IBM and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ inks deal for Blockchain Contract Management

Following some of the other japan advances, such as an internal bank coin, in Singapore at the Watson centre: SINGAPORE - 16 Sep 2016: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has signed a contract with the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU) to examine the design, management and execution of contracts among business partners using blockchain technologies. The two companies will begin by piloting blockchain to automate business transactions between the two companies. This is one of the first projects built on the Hyperledger Project fabric, an open-source blockchain…
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Idealogical battles over bitcoin

Some of the ones trending are the MIT giveaway, the edu acc giveaway, etfs and dark wallets Wired has a lookback at two main players today, blockchain and coinbase, as well as the idealogical divide He wasn’t the only one thinking about bitcoin’s broader potential. On a discussion forum about the currency, Armstrong met Ben Reeves, a British programmer who ran a bitcoin transaction-tracking website called Blockchain. Reeves understood the technology and was well respected within its tight-knit community of enthusiasts. He had been using bitcoin for a…
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Blockchain back up but under heavy load after database glitch outage

Blockchain back up but under heavy load after database glitch outage andreasma 24 points 1 hour ago Blockchain users, All Blockchain services have been restored. This includes the blockchain explorer, API functions and of course, the web wallet that there may be some performance issues as many customers rush in, causing an above average spike of traffic. You will now be able to access the services exactly as you did before the outage. Just log in using your browser or mobile application and enter your password and second-factor…
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Bitcoin crosses 700 on Ukraine concerns, Bloomberg and Market Maker Bitcoin rumors

Took out 700 for a high of 710 before retracing down Blockchain CEO: "Some big news dropping tomorrow". Mentions Bloomberg and MarketMakers. () submitted 3 hours ago by jxlarrea thecodyshow 32 points 1 hour ago bloomberg will link charts directly to their site AndyAwesome 28 points 3 hours ago I would guess that Bloomberg will start to provide a Bitcoin datafeed on their Bloomberg Professional terminals, and maybe they will use Blockchain as their datasource? Since Bloomberg is a financial data apaprocki 2 points 33 minutes ago Just…
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Bitcoin and Financial Entities

Generates $300,000 Monthly Revenue The online wallet website makes about $300,000 each month, according to Roger Ver, who is speaking at the Bitcoin Miami conference 2014. These figures have been confirmed by the @Blockchain twitter account. They make these profits mostly from advertisements on their website, which hosts an online wallet, and a very advanced block explorer. These Angel Investors Want to Make Bitcoin 'Sexy' for Average People January 24, 2014 1:30 PM At the Bitcoin 2013 conference in San Jose, Calif., last May, Michael Terpin noticed something…
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