Interest in Bitcoin, Blockchain Jobs Drops Off

While the number of jobs related to blockchain and cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin has skyrocketed in the past four years, the number of searches for those jobs has drastically dropped recently, according to job search site Indeed. Over the past year, the share of cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related job postings per million has slowed on Indeed,…

SoftBank to Develop Cross-Carrier Blockchain Payments With IBM Tech

SoftBank is teaming up with IBM to develop cross-carrier blockchain payments solutions, with the focus on technologies that will allow smartphone users to make local payments when traveling overseas and roaming. According to an Oct. 22 announcement, SoftBank said it will be working with IBM as well as blockchain startup TBCASoft that develops cross-carrier blockchain…

IBM Enters Crypto Custody Market With Tecnhology Designed for Banks

Later this month, Shuttle Holdings, a New York investment firm, will launch the beta version of a crypto custody solution for digital assets built on IBM’s private cloud and encryption technologies. The companies won’t be storing cryptocurrencies and tokens themselves, but offering tools for others to do so. Potential users include banks, brokers, custodians, funds,…

2018 – A Recap

1. Seeing my daughter grow up in front of my eyes was the biggest blessing and probably the only thing i did in the whole of the year. It was a great experience becoming a hands on father. 2. Another year passed with no certifications. Though read lots of research papers, balance sheets, documents on…