Here’s your weekly round up of some of our favorite blockchain stories:

The First Bitcoin Voting Machine Is On Its Way
written by Alyssa Hertig
http://motherboard.vice.com/read/the-first-bitcoin-voting-machine-is-on-its-way
November 5th, 2015

The very popular Vice Network published a story on Blockchain Technologies Corp.’s voting machine, which our subsidiary Global Elections Services is looking at implementing.  This story has been picked up by several outlets and has been generating serious buzz in the bitcoin and blockchain community.

 

Finance industry will invest more than $1bn in blockchain in the next two years
written by Clare McDonald
http://www.computerweekly.com/news/4500256760/Finance-industry-will-invest-more-than-1bn-in-blockchain-in-the-next-two-years
November 4th, 2015

A study by technology industry consultants Magister Advisors found the top 100 financial institutions worldwide will be investing $1 Billion into blockchain technologies in the next two years, with many leading banks currently running between 10 and 20 blockchain projects.  “Blockchain is, without question, the most significant advancement in enterprise IT in a decade”

We’ve made our initial investment, and are working on a full acquisition.

 

Global Arena Holding Comments On Nasdaq’s Linq
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/global-arena-holding-comments-nasdaqs-144300566.html
November 3rd, 2015

I know it’s a bit self referential, but in case you missed it, we put out commentary on Nasdaq’s huge announcement of its Linq platform which utilizes blockchain technology to facilitate share transactions in private companies.  We also got Blockchain Technologies Corporation founder, Nick Spanos, to give his take on the matter..

 

The trust machine
The Economist
http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21677198-technology-behind-bitcoin-could-transform-how-economy-works-trust-machine
October 31st, 2015

Legendary news publication “The Economist”, has seen fit to not only acknowledge the innovations of Blockchain’s technology, but produce a feature story on it for the current October 31 weekly edition. The cover story’s title is called, “The trust machine – How the technology behind bitcoin could change the world.”