IBM Crypto Chief Sets Massive Bitcoin Price Target

IBM VP of Blockchain and Digital Currencies Jesse Lund is bullish on Bitcoin – so bullish, in fact, that he set a long-term $1 million price target. Bitcoin Price Has Million-Dollar Potential Lund revealed his long-term Bitcoin price target at the recent Think Conference, in an interview with Fred Schebesta. The IBM executive pointed out that …

Coinbase Additions, Enterprise Patents, and Massive Hacks: This Week in Crypto

Make sure you check out our previous edition here, now let’s go over what happened in crypto this week. Also, make sure you subscribe for this weeks edition of The Bitcoin Podcast by CCN on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts. Price Watch: Bitcoin fell nearly 8% this week after jumping above $6,800 early this week. The market …

Riyadh City Picks IBM to Integrate Blockchain in Government Services

The municipality of Saudi Arabia’s capital city Riyadh has partnered IBM to facilitate government services and transactions on a blockchain. Under terms of the partnership, early blockchain-tech mover IBM will work with Elm Company, the municipality’s technology partner, to develop an implementation strategy to plug government transactions and commercial services to citizens and residents on …

Major Philippine Bank Taps IBM for Blockchain Remittance from Japan

The Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC), one of the Philippines’ top 10 banks by assets, has announced an upcoming remittance payments service from Japan using blockchain technology. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, RCBC first senior vice president Manny T. Narcisco revealed that the banking giant is developing the blockchain platform to enable cheaper and faster …