of Bitcoin and blockchain technology. With Bitcoin gaining legal status in various countries and the ever-growing implementation of blockchain technology across different industries, it is now important...
Crypviser: The Next Step in Cryptography Evolution

Crypviser: The Next Step in Cryptography Evolution

Crypviser is building “the first encrypted network for social and business communication based on Blockchain”. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] The World Needs Encryption With the inception of the Internet, securing information has become a fairly complicated...