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Patrick Byrne Sees Bank Blockchain Consortium R3 as an Attempt at Regulatory Protectionism

Permissioned blockchains have been one of the biggest trends in fintech lately, and R3 is the blockchain consortium that appears to have the largest amount of support from some the biggest financial institutions in the world. The firm has been...
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Some Bitcoin Startups are Rebranding as Blockchain Companies, But They’re Still Using Bitcoin

One of the main trends in the Bitcoin space over the course of 2015 has been the industry’s move away from token-powered blockchains, such as the one created by Satoshi Nakamoto, towards more general blockchain technology. While there are definitely...
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Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne: Wall Street Has Strong Incentives to Join the Bitcoin Revolution

Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne gave the final presentation on day two of Blockchain Agenda San Diego in a packed room at the San Diego Convention Center. Everything from the current issues with trade settlement to his distaste for central banking...
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Blockstream’s Austin Hill: Some Banks Have 150 People Working on Blockchain Technology

Although the Bitcoin community can sometimes generalize the entire banking industry as one technologically-inept entity, the reality is that each bank comes to their own conclusions on various fintech innovations. While some financial institutions are mainly interested in generalized blockchain...