Visa Is Avidly Fishing For A Crypto Blockchain Dev Hero

Visa Is Avidly Fishing For A Crypto Blockchain Dev Hero

TweetShareVisa Inc. is seeking a full-time technical product manager in Palo Alto, California. In a job posting to SmartRecruiters, the global card giant said it is looking for someone who is “passionate about the intersection of payments and cryptocurrency,” and “deeply familiar with permissionless blockchain technology.”With the additional job requirement of “a close network of…

IBM Crypto Chief Calls Company the “Leader” in Blockchain Technology

IBM Crypto Chief Calls Company the “Leader” in Blockchain Technology

TweetShareIBM’s Jesse Lund, who heads the blockchain division, claims IBM is the leader in blockchain technology.In a recent interview, Lund stated:What IBM’s been doing as the leader in blockchain technology for the last three years is adding security and confidence to the system.IBM And Stellar Partnership Challenge xRapidLund talks about IBM’s cross-border payments solution, which…

Australian Government Pledges Measly $100K Towards Blockchain Development

Australian Government Pledges Measly $100K Towards Blockchain Development

TweetShareAustralia’s Karen Andrews of the Ministry for Industry, Science and Technology is pledging $100,000 towards furthering blockchain development. In a press release, Andrews says her department will put the money towards “regulation, skills and capacity building, and international competitiveness and collaboration.”It’s a solid step forward in the nation’s fight to become a global blockchain leader.…

Pro-Bitcoin Square Headlines London Stock Exchange’s Blockchain ETF

Pro-Bitcoin Square Headlines London Stock Exchange’s Blockchain ETF

TweetShareInvesco, an American firm, and Elwood, a British digital asset investment company, announced the launch of a blockchain ETF on the London Stock Exchange today. The exchange-traded fund features 48 companies with ties to the blockchain industry, including some – like Square – that have dabbled directly in the bitcoin or crypto space.Invesco & Elwood…

Ethereum Slayers 2.0: Usual Suspects, or New Crypto on the Blockchain?

Ethereum Slayers 2.0: Usual Suspects, or New Crypto on the Blockchain?

TweetShareWhenever a new blockchain platform launched between 2017 and 2018, it was inevitably heralded as a future replacement for the largest, most successful cryptocurrency platform of all. In short, it came bearing the name of Ethereum Killer.Those prophecies turned out to be premature, and by 2019 the hit that’s been put out on Ethereum is…

Crypto Icon Da Hongfei Claims NEO Will Be #1 Blockchain by 2020

Crypto Icon Da Hongfei Claims NEO Will Be #1 Blockchain by 2020

TweetShareIn the damp and drizzly Pacific northwestern city of Seattle, NEO (remember them?) held their DevCon conference last weekend. It was a chance for the passionate City of Zion developers, dApp developers, NEO enthusiasts, and skeptics alike to come together to find out about the cryptocurrency project’s ambitious plans moving forward – and, of course, to…

Why is $1 Billion Bitcoin Giant Bitfury Building a Blockchain Music Service?

Why is $1 Billion Bitcoin Giant Bitfury Building a Blockchain Music Service?

Bitcoin mining firm Bitfury is dabbling in a new blockchain music platform. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN.com: The Bitfury Group, an early bitcoin mining firm turned global blockchain company based out of London, has announced that it will launch an entertainment division tasked with developing an open-source music platform that runs on blockchain technology. From…

India’s Biggest Conglomerates Explore Blockchain for B2B Payments

India’s Biggest Conglomerates Explore Blockchain for B2B Payments

Despite a plethora of sometimes unclear regulations and restrictions, large businesses and banks in India are still embracing cryptocurrency — or at least some of the technology that underpins it — as a more reliable way to reconcile accounts, make payments, keep proper records, and manage internal funds. According to a report in the India Times, a…