A new study has shown that the blockchain technology appears to be gaining traction, and attention in the airline industry. Per reports from airline focused magazine, Airport World, data from SITA Lab has revealed that blockchain technology attracted the most research attention in the industry in 20
The largest crypto exchange in South Korea by trading volume, Bithumb, has launched two cryptocurrency market indices. One tracks all coins listed on the exchange while the other tracks only altcoins. Meanwhile, Upbit, the country’s largest crypto exchange by the number of coins listed, has two simi
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the peculiar ability to simultaneously amaze, enthrall, leave us gasping and intimidate. The possibilities of AI are innumerable and they easily surpass our most artistically fecund imaginations. What all we read in science fiction novels or saw in movies like ‘The M
Hardware Wallet Market Size
The global Hardware Wallet Market was valued at USD 94.61 million in 2017 and is expected to reach a value of USD 391.64 million by 2023 at a CAGR of 24.93% over the forecast period (2018 – 2023).
A cryptocurrency hardware wallet is a physical device that
As society starts to move away from cash, central banks’ potential to reap profits off issuing that cash could be threatened.
Many governments are worried about the mass adoption of cryptocurrencies and hence are considering the merits of creating a central bank digital currency (CBDC).
Recent events surrounding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica have put on display the single biggest danger to your privacy, the government-enabled de facto monopolies on your information. These companies have long been at the forefront of collecting and monetizing information, a practice that was conv
Smart contracts are not that perfect, after all.
Here are some of the issues smart contracts might have:
- Human factor
The code is written by people, and they can make mistakes. If the smart contract is in the Blockchain, it couldn’t be changed. A good example of the human
Here are the most common:
- Transaction fees
If you transfer money from one bank account to another bank account it can be pricey, especially depending on the amount of money.
- Exchange rate
Don’t forget that if you send money to another country, there might be different currencies and
It’s an investment vehicle.
Setting aside the legal part, you can think of a hedge fund as a pool of assets in various proportions, managed by people known as fund managers. A typical hedge fund in the stock market manages various securities for several companies to create an
There is a lack of communication between the participants of the business.
The car industry is a dynamically developing business. In 2016, more than 78 mln cars were sold in the world. There are a lot of institutions involved: manufacturers, banks, drivers, repair stations, etc. Each of