What has been happening around Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrencies this week? The most relevant local and international developments as well as appealing background reports in a pointed and compact way in retrospect in our weekly review.
We are undoubtedly in a time of change. Digitalization will fundamentally change industries. Karen Wendt on digital assets, block chain and tokenization.
New blockchain generation: Knowledge and experience drive the technology forward. Developers are constantly faced with the challenge of finding the right and sensible balance between trust, accuracy, cost, usability and benefit. An introduction to the Polkadot project.
The American software company MicroStrategy, which offers business intelligence (BI), mobile software and cloud-based services, is investing a considerable portion of its liquid assets in Bitcoin with the aim of protecting itself from currency devaluation. A trend that is expected to become more common in the future.
Amazing twist: How George Ball, a long-time opponent of Bitcoin and former Prudential CEO, became a believer. He is not the only financial expert who changed his mind.
In addition: Many South Koreans prefer to save their driver's license in their cell phone on a blockchain rather than carry a physical driver's license with them.
We live in times of change and the winds of change are clearly felt. We are creating a new vision of money based on real assets, transparency and peer-to-peer trust. Thoughts of Karen Wendt.
"New Kids on the Blockchain" - The PolkaDot project went live a few weeks ago. Ingo Rübe on the approaches the team around Gavin Wood, the former CTO of the Ethereum project, has been following over the last years.
Software company MicroStrategy has acquired Bitcoins worth of $250 million. CEO Michael Saylor describes the digital currency as a legitimate investment that can be superior to cash and traditional assets.
Former Prudential CEO George Ball, has changed his attitude towards Bitcoin changed. Why he has gone from being a Bitcoin opponent to a Bitcoin advocate over the years.
Driving Licenses on the Blockchain? What sounds adventurous, South Korea has already implemented. In general the country stands out with its innovation in this area.