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Two billion people lack access to a bank account. Here are 3 ways blockchain can help them


By building a blockchain payment rail and connecting it to the mobile phone, customers can easily send funds across borders quickly and cheaply. People will be able to send money right from home and still receive a low rate.

The difference between public and private Blockchain


The Blockchain is an algorithm and it is a distributed data structure for controlling digital money without a centralizing between two individual parties and who identifies nothing concerning participants between the transaction process. Basically invented for the crypto-currency Bitcoin, And first developed in 2008 to help as the public transaction record of the cryptocurrency bitcoin. The design of the blockchain for bitcoin and performed as a first digital money to determine the double-spending difficulty without the requirement of the trusted Now this technology is trending and many IT sector companies are applying secure and safeguard the data and transactions. A considerable quantity of computer networks is connected to the each other, and the main aim is to decrease the ability for hackers to prevent harm for added transactions on the web, those added data on the blockchain need the fight to solve a numerical proof.

IBM Blockchain at Money20/20 2016


In a recent study released by the Institute of Business Value of 200 financial market institutions in 16 countries, it was found that 14 percent of financial markets institutions expect to have blockchains in production and at commercial scale in 2017, and 70 percent by 2020. In fact, in the past two years, institutions in the financial markets industry have swarmed to blockchain pilots and proofs of concept. They've opened innovation labs, sponsored hackathons, teamed with fintechs, joined consortia and worked with regulatory bodies to pave the way for blockchains. You may be asking, "what exactly is this blockchain phenomenon and why is it moving at such a rapid pace in the financial industry?" If you're planning to attend Money20/20 in Las Vegas Oct. 23-27, all of your deepest questions around blockchain will be answered.

The ultimate beginner's guide to Blockchain [Infographic] - JAXenter


Only, in this case, it is not as much a person keeping a record, it is a set of computers. It's super easy to have your transactions recorded so you have proof as well as a record of monetary transfer. As the world moves away from paper money and delves deeper into international monetary exchange making the globe one giant mart of products and services, blockchain is set to grow. In time, this could become the main method of payment as opposed to money transfer services that cost a pretty steep premium.

Stellar Emerges From Shadow of Bitcoin to Find a Home Overseas


LeEco is like the Netflix of China--except it also sells phones, televisions, and cars. Unlike some Chinese tech giants that seem happy to focus on a domestic market approaching 1.4 billion, LeEco has international ambitions. And to make those ambitions a reality, it's embracing a bitcoin-like creation that can quickly and inexpensively move any country's currency across borders and around the world. This technology is called Stellar, an open source payments protocol that grew out of the bitcoin movement and is backed by marquee San Francisco startup Stripe. LeEco runs a dedicated online payments and banking company called LeFinance, and this subsidiary is now building services that will use Stellar to move money to and from businesses and customers abroad.