Travelport and IBM Work on Blockchain Platform for Hotel Commissions

Travelport, IBM and travel management firm BCD Travel are jointly developing a blockchain platform for hotel commission reconciliation. Artificial intelligence-enabled travel platform Travelport, IBM and travel management company BCD Travel are jointly developing a blockchain platform to streamline hotel commission reconciliation. Per a press release on Aug. 20, the companies are collaboratively working on the […]

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Will PwC’s New Software Solve the Cryptocurrency Auditing Problem?

PwC announced its cryptocurrency auditing software solution that supposedly understands how the blockchain works. Earlier this week, Big Four firm PwC announced the release of a cryptocurrency auditing software solution. According to the multinational professional services network, its Halo auditing suite has now been updated to accommodate “entities engaging in cryptocurrency transactions.” The new tool […]

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Ethereum Has More Than Twice as Many Core Devs per Month as Bitcoin: Report

Ethereum has the most developers working on its base protocol of all cryptocurrencies, not counting community project developers. Ethereum (ETH) has the most developers working on its base protocol of all cryptocurrencies, not counting community project developers, according to a report by crypto asset management firm Electric Capital. The report was published in a Medium […]

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Chinese Arbitrator Reaffirms That Bitcoin Can Be Held, Privately Transferred as Property

A Chinese arbitration court has ruled that “there is no law or regulation that explicitly prohibits parties from holding bitcoin or private transactions in bitcoin.” An arbitration body in China has ruled that cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) are legally protected as property, in a case published Oct. 25 via the arbitrator’s WeChat account. The […]

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