Global Blockchain Adoption Still Low, Gartner Survey Finds

Adoption and interest in blockchain technology by global information company information officers is low, says Gartner in its 2018 CIO Survey, although executives from telecom, insurance and financial services have shown keenness in planning to adopt the decentralized technology. Although financial services and insurance companies have been front-runners to blockchain activity across the world, Gartner The post Global Blockchain Adoption Still Low, Gartner Survey Finds appeared first on CCN

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Litecoin Payments are Quietly Starting to Catch On

One of the main critiques about Bitcoin is the digital currency’s troubles offering timely and cost-effective payments. Charlie Lee, the founder of Litecoin, foresaw Bitcoin’s future payment issues, and took action by designing a more payments-friendly blockchain.  After earning the nickname, ‘SatoshiLite’, Mr. Lee earned a job at Coinbase, the large San Francisco-based crypto-exchange. Mr. The post Litecoin Payments are Quietly Starting to Catch On appeared first on CCN

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Indeed: Bitcoin Price Retreat Weighs Heavily on Demand for Crypto Jobs

There is a correlation between bitcoin price performance and interest in the bitcoin and cryptocurrency job market, a new report by job site Indeed’s Hiring Lab reveals. When times are good in the bitcoin price, it’s reflected in rising demand for cryptocurrency and bitcoin jobs. But as soon as the bitcoin price gets rocked by The post Indeed: Bitcoin Price Retreat Weighs Heavily on Demand for Crypto Jobs appeared first on CCN

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Facebook’s Data Security Meltdown Could Bolster Blockchain: Analyst

The social media giant shouldn’t mistake the forest for the trees. While Facebook continues to reel from a security breach involving the personal data of tens of millions of users, they may just have demonstrated the value of an unalterable public ledger, aka blockchain. RBC Capital Markets analyst Mitch Steves thinks so, according to a recent The post Facebook’s Data Security Meltdown Could Bolster Blockchain: Analyst appeared first on CCN

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Bitcoin Named ‘Term of the Year’ by Investopedia

The post Bitcoin Named ‘Term of the Year’ by Investopedia appeared first on CCN Financial education outlet Investopedia named Bitcoin is 2017 term of the year, highlighting the extent to which cryptocurrency has become part of the mainstream financial conversation. Bitcoin Named ‘Term of Year’ by Investopedia Earlier this week, Investopedia released its annual list of the Top Financial Terms, as measured by search volume and percentage gains over The post Bitcoin Named ‘Term of the Year’ by Investopedia appeared first on CCN

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