Blockstream Samson Mow on Scalability: Bitcoins are Tanks while Altcoins are Bicycles
Towards the end of 2017, the cryptocurrency market was in a state of delirium. Bitcoin set record price after record price and reached a peak of around $20,000 USD per token. During this market frenzy, a huge issue long-suspected by educated developers was finally revealed—the bitcoin network had become overloaded and was running against the limits of its capacity, unable to scale beyond seven transactions per second.
Perianne Boring: Blockchain Will Be the Foundation of the New Financial System
Perianne Boring is the Founder and President of the Chamber of Digital Commerce—the world's first and largest blockchain trade association. Boring began her career as a legislative analyst in the U.S. House of Representatives, advising on finance, economics, tax and healthcare policy. Prior to forming the Chamber, Boring was a television host and anchor of an international finance program that aired in more than 100 countries to over 650 million viewers.
Microsoft Azure Cloud Solution Architect Lead Explains the Keys to Success for Blockchain Developers
The Microsoft Azure Blockchain Service is an enterprise service aiming to help businesses build applications on top of blockchain technology. The service is integrated with Azure Active Directory and offers tools such as adding new members, setting permissions, and monitoring the network and activity. Blockchain.News interviewed Saranya Sriram, the Head Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft Azure, to find out more about the platform.
Perianne Boring: Fostering Blockchain Through Regulatory Uncertainty
Perianne Boring is the President and Founder of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, the world's first and largest blockchain trade association. Boring began her career as a legislative analyst in the U.S. House of Representatives, advising on finance, economics, tax, and healthcare policy. Prior to forming the Chamber, Boring was a television host and anchor of an international finance program that aired in more than 100 countries to over 650 million viewers.
EY: How Blockchain Revolutionizes Tax Operations for Businesses in 2 Ways
Following Part 1 of the interview, we looked at Ernst & Young’s perspective on how blockchain can be an effective tool for huge tax savings. Jimmy also shared the progress of Nightfall, zero-knowledge proof technology on the role of privacy transactions on public blockchains.
It is not just Liquidity, Huobi on Two Fair Metrics to Rank Crypto Exchanges
Ciara Sun, Head of Global Business Development & Partnerships at Huobi Group, has a wealth of experience in financial analysis, strategic consulting and corporate management from her previous roles with prestigious enterprises such as Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte Consulting and Ernst & Young. Sun sat down with Blockchain.News at the Blockshow Asia 2019 to discuss Huobi’s rising profile, China’s decentralized economy and what she considers fair metrics for ranking exchanges.
Beyond Startups—Championing for an Ecosystem to Drive Blockchain Forward
Tribe Accelerator is Singapore’s first government-backed blockchain accelerator, on a mission to bridge the gap between blockchain startups and the traditional world. Yi Ming Ng, the Managing Director at Tribe Accelerator, believes that blockchain is beneficial to a lot of businesses from different industries. However, there has been a lot of fear and speculation around cryptocurrencies in the traditional corporate world.
EY Ops Chain: Bringing Transparency and Accountability to Public Finance Management
Blockchain.News sat down with Jimmy Ong, EY Asia-Pacific Blockchain Leader to take a deep dive in EY Ops Chain and EY Blockchain Analyzer. In particular, we explore how EY Ops Chain facilitates a more transparent public finance tracking. Ong also shared an interesting use case when EY Ops Chain enables the tracking of blood in Canada.
IBM Blockchain in Action: What are the Benefits?
In first and second parts of our interview with Alan Lim, the Program Director of IBM Blockchain Lab in the Asia Pacific, we explored the idea of data standards to improve the supply chain industry, as well as the IBM Food Trust, a food provenance network that allows food products to be traced and tracked. Digging deeper into IBM Blockchain, what else has the company been working on?
5G, FoodTech, Biotech? Unveiling Top Surprising Portfolios by eToro
Following Part 1 of our conversation, Lee shares with us some interesting thematic portfolios in eToro’s “Copy Portfolio” feature. He also revealed the significance of the acquisition of Delta and Firmo in the development of eTorox and tokenized market.