How a Central Banker Envisions Bitcoin, DLT and Bank Ledger in the Future

Yao Qian, the director-general of the Institute of Digital Money of the People's Bank of China, explains how he envisions Bitcoin, distributed ledger technology and bank ledger in the future. Bookkeeping refers to the recording of economic data in account books. A ledger, therefore, is a book with a certain format based on original vouchers … Continue reading How a Central Banker Envisions Bitcoin, DLT and Bank Ledger in the Future

Blockchain is ‘Definitely an Opportunity’ in the Long Term, Says UBS CEO

UBS CEO, Sergio Ermotti, said that blockchain is "definitely an opportunity" in the long term to help businesses reduce their costs, according to an interview made by CNBC. He told CNBC, "It's almost a must. The freeing up of resources to become more efficient will come through technology and blockchain is a great way to … Continue reading Blockchain is ‘Definitely an Opportunity’ in the Long Term, Says UBS CEO

A Transition That Will Bring Blockchain From Niche Use Cases to General-Purpose Transactions

Paul Brody, a principal and the Global Blockchain Leader at EY, explains a transition that will bring blockchain from niche use cases to general-purpose transactions. We were promised a global financial and industrial revolution. We got a mango tracker. Three years since enterprises started exploring the possibilities in blockchain, it's perfectly understandable to be disappointed with … Continue reading A Transition That Will Bring Blockchain From Niche Use Cases to General-Purpose Transactions

How Blockchain Can Help Remove Plastics Waste

Many companies have started to use the blockchain technology in order to protect the environment, according to a press release published by Financial Post on June 11. David Katz, the co-founder of The Plastic Bank, is currently working on democratizing material handling and waste management. For him, the key for this to be possible is the … Continue reading How Blockchain Can Help Remove Plastics Waste

How Blockchain Technology Can Benefit in Global Payments

Julio Faura, the head of blockchain R&D at Santander, explains how and why from now, it is accurate to say that blockchain technology can benefit in global payments. There has been much debate about the potential benefits of blockchain technology to improve the world of payments -- particularly international payments. This is a business where many … Continue reading How Blockchain Technology Can Benefit in Global Payments

What is Ethereum? | The Ultimate Beginners’ Guide

This article was written by Alex Moskov, the Editor-in-Chief of CoinCentral. Alex also advises blockchain startups, enterprise organizations, and ICOs on content strategy, marketing, and business development. He also regrets not buying more Bitcoin back in 2012, just like you. What is Ethereum? The Ultimate Beginners Guide With the second largest market cap in the cryptocurrency … Continue reading What is Ethereum? | The Ultimate Beginners’ Guide

Why is Blockchain Needed in Advertising?

Avinash Tiwary, the Associate Media Director at Isobar and author of the book "Know Online Advertising", answers the question on Quora: Why Blockchain is needed in advertising? During the era of traditional advertising, ad space buying and selling was a tedious, time-consuming affair with almost no transparency. Negotiations between advertisers and publishers took hours in finalizing. Then … Continue reading Why is Blockchain Needed in Advertising?

‘Layer 2’ Blockchain Tech Has a Bright Future

This article was written by Michael J. Casey, a chairman of CoinDesk's advisory board and a senior advisor of blockchain research at MIT's Digital Currency Initiative. Welcome to the "Layer 2" era. We are now entering an exciting new phase of blockchain development in which the lightning network and other programming solutions that operate "on top" … Continue reading ‘Layer 2’ Blockchain Tech Has a Bright Future

How Blockchain Needs Regulations to Mature

This article was written by Marshall Taylor, one of CoinCentral's contributors. He has a background in Sociology and Marketing Design where he worked for the last half decade energetically crafting and engineering the consumer decision process. His interest and drive for DLT are motivated by how it affects people and especially those who need it most. Blockchains … Continue reading How Blockchain Needs Regulations to Mature

Blockchain Technology Is Necessary to Ensure Trust in the Internet of Things

Mic Bowman, the principal engineer at Intel and a member of Coindesk's advisory board, and Camille Morhardt, the director of IoT strategy at Intel explain the importance of the blockchain technology to ensure trust in the Internet of Things. The edge is messy. And the edge, where billions of interacting devices that will make up … Continue reading Blockchain Technology Is Necessary to Ensure Trust in the Internet of Things