A bombshell report has warned three major blockchain networks fail to fully comply with the U.S. government’s cryptographic standards, potentially banning them from use in federal blockchain projects. For R3's Corda, it's a big boost.
Consumer loyalty is a business that Greg Simon, the founder and CEO of Loyyal, thinks is ripe for disruption by blockchain technology, and particularly smart contracts.
Forbes on Tuesday announced its inaugural Forbes 50 list of large companies leading the way in developing and using blockchain technology. The list has a notable lack of “pure” blockchain firms. In fact, there are just three—blockchain hardware and software maker Bitfury, cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, and financial blockchain developer Ripple.
There’s been a lot of attention paid in the last few days about the amount of blockchain and cryptocurrency jobs available at banks like JPMorgan and accounting firms like PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte, but there are more than a few large, non-finance firms looking to hire people with blockchain knowhow and experience right now, including Ford, Revlon, and Penske Logistics, according to LinkedIn Jobs.