Blockchain

The total value of B2B cross-border payments immutably stored on blockchain will exceed $4.4 trillion by 2024; up from $171 billion in 2019, according to new data from Juniper Research. Blockchain enables real-time clearing and settlement for B2B transactions, while offering increased transparency and reduced costs. Sign up for Which-50’s

The financial services industry should keep a close eye on esports to understand the impact of blockchain technology, according to a Gartner analyst.  David Furlonger, Distinguished VP Analyst at Gartner, writes in his book The Real Business of Blockchain that gaming has long served as a testing ground for digital

Multiple cities, especially in Asia, have made announcements about intentions to launch government issued reward tokens as part of its smart city initiative (e.g. Seoul S Coin and Municipal Tokens). The apparent goal is to encourage citizens to participate in the use of public services, increase the tax base, foster economic activity

Artificial intelligence (AI), customer data platforms (CDPs), blockchain and real-time marketing are four technologies Gartner predicts will have the capability to transform how marketers run their technology ecosystems. Webinar: Can I Trust You? Building Customer Trust into Better Experiences. Register today! Download: Strategy First – How marketers can avoid common

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The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has signed a three-party memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Digital Asset (DA) and VMware to work together on distributed ledger technology (DLT) initiatives in Australia and New Zealand. The ASX has been an early pioneer in blockchain technology, deciding in 2015 to replace its 25-year-old

A blockchain project has been developed in a bid to bring more transparency to the NSW Government’s controversial Biodiversity Offset Scheme. “Biotokens” traded in a new digital marketplace, would be used as the biodiversity credits farmers and developers pay to clear land in NSW. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights

2018 was a record year for art prices, sales volumes and auction sales. Christies had their best year in history with over U$7bn in art sales. Sotherby’s sales increased 16 per cent on the previous year. These are astounding numbers and one piece in particular – David Hockney’s 1972 Portrait

Esignature company DocuSign completed its first blockchain project with its customer Visa in 2015. In the years since, very few customers have embraced the distributed ledger technology to manage their company’s agreements. That’s partly because the economics don’t stack up yet, says DocuSign CEO Dan Springer. Sign up for Which-50’s

China – and other countries in APAC – are way ahead of the U.S. when it comes to Blockchain adoption.  In fact North America lags behind every region except Africa when it comes to blockchain project progress and production. This conclusion, discussed in our June 12 webinar on Blockchain trends Blockchain

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Facebook will launch a cryptocurrency in 2020, signalling a move beyond the social media and advertising markets it has dominated for the last decade. But Facebook, which continues to battle privacy and security scandals, insists financial and social data will be separated. Sign up to Which-50’s Digital Marketing Newsletter Nominate