The pandemic's economic destruction is so bad that even retailers of what may be the most recession-proof product there is—illegal narcotics—are feeling the pinch as coronavirus hits darknet revenues.
EY, Microsoft, and ConsenSys believe that given strong security and the right tools, businesses will embrace public blockchains as they look for ways to work together.
Blockchain is one of the six emerging technologies the World Economic Forum believes will change the world so dramatically that they will be a “fourth industrial revolution.”
On Jan. 7, digital exchange DX.Exchange, based and regulated in Estonia, began offering investors the ability to trade digital tokens backed by shares in 10 NASDAQ-listed stocks, including Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft. And in October, crowdfunding platform Indiegogo sold tokenized shares of the St. Regis Aspen Resort to SEC-accredited traders.