How Amazon $5 Billion In Prime Day Sales Could Fire Up Sales Growth

E-commerce leader Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) is in the midst of its latest Prime Day sale, an event that may generate $5 billion of revenue, up...

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E-commerce leader Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) is in the midst of its latest Prime Day sale, an event that may generate $5 billion of revenue, up 56% from $3.2 billion brought in during the 2018 edition, JPMorgan estimates, as reported by Barron’s. Meanwhile, Internet Retailer magazine calculates that Prime Day was an even bigger success in 2018...

Ripple’s XRP And Tech Best Choice For Amazon To Go

The Crypto – Market – Ripple’s XRP Despite many believing that the same 2017-gold rush will return very speedy this year, it seems like we...

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The Crypto – Market – Ripple’s XRP Despite many believing that the same 2017-gold rush will return very speedy this year, it seems like we have to wait a bit longer. In these times of violent sell-offs, it is of positive nature to return to the words of Bill Barhydt – CEO of Abra, who...

India to Embark on Nationwide Blockchain Infrastructure Platform: Report

Niti Aayog, the Indian government’s think tank, is reportedly set to launch IndiaChain – a nationwide blockchain infrastructure that will enable both government and private...

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Niti Aayog, the Indian government’s think tank, is reportedly set to launch IndiaChain – a nationwide blockchain infrastructure that will enable both government and private companies to build applications on the platform The National Institute of Transforming India (NITI Aayog), India’s primary policy institute and think tank, is readying the launch of a ‘massive blockchain...

Active Blockchain Projects in Use? Logistics is Overtaking Finance

Many predicted that finance would be among the first innovators in blockchain. Harvard Business Reviewconcluded that education about blockchain is no longer lacking in finance as...

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Many predicted that finance would be among the first innovators in blockchain. Harvard Business Reviewconcluded that education about blockchain is no longer lacking in finance as it is in industries like manufacturing, predicting we’ll see finance projects finished first. Part of that statement is true. Manufacturing has indeed fallen behind in understanding blockchain, but they’re much...

Software Multinational SAP Announces Launch of Cloud Blockchain Platform

Multinational software company SAP has launched a blockchain-as-a-service platform, SAP Leonardo Blockchain, the company reported Wednesday, June 6. The platform is designed to let corporate customers build...

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Multinational software company SAP has launched a blockchain-as-a-service platform, SAP Leonardo Blockchain, the company reported Wednesday, June 6. The platform is designed to let corporate customers build applications and networks using blockchain technology. SAP’s official announcement notes that the new blockchain service will support Hyperledger Fabric and MultiChain, and will be built on top of SAP’s SAP HANA data management...

When It’s Time to Rebalance Your Crypto Asset Portfolio

Willy Woo is an avid cryptocurrency trader and blogger, whose work is published at Woobull.com and via Twitter at @woonomic. The ideas in this post first appeared in a tweet published...

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Willy Woo is an avid cryptocurrency trader and blogger, whose work is published at Woobull.com and via Twitter at @woonomic. The ideas in this post first appeared in a tweet published earlier this year. I think rebalancing a crypto portfolio to reduce exposure to a single crypto asset is the most intuitive yet completely wrong move long term investors make. Maybe your portfolio...

AWS Is Making Hyperledger and Ethereum Easier to Use

Amazon Web Services, the e-commerce giant’s cloud computing arm, has unveiled a new service for launching out-of-the-box blockchain networks for the ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric...

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Amazon Web Services, the e-commerce giant’s cloud computing arm, has unveiled a new service for launching out-of-the-box blockchain networks for the ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric protocols. In a blog post published on Wednesday, AWS chief evangelist Jeff Barr wrote that the newly available “templates” allow clients to “launch an ethereum (either public or private) or Hyperledger Fabric...

Amazon Sees Bitcoin Use Case in Data Marketplaces

Amazon has won a patent for a streaming data marketplace that could allow subscribers to receive real-time cryptocurrency transaction data. The patent describes a system in which...

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Amazon has won a patent for a streaming data marketplace that could allow subscribers to receive real-time cryptocurrency transaction data. The patent describes a system in which individuals and organizations can put streaming data feeds up for sale, to which customers can then subscribe. It was granted to Amazon Technologies, a subsidiary of the e-commerce and cloud computing...

Coincards Brings Bitcoin Lightning Network Payments To Amazon

A blog post on its website confirmed on social media April 9 sees Coincards, which has allowed users to buy gift cards for major Canadian retailers with...

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A blog post on its website confirmed on social media April 9 sees Coincards, which has allowed users to buy gift cards for major Canadian retailers with Bitcoin since 2013, permit LN payments for purchases up to $25. The move makes Coincards the first major non-technical entity to accept Lightning, the wide selection of gift cards available...

Poll Shows People Want An Amazon Cryptocurrency

Online retailer Amazon this week received feedback that its hypothetical creation of an “Amazon Coin” would be positively received, while Starbucks, another large traditional consumer company, spoke of plans to...

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Online retailer Amazon this week received feedback that its hypothetical creation of an “Amazon Coin” would be positively received, while Starbucks, another large traditional consumer company, spoke of plans to use Blockchain on the Starbucks app, also hinting of the possibility of creating their own currency for the app’s use. A little over half of 1000 respondents who used Amazon in the...