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
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
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
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
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
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.
Automated Digital Revolution While the exact moment it began is up for debate (opinions vary wildly on the matter, from the late 1940s to the early 1980s), the digital revolution continues to have a profound effect on our present-day society.