Blockchain Needs To Cover More Ground, Says Gates Foundation Rep

Blockchain, Event, Opinion | October 25, 2017 By:

Bitcoin and other blockchain technology does offer an innovative and modern way of aiding financial-related transactions, but is far from perfect, according to Gates Foundation Deputy Director for Financial Services Kosta Peric.

During a panel discussion at the Money 2020 conference, it was revealed that there are still who hold reservations about blockchain and are aware that more needs to be done for the technology to get the necessary backing and support.


WannaCry Ransoms Finally Collected

Crime, Event, FinTech | August 3, 2017 By:

The WannaCry virus ransoms have been collected by an anonymous source, according to published reports.

The bitcoins collected to unlock the encrypted files at hospitals, schools, businesses and institutions around the world had grown to about $140,000 in legacy (BTC) bitcoin, but got a boost when Bitcoin Cash emerged this week and presented non-custodial wallet-holders with the new coin on a one-to-one basis.