Conference

Previews, guides and recaps of blockchain conferences.

Google Hangout: Preview of IBM Blockchain at SXSW

South by Southwest (SXSW) has transcended typical industry events and sits in a league all its own. Since it attracts the most prolific speakers, brands and creative campaigns year after year, audiences expect nothing less than a fully immersive, educational and entertaining experience. On the heels of Cognitive Studio in 2016, IBM is gearing up […]

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Blockchain for business: Top 5 to-dos at InterConnect

Blockchain. This distributed ledger technology has been mentioned several times in recent meetings, but you still don’t know that much about it or how it works. Everyone’s saying it’s going to transform the way businesses transact, making it easier, faster and safer to transfer value between different parties. However, you haven’t yet figured out how […]

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Blockchain comes to SXSW with Hyperledger Fabric and IBM

The Internet is going through a revolution, transforming from a medium for information to a medium for trading and tracking value — from currency to music. This year, developers will have a special opportunity to experiment with blockchain, the exciting technology behind Bitcoin, and apply it to fields such as music, film, and virtual reality […]

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Why blockchain will be a hot topic at IBM InterConnect

Imagine a world where you could go to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and be out in ten minutes. Better yet, imagine a world where you no longer need to go to the DMV for anything. You don’t need to spend 45 minutes on the phone with your insurance company to get one piece […]

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Meet Alex Tapscott: Learn about the Blockchain Revolution

The blockchain revolution has the potential to transform our lives. By enabling organizations and institutions to transact with less friction and more trust, blockchain technologies will usher in the next era of the Internet. It is being said that blockchain will do for transactions what the internet did for information. Right now, blockchain is helping reshape […]

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FinTech Ideas Festival kicks off blockchain momentum in 2017

“Blockchain is so profound it will do for trusted transactions what the internet did for information”.  –Ginni Rometty, FinTech Ideas Festival Keynote, 2017 An invite-only event, the FinTech Ideas Festival was held in San Francisco earlier this week, featuring influencers from some of the most innovative players in the financial services industry: Google, Paypal, Visa, […]

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Blockchain @ Money20/20: Everything you need to know

In a recent study released by the Institute of Business Value of 200 financial market institutions in 16 countries, it was found that 14 percent of financial markets institutions expect to have blockchains in production and at commercial scale in 2017, and 70 percent by 2020. In fact, in the past two years, institutions in […]

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