Right now, we’re in stage one of a global banking shake-up. It’s marked by smartphone banks and tech-led specialists targeting specific banking niches like insurance and wealth management.
In March 2019 the government announced a new project. It was a part of the big, vote-grabbing, headline printing National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA). But make no mistake, anything the government says about blockchain tech is just lip service.
The financial industry initially feared powerful technologies like crypto and blockchain. But now they’ve done a 180 and are now beginning to embrace it as the way of the future.
Bitcoin’s price dropped in 2018 and interest seems to have quieted down. Yet, as we have written before, if you are dismissing cryptos based solely on bitcoin’s price, you are missing the whole point.
There are no individuals in a place like China. Only the collective. This is why places like China need public blockchains: decentralised ways to keep records that are outside of the government’s control.
People write to me regularly and suggest that they can’t wrap their head around blockchain technology. The problem with most explanations is they provide more detail than most people want or need.
IBM has just announced the beta of IBM Blockchain Platform Starter Plan. This will make blockchain more accessible, which could create a boom for biotech firms.
What is Project: Shivom? It's the next big thing. It will usher in an unprecedented era of medical marvels and create a genomic data market worth billions of dollars.
Ultra-long life spans, the eradication of disease, designer babies and new human senses could all become a reality in the future. And it's all being powered by something called blockchain.
Consumers in China are worried about being sold fakes or derivatives passed off as the real deal. It’s happened with infant formula, wine and now fish. Trust has broken down. But blockchain technology is going to change everything for the better.