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Is blockchain a solution for credit security?

By CloudTweaks | December 11, 2017

Blockchain Credit Security In the last 30 years, FICO scores were considered a reliable solution to measure creditworthiness and attach a risk score to each applicant. As the sub-prime mortgage crisis of 2008 proved it, this system was neither accurate

Is Retail Ready For Blockchain?

By Cloud Syndicate | December 6, 2017

This is the final blog in a 2-part series on blockchain technology.  Blockchain technology has the potential to do for businesses and governments what the internet has done for individuals: define a new way of doing things. The internet, as we all

Nasdaq to launch bitcoin futures contract in 2018: source

By CloudBuzz | November 29, 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Nasdaq Inc (NDAQ.O) plans to launch a futures contract based on bitcoin in 2018, making it the third U.S.-based exchange operator to plan derivatives contracts off of the notoriously volatile digital currency, a source with knowledge

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Blockchain Companies Seek and Find Funding Outside the U.S.

By Kiril Kirilov | November 27, 2017

Blockchain Companies Seek Funding Outside the U.S. Blockchain companies are actively seeking funding deals outside of traditional tech hubs such as Silicon Valley, according to a report by CB Insights and other analysts. Bitcoin is generating a lot of buzz

Fake Digital Currency

How to Spot Fake Digital Currency

By Kiril Kirilov | November 20, 2017

Fake Digital Currency With the Bitcoin currency skyrocketing to levels above $8,000 per bitcoin and initial coin offerings emerging on a daily basis, a growing number of individuals and institutional investor look at cryptocurrencies as an alternative to more traditional

Interactive and Immersive Visual Platforms: The Next Wave in Cloud Management and Optimization

By Jennifer Klostermann | November 17, 2017

The Next Wave in Cloud Management and Optimization Less than a decade ago the first distributed blockchain was implemented and only a few years ago the wider value of blockchain was recognized, causing major upheavals in the financial sector and

Bitcoin rebounds over $1,000 after losing almost a third of value

By CloudBuzz | November 13, 2017

LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin surged on Monday, recovering more than $1,000 after losing almost a third of its value in less than four days as traders bought back into the volatile cryptocurrency. Bitcoin tumbled in the second half of last

Hey, You, Get off of My Cloud; Deciding, Designing and Deploying Cloud Technologies

By Cloud Syndicate | November 8, 2017

Deciding, Designing and Deploying Cloud Technologies It was not too long ago that financial services firms once guarded their data centers as sacred vaults. It used to be that they “operated closed”, as in ‘did not share their data’, in

Blockchain ≠ Bitcoin: Demystifying Blockchain’s Business Value in Oil and Gas

By Cloud Syndicate | November 6, 2017

Demystifying Blockchain’s Business Value This is part 1 of a 2-part series on blockchain technology. Blockchain was developed almost a decade ago from the need to provide a cost-effective, secure, and reliable system to conduct financial transactions for Bitcoin. For

The Digital Upheaval Has Transformed Even Money, Creating Cryptocurrencies

By John Pientka | November 3, 2017

Why Has China Banned Them? Is This a Signal? All money is fiat currency. Its value depends upon your faith in the state that backs it. Bitcoin’s value is skyrocketing because it does not depend on faith in a government.

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