Tag: Blockchain

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How Blockchain Technology Can Serve The Have-Nots

Can the blockchain, a distributed ledger technology that underpins cryptocurrencies such as the Bitcoin, be used to help millions of poor people gain access to financial services? Recent announcements by companies such as IBM and MasterCard suggest that it can, writes […]

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Can Blockchain Really Redefine The Economy?

As the price of a single bitcoin surges past $5,600 to reach record highs, the public’s attention remains firmly on cryptocurrencies. Meanwhile, economists, bankers, and professional investors are more focused on the clever technology underlying all the new cryptocurrencies popping […]