As Bitcoin Reaches New Price Highs, Network Congestion and Fees Spike – Bitcoin News (press release)


Bitcoin News (press release)

As Bitcoin Reaches New Price Highs, Network Congestion and Fees Spike
Bitcoin News (press release)
Bitcoin markets have been on a tear lately, and the price has spiked quite a bit last month and into November. However, as bitcoin’s value surpassed $7K per BTC, transaction bottleneck and miner fees have risen again, causing users to complain about …

UPS joins blockchain alliance to spur standards development for shipping industry – ZDNet


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UPS joins blockchain alliance to spur standards development for shipping industry
ZDNet
UPS said Tuesday that it’s joining the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance (BiTA), a business consortium that aims to spur development of blockchain technology standards for the logistics and freight industries.
UPS becomes a member of the Blockchain in Trucking AllianceLogistics Management

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「頭が堅い」とダメ出し、新技術の長短所を洗い出す – ITpro

「頭が堅い」とダメ出し、新技術の長短所を洗い出すITpro考え尽くしたつもりの結論にダメ出しをされた経験はないだろうか。上司は結論そのものではなく、思考過程を問題視している可能性がある。1つの視点にこだわることなく、柔軟に物事を考える方法を身に付けよう。 「岸井、ブロックチェーンは使えないって言うのか?以前はあんなに ……

IBM Has a New Blockchain Idea: Tracking Marijuana Sales – Fortune


Fortune

IBM Has a New Blockchain Idea: Tracking Marijuana Sales
Fortune
Companies are using the digital ledger technology popularized by bitcoin in banking, insurance, and contracts—but how about using a blockchain to track marijuana sales? Canada is planning to legalize cannabis sales next year, with some regulation of …
IBM pitches blockchain for cannabis saleBBC News
IBM Touts Blockchain to Track Pot Industry From ‘Seed to Sale’Bloomberg
IBM Plans to Utilize Blockchain for Marijuana Distribution in CanadanewsBTC
CTV News –Toronto Star –MERRY JANE
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Bitcoin Price Slides Further But Could Reverse Losses – Investopedia (blog)


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Bitcoin Price Slides Further But Could Reverse Losses
Investopedia (blog)
The price for bitcoin is reversing gains but the jury is still out on its future. It slid below $7,000 briefly before struggling back to prices above that level. At 18:58 UTC Monday, bitcoin dipped to $6,948.57, a drop of approximately $400 from the
Bankers Know Blockchain Isn’t Bitcoin, and So Should You: Gadfly …Washington Post
Investors need to pay attention to Bitcoin – Yahoo FinanceYahoo Finance
The costly mistake bitcoin investors are probably makingUSA TODAY

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Allianz Unveils Blockchain Prototype for Self-Insurance Products – CoinDesk


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Allianz Unveils Blockchain Prototype for Self-Insurance Products
CoinDesk
The prototype’s unveiling is the latest indication that Allianz sees a potentially positive role for the tech within its services. Allianz has been testing blockchain use cases as early as 2015, when it revealed that it had brought in a blockchain
Allianz Develops Blockchain Prototype for Captive Insurance ProgramInsurance Journal
Allianz Pioneers Blockchain Prototype for the Captive Insurance MarketBusiness Wire (press release)
Allianz unveils blockchain prototype for captivesBusiness Insurance

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Inside the ICO frenzy: Big dreams and serious risk in the booming market for initial coin offerings – GeekWire


GeekWire

Inside the ICO frenzy: Big dreams and serious risk in the booming market for initial coin offerings
GeekWire
But this doesn’t quite explain why Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales calls the ICO space full of “absolute scams,” why China and South Korea banned them altogether in September, and why the Securities and Exchange Commission began to prosecute some …

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