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Solving real world problems with blockchain

Benjamin Crofts David Lam James Kosmatos 29 Jan 2018 5 minutes

Bitcoin steals the headlines, but blockchain, the technology underpinning it, is being applied to a vast array of industries and solving real world problems. What can it do for your business?

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Infographic: The stratospheric rise of bitcoin

14 Dec 2017 2 minutes

Bitcoin has had quite a year. It’s tenfold increase in value is leading business to take the currency seriously and begin accepting payments.

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Calling it quits on cash

John Riccio 18 Sep 2017 7 minutes

The world is going cashless dramatically fast. Cards and phones are winning out as the death knell seems to sound for physical currency. But what does this mean for business?

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My year without cash

Brett Fairbank 28 Nov 2016 7 minutes

Who needs paper money, anyway? Brett Fairbank doesn’t – or at least, that’s the hypothesis. We find out what it’s like to go a year without using a single ATM, coin or banknote.

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Infographic: Blockchain explained

John Shipman 28 Jul 2016 1 minute

As one of fintech’s secret weapons, blockchain will be a defining trend for the financial services in coming years. This PwC graphic shows how the technology works to transfer value across the internet.

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Securing the truth with blockchain technology

Tan Allaway 23 Nov 2015 4 minutes

Tech companies want to build with it, banks are teaming up to implement it, and everyone’s starting to talk about it. Isn’t blockchain just another ephemeral tech invention? Actually, it’s a new paradigm that can transform entire systems, says Tan Allaway.

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Infographic: Is digital currency the future of money?

John Riccio 13 Aug 2015 2 minutes

Is digital currency a tech fad or virtual breakthrough? This playful infographic charts one of the most hotly debated developments of the online age.

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Infographic: Is Bitcoin the future of currency?

John Riccio 30 Jan 2015 2 minutes

Despite various setbacks, virtual currencies such as Bitcoin have altered the payments landscape for good.

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Apple Pay & CurrentC: Mobile payments fragment

John Riccio 29 Oct 2014 3 minutes

With a winner yet to emerge in the mobile payments space, the release of CurrentC throws another roadblock into the mix for both Google and Apple.

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