Michael del Castillo

ARTICLES

1 month ago

$6 Billion United Nations Agency Launches Bitcoin, Ethereum Crypto Fund

UNICEF is now accepting bitcoin and ethereum donations as part of a larger effort to re-invest the funds into startups using blockchain to solve a wide range of problems.
2 months ago

Alibaba, Tencent, Five Others To Receive First Chinese Government Cryptocurrency

China’s central bank will allegedly launch a state-backed cryptocurrency and issue it to seven institutions in the coming months.
3 months ago

Facebook Crypto Chief Hopes Blockchain Will Reboot Trust In The Social Network

Facebook wants forgiveness. And to earn that forgiveness, the social media giant has an uncanny plan. It’s going to use cryptocurrency.
4 months ago

Facebook Cryptocurrency Plans Reveal Potential New Revenue Sources

The social network giant has published detailed plans for a cryptocurrency called libra, backed by currencies from  trusted central banks and accessible without a bank account.
5 months ago

Starbucks, Nordstrom And Whole Foods Now Accept Bitcoin. Just Don’t Ask Them.

Today, some of the largest and best-known companies in the world are now accepting bitcoin, ether, litecoin, bitcoin cash, zcash and the Gemini Dollar (GUSD), a cryptocurrency backed by real U.S....
6 months ago

How One Economic Principle Is Helping JPMorgan And Others Tap $3.1 Trillion In Blockchain Value

The consortium was just the latest in a litany of blockchain groups looking to leverage the network effects of moving a wide range of their workflows to a shared, distributed ledger.
6 months ago

JPMorgan Says New Blockchain Partnership With Microsoft Will Solve Business and Social Problems

The two companies, whose combined valuation is $1.3 trillion, said they signed a memorandum of understanding to accelerate the adoption of blockchain among large enterprises.
6 months ago

Blockchain Goes To Work

Welcome to the brave new world of enterprise blockchain, where corporations are embracing the technology underlying cryptocurrencies.