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Dropbox files quietly for public listing, sources say
The world’s largest file-sharing company Dropbox, Inc has filed quietly for an initial public offering in the first semester of the year, Bloomberg reports. The California-based cloud storage has appointed J.P Morgan and Goldman Sachs to conduct the US offering....
High Yield : attractive for income seekers
Lu Yu, Credit Analyst at M&G There is little doubt that underlying economic conditions are as favourable as they have been for many years. Synchronised global growth that has the potential to drive corporate top lines and profitability is good news forthe...
The value of bitcoin with its new results in prices
Cryptocurrency market in all now value above $630 billion, the top 10 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization are up marginally 6 percent on the day. The cost of bitcoin is feeling the traction of gravity now, among many other alternative cryptocurrencies....
Bitcoin loses its price for one day
In the latest news of bitcoin’s instability, it dropped down to $11,500 at one point in time on Friday – touching $11,159 – having started the week at a record high near to $20,000 and in its largest weekly fall since 2013. An analyst warned that investors in...
The best bitcoin wallets
It can be difficult to retain track of the latest best practices, if to take into consideration cryptocurrency technologies, trends and values changing on a near-daily basis. The most significant suggestions to make as a bitcoin (or alt-coin) investor is whereto...
Reload of Blockchain's trust
New York-based start up called Digital Asset Holdings (DAH) was launched around the time when bitcoin and blockchains were starting to attract the attention of the mainstream investment world. Common problem many banks face: Getting inconsistent financial databases...
The changes of food industry with the blockchain technology
Walmart, which sells 20 percent of all food in the U.S., has just completed two blockchain pilot projects.  Some organizations such as Unilever and Nestlé are speaking about blockchain technologies. Blockchain makes a supply chain more transparent at another...
The Revolution of Commodity Markets with Blockchain
Blockchain technology, which has already been adopted by gold merchants, is starting to display the possibility to convert other segments of the worldwide  physical commodities markets. The technology assures a way of accounting for financial transactions. It...
The price of Cryptocurrencies could reach $1 trillion in 2018
The CEO one of the world's largest digital wallet platforms told that the total cost of all cryptocurrencies in the world will hit $1 trillion in 2018. Some of the  market gamesters think bitcoin alone will be worth $1 trillion in the near future.  Bitcoin accounts...
Loyalty programs will work due to Blockchain
To begin with, there are a couple of reasons why designed loyalty rewards programs don’t work as they should. In particular, obstacles in a transfer, a lack of intrinsic or perceived value, a lack of clarity.  Ineffectuality is the result of it - rewards and loyalty...
Bitcoin, financial bubble?
Jean Charles Cabelguen It is undeniable that the Bitcoin is a virtual and digital currency but it is important to highlight that the Dollar or the Euro, in a sense, are also the same. According to Jean Charles at iExec, "it is impossible for banks to pay cash...
Extensions of Blockchains
To use conventional banking as an analogy, the blockchain is like a full history of a financial institution's transactions, and each block is like an individual bank statement. But because it's a distributed database system, serving as an open electronic ledger,...
Permissionless blockchain
The great advantage to an open, permissionless, or public, blockchain network is that guarding against bad actors is not required and no access control is needed. This means that applications can be added to the network without the approval or trust of others,...
The Background of bitcoin
Virtual currencies aren’t new — online fantasy games have long used them — but the development of a secure digital currency without a central issuer rightly turned heads. Mysterious spikes and drops in the price of bitcoin since its birth helped build an early...
The New Architecture for cryptocurrencies
Blockchain—a peer-to-peer network that sits on top of the internet—was introduced in October 2008 as part of a proposal for bitcoin, a virtual currency system that eschewed a central authority for issuing currency, transferring ownership, and confirming transactions....