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Currency Has Three Eras: Commodity based, politically based, and now, math-based. The physical appearance of money in any form is a satisfactory sight, holy contentment. But the changing technology demands this satisfaction to shift the gear in every decade or so. The new luring scenery is that of the “Blockchain ecology,” about which almost all of us are aware. But has it become that popular to take the place of the modes of our daily transactions? Well, the answer, for now, is a ‘No,’ but, it can and certainly will be a ‘Yes’ tomorrow. This is no exaggerated claim. An insight into the workable global trends is replete with proofs. Read More: http://bit.ly/2lXCjgE
Rwaltzsoftware posted a topic in CryptocurrenciesFacebook has finally discovered plans for a cryptocurrency referred to as Libra, one in all the worst-kept secrets within the history of virtual cash. On June 18, The Biggest Social media Facebook has released its long-awaited white paper for cryptocurrency and blockchain-based financial infrastructure projects. Libra, the new cryptocurrency will launch soon in next year and will be known as a stablecoin-Called Libra, the new currency will launch as soon as next year and be what’s known as a stablecoin — a digital currency that is supported by established government-backed currencies and securities. The objective is to avoid fluctuation in values. Libra will be used on facebook owns apps like Whatsapp, Messenger, and other standalone apps. This new digital currency will be linked to a basket of other top currencies like the US dollar and euro and as compared to other currency it will be cheaper and easier to transmit money. As per the latest news the currency plan to launch the Libra In the first half of the next year. As of now, almost every single person is having a mobile phone but not everyone is having a bank account and the mission of Libra is to create a simple global financial infrastructure to empower billions of people around the world. Marcus, who runs Facebook Messenger aid Facebook plans to create a replacement digital wallet that will exist within Messenger and its different standalone electronic messaging service, WhatsApp. Once Libra is up and running, the currency and also the digital wallet ought to create it easier for individuals to send cash to friends, family, and businesses through the apps. If Libra is successful-Libra can make Facebook the biggest player in financial services.- Presently, Including Facebook and its family apps like Instagram and WhatsApp, there are 2.7 billion users and Libra could bring billions of peoples in the digital financial system allowing them to bounce costly banking infrastructure and avoid smaller, volatile currencies. Facebook made the Libra the Nonprofit association and will be governed by a not-for-profit, Switzerland-based consortium — the “Libra Association” with its other 27 partners and its developers. This partnership involves nonprofit organizations, crypto firms, venture capital firms, telecommunication and technology and payment service providers like Mastercard, PayPal, PayU, stripe and Visa eBay, farfetch, Lyft, Spotify, Uber, Kiva, Mercy Corps and Women’s world banking, Anchorage, Coinbase, Xapo, and Bison Trails. The total variety of Libra will amendment, and new digital coins will be issued whenever somebody desires to exchange their Libra for an existing fiat currency that the value shouldn’t fluctuate to any extent further than alternative stable currencies, consistent with David Marcus, head of the Facebook blockchain team that’s spearheading the project. Libra is built in blockchain technology which is decentralized-means it will run by many different organizations instead of just one. It available for those having an active internet connection and has low fees and cost and it is secure by cryptography which helps keep your money safe.
wilslaw posted a topic in NewsSamsung SDS (The IT subsidiary of Korean giant- Samsung) for a logistics blockchain pilot tracking the shipment of a container from Korea to Netherlands , has formed a partnership with Dutch ‘big three’ bank ABN AMRO. Specifically, the pilot will involve Samsung’s enterprise blockchain (Nexledger) and ABN AMRO’s Corda platform developed by R3 (a New York based industry firm). In the short history of this technology, this will be the first time that entirely separate blockchains in Netherlands and Korea will be connected. Daphne de Kluis (ABN AMRO’s commercial banking chief) explained: As a result of enhanced efficiency as well as transparency from blockchain-powered logistic chains, the banking executive envisions “millions of euros” of savings in the long term. The blockchain pilot will be completely paperless and receipts, payment of trades coupled with real-time sharing of documents will be electronically confirmed. This pilot will be conducted in January by the three parties including the port of Rotterdam. In 2017, Europe’s largest and busiest shipping port operator- The Port of Rotterdam Authority launched a ‘blockchain field lab’ to research as well as create applications based on the decentralized technology. Samsung SDS is already part of blockchain consortium which includes some Korean authorities and logistics giants, all working to achieve the common goal to put on the blockchain all imports and exports in South Korea.
boccio posted a topic in Conferences2018 Crypto Valley Conference on Blockchain Technology When: 20-22 June 2018 Where: Zug, Switzerland Presentations and discussions on the state-of-the-art, latest advances and future of blockchain technology. The conference covers topics ranging from technology, economy & finance to law & regulations. Real-life application examples from blockchain adopters on different uses cases of blockchain technology. Satellite events enrich the conference experience with different activities, workshops, talks and parties. 21 companies will host exhibition booths, presenting their products and services to the audience. https://www.cryptovalleyconference.com/index