Advancing the Healthcare Industry with Robotic Process Automation

The healthcare industry today is making the care delivery services more efficient, effective and affordable by adopting and leveraging disruptive technologies. They are even automating the flow of information from multiple EHRs (Electronic Health Records), partner ecosystems, finance and accounting systems, and payer portals without complex coding. Now, the healthcare industry has shifted towards digitalization and has started to...

CEOs share what got them into the blockchain industry

"You can't connect the dots looking forward. You can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever." - Steve Jobs And connecting the dots is exactly what these CEOs have shared with us. We interviewed 30+ CEOs...

How startups can deliver blockchain to the mainstream

Blockchain is growing closer to the mainstream everyday, as even mainstream news outlets regularly talk about the technology and its applications. However, the technology still struggles to find its place in many industries due to lack of standards, a shortage of qualified experts and other issues. In this innovative field, many startups are stepping up to the plate to help deliver solutions...

Will Facebook, Google take over blockchain?

Blockchain is rapidly advancing in all spaces. Facebook has been expanding its blockchain initiatives by hiring on staff from cryptocurrency companies and even developing its own cryptocurrency called GlobalCoin. Google is also working with various startups to create its own blockchain for its infrastructure. Big retailers are also beginning to take notice of blockchain, such as Walmart, which recently joined...

How secret buyer shook up crypto market with $100 million bitcoin order

Bitcoin burst to its highest level in almost five months on Tuesday, sending smaller cryptocurrencies up, with analysts ascribing the move to a major order by an anonymous buyer that triggered a frenzy of computer-driven trading. The original and biggest cryptocurrency soared as much as 20% in Asian trading, surpassing $5,000 for the first time since mid-November. By late morning,...

CBA – Focusing on ‘Common Cause’ of Financial Well-being of it’s Customers

CBA, as we know, is Australia’s leading bank and one of the leading banks in the world. Naturally, CBA feels responsible for financial well-being of its customers and intends to provide more than banking. To this effect, CBA conducted a research and found startling if not shocking revelations; 7 million customers, where CBA was the primary banking relationship, one...

Blockchain Art Registry Acquires Database With Info From 4K Auction Houses

The blockchain-based art registry startup Artory has acquired auction house database Auction Club, according to a tweet from Artory on March 21. Auction Club is a subscription-only database containing sales information from more than 4,000 international auction houses. According to industry media outlet The Art Newspaper, the move is set to make Auction Club’s sales data - reportedly gathered from around...

Crypto Exchange OKEx Is Developing Its Own Blockchain

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx is developing its own blockchain and decentralized exchange, according to a blog post published on March 22. Per the post, OKEx has been developing its own blockchain dubbed “OKChain,” which is now purportedly in the final development stage. The company expects to put out a testnet in June of this year. OKChain will also serve as the...

Blockchain Spending in US to Reach $41 Billion by 2025

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Blockchain spending in the United States will increase from $3.12 billion to $41 billion by 2025, according to a new report published on March  25. A new report dubbed the "United States Blockchain Business Opportunities and Outlook Databook Series (2016-2025)” forecasts that blockchain spending in the U.S. will report a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 44.5 percent, rising from...

Samsung SDS President and CEO: Blockchain Can Improve Productivity in Manufacturing

The president and CEO of Samsung SDS - an IT and consultancy subsidiary of the South Korean tech conglomerate Samsung Group — has said that blockchain can improve productivity in the manufacturing industry. President and CEO Hong Yuan Zhen’s comments were reported by local media agency Sina Technology News on March 26. Sina reports that the executive made his statement...