... you need to create services that completely bypass incumbent financial companies.
"If you are wondering why your favorite technol... Read More
Dixon says Bitcoin is exciting partially because it offers relief
to "pent-up frustration" surrounding the financial-tech industry.
Chris Dixon, like many other Silicon Valley investors, is... Read More
Nowhere in his post, however, did he address why Bitcoin has value. Without a reason for it to have value, it could lead to the same sort of disastrous outcome we saw with the financial crisi... Read More
Bitcoins are a form of decentralized, digital currency. Today, Bitcoin is trading around $118. At its peak, it reached $266. In January, it was trading at $15.
C... Read More
Chris Dixon's career is the one you want.
Now startup investing is Dixon's full-time job. Since the Spring, he's been a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, a deeply-admired venture capital firm in Sili... Read More
IBM Says Blockchain Can Power 'Open Scientific Research' in New Patent Filing
A patent application published Thursday claims the process of conducting scientific research can benefit from the blockchain.
Led by a team at IBM's Watson Research Center, the patent application p
CFTC Fines Bitcoin Trader $1.1 Million for Crypto Fraud
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has jailed a bitcoin trader and fined him over $1 million for running a fraudulent bitcoin and litecoin scheme.
According to a press release iss
Japanese Firms Claim Success in Marine Insurance Blockchain Trial
One of Japan's largest insurance companies, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance, and IT firm NTT DATA have completed a trial that put the paperwork for marine cargo insurance claims on a blockchain.
Accenture Puts Software License Management on a Blockchain Platform
Global professional services giant Accenture has rolled out a new software license management application built with tech from distributed ledger startup Digital Asset.
Accenture announced in a pre