Bitcoin is Going Mainstream, but Its Current Run-Up Has a Speculative Feel

  • Momentum traders and latecomers appear to be bidding up Bitcoin’s price, as well as that of other cryptocurrencies.
  • Those believing in Bitcoin’s story might want to wait to buy in.

Momentum traders and latecomers appear to be bidding up Bitcoin’s price, as well as that of other cryptocurrencies. Those believing in Bitcoin’s story might want to wait to buy in.
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The Move Towards Healthcare Blockchains

  • Earlier this year Google’s British AI division DeepMind announced the launch of a blockchain like ledger for managing healthcare data.
  • The tokens, known as PTY, will be traded via a secure, closed loop ledger system that aims to connect up all parties in the healthcare ecosystem to allow for the exchange of health data within a highly-secure, blockchain powered health information exchange (HIE).
  • The company believe that their use of blockchain will encourage providers to offer better care to patients, whilst also adopting innovative practices that join up care more effectively through the sharing of patient data.
  • Using blockchain technology, Patientory encrypts medical patient information in hospitals and insurance companies so that it is not centralized data, but it is distributed, thus meeting HIPPA Security Rules.
  • We are certainly in the midst of a digital health revolution however, and whilst I’m not sure that blockchain will play an inevitable role in providing secure and patient centered data, it will it seems inevitably play its part in our move in that direction.

Earlier this year Google’s British AI division DeepMind announced the launch of a blockchain like ledger for managing healthcare data.  The aim is t…
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InterContinental Data Breach Reinforces the Advantage of Bitcoin over Cards ⋆ Epeak . Independent news and blogs

  • A recent cyber attack involving a malware that affected over 1200 hotels belonging to the InterContinental Hotels Group, compromising the credit card information of thousands of guests.
  • The compromised information includes data stored on cards’ magnetic stripes, names on the credit cards, expiration dates and international verification code.
  • The recent statement by InterContinental about the data breach reads,

    Many people who swiped their cards at the affected hotels found their accounts being fraudulently charged, rising suspicion about the data breach.

  • It won’t be surprising if all the stolen credit card data from the InterContinental hack surfaces on the darknet marketplaces, as it happens almost all the time.
  • At this time it is unclear as to how many people have been affected by the breach, but it has further strengthened the case for the use of a much better and secure system, like Blockchain-based payments or even Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Credit cards have turned out to be one of the most widely used modes of payment. People use it to pay for everything, starting from groceries, hotel stays
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Tuur Demeester: Investing in Bitcoin — Epicenter

NEW! We’re joined by economist @TuurDemeester to talk about #bitcoin as an investment

  • How Tuur discovered Bitcoin in Argentina in 2011
  • In 2012, a year after discovering Bitcoin in Argentina, Dutch economist Tuur Demeester became one of the first people to advocate investing in Bitcoin to a mainstream audience.
  • The current state of Bitcoin and metrics he looks at
  • Epicenter is a podcast hosted by Brian Fabian Crain, Sebastien Couture and Meher Roy about the technologies, projects & people driving decentralization and the global blockchain revolution.
  • Every week, we find the most interesting people in the industry for in-depth discussions about their projects, ideas and stories.

In 2012, a year after discovering Bitcoin in Argentina, Dutch economist Tuur Demeester became one of the first people to advocate investing in Bitcoin to a mainstream audience. Tuur joined us to discuss his thesis for investing in Bitcoin and how it has evolved over time. We also talked about the road ahead and how other cryptocurrencies and Ethereum compare as investment opportunities.
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How To Make Use Of Bitcoin in Business

How To Make Use Of Bitcoin in Business - Huffington Post  #bitcoin #fintech #btc #crypto

  • How To Make Use Of Bitcoin in Business
  • For businesses with overseas vendors, bitcoin transactions are worth considering.
  • Wire transfers, when replaced with bitcoin transactions can be highly addictive because of how improved they are over the current international funds transfer system.
  • For a business to remain relevant, it must keep up with the latest technology and tools.
  • 1. Start accepting bitcoin as another payment method.

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