Dear Zuck—Your Bill Gates moment has arrived

Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg — Part 1 of 2 Dear Zuck, Your Bill Gates moment has arrived. It seems like ancient history now, but on May 26th, 1995, the wealthiest man in the world, who was then running the industry’s most dominant technology franchise, hoisted a white flag up his company’s pole and proclaimed that he had […]

South Korea’s top telephone company—state-owned KT Corporation—reveals its own blockchain network

State-owned KT Corporation, South Korea’s largest telephone company, has announced the launch of its blockchain-powered commercial network. The firm has built a blockchain layer on top of its existing nationwide network in order to make it “more secure and transparent,” according to an article by The Korea Herald published Tuesday, July 24. The news outlet reports the head of KT […]

Ex-JPMorgan exec—Blockchain may be key to avoiding next global financial crisis

The former vice president of North American investment banking at JPMorgan Chase has said that blockchain “may be the key to avoiding the next global financial crisis,” the China Economic Times reports today, July 23. Pang Huadong, currently an honorary academic advisor of the Asian Blockchain Institute, said that his experience at JPMorgan during the peak of the 2008 financial crash […]